Cooperative Extension Contra Costa
University of California
Cooperative Extension Contra Costa

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION

Agricultural Health & Safety Facts

Agricultural Health & Safety Newsletters (Western Center for Ag Health & Safety)

CA Agricultural Resource Directory & Ag Statistics (CDFA)

County Crop Reports – Alameda County

County Crop Reports – Contra Costa County

Small Farms Program, UC Davis

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Information Program, UC Davis

UC ANR Publications Catalogue – Online (fully searchable, many free publications, many priced publications can be fully previewed)

USDA Census of Agriculture Data 2007

Economics and Marketing

Agricultural Lease Forms (Iowa State)

Agricultural Tourism

New Contra Costa County Roadside Stand Ordinance (2007)

Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust

Tree & Vine Loss Calculator

UC Cost Studies

Good Agricultural Practices & Food Safety

Food Safety Begins on the Farm – a Grower’s Guide (Good agricultural practices for fresh fruit & vegetable growers)

Food Safety Music from UC Davis

Good Agricultural Practices for Food Safety – a quick overview

Reducing Pesticides in Surface Water – Presentation (2006)

UC Food Safety Website

UC Good Agricultural Practices Website

Pest Management Info

Calculate Degree Days

Natural Enemies Photo Gallery (UC IPM)

Public Benefit of UC Pest Management Programs (2003) $15

Pest Management Books and Manuals

Pesticide Safety & Training Publications

Reducing Pesticides in Surface Water – Presentation (2006)

UC IPM website

Diseases

Fungicide Selection and Timing Guidelines (2008)

Insects

Vertebrate Pests

Weeds

Post Harvest Handling

Central Valley Post Harvest newsletter

Good Agricultural Practices for Food Safety – a quick overview

Postharvest Handling Guidelines – a quick overview (from the Small Farm Newsletter, Vol 1, 2007)

Postharvest Handling of Organic Crops, UC ANR #7254, 2000, FREE

Produce Fact Sheets (a series of fact sheets published by the UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center summarizing the latest recommendations for maintaining postharvest quality of specific fruits, vegetables, ornamentals)

Properties and Recommended Conditions for Storage of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Charts

Sanitation

UC Post Harvest Research & Information Center

UC Food Safety Website

UC Good Agricultural Practices Website

UC Postharvest Manuals (online preview available for most manuals):

Soil, Water, Nutrients

Commercial Plant & Soil Labs

CIMIS Information

Drought Management website (UC)

On Farm Irrigation Scheduling Tools

Soil Surveys & Maps

 

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