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***Special Announcement***

The Office main number has changed to 831-763-8001


Welcome to the University of California Cooperative Extension - Santa Cruz County website. We hope you find this information useful and beneficial for your business practices and home use.

We are open Mondays & Thursdays from 8-4:30 pm and by appointment.

You can continue to reach staff via telephone & email and to schedule appointments. 



Our Mission

The University of California Cooperative Extension is dedicated to protecting and improving the resources and quality of life in Santa Cruz County by providing research-generated knowledge and techniques related to agriculture, natural resources and youth development.

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Contact Information

Santa Cruz County
Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County
1430 Freedom Boulevard, Suite E
Watsonville, CA 95076-2796
Phone: (831) 763-8001

Tri County Supervisor

David Gonzalves

(831) 759-7350

Office Hours

Monday & Thursday:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. for lunch)

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday it is by appointment only

We are closed for the main holidays