Stanislaus County
University of California
Stanislaus County

Veg Crops

 Photo of Dr Zheng Wang

Dr Zheng Wang 
Vegetable & Irrigation Advisor
UCCE Stanislaus County
Postdoc - The Ohio State University
PhD - University of Kentucky
MS - Western Kentucky University
BS - Shenyang Agricultural University, China
Contact Me
3800 Cornucopia Way, Suite A  Modesto, CA 95358
209-525-6822 (O);
209-525-6840 (F)


Welcome to the UCCE Stanislaus County Vegetable Page. The purpose of this website is to generate and disseminate resources and tools for vegetable stakeholders in Stanislaus County to strengthen their vegetable production and business.

This site provides:

  1. Progress on our area of ongoing research and extension programs
  2. Descriptive photo galleries from different research and extension activities
  3. Various deliverables from our research and extension programs (newsletters, scientific reports, presentation slides, etc.)
  4. Tools that are built to strengthen stakeholders in decision making and troubleshooting

About Stanislaus County Vegetable Production   

Vegetable production in Stanislaus County is historically diverse in commodities. According to the 2017 Stanislaus County Crop Report, vegetable crop production experienced significant increases in total harvested acreage (20%) and sales value (15%) compared to 2016, reaching totals of 28,630 acres and $180 million, respectively. Tomatoes (fresh market and processing), melons, and sweet potatoes continue to be the major commodities, constituting nearly 60% total acreage and sales value. Follow the link ( to download the 2017 crop report and previous crop reports for more details. 

Veg Views Newsletter

Issue Articles Type Date Added
UCCE Northern San Joaquin Valley Processing Tomato Meeting (139KB)

UCCE Northern SJV Processing Tomato Meeting
University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisors San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Merced Counties
In conjunction with
The California Tomato Growers Association
72nd Annual Meeting & Exhibit
Thursday, January 31, 2019, 8:00 - 11:00 am
Modesto Centre Plaza/DoubleTree Hotel, 1000 L St, Modesto, CA, 95354

PDF 1/8/19
Summer 2018 Issue #3 (2,416KB)
  • Recent Happenings
  • Labor Shortage Solutions
  • Cover Crop Considerations
PDF 9/12/18
Grafted Fresh Market Tomato Field Day (524KB)

University of California Cooperative Extension
Grafted Fresh Market Tomato Field Day


  • Farmington, CA
  • Friday, July 27th, 2018
  • 9am to noon, come and go as you wish
  • This event is free and open to the public
  • Boxed lunches. Please RSVP to Brenna ( by July 24th
PDF 7/16/18
Summer 2018 Issue #2 (2,330KB)

This issue of Vegetable Views talks about:


  • June Vegetable Walk
  • Calculate Fertilizer Need
  • Upcoming Events
PDF 7/12/18
Summer 2018 Issue #1 (2,631KB) PDF 5/30/18
Spring 2018 (1,307KB)

Spring 2018 Veg Views Newsletter



  • New Advisor Introduction
  • Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus
PDF 4/23/18
News Release - Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (186KB)

University of California Cooperative Extension Vegetable Crop Advisor Zheng Wang's news release on Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. 

PDF 4/18/18
January 2010 Processing Tomato Production Meeting PDF 3/15/18
July 2009 *53rd Weed Day July 16, 2009 *Spinach & Other Vegetables as New Hosts of Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus *Neonicotinoid Insecticide Products to be Re-Evaluated by CDPR PDF 7/1/09
Processing Tomato Field Day 09/30/08 Mid-Season Processing Tomato Variety Trial Field Day 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Tues. Sept. 30th DOC 9/22/08
2007 Tri-County Bean Production Meeting Tri-County Bean Production Meeting Thursday, March 8, 2007 8:30-12:00 Jorge's El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant 572 W. 11th Street, Tracy, CA DOC 2/23/08
2006 Report Stanislaus County Processing Tomato Variety Trial Report. This report can also be found on the Vegetable Crop Advisor's page of UCCE Stanislaus's web site. ( PDF 2/8/08
September, 2006 2006 Mid-Season Processing Tomato Field Day DOC 6/27/11
January 2006 2006 Northern San Joaquin Valley Processing Tomato Production Meeting PDF 6/27/11
August 2005 UCCE Regional Fresh Market Tomato Variety Trial Field Day and BBQ, LeGrand PDF 6/27/11
January 2005 Processing Tomato Production Meeting Agenda PDF 6/27/11
August 2004-Field Day Fresh Market Tomato Bariety Trial Field Day PDF 6/27/11
August 2004 Midseason Processing Tomato Field Day PDF 6/27/11
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Stanislaus County
University of California Cooperative Extension
3800 Cornucopia Way, Ste. A
Modesto, CA 95358
Phone: (209) 525-6800
Fax: (209) 525-6840

Director: Roger Duncan
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