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 Business Name FARM SMART
 Owner University of Californina Desert Research & Extension Center
 Address 1004 E. Holton Road
 City Holtville
 County Imperial
 Zip 92243
 email surie@ucanr.edu or sacollins@ucanr.edu
 Phone 760-356-3067
 Fax 760-356-3073
 Website http://ucanr.edu/sites/desertresearch/Farm_Smart
 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

 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
Webmaster Email: paleff@ucdavis.edu