Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
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Posts Tagged: Cattle

Researcher Spotlight: Managing Rangelands for the Bad Times as Well as the Good

Figure 2. Total cover and biomass responses to rainfall and grazing legacy over three years (± SE). Dark squares indicate a legacy of moderate grazing – which created a diverse mix of grass and forb species - and light circles indicate a legacy of low grazing – which shifted the community to only dominant grasses.

Over the last few years Californians have grappled with how to manage lands during times of both drought and plentiful rainfall. At SFREC and on Central Valley rangelands, one question is whether management that promotes high forage in wet years alters...

Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 8:23 AM
  • Author: Lauren Hallett
  • Author: Katharine Suding

Successful "Low-Stress Handling" Workshop at SFREC

Participants learn about low-stress handling before going out into the field

On October 21st and 22nd, UCCE Farm Advisor, Roger Ingram and the Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center hosted a Low-Stress Stockmanship School taught by Steve and Susan Cote. Steve has 27 years of experience as a range-soil conservationist for...

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 10:46 AM
  • Author: Clint Tipton
 
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