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: Water

Researcher Spotlight: Creating New Technology to Study the Path of Water

The synthetic DNA tracer concept.

The way rainfall is translated to runoff and streamflow in rivers depends on many complex, interconnected processes in the landscape. Rain falling onto hillslopes, meadows, or forests is either infiltrating into soils or flowing as runoff on the surface...

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 1:21 PM
  • Author: Helen Dahlke
Tags: DNA (1), Research (3), Research Spotlight (1), SFREC (4), Tracer (1), Water (5), Water Quality (1), Watersheds (1)

Lower Yuba River Management Team Hosts Symposium at SFREC

Over 60 members of the public and agency officials participated.

The Yuba River is an important waterway and landmark for many locals. It may offer the perfect fishing hole or a place to cool off on a warm summer day, while others might simply drive along it on their commute to work. For the Lower Yuba River Accord:...

Posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10:19 AM
  • Author: Ben Granholm

Creating Productive Pastures Using Less Water

Putting soil moisture sensors to use

The current water crisis and threat of reduced water supplies has irrigators in a critical position to ensure each application of water is maximized. An ongoing project at the Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center, led by Larry Forero, UCCE...

Posted on Monday, July 14, 2014 at 1:09 PM
  • Contributors: Madison Easley, Larry Forero and Nikolai Schweitzer
Tags: Drought (2), Irrigation (3), Research (3), Research and Extension Centers (1), UCANR (3), UCCE (4), Water (5)

Canadian Broadcast Company Films at SFREC to Capture how Ranchers Adapt to Drought

CBC films ranchers collaborating about strategies to adapt to drought conditons

Adaptation to changing weather and economic conditions is fundamental to farm and ranch survival but this year's drought is pushing variable adaptation strategies to their limit. The international community is closely watching how this dire situation...

Posted on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 8:28 AM
  • Author: Megan G Osbourn
Tags: Beef Cattle (1), Drought (2), Education (1), Forage Production (1), Future (1), Irrigation (3), Media (1), Natural Resources (3), Outreach (2), Ranchers (2), SFREC (4), UCANR (3), UCCE (4), Water (5)

Sustainable Pasture Irrigation at SFREC

Water is transported to SFREC through BVID canals, originating at Collins Lake.

Water - the focus of countless issues, headlines, and studies - is arguably a more precious resource than gold. Dependence on water application ranges far and wide in today's thirsty society – from drinking to sanitation to agriculture. This...

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10:34 AM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Irrigation (3), Natural Resources (3), Ranchers (2), Research (3), SFREC (4), UCANR (3), UCCE (4), Water (5)
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