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Capitol Corridor, Solano County
University of California
Capitol Corridor, Solano County

UC Cooperative Extension Capitol Corridor, Fairfield

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:

4-H Program Master Gardener Program
Valerie Williams (707) 389-0643 Jennifer Baumbach (707) 389-0645
4-H Program Representative Program Coordinator
vawilliams@ucanr.edu jmbaumbach@ucanr.edu
   
Sheila Bakke (707) 389-0680 4-H Military & SET Program
4-H Program Representative Gloria Gonzalez  (707) 389-0723
srbakke@ucanr.edu 4-H Program Representative
  gjlgonzalez@ucanr.edu
Master Food Preserver  
Marijohn Bledsoe  (707) 389-0727  
mmbledsoe@ucanr.edu  

Portions of our website will be changing and we appreciate your patience during this transition.

Solano County Programs

4-H Program

Helping young people discover and develop their potential by providing a wide variety of educational and enrichment experiences.

Master Gardener

Providing information, problem-solving expertise and educational opportunities about home gardening to Solano County residents.

Youth Development

Working to provide young people with the opportunity to develop the skills needed to become productive, contributing members of our society.

Nutrition, Family and Consumer Science

Offering opportunities to enhance the quality of living by providing resources that support self-sufficiency.

Fruits and Nuts

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.

Community Development

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.

Children and Weight Coalition of Solano County

Working to improve the health and well-being of children and their families.

Delta Crops Resource Management

Serving Delta growers and allied agricultural industry on issues related to crop production and water and soil quality.

Livestock and Natural Resources

Supporting livestock producers and managers of natural resources in rangeland areas with professional research and advice.

Field Crops

Offering information on crops such as corn, wheat, and safflower.

Vegetable Crops

Supporting growers, handlers, and marketers of a wide variety of produce.

Job Positions

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.

male longhorn bees-native bees photo credit Jennifer Baumbach
male longhorn bees-native bees photo credit Jennifer Baumbach


UC Master Gardeners at the Vacaville Library

May 19 from 7-8 pm

Plant Propagation

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 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.

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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.


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Click here for links to Solano County food producers, local food markets and upcoming agricultural events.


Contact Information

UC Cooperative Extension Capitol Corridor, Fairfield
501 Texas Street, First Floor
Fairfield, CA 94533-4498
Fax: (707) 429-5532

Capitol Corridor Director:
Morgan Doran

Webmaster Email: jmbaumbach@ucanr.edu