Small Farms Research and Extension
University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Small Farms Advisors and program staff serve as an information hub connecting small-scale farms to research and education resources of the University of California. We serve a diverse clientele including:
- Small-scale and diversified family farms
- Beginning, immigrant, and refugee farmers
- Growers of specialty crops not covered by traditional commodity-based extension programs
Click on "Find an Advisor" to get in touch with the Small Farms staff nearest you!
Small Farm Blogs
UC ANR experts address emotional toll of drought Preparing the American West for prolonged drought is the focus of a double issue of Water...
Cover crops offer many potential benefits – including improving soil health – but not knowing the costs can be a barrier for growers...
Growers are invited to attend free organic agriculture seminars hosted by UC Cooperative Extension. Lunchtime seminars will be offered on Tuesdays...
Burrowing rodents can cause extensive and expensive damage to orchards and crop fields. To manage the pests without chemicals used on conventional...
This is one of a series of stories featuring a sampling of UC ANR academics whose work exemplifies the public value UC ANR brings to...