The Lindcove Research and Extension Center fosters research, education and outreach programs focused primarily on the citrus crop, but also has projects on avocado, olive and pomegranate. We support research projects by University of California academics as well as local and regional partners that address critical needs in horticulture, pests and diseases and breeding new varieties. On this site you will an overview of current research programs, information for researchers on how to submit proposals, a description of the facilities, a calendar and descriptions of educational outreach programs.
Lindcove REC Blog
Added October 7, 2016
Freshmen Ag Academy students from Strathmore High School participated in science and mechanics training at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center on Oct 6. The ag science students studied the insect citricola scale, collected...
Added September 15, 2016
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) recently published the revised Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS). The WPS is meant to increase protections for agricultural fieldworkers and pesticide handlers from pesticide...
Added August 29, 2016
High schools are looking for business and community partners that can provide "linked learning" opportunities to students as they prepare for college and careers. Lindcove REC recently engaged freshmen students from Woodlake High...
Added August 23, 2016
A delegation from Punjab Pakistan visited California during August 7-17 to learn about research and extension activities in California agriculture and to develop relationships that will lead to training programs. The delegation included...
Added August 13, 2016
Lindcove Research and Extension Center received funds this year from UC Ag and Natural Resources to purchase a modular office building to support research at the Center. Lindcove REC has laboratories and field plots available for...