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


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.

Vacancy Announcement

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,


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Sierra Foothill REC Blog

  • Peak Forage Production Data for 2018

    Added July 16, 2018
    Peak Forage Production Graph

  • UC Walks

    Added May 17, 2018
    U C Walks Photo:Left to Right-Dustin Flavell, Clint Tipton, Martin Beaton, Nikolai Schweitzer, Chris Feddersen, Mike Williams, Corrina Craigmill, & Ali Stefancich

    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...

  • Forage Production Data April 2018

    Added May 10, 2018
    Yearly Comparison Forage Production Graph

  • Forage Production Data March 2018

    Added March 9, 2018
    This is the new weather station in the Forage Production Plot- taken 3/7/18.

    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...

  • Forage Production Data: A look at our year so far

    Added February 8, 2017
    SFREC’s Beef Cattle Research Assistant, Clint Tipton collects forage production samples.

    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...

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