Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
University of California
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

Posts Tagged: UCCE

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
Tags: Cattle (2), Low-Stress Stockmanship (1), Range Management (6), SFREC (71), UCCE (19)

Expanding Agricultural and Environmental Education in the Sierra Foothills

Participants visit a field site at the Medusahead & Barb Goatgrass Workshop held in June 2016.

The UC Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center (SFREC), located in the foothills northwest of Sacramento, has progressively been expanding the extension and education programs offered at the 5,700 acre center. Over the past few years,...

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 10:56 AM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: 4-H (8), Ali Stefancich (1), Education (31), Extension (1), SFREC (71), UCCE (19)

UCCE Master Gardeners and SFREC Host Orchard Worshop

Janine Hasey and Heidi Sanders speaking with local participants from Browns Valley, Loma Rica, Marysville, Yuba City and Brownsville. Photo by Nikolai Schweitzer

Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center (SFREC) and the Sutter Yuba UCCE Master Gardeners hosted the bi-annual Home Orchard Workshop at the SFREC Educational Outreach Fruit/Nut Orchard on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Janine Hasey (UCCE Tree...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 11:40 AM
Tags: Education (31), Master Gardeners (2), Orchard (2), Outreach (31), SFREC (71), UCANR (42), UCCE (19), Workshop (20)

Coping with Drought at SFREC

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At the Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center in Browns Valley, our mission is to foster and support research, education and outreach programs focused on key agricultural and natural resource themes relevant to the Sierra...

Posted on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 7:18 AM
Tags: Beef Cattle (23), Drought (14), Forage Production (17), Ranchers (30), Rangeland Management (22), UCANR (42), UCCE (19)

Drought and early spring forage production in the Sierra Foothills

2015 Forage Growth by Month

UC SFREC staff has been closely monitoring the seasonal pattern of forage production at the Research and Extension Center for over 30 years. These observations provide the longest running data set in the region to compare how the precipitation we receive...

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8:50 AM
  • Author: Dustin Flavell
Tags: Drought (14), Forage Production (17), Precipitation (1), SFREC (71), UCANR (42), UCCE (19)

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