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San Benito County

Cooperative Extension 
3228 Southside Road

Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: (831) 637-5346
Fax: (831) 637-7111 

Office Hours

Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm


Additional hours by appointment


Lynn Schmitt-McQuitty


Please join the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) of Santa Clara County and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for a workshop on soil health management. Learn what is a healthy soil, how it benefits your production and what practices can improve soil health. This workshop is free and open to everyone. Topics covered at the workshop include: Soil health and ecology, Cover crops, Conservation tillage, Soil amendments, On farm composting, In-field soil health assessment using testing kits, with demonstrations during the workshop. Please RSVP online: Attached to this email is the flyer for the workshop with further information.


 Aparna Gazula

Small Farm Advisor

Santa Clara County

University of California Cooperative Extension


Livestock & Range Blog

  • Selected Yellow Starthistle Treatment Options

    Added September 20, 2017
    Blooming stages

    Temperatures are starting to cool down a bit, a nice reprieve from the consistently hot summer we've been having.  Maybe we'll get some rain in the next three or four weeks and get some good germination.  Hopefully, we won't get too much yellow...

  • Update on Foothill Abortion and the Vaccine

    Added September 8, 2017
    Pajaroella tick

    Dr. Jeff Stott, UC Cooperative Extension Professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology at UC Davis, recently gave a talk on foothill abortion at a producer meeting in San Luis Obispo County. Click this link to see his PowerPoint presentation:...

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