Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
University of California
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

Welcome

The Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center fosters and supports research, education and outreach programs focused on key agricultural and natural resource themes relevant to the Sierra foothills.

On this site you will find information on how to propose and develop programs at the Center, an overview of current and previous programs, as well as specific information about the Center.

SFREC provides land and animals needed to support short and long term research projects. Staff and equipment are available to help meet your project needs. New projects are accepted at anytime.

Click HERE for details on the Center's resources.

 

SFREC 

Call for Proposals now open, March 1 - May 1, 2021

2021-2022 Call for proposals FLYER

Watch this short video on SFREC:

To start a new research project, please click: 
New Project Button

Here are some examples of current research projects going on at SFREC:

Compost Addition to Grassland
Compost Addition to Grassland

 

 

 

 

Public Announcement

To reduce risk of COVID-19 virus spread, and in accordance with University of California guidelines, the UC Sierra Foothill Extension and Research Center is closed to the public until further notice.

Our Staff will continue to work remotely during normal business hours. If you have questions or concerns, you can reach out to us by email. You will find our direct email addresses by consulting the Staff Directory. 

We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it unfolds and will update the website with any changes.

Thanks for your understanding and stay well!

Job Posting:

4-H Community Education Specialist 2 – San Bernardino, CA, Job ID 24211 NEW
County Location: San Bernardino County
Posted on September 17, 2021
Closing on October 6, 2021

Administrative Officer 3, Ventura County, CA. Job ID 24152 NEW
County Location: Ventura County
Posted on September 16, 2021
Closing on October 8, 2021

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Supervisor 2, Stanislaus County Job Id 24148 NEW
County Location: Stanislaus County
Posted on September 15, 2021
Closing on September 28, 2021

Student Video Editing Assistant 4, Davis, CA. Job Id NEW
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 15, 2021
Closing on October 7, 2021

Research Administrator 2 or 3 - Davis, CA. - Job ID:24008 NEW
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 13, 2021
Closing on October 4, 2021

Receptionist, Davis, CA, Job 23930
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 10, 2021
Closing on October 1, 2021

CalFresh Community Educator 2, Trinity County, CA. Job ID - 23550
County Location: Trinity County
Posted on September 7, 2021
Closing on October 1, 2021

Cooperative Extension Project Scientist UC Berkeley Food Institute (AP 20-12)
County Location: Fresno County
Posted on August 27, 2021
Closing on October 12, 2021

Computer Resource Specilist 2, Davis, CA. Job Id 23234
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 27, 2021
Closing on September 26, 2021

Associate Non-CE Specialist for Water Resources (Research Specialist Series)
County Location: Orange County
Posted on August 26, 2021
Closing on October 18, 2021

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program 1 - Orange County, CA. Job Id 23049
County Location: Orange County
Posted on August 25, 2021
Closing on September 23, 2021

CalFresh Healthy Living Program Educator 1 or 2, Kings County, CA. Job Id 23011
County Location: Kings County
Posted on August 25, 2021
Closing on September 25, 2021

Small Farms CE Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP# 21-09
County Locations: San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County
Posted on August 24, 2021
Closing on September 26, 2021

Staff Research Associate 2 - Ventura County, CA. Job Id 22784
County Location: Ventura County
Posted on August 23, 2021
Closing on October 2, 2021

CES 2 (4-H Program Rep) – Hayward, CA – Job ID 22865
County Location: Alameda County
Posted on August 21, 2021
Closing on September 20, 2021

4-H Community Education Specialist 2 - Sonora, CA - Job ID 22823
County Location: Tuolumne County
Posted on August 20, 2021
Closing on September 20, 2021

CUSTODIAN - Ventura County, CA. Job Id# 22721
County Location: Ventura County
Posted on August 18, 2021
Closing on October 1, 2021

Integrated Vineyard Systems Area Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-20
County Locations: Lake County, Mendocino County, Sonoma County
Posted on August 18, 2021
Closing on October 15, 2021

Diversified Agricultural Systems Area Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-17
County Locations: Lake County, Mendocino County
Posted on August 18, 2021
Closing on October 12, 2021

