Serving Madera County
NEW OFFICE HOURS
Beginning July 1, 2011, the UC Cooperative Extension Madera County office will be open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., unless one of these days is a state or federal holiday.
Shannon Mueller, Co-County Director (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7211 or (559) 600-7285
Gurreet Brar, Nut Crops Farm Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7209 or (559) 600-7228
Nancy Jones, Master Gardener Coordinator (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7200
Jillian Milam Barden, 4-H Program Rep. (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7202
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Madera County Programs
Organizes, administers, directs and coordinates youth programs in cooperation with Madera County 4-H adult volunteer leaders. Programs are designed to meet the needs and interest of youth 9 to 19 years of age. Focus is on responsibility and leadership development.
Provides extension education and research programs in cotton, alfalfa, cereal grains and corn. Provides weed identification and programs for efficient weed control.
Dairy productivity and product quality, as well as complex issues of animal health and welfare, waste management, and water quality.
Providing professional research and advice to support range livestock producers and rangeland managers.
Trained volunteers provide advice and support for local gardeners.
Practical advice and problem solving for fruit and nut producers.
Provides educational information to vegetable crop producers in Madera County. Conducts research programs in tomatoes, melons, garlic and other vegetables. Serves Madera and Merced Counties.
Disseminates research based information from University, industry and private research to growers, processors and packers of grapes and grape products. Provides diagnosis of permanent crop plant diseases.
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