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FARM SMART

Owner
University of Californina Desert Research & Extension Center
Address
1004 E. Holton Road
Address2
City
Holtville
County
Imperial
Zip
92243
email
surie@ucanr.edu or sacollins@ucanr.edu
Phone
760-356-3067
Fax
760-356-3073
Directions

From I-8:  Merge onto CA-111N/US Hwy 111 via exit 118B toward Brawley.
Turn right onto E. Evan Hewes Hwy/County Hwy-S80.  Turn Left onto Meloland Road. take the 1st right onto E. Holton Road. 1004 E. Holton Road is on the left.

Hours
Mon-Fri 8AM-3PM Seasonal Oct-May School /Community/Public Programs
Primary Ag Business
  • grain or field crops
  • vegetable
  • berries
  • melon production
  • Other (please explain below)
Primary Ag Business--Other

Desert Agirculutre Research

Farm or ranch acreage
255
Activities

FARM SMART  is an  agricultural and natural resources  outreach program  featuring the unique aspects of Imperial Valley agriculture. The program includes a classroom presentation, research field tour, produce harvesting.

Products

Adults: "Top 10 Crops of Imperial Valley"
School Programs:  Alfalfa: Ice Cream in the Making  -- Fall Festival -- Vege-Ventures -- Insects!  All programs include haywagon research farm tour and  produce harvesting.

Events

Oct-May: Children/School Programs
Jan-Feb: Adult Programs

Accommodations
Direct Agricultural Sales
  • farm stand
  • fresh produce
  • meals
  • U-pick
Educational Experience
  • agricultural technical tours
  • classes or workshops
  • farm tours
  • historical exhibits
  • lecture/presentation
  • participatory experience
  • school or youth tours
Entertainment
  • corn or other maze
  • games
  • races and contests
  • hay rides
  • picnic or play area
  • special events
Outdoor Recreation
  • bird watching
Miscellaneous

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