UC Cooperative Extension Capitol Corridor, Faifield
On July 1, 2014, we became the University of California Cooperative Extension Capitol Corridor Multi-County Partnership (UCCE Capitol Corridor), serving Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo Counties!
This allows us to serve the capitol corridor with greater efficiency and access to more advisors and programs. For more information please call (530) 666-8143.
Please note the new program phone numbers below:
||Master Gardener Program|
|Valerie Williams (707) 389-0643||Jennifer Baumbach (707) 389-0645|
|4-H Program Representative||Program Coordinator|
|Sheila Bakke (707) 389-0680||4-H Military & SET Program|
|4-H Program Representative||Gloria Gonzalez (707) 389-0723|
|4-H Program Representative|
Portions of our website will be changing and we appreciate your patience during this transition.
Solano County Programs
Helping young people discover and develop their potential by providing a wide variety of educational and enrichment experiences.
Providing information, problem-solving expertise and educational opportunities about home gardening to Solano County residents.
Working to provide young people with the opportunity to develop the skills needed to become productive, contributing members of our society.
Offering opportunities to enhance the quality of living by providing resources that support self-sufficiency.
Welcome to the fruit and nuts program! Information is disseminated through timely newsletters, grower commodity meetings and applied research and demonstration trials. Principal commodities in the counties are walnuts, almonds, dried plums, prunes, pears and apricots.
Presenting information on programs and projects within Solano County communities. Check out current information on local public forums, youth exchanges, and additional website links to other community development initiatives.
Working to improve the health and well-being of children and their families.
Serving Delta growers and allied agricultural industry on issues related to crop production and water and soil quality.
Supporting livestock producers and managers of natural resources in rangeland areas with professional research and advice.
Offering information on crops such as corn, wheat, and safflower.
Supporting growers, handlers, and marketers of a wide variety of produce.
Listing current job openings
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The Gardeners are IN! Starting February 1, the UC Master Gardeners will be available on Mondays from 9am until 11am for you to have your plant problems diagnosed-live and in-person. Please bring your plant, insect, weed or plant diseases (in baggies or other containers) for identification or diagnosis. 501 Texas Street, 1st Floor, Fairfield.
UC Master Gardeners at the Vacaville Library
May 19 from 7-8 pm
Drought Information for the Home Gardener
As you well know, home gardeners are going to have to deal with drought this growing season. The UCCE Master Gardener Program in Solano County wants you to be informed and ahead of the curve. We have created a special page titled Drought Information for the Home Gardener on our Master Gardener page. We hope to update this information to enable you, the home gardener, to enjoy your garden-even in drought.
Community Water Conversations Project
If you would like an opportunity to discuss and learn about water policy options in the state click here for more information including upcoming meeting times and locations.
UC Cooperative Extension Solano County
501 Texas Street, First Floor
Fairfield, CA 94533-4498
Phone: (707) 784-1317
Fax: (707) 429-5532
Capitol Corridor Director: