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: 
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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:

Payroll Analyst 3 or 4 - Davis, CA, Job ID 46583 NEW
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on December 8, 2022

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 2 - Fresno, CA, Job ID 46616 NEW
County Locations: Fresno County, Madera County
Posted on December 8, 2022
Closing on December 22, 2022

Human Resources Supervisor 1 or 2 – Davis, CA, Job ID 46547 NEW
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on December 7, 2022

Area 4-H Youth Development Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 22-05 NEW
County Locations: Orange County, San Diego County
Posted on December 2, 2022
Closing on January 29, 2023

Small Farms Administrative Officer 3 – Davis or Fresno, CA, Job ID 45954 NEW
County Locations: Fresno County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on December 2, 2022

Production Horticulture Area Advisor Applied Research and Extension (Ventura) AP# 22-34
County Locations: Santa Barbara County, Ventura County
Posted on December 1, 2022
Closing on January 29, 2023

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - Holtville, CA, Job ID 46238
County Location: Imperial County
Posted on December 1, 2022

Woody Biomass & Forest Management Advisor Applied Research and Extension (Siskiyou) AP# 21-48
County Locations: Shasta County, Siskiyou County, Trinity County
Posted on December 1, 2022
Closing on January 23, 2023

Project Scientist – Dairy Nutrient Management Specialist (Assistant-Associate) UC Davis AP 22-64
Posted on November 30, 2022
Closing on January 9, 2023

EH&S Specialist 3 – Parlier, CA, Job ID 46220
County Location: Fresno County
Posted on November 30, 2022

Community Education Specialist 2 (Contract) – San Diego, CA, Job ID 46212
County Location: San Diego County
Posted on November 30, 2022

EH&S Specialist 1 or 2 – Davis, CA, Job ID 46012
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 28, 2022

Financial Analyst 3 – Oakland, CA, Job ID 45986
County Location: Alameda County
Location: Office of the President - Oakland
Posted on November 23, 2022

Community Education Specialist 3 (Contract) – Davis, CA, Job ID 45889
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 22, 2022

Assistant Professor of Extension in Food Safety UC Riverside
Posted on November 21, 2022
Closing on January 22, 2023

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT, RESEARCH & COOPERATIVE EXTENSION (Oakland or Davis)
County Locations: Alameda County, Yolo County
Locations: Office of the President - Oakland and UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 18, 2022

Accounting Manager I – Davis or Oakland (TBD), CA, Job ID 45782
County Locations: Alameda County, Sacramento County, Yolo County
Locations: Office of the President - Oakland and UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 17, 2022

4-H Community Education Specialist 2 – Lakeport, CA, Job ID 45658
County Location: Lake County
Posted on November 16, 2022

Dairy Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 22-17
County Locations: Kern County, Tulare County
Posted on November 16, 2022
Closing on January 10, 2023

Forest Stewardship Community Education Specialist 1 – Santa Rosa, CA, Job ID 45403
County Location: Sonoma County
Posted on November 9, 2022

Forest Stewardship Community Education Specialist 1 – Sonora, CA, Job ID 45397
County Location: Tuolumne County
Posted on November 9, 2022

Jr. Specialist for Citrus Integrated Pest Management Research (Research Specialist Series) AP 22-70
Posted on November 8, 2022
Closing on December 12, 2022

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 2 - Half Moon Bay, CA, Job ID 45332
County Locations: San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Posted on November 8, 2022

4-H Community Education Specialist 2 - Merced, CA, Job ID 44516
County Location: Merced County
Posted on November 4, 2022

4-H Community Education Supervisor 1, Region 1 - UCCE County office (TBD) - Job ID # 28703
County Locations: Del Norte County, Humboldt County, Lake County, Mendocino County
Posted on November 4, 2022

4-H Community Education Supervisor 1, Region 10 - UCCE County office (TBD) - Job ID # 28727
County Locations: Fresno County, Inyo County, Kern County, Kings County, Madera County, Mono County, Tulare County
Posted on November 4, 2022

Student Assistant 2 Cal Fresh Healthy Living - Sacramento, CA, Job ID 45230
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County, Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Posted on November 3, 2022

Forestry Youth Education Coordinator AC II (AP# 22-68)
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on November 3, 2022
Closing on December 27, 2022

Executive Assistant 3 – Davis or Oakland, CA, Job ID 45019
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 3, 2022

Lindcove REC Administrative Assistant 2 - Exeter, CA, Job ID 45172
County Location: Tulare County
Posted on November 3, 2022

Financial Services Analyst 2 (Two Positions) – Davis, CA, Job ID 45050
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on November 2, 2022

EFNEP Community Education Specialist 1 - San Bernardino, CA, Job ID 45037
County Location: San Bernardino County
Posted on November 1, 2022

EFNEP Community Education Specialist 1 - Moreno Valley, CA, Job ID 45036
County Location: Riverside County
Posted on November 1, 2022

Project Policy Analyst 3 – Oakland, CA, Job ID 44934
County Location: Alameda County
Location: Office of the President - Oakland
Posted on October 31, 2022