Agricultural Liaison (PROJECT POLICY ANL 4) - San Jose, CA, Job ID 22600
County Location: Santa Clara County
Posted on August 17, 2021
Closing on September 30, 2021

Vice Provost of Academic Personnel and Inclusive Excellence Academic (Academic Administrator Series AP 21-03)
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 12, 2021
Closing on September 15, 2021

CalFresh/Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 2, Santa Clara, CA. Job Id 22369
County Location: Santa Clara County
Posted on August 11, 2021
Closing on September 24, 2021

Climate Smart Community Education Specialist 2 – Bakersfield, CA, Job ID 22294
County Location: Kern County
Posted on August 10, 2021
Closing on September 22, 2021

4-H Youth Development Community Education Specialist 2 - Auburn, CA, Job ID 22277
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County
Posted on August 10, 2021
Closing on September 27, 2021

Forestry and Natural Resources Advisor (Applied Research and Extension)
County Locations: Butte County, Nevada County, Placer County, Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on August 9, 2021
Closing on September 30, 2021

UC CalFresh Community Education Specialist 1/2, 100% (Tuolumne) - Sonora, CA, Job ID 22163
County Location: Tuolumne County
Posted on August 6, 2021
Closing on September 20, 2021

UC CalFresh Community Education Specialist 1/2, 50% (El Dorado/Placerville) - Placerville, CA, Job ID 22193
County Location: El Dorado County
Posted on August 6, 2021
Closing on September 30, 2021

ACADEMIC HR ANALYST 3 – Davis, CA, Job ID 22149
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 6, 2021
Closing on September 30, 2021

50% HR Generalist 2 – Davis, CA, Job ID 22021
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 5, 2021
Closing on September 23, 2021

FINANCIAL ANALYST 3 or 4 – RPM (Oakland, CA) - Job ID: 22007
County Location: Alameda County
Location: Office of the President - Oakland
Posted on August 4, 2021
Closing on September 24, 2021

Plant Pathology Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-15
County Locations: Monterey County, San Benito County, Santa Cruz County
Posted on August 4, 2021
Closing on October 18, 2021

CalFresh Healthy Living Program Educator 2 San Mateo, CA. Job ID#21742
County Locations: San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Posted on July 29, 2021
Closing on September 24, 2021

Urban Agriculture/Small Farms Advisor (AP 21-14)
County Location: San Bernardino County
Posted on July 28, 2021
Closing on September 19, 2021

Soils and Irrigation Advisor (AP 21-16)
County Location: Kern County
Posted on July 27, 2021
Closing on September 24, 2021

Community Education Specialist 2 - Redding, CA, Job ID#19831
County Location: Shasta County
Posted on June 17, 2021
Closing on October 1, 2021

Director of Facilities Planning and Management, Davis, CA, Job #17300
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on June 3, 2021
Closing on October 5, 2021

Sierra Foothill REC Blog

  • Healthy soils project update

    Added April 8, 2020
    pic1 hsp

    For the 2019-2020 field season, we have made some adjustments to the Healthy Soils Demonstration Project at the Sierra Foothills Research and Extension Center (to read about the background of this project, click here) in response to a spontaneous...

  • Ranching and Range Management in a Drying Climate Workshop Videos Now Available

    Added July 24, 2019
    Ranching and Range Management in a Drying Climate Workshop

    Did you miss our Ranching and Range Management in a Drying Climate Workshop? Don't despair because you can still hear all the wonderful presentations from the day on our Youtube Channel! Talks include: Compost Applications on Rangeland: Carbon...

  • Rangeland Forage Production and Sensor Data- April 2019

    Added April 22, 2019
    Graph-Forage Production By Month

  • Research in Your Watershed

    Added April 18, 2019
    Research in your Watershed

    Do you love the Yuba watershed? Would you like to learn more about it? Join us, with Know Your Watershed Month NEXT TUESDAY, April 23, to learn more about the watershed and climate research that is happening right in your watershed! Speakers...

  • Healthy Soils Demonstration Project Update

    Added April 3, 2019
    Cattle grazing in the project area.

    Spring is here and the Healthy Soils Demonstration Project (to read about the background of this project, click here) has been busy since the composts were applied last fall. We have observed the onset of spring, the grasses and wildflowers on the plots...

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