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:

Associate Non-CE Specialist # AP 21-10 NEW
County Location: Stanislaus County
Posted on April 14, 2021
Closing on May 13, 2021

Community Education Specialist 3 – San Diego County – Job ID 17426 NEW
County Location: San Diego County
Posted on April 13, 2021
Closing on April 28, 2021

UCCE Capitol Corridor Contract CES 1(lu Mien Farmers), Sacramento/Yolo/Solano Counties, Job ID 17422 NEW
County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Posted on April 13, 2021
Closing on April 28, 2021

UCCE Capitol Corridor Contract CES 1(Hmong Farmers), Sacramento/Yolo/Solano Counties, Job ID 17420 NEW
County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Posted on April 13, 2021
Closing on April 28, 2021

Small Farm Program Assistant (CES3), Santa Clara County, Job ID#17318 NEW
County Location: Santa Clara County
Posted on April 9, 2021
Closing on April 23, 2021

Research Data Analyst 2- Oakland Ca., Job ID# 17315 NEW
County Location: Alameda County
Posted on April 9, 2021
Closing on May 7, 2021

Director, Kearney and West Side Research and Extension Centers AP 21-06 NEW
Posted on April 9, 2021
Closing on May 22, 2021

Director of Facilities Planning and Management, Davis, CA, Job #17300 NEW
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on April 9, 2021
Closing on April 30, 2021

ACAD PRG MGT OFCR 5 - Hopland, CA (Hopland REC) - Job ID: 17295 NEW
Posted on April 9, 2021
Closing on May 6, 2021

ACAD PRG MGR 1 / Director - Parlier, CA (Kearney REC) - Job ID: 17294 NEW
Posted on April 9, 2021
Closing on May 22, 2021

UC CalFresh Community Education Supervisor 2 - Auburn, CA - Job ID: 17270 NEW
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County
Posted on April 9, 2021
Closing on April 22, 2021

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Davis, CA
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on April 8, 2021
Closing on April 25, 2021

Nutrition Educator - Yolo County (CES 1 / 2)
County Location: Yolo County
Posted on April 6, 2021
Closing on April 23, 2021

Community Education Specialist 2 -Fresno Madera MCP (Job ID#17143)
County Locations: Fresno County, Madera County
Posted on April 6, 2021
Closing on April 20, 2021

Staff Research Associate 2 - Orange County (Job ID#16928)
County Location: Orange County
Posted on March 30, 2021
Closing on April 24, 2021

Project Policy Analyst 3 – NPI (Oakland, CA) - Job ID: 16867
County Location: Alameda County
Location: Office of the President - Oakland
Posted on March 30, 2021
Closing on April 29, 2021

FINANCIAL ANL 3 – RPM (Oakland, CA) - Job ID: 16747
Location: Office of the President - Oakland
Posted on March 29, 2021
Closing on April 25, 2021

GIS Web Programmer, Informatics & GIS Statewide Program (Davis or Berkeley, CA) – Job ID: 16568
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on March 18, 2021
Closing on May 2, 2021

Community Education Specialist 2 -Trinity County (Job ID#16540)
County Location: Trinity County
Posted on March 18, 2021
Closing on April 21, 2021

Community Education Specialist 2 -Shasta County (Job ID#16535)
County Location: Shasta County
Posted on March 18, 2021
Closing on April 21, 2021

Agriculture Supervisor 2 – Westside REC – Job ID 16354
County Location: Fresno County
Posted on March 12, 2021
Closing on April 20, 2021

Director - Western Integrated Pest Management Center AP # 21-05
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on March 2, 2021
Closing on April 18, 2021

Vice Provost of Research and Extension Academic Administrator Series AP 21-04
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on February 8, 2021
Closing on April 15, 2021

Vice Provost of Academic Personnel and Inclusive Excellence Academic Administrator Series AP 21-03
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on February 8, 2021
Closing on April 15, 2021

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist 3, Davis, CA. Job ID 14699
County Locations: El Dorado County, Sacramento County, Sutter County, Yolo County, Yuba County
Posted on January 21, 2021
Closing on March 16, 2021

Financial Analyst 5, Oakland,CA, Job ID 13449
Location: Office of the President - Oakland
Posted on December 3, 2020
Closing on April 21, 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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