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

Welcome

The Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center fosters and supports research, education and outreach programs focused on key agricultural and natural resource themes relevant to the Sierra foothills.

On this site you will find information on how to propose and develop programs at the Center, an overview of current and previous programs, as well as specific information about the Center.

SFREC provides land and animals needed to support short and long term research projects. Staff and equipment are available to help meet your project needs. New projects are accepted at anytime.

Click HERE for details on the Center's resources.

 

SFREC 

Call for Proposals now open, March 1 - May 1, 2021

2021-2022 Call for proposals FLYER

Watch this short video on SFREC:

To start a new research project, please click: 
New Project Button

Here are some examples of current research projects going on at SFREC:

Compost Addition to Grassland
Compost Addition to Grassland

 

 

 

 

Public Announcement

To reduce risk of COVID-19 virus spread, and in accordance with University of California guidelines, the UC Sierra Foothill Extension and Research Center is closed to the public until further notice.

Our Staff will continue to work remotely during normal business hours. If you have questions or concerns, you can reach out to us by email. You will find our direct email addresses by consulting the Staff Directory. 

We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it unfolds and will update the website with any changes.

Thanks for your understanding and stay well!

Job Posting:

Local Foods System Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-39 NEW
County Locations: Amador County, Calaveras County, El Dorado County, Tuolumne County
Posted on December 2, 2021
Closing on February 4, 2022

Administrative Assistant 2, Woodland, CA Job ID # 27777 NEW
County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Posted on December 1, 2021
Closing on January 4, 2022

Farm Smart CES 1, Holtville, CA Job ID # 27877 NEW
County Location: Imperial County
Posted on December 1, 2021
Closing on December 14, 2021

Small Farms IPM Staff Research Associate 2, Santa Clara, CA. Job ID 27466 NEW
County Location: Santa Clara County
Posted on November 30, 2021
Closing on December 8, 2021

Environmental Horticulture Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-37 NEW
County Location: Los Angeles County
Posted on November 29, 2021
Closing on January 31, 2022

UC Cal Fresh Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 – Sonora, CA, Job ID 27428
County Location: Tuolumne County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 24, 2021
Closing on December 20, 2021

Laboratory Assistant 1 – Monterey, CA Job 27489
County Location: Monterey County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 24, 2021
Closing on December 9, 2021

Specialty Crops Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-40
County Locations: Marin County, Napa County, Sonoma County
Posted on November 24, 2021
Closing on January 24, 2022

Viticulture Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-35
County Locations: San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County
Posted on November 24, 2021
Closing on January 28, 2022

4-H Youth Development Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-36
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County
Posted on November 23, 2021
Closing on January 18, 2022

Staff Research Associate 2 – Woodland, CA Job 27415
County Locations: Colusa County, Sacramento County, Solano County, Sutter County, Yolo County, Yuba County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 23, 2021
Closing on December 10, 2021

Vice Provost of Academic Personnel Academic Administrator Series (AP 21-03)
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 23, 2021
Closing on February 1, 2022

Admin Assistant 2 - San Mateo, CA.Job ID 27530
County Locations: San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Posted on November 23, 2021
Closing on December 8, 2021

Events Specialist 2 - Davis, CA Job ID: 27499
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 23, 2021
Closing on December 22, 2021

Small Farms Staff Research Associate 2 - Santa Clara, CA. Job ID
County Location: Santa Clara County
Posted on November 22, 2021
Closing on December 8, 2021

Financial Analyst 4 – Davis, CA - Job # 27461
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 22, 2021
Closing on December 13, 2021

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Supervisor 2 Capitol Corridor MCP Sacramento, CA Job Id 26837
County Location: Sacramento County
Posted on November 19, 2021
Closing on December 10, 2021

Senior Farm Machinery Mechanic, Tulelake, CA Job ID # 27377
County Locations: Modoc County, Siskiyou County
Posted on November 19, 2021
Closing on January 4, 2022

Chief Information Security Officer - Davis, CA. Job ID #26491
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 19, 2021
Closing on December 30, 2020

Financial Analyst 2 – Davis, CA - Job # 27176
County Locations: Contra Costa County, El Dorado County, Napa County, Nevada County, Placer County, Sacramento County, Solano County, Sonoma County, Stanislaus County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 17, 2021
Closing on December 7, 2021

4-H Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - Fresno-Madera MCP, CA, Job ID 26835
County Locations: Fresno County, Madera County
Posted on November 17, 2021
Closing on December 14, 2021

4-H Community Education Specialist 2 – Sonora, CA, Job ID 27143
County Location: Tuolumne County
Posted on November 16, 2021
Closing on December 31, 2021

4-H Community Education Specialist 2 – San Andreas, CA, Job ID 27144
County Location: Calaveras County
Posted on November 16, 2021
Closing on December 31, 2021

Administrative Assistant 3 – Davis, CA, Job ID 27163
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 16, 2021
Closing on December 8, 2021

Building Maintenance Worker Sr. Imperial County, Job Id 26483
County Location: Imperial County
Posted on November 16, 2021
Closing on December 7, 2021

Vertebrate Pest Management Advisor (Napa) AP#21-41
County Locations: Lake County, Napa County, Solano County
Posted on November 15, 2021
Closing on January 21, 2022

MANAGER/ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, STATEWIDE PROGRAM OPERATIONS AND RECS - Davis, CA - Job ID:27088
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 15, 2021
Closing on December 6, 2021

CES 2: Master Gardener Coordinator – Holtville, CA Job ID 27028
County Location: Imperial County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 15, 2021
Closing on December 31, 2021

Climate Smart Community Education Specialist 2 – Bakersfield, CA, Job ID 26825
County Location: Kern County
Posted on November 9, 2021
Closing on December 7, 2021

Digital Communications Specialist – Irvine, CA, Job ID 26697
County Location: Orange County
Posted on November 5, 2021
Closing on January 5, 2022

California Naturalist Program Regional Educator 2 - (Bay Area Region) Job Id #26705
County Locations: Alameda County, Sacramento County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 4, 2021
Closing on December 3, 2021

Table Grape Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) Serving Tulare and Kings Counties, California AP 21-34
County Locations: Kings County, Tulare County
Posted on November 4, 2021
Closing on January 17, 2022

4-H Program Coordinator – Woodland, CA Job 26596
County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Sutter County, Yolo County, Yuba County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 3, 2021
Closing on December 21, 2021

Application Programmer 3, Davis CA, Job ID #26601
County Locations: El Dorado County, Sacramento County, Sutter County, Yolo County, Yuba County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 3, 2021
Closing on December 3, 2021

California Naturalist Program Regional Educator 2 - Central and Sierra Region, CA. Job ID 26509
County Locations: Amador County, Butte County, Calaveras County, Colusa County, El Dorado County, Fresno County, Madera County, Merced County, Nevada County, Placer County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Solano County, Stanislaus County, Sutter County, Tuolumne County, Yolo County, Yuba County
Posted on November 2, 2021
Closing on December 3, 2020

CalFresh Community Education Specialist 1/2 – Modesto, CA, Job ID 26477
County Location: Stanislaus County
Posted on November 1, 2021
Closing on December 5, 2021

4-H Administrative Assistant – Davis, CA - Job 25137
County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 1, 2021
Closing on December 7, 2021

Fire Advisor Applied Research and Extension Serving San Benito (with Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Monterey), California AP 21-38
County Locations: Monterey County, San Benito County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County
Posted on November 1, 2021
Closing on January 10, 2022

Fire Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) Serving Mariposa County and Beyond in California AP 21-24
County Locations: Fresno County, Madera County, Mariposa County
Posted on November 1, 2021
Closing on January 10, 2022

Fire Advisor – Resiliency in the Wildland-Urban Interface Serving Southern California AP 21-07
County Location: Orange County
Posted on November 1, 2021
Closing on January 10, 2022

Community Nutrition & Health Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) Tulare, Kings, Fresno and Madera Counties AP 21-28
County Locations: Fresno County, Kings County, Madera County, Tulare County
Posted on October 25, 2021
Closing on January 4, 2022

Community Nutrition & Health Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) Central Sierra, Placer-Nevada Counties AP 21-27
County Locations: Amador County, Calaveras County, El Dorado County, Nevada County, Placer County, Tuolumne County
Posted on October 25, 2021
Closing on January 4, 2022

Assistant Specialist (Research Specialist Series) Lindcove REC AP 21-33
Posted on October 22, 2021
Closing on November 29, 2021

Environmental Horticulture Advisor (Applied Research and Extension)
County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Posted on October 19, 2021
Closing on December 31, 2021

Assistant Specialist in CE in Community Education, Department of Nutrition, UC Davis
Posted on October 19, 2021
Closing on December 1, 2021

Orchard Crops Advisor Applied Research and Extension (Merced) AP #21-25
County Locations: Madera County, Merced County
Posted on October 19, 2021
Closing on December 31, 2021

Ag Engineer Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-30
Posted on October 11, 2021
Closing on December 1, 2021

Orchard Systems Area Advisor Applied Research and Extension (Tehama County - Red Bluff) AP#21-26
County Locations: Butte County, Glenn County, Shasta County, Tehama County
Posted on October 11, 2021
Closing on December 9, 2021

Area IPM Advisor Applied Research and Extension AP#21-31
County Location: Butte County
Posted on October 11, 2021
Closing on December 5, 2021

CalFresh Community Educator 1 or 2, Calavera County, CA. Job ID 25013
County Location: Calaveras County
Posted on October 7, 2021
Closing on December 14, 2021

Cal Fresh Community Education Specialist 1 – Bakersfield, CA, Job ID 25148
County Location: Kern County
Posted on October 7, 2021
Closing on December 7, 2021

Small Farms CE Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-08
County Locations: Merced County, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County
Posted on October 4, 2021
Closing on November 15, 2021

Cooperative Extension Project Scientist UC Berkeley Food Institute (AP 20-12)
County Location: Fresno County
Posted on August 27, 2021
Closing on October 12, 2021

Small Farms CE Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP# 21-09
County Locations: San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County
Posted on August 24, 2021
Closing on October 15, 2021

Diversified Agricultural Systems Area Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-17
County Locations: Lake County, Mendocino County
Posted on August 18, 2021
Closing on October 12, 2021

WRITER EDITOR 3 – Davis, CA, Job ID 22169
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 12, 2021
Closing on December 5, 2021

Forestry and Natural Resources Advisor (Applied Research and Extension)
County Locations: Butte County, Nevada County, Placer County, Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on August 9, 2021
Closing on September 30, 2021

Plant Pathology Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-15
County Locations: Monterey County, San Benito County, Santa Cruz County
Posted on August 4, 2021
Closing on October 18, 2021

CalFresh Healthy Living Program Educator 2 San Mateo, CA. Job ID#21742
County Locations: San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Posted on July 29, 2021
Closing on December 3, 2021

Urban Agriculture/Small Farms Advisor (AP 21-14)
County Location: San Bernardino County
Posted on July 28, 2021
Closing on September 19, 2021

Community Education Specialist 2 - Redding, CA, Job ID#19831
County Location: Shasta County
Posted on June 17, 2021
Closing on December 3, 2021

Sierra Foothill REC Blog

  • Healthy soils project update

    Added April 8, 2020
    pic1 hsp

    For the 2019-2020 field season, we have made some adjustments to the Healthy Soils Demonstration Project at the Sierra Foothills Research and Extension Center (to read about the background of this project, click here) in response to a spontaneous...

  • Ranching and Range Management in a Drying Climate Workshop Videos Now Available

    Added July 24, 2019
    Ranching and Range Management in a Drying Climate Workshop

    Did you miss our Ranching and Range Management in a Drying Climate Workshop? Don't despair because you can still hear all the wonderful presentations from the day on our Youtube Channel! Talks include: Compost Applications on Rangeland: Carbon...

  • Rangeland Forage Production and Sensor Data- April 2019

    Added April 22, 2019
    Graph-Forage Production By Month

  • Research in Your Watershed

    Added April 18, 2019
    Research in your Watershed

    Do you love the Yuba watershed? Would you like to learn more about it? Join us, with Know Your Watershed Month NEXT TUESDAY, April 23, to learn more about the watershed and climate research that is happening right in your watershed! Speakers...

  • Healthy Soils Demonstration Project Update

    Added April 3, 2019
    Cattle grazing in the project area.

    Spring is here and the Healthy Soils Demonstration Project (to read about the background of this project, click here) has been busy since the composts were applied last fall. We have observed the onset of spring, the grasses and wildflowers on the plots...

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