The University of California Cooperative Extension Records for Ventura County span the years of 1916-2000. Records include reports and information on storm districts, irrigation and water management, farm management including information on farm labor and migrant workers, integrated pest management including information on pesticides and fertilizers, floriculture including information on gardens and landscaping, nutrition including information on food preservation, and youth developing including information on 4-H projects Agua Pura, Green Net Project, Youth Experiences in Science, and From Snails to Alpha Males. A large portion of the records are related to agriculture in Ventura County, the Coastal Plain, and the Intermountain Valleys of the Transverse Ranges in California and include trial reports and reference material on crops, domesticated animals, wildlife, water, soil, and climate. The collection includes a wide variety of formats: typed reports, project proposals, data sets, local newsletters and press releases, maps, audiovisual material, photographs, slides, scrapbooks, and a variety of publications from the county, state, and national level. This collection is currently being processed.
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