Research Data Analyst 3 – Oakland, CA, Job ID 44862
County Location: Alameda County
Location: Office of the President - Oakland
Posted on October 31, 2022

Community Water Systems/Supply Area Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) 21-56
County Locations: Kern County, Kings County, Tulare County
Posted on October 31, 2022
Closing on January 3, 2023

Weed Ecology and Management Advisor Applied Research and Extension AP# 22-45 (Fresno)
County Locations: Fresno County, Kings County, Tulare County
Posted on October 26, 2022
Closing on December 12, 2022

Staff Research Associate 2 - Madera CA, Job ID 44771
County Locations: Madera County, Merced County
Posted on October 26, 2022

Post Fire Forest Resilience, Staff Research Associate 2 - Santa Rosa, CA, Job ID 44543
County Location: Sonoma County
Posted on October 24, 2022

Digital Communications Student Assistant 4 Davis, CA Job ID# 44579
County Location: Yolo County
Posted on October 20, 2022

Administrative Assistant 1 – San Diego, CA, Job ID 44434
County Location: San Diego County
Posted on October 19, 2022

Youth & Community Education Student Assistant 3 – Yuba City, CA, Job ID 44503
County Locations: Butte County, Colusa County, Glenn County, Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on October 19, 2022

Environmental Horticulture & Water Resource Management CE Advisor Applied Research and Extension (Alameda)
County Locations: Contra Costa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County
Posted on October 19, 2022
Closing on December 5, 2022

Financial Analyst 2 – Davis, CA, Job ID 44350
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on October 18, 2022

Irrigation & Nutrient Management Staff Research Associate 2 – San Jose, CA, Job ID 44320
County Location: Santa Clara County
Posted on October 17, 2022

Irrigation & Nutrient Management Staff Research Associate 2 – Salinas, CA, Job ID 44294
County Location: Monterey County
Posted on October 17, 2022

Staff Research Associate 1 – Irvine, CA, Job ID 44050
County Location: Orange County
Posted on October 14, 2022

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 – Sacramento, CA, Job ID 39868
County Location: Sacramento County
Posted on October 13, 2022

Irrigated Grass Systems Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 22-27
County Locations: Lassen County, Modoc County, Shasta County
Posted on October 11, 2022
Closing on December 4, 2022

Financial Analyst 4 – Davis, CA, Job ID 43708
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on October 7, 2022

Financial and Budget Analyst (Financial Analyst 3 or 4) - Davis, CA, Job ID 43774
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on October 6, 2022

Forest Stewardship Communications Specialist 3 – Sonora, CA, Job ID 28710
County Location: Tuolumne County
Posted on October 6, 2022

Orchards Systems and Weed Ecology Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 22-32
County Locations: Colusa County, Glenn County, Tehama County
Posted on October 5, 2022
Closing on November 30, 2022

Associate Director, Government and Community Relations – Davis, CA, Job ID 43586
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on October 4, 2022

4-H Community Education Supervisor 1, Region 3 - UCCE County office (TBD), CA, Job ID 28710
County Locations: Butte County, Colusa County, Glenn County, Shasta County, Sutter County, Tehama County, Trinity County, Yuba County
Posted on October 4, 2022

Statewide Director Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program (AP 22-50)
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on October 3, 2022
Closing on November 28, 2022

Administrative Assistant 3 – San Diego, CA, Job ID 43476
County Location: San Diego County
Posted on September 30, 2022

General Accountant 3 - Oakland, CA Job ID # 43323
County Location: Alameda County
Location: Office of the President - Oakland
Posted on September 29, 2022

Major Gift Officer (Fundraiser 4) - Davis, CA, Job ID 43430
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 29, 2022

Director Kearney and West Side Research & Extension Centers, Job ID 42417
County Locations: Fresno County, Kern County, Kings County, Madera County, Merced County, San Joaquin County, Tulare County, Tuolumne County
Posted on September 27, 2022

4-H Program Coordinator (CES 2) – Colusa, CA, Job ID 43276
County Location: Colusa County
Posted on September 26, 2022

Rice Farming Systems Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) AP 22-46
County Locations: Colusa County, Yolo County
Posted on September 23, 2022
Closing on November 14, 2022

Regenerative Agriculture Cooperative Extension Assistant Specialist (AP# 22-62) Merced
County Location: Merced County
Posted on September 22, 2022
Closing on November 28, 2022

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 2 – Half Moon Bay, CA, Job ID 43016
County Locations: San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Posted on September 22, 2022

4-H Community Education Supervisor 1, Region 11 – Ventura, CA, Job ID 38615
County Locations: Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County
Posted on September 22, 2022

Senior Producer-Director – Davis, CA, Job ID 41989
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 21, 2022

Urban Agriculture Technology Area Advisor Applied Research & Extension AP# 21-59 (Orange) 2nd Round
County Location: Orange County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 20, 2022
Closing on November 30, 2022

Agriculture Technology Area Advisor Applied Research and Extension (AP# 21-53) Monterey (2nd Round)
County Locations: Monterey County, San Benito County, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Cruz County
Posted on September 20, 2022
Closing on December 5, 2022

Community Education Specialist 2 (Climate Smart Agriculture) – Yuba City, CA, Job ID 30288
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on September 20, 2022

4-H Program Coordinator (CES 2) – Oroville, CA, Job ID 40936
County Location: Butte County
Posted on September 19, 2022

4-H Statewide Program Manager, Flexible Location, Job ID 42798
County Locations: Alpine County, Amador County, Butte County, Calaveras County, Colusa County, Del Norte County, El Dorado County, Fresno County, Glenn County, Humboldt County, Imperial County, Inyo County, Kern County, Kings County, Lake County, Lassen County, Madera County, Mendocino County, Modoc County, Mono County, Nevada County, Placer County, Plumas County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, Shasta County, Sierra County, Siskiyou County, Sutter County, Tehama County, Trinity County, Tulare County, Tuolumne County, Yuba County
Posted on September 16, 2022

Administrative Officer 3 - Davis, Ca, Job ID 42651
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 14, 2022

Administrative Assistant 2 – Fresno, CA, Job ID 42558
County Locations: Fresno County, Madera County
Posted on September 14, 2022

Water Quality, Health and Justice Cooperative Extension Specialist (AP 22-60)
Posted on September 13, 2022
Closing on November 7, 2022

Water Equity and Adaptation Policy Cooperative Extension Specialist (AP 22-59)
Posted on September 13, 2022
Closing on November 14, 2022

Laboratory Assistant 1 – Exeter, CA, Job ID 42424
County Location: Tulare County
Posted on September 12, 2022

CalFresh Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 – Modesto, CA, Job ID 42160
County Location: Stanislaus County
Posted on September 6, 2022

Human Resources Generalist 2 – Davis, CA, Job ID 28297
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 6, 2022

CalFresh Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 – Riverside, CA, Job ID 42154
County Location: Riverside County
Posted on September 2, 2022

SAREP Sustainable Supply Chain Coordinator - Davis, CA Job ID 42052
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on September 2, 2022

Staff Research Associate 2 – Browns Valley, CA, Job ID 41895
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on September 1, 2022

Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - San Luis Obispo, CA, Job ID 41922
County Locations: San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County
Posted on August 31, 2022

Academic HR Assistant – Davis, CA, Job ID 41981
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 31, 2022

Community Education Specialist 3 – San Diego, CA Job ID 41833
County Location: San Diego County
Posted on August 29, 2022

UC CalFresh Community Education Specialist 2 - Red Bluff, CA, Job ID 30848
County Location: Tehama County
Posted on August 29, 2022

Research Administrator 3 – Davis, CA, Job ID 41827
County Location: Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 29, 2022

Community Education Specialist 3 (Chinese Bilingual) – San Jose, CA, Job ID 41720
County Location: Santa Clara County
Posted on August 26, 2022

4-H Community Education Specialist 2 (80%) - Placerville, CA, Job ID 31907
County Location: El Dorado County
Posted on August 26, 2022

The Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) Community Development Advisor AP# 22-08
County Locations: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Posted on August 25, 2022
Closing on November 15, 2022

Farm Seasonal Worker (Per Diem) – Parlier, CA, Job ID 41546
County Location: Fresno County
Posted on August 23, 2022

Farm Seasonal Worker (Per Diem) – Holtville, CA, Job ID 41545
County Location: Imperial County
Posted on August 23, 2022

Farm Seasonal Worker (Per Diem) – Exeter, CA, Job ID 41544
County Location: Tulare County
Posted on August 23, 2022

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - Yuba City, CA, Job ID 38482
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on August 23, 2022

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - Bakersfield, CA, Job ID 41337
County Location: Kern County
Posted on August 19, 2022

Community Education Specialist 3 – Fresno, CA, Job ID 41171
County Locations: Fresno County, Madera County
Posted on August 17, 2022

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - San Andreas, CA, Job ID 39739
County Location: Calaveras County
Posted on August 17, 2022

Disability Management Service Coordinator - Davis, CA, Job ID 41100
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 15, 2022

Senior Agricultural Technician - Exeter, CA, Job ID 40894
County Location: Tulare County
Posted on August 11, 2022

Kearney REC Principal Agricultural Technician – Parlier, CA, Job ID 40450
County Location: Fresno County
Posted on August 9, 2022

Applications Programmer 3 - Davis, CA, Job ID 40231
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 2, 2022

Event Planner/ Administrative Assistant 3 - Davis, CA Job ID 40263
County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on August 1, 2022

CalFresh Healthy Living Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - Hayward, CA, Job ID 40223
County Location: Alameda County
Posted on July 29, 2022

Community Nutrition & Health Older Adult Advisor Applied Research and Extension AP# 22-12
County Locations: Marin County, Napa County, Sonoma County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on July 19, 2022
Closing on October 17, 2022

Staff Research Associate 2 - Ventura, CA, Job ID 39450
County Location: Ventura County
Posted on July 18, 2022

EFNEP Community Education Specialist 2 - Concord, CA, Job ID 39205
County Location: Contra Costa County
Posted on July 15, 2022

EFNEP Community Education Specialist 2 - Hayward, CA, Job ID 39204
County Location: Alameda County
Posted on July 15, 2022

CalFresh Healthