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Prescribed Burn to Manage Rangelands

Prescribed Burn

At the end of May trained SFREC staff along with members of Cal Fire conducted a prescribed burn to manage vegetation on the center. There are many advantages to conducting a burn rather than other management practices. These advantages include the...

Posted on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 8:57 AM
  • Author: Ben Granholm

Learning to become Grass Farmers

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The annual California Grazing Academy held at UC SFREC and led by Roger Ingram, Nevada/Placer County UCCE Director and Livestock Advisor was once again a widely attended and engaging event. Over a third of an inch of rain cooled off the 24 participants...

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Posted on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 3:54 PM
Tags: Beef Cattle (23), Community (8), Education (31), Forage Production (17), Future (7), Irrigation (6), Natural Resources (11), Outreach (31), Rangeland Management (22), SFREC (71), ucce (19), Workshop (20)

Local Food and Farm Show Features SFREC Event

The Food and Farm Farm can be seen filming the event on Feb. 22nd.

Producers from the Food and Farm Show filmed and interviewed multiple speakers at the Future of Farming and Ranching Forum at the Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center on February 22nd. The Food and Farm Show highlights local agricultural events,...

Posted on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:55 PM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Community (8), Farming (4), Future (7), Media (2), Outreach (31), Ranchers (30), Research and Extension Centers (8), SFREC (71), Video (7), Workshop (20)

Local agriculture community comes together at SFREC to highlight success and extend lessons learned for future producers

Dustin Flavell, SFREC Superintendent, led a short tour and spoke about SFREC's purpose and role in the community.

This past Saturday, February 22nd, SFREC hosted a forum focused on the future of farming and ranching in the Sierra foothills. A number of local leaders involved with agriculture worked closely with SFREC for several months planning this event and the...

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 3:31 PM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Agriculture (3), Community (8), Education (31), Farming (4), Outreach (31), Ranchers (30), sfrec (71), Sierra Foothills (9), UCANR (42), UCCE (19), Workshop (20)

SFREC is Gearing Up for a Local Ag Forum

The Future of Farming and Ranching in the Sierra Foothills Forum - Feb. 22nd

On February 22nd, community members, local farmers and ranchers, professionals, high school students, non-profit groups, and regional leaders in the ag industry will be gathering in Browns Valley for a forum on The Future of Farming and Ranching in the...

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:46 AM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Community (8), Education (31), Farming (4), Future (7), Outreach (31), Ranchers (30), SFREC (71), Sierra Foothills (9), ucanr (42), Workshop (20)

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