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:

Financial Analyst 3 - Davis, CA, Job ID 26024 NEW
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on October 26, 2021
Closing on November 9, 2021

Event Planner, Davis, CA, Job 26123 NEW
County Locations: El Dorado County, Sacramento County, Solano County, Stanislaus County, Sutter County, Yolo County, Yuba County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on October 26, 2021
Closing on November 16, 2021

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

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

Assistant Specialist (Research Specialist Series) AP 21-33 NEW
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

Agriculture Supervisor - Foreman – SIERRA FOOTHILL REC, CA, Job ID 25254
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on October 14, 2021
Closing on November 14, 2021

Junior Specialist for Rice Pest Management AP#21-22
County Location: Butte County
Posted on October 11, 2021
Closing on November 8, 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 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 October 29, 2021

Cal Fresh Community Education Specialist 1 – Bakersfield, CA, Job ID 25148
County Location: Kern County
Posted on October 7, 2021
Closing on November 3, 2021

Junior Specialist (Research Specialist Series) AP#21-23
Posted on October 5, 2021
Closing on November 5, 2021

Agricultural Technician – Sutter/Yuba Counties, CA. Job ID 23738
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on October 5, 2021
Closing on October 31, 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

Pest Management Guidelines Coordinator (Writer Editor 3), Davis, CA, Job ID 24408
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 22, 2021
Closing on November 18, 2021

Administrative Officer 3, Ventura County, CA. Job ID 24152
County Location: Ventura County
Posted on September 16, 2021
Closing on November 12, 2021

Research Administrator 2 or 3 - Davis, CA. - Job ID:24008
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 13, 2021
Closing on November 11, 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

Computer Resource Specialist 2, Davis, CA. Job 23234
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 27, 2021
Closing on October 26, 2021

Associate Non-CE Specialist for Water Resources (Research Specialist Series)
County Location: Orange County
Posted on August 26, 2021
Closing on October 18, 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

Integrated Vineyard Systems Area Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 21-20
County Locations: Lake County, Mendocino County, Sonoma County
Posted on August 18, 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

Vice Provost of Academic Personnel and Inclusive Excellence Academic (Academic Administrator Series AP 21-03)
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 12, 2021
Closing on September 15, 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

UC CalFresh Community Education Specialist 1/2, 100% (Tuolumne) - Sonora, CA, Job ID 22163
County Location: Tuolumne County
Posted on August 6, 2021
Closing on October 29, 2021

ACADEMIC HR ANALYST 3 – Davis, CA, Job ID 22149
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 6, 2021
Closing on October 31, 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 October 29, 2021

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

Soils and Irrigation Advisor (AP 21-16)
County Location: Kern County
Posted on July 27, 2021
Closing on September 24, 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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