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***Special Announcement****    

In adherence to the State, UC & County Covid-19 Safety guidelines, we will continue to conduct business primarily by phone, email and appointments. 

We will be open Mondays & Thursdays 8:00-5:00

You can continue to reach staff via phone and email on other days. 

For more information on Coronavirus:



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.

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) 763-8040

Mark Bolda

(831) 763-8025

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. for lunch)

Fridays:  8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. by appointment only

We are closed for the main holidays