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SFREC Hosts 5th Annual Beef & Range Field Day

Clint Tipton shows students the hydraulic cattle chute.

On Thursday October 4th, Sierra Foothill REC hosted its 5th Annual Beef & Range Field Day for high school students enrolled in FFA & 4-H. Following an inspirational keynote address discussing possibilities after high school in...

Posted on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10:14 AM
Tags: Beef Cattle (16), Education (23), FFA (5), Outreach (23), Ranchers (23), Range Management (4), SFREC (32), UCANR (42), Workshop (15)

UC Walks

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...

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

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

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 9:02 AM
  • Author: Nikolai Schweitzer
Tags: SFREC (32), UC Walks (1), UCANR (42)

Teachers go back to School to buff up on Science

Teachers practice one of Project WET's lessons. This kind of hands-on experience makes them more likely to use a lesson in their own classroom.

Last month, teachers and educators from around Northern California came together for a weekend to learn about best practices for science education with a Forestry Institute for Teachers+ (FIT+) workshop. FIT+ is a new professional development program...

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 9:48 AM
Tags: Education (23), FIT+ (1), Outdoor Recreation (3), Outreach (23), Project WET (1), SFREC (32), Teacher training (1), UCANR (42)

Irrigated Pasture Forage Production Project

Figure 1: H11-21, Cage B, 4-6 inches treatment on the left and Total Forage Production treatment on the right. Photo credit: Nikolai Schweitzer

The Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center in Browns Valley, CA utilizes 130 acres of summer irrigated pasture for cattle grazing. SFREC's irrigation water is supplied by a local water district via pipelines and open ditch distribution...

Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 11:06 AM
  • Author: Nikolai Schweitzer

Beef and Range Field Day

Congressman Garamendi gives keynote address to high school students

On Wednesday, October 5th, SFREC hosted over 170 high school students enrolled in FFA and 4-H programs across six counties for the 3rd Annual Beef & Range Field Day. Students had the unique opportunity to engage with UC researchers and...

UCCE Farm Advisor, Roger Ingram, evaluates soil properties with students
UCCE Farm Advisor, Roger Ingram, evaluates soil properties with students

UCCE Farm Advisor, Roger Ingram, evaluates soil properties with students

Dr. Roberto Sainz discusses ruminant nutritional requirements
Dr. Roberto Sainz discusses ruminant nutritional requirements

Dr. Roberto Sainz discusses ruminant nutritional requirements

Dr. John Angelos reveals the latest research in the development of a vaccine to prevent pink eye in cattle
Dr. John Angelos reveals the latest research in the development of a vaccine to prevent pink eye in cattle

Dr. Nancy Martin, DVM works with students to assess the health of several cow-calf pair.
Dr. Nancy Martin, DVM works with students to assess the health of several cow-calf pair.

Dr. Nancy Martin, DVM works with students to assess the health of several cow-calf pair.

Farm Advisor, Jeff Stackhouse speaks to students about the use of technology in livestock and wildlife management
Farm Advisor, Jeff Stackhouse speaks to students about the use of technology in livestock and wildlife management

Farm Advisor, Jeff Stackhouse speaks to students about the use of technology in livestock and wildlife management

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016 at 9:53 AM
Tags: Beef Cattle (16), Education (23), Outreach (23), Ranchers (23), Range Management (4), UCANR (42), Workshop (15)

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