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Welcome to Monterey County UC Cooperative Extension

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About Us - Monterey County

Monterey County is recognized as the Salad Bowl of the World. Its temperate climate, rich soils, and unparalleled infrastructure make this the ideal growing area for cool season vegetables, wine grapes, strawberries and flowers. The County is also the home of the packaged salad and pre-cut fresh vegetables, representing 90% of the market share of the fresh vegetable value added industry. Because the agriculture is year round and highly labor-intensive, Monterey County has the State’s highest agricultural payroll.

Position Vacancy

Plant Pathology Advisor

PVA - Santa Cruz - Plant Pathology Final

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Salinas Valley Agriculture Blog

Click here to visit the Salinas Valley Agriculture Blog


Extensión Cooperativa del Condado de Monterey Blog en Español
Livestock & Range Blog

Make a CropManage Donation

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County Director

Maria de la Fuente Ph. D.
Title: County Director Monterey - Farm & Master Gardener Advisor Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties
Phone: (831) 759-7358
Email: medelafuente@ucanr.edu

Contact Information

Monterey County
Cooperative Extension Monterey County
1432 Abbott Street
Salinas, CA 93901
Phone: PH-(831) 759-7350 4-H-(831) 759-7360
Fax: (831) 758-3018

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