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. We develop programs that address these critical needs with University of California academics as well as local and regional partners. 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.
Administrative Coordinator; Browns Valley, CA; Closing Date: June 4, 2018
Position Summary: Job duties include financial processing, payroll support, updating Center databases, manage Center’s website. Also provides support for workshops, committee support, assisting with school field trips and receptionist duties. This is a Career position with an 80% appointment. (32 hours per week). "UC ANR is an equal opportunity provider and employer." To Apply, https://jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61092
Sierra Foothill REC Blog
Added May 17, 2018
Yesterday Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center staff employees participated in the 8th Annual University of California Walks Wellness event at the Yuba River Education Center. This UC-wide event is intended to develop, promote, and support...
Added May 10, 2018
Added March 9, 2018
Sierra Foothill REC has been collecting and recording rangeland forage production data since 1979. Every year when rangeland forage production values are recorded, explanations as to the results of pounds per acre grown are based on past forage...
Added February 8, 2017
This growing season the first germination at SFREC occurred on October 14, 2016, slightly earlier than the average germination date October 21. While the germination date was close to average, the germination in pounds of forage per acre for December...
Research Spotlight: Foothills irrigation creates wetlands and sustains them in drought, benefitting birdsAdded January 10, 2017
After five years, the northern Sierra Nevadas have finally been moved out of the “severe drought” category by the US Drought monitor following a promisingly rainy start to the 2017 water year. This is not only good news for our agricultural...