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Rangeland Forage Production & Sensor Data - February 2019

SFREC Forage Growth by Month - Historical Avg vs 17-18, 18-19 Jan-Feb

              UC ANR Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center has been collecting and recording rangeland herbaceous dry matter yield values for close to 40 years. Sierra...

Posted on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 12:05 PM
Tags: CIMIS (4), Forage Plot (4), Forage Production (16), SFREC (70)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Volunteer Opportunity: Field Trip Aid for K-5th Grade SFREC Field Science Days

FINAL FLYER Volunteer Recruitment 2019 Vertical

Love Nature? Enjoy working with youth K-5th Grade?  Have some time to spare this Spring & Fall? Apply to Volunteer NOW as a Field Trip Aid for  SFREC's Field Science Days  Training provided Flexible options...

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 1:48 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment Natural Resources

Healthy Soils Demonstration Project Launch Success

Monitoring greenhouse gases on food waste compost plot

A Healthy Soils Demonstration project was recently launched at Sierra Foothill REC in experimental rangeland plots in the Forbes pasture.   This project is funded by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the University of...

Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 12:09 PM

Big Thank You to Martin and Abraham for Contributions to SFREC

Abraham Mendoza accepts his 25 year service pin.

This month, Sierra Foothill REC recognized and congratulated two of our staff members on reaching new service milestones. Martin Beaton has given 40 years and Abraham Mendoza has given 25 years of service to SFREC. Their dedication to the important...

Posted on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 12:12 PM
Tags: SFREC (70), Staff (3)

Join SFREC & The Silver Lab of UC Berkeley for a Workshop & Demonstration on Rangeland Compost Research Trials -- Nov 14th 2018

Compost on Rangeland Trail Nov2018

UC Sierra Foothill REC is hosting a community workshop & field demonstration event where The Silver Lab at UC Berkeley will discuss results from a long-term (10 year) compost addition trial on foothill rangeland and observed benefits for...

Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 12:43 PM

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