Extension is a national educational program supported by USDA through the nation’s land-grant universities and administered with funding from state and local governments through offices in each of the state’s 95 counties.
County Extension offices across the state are planning various celebrations and commemorations for the state’s 105-year-old Extension program.
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased 34 consecutive days for a total of 37 cents per gallon, AAA reported earlier this week.
The national average rose 35 cents in February.
“Gas prices are surging in California, which could elevate the national average at a faster rate than prices in the southeastern United States,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman for AAA — The Auto Club Group.
“Refinery issues in the West should not affect prices in the Southeast,” he added.