Intermountain Research and Extension Center
Intermountain Research and Extension Center
Intermountain Research and Extension Center
University of California
Intermountain Research and Extension Center


Four miles from the Oregon border, in Tulelake, California, the Intermountain Research and Extension Center (IREC) is one of nine centers under the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. IREC supports and facilitates University of California research in field and vegetable crops grown in northeast California, and supports conservation of natural resources in the Klamath Basin.

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Strategic Plan
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2018 IREC Field Day
Date: July 26, 2018

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Intermountain REC Blog

  • Mourning the Loss of Steve Orloff

    Added October 4, 2017
    Steve, in his Fields of Heaven, Scott Valley, CA August 2016. Photo by Michael, Rosenheim Lab, UCD

      Dear IREC Friends and Supporters, It is with deep personal regret that I inform you that Steve Orloff passed away yesterday. Steve died after a difficult struggle with cancer. Steve was a Siskiyou County Farm Advisor for more than 20 years...

  • 2017 Intermountain Small Grain Variety Results

    Added September 27, 2017
    Small Grain Trial Sites in California

    **Re-posted with permission from the UC Agronomy Research and Information Center - Small Grains** Results from the 2016-2017 Fall-planted small grain variety trials throughout California are now available. These include tests of commercial and advanced...

  • Financial Incentives Available to California Farms from Healthy Soils Program

    Added August 23, 2017

    Over $3.75 Million in Incentives Available. Grants and incentives are available through the Healthy Soils Program for implementation of several management practices including cover crops, compost application, reduced tillage, vegetative barriers,...

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