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SFREC Coordinates workshop to discuss practical drought mitigation concepts for ranchers

Drought means less forage in the Sierra Foothills

With the worsening drought conditions the University of California Sierra Foothills Research and Extension Center, in cooperation with UCCE Advisors, UC Davis faculty and industry partners, have organized a meeting on January 29th entitled...

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 8:47 PM
  • Contributor: Maddison Easley
  • Author: Jeremy James
Tags: Beef Cattle (23), Drought (14), Education (31), Outreach (31), Ranchers (30), Rangeland Management (21), SFREC (66), Sierra Foothills (9), Sierra Foothills (9), UCANR (42), Workshop (20)

SFREC medusahead barb goatgrass forum is a success!

Ken Tate talks about these invasive grasses on the field tour.

On November 5th SFREC held a day-long forum on two of the most serious rangeland weeds confronting the California rangeland community. Over 110 people from a diverse background, experience and interests in these weeds attended this event. For many,...

Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 6:49 PM
  • Author: Jeremy James
Tags: Barb Goatgrass (4), Education (31), medusahead (7), Outreach (31), Ranchers (30), Rangeland Management (21), Rangeland Weeds (7), Research (16), SFREC (66), UCANR (42), Workshop (20)

The Finishing Touches for SFREC's Rangeland Weed Forum

Researcher with square

Excitement is rising amongst rangeland weed managers, researchers, and conservationists as the date approaches for a forum on The Ecology and Management of Medusahead and Barb Goatgrass. Next Tuesday, November 5th, professionals across California and...

Posted on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:43 PM
Tags: Barb Goatgrass (4), Education (31), Invasive Species (3), medusahead (7), NRCS (1), Outreach (31), Ranchers (30), Rangeland Management (21), Rangeland Weeds (7), SFREC (66), UCANR (42), Workshop (20)

Collaborative Planning for Upcoming Ag Forum

This historic photo shows a hands-on learning event for youth previously hosted at SFREC.

On Tuesday, September 10th, community leaders representing multiple agriculture and conservation groups met at the Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center to help structure a forum to be held in February 2014. Advisory members include staff from...

Posted on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 10:13 AM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Community (8), Education (31), Future (7), Outreach (31), SFREC (66), UCANR (42), UCCE (19), Workshop (20)

Yuba River Rehabilitation

Gravel & cobble is injected into the river to create better spawning habitat.

   Just keep swimming… just keep swimming… is the imagined mantra for the anadromous salmonids that are currently making their way up waterways statewide. However, many of these hardy fish struggle to find adequate spawning ground...

Posted on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 1:17 PM
  • Author: Maddison Easley

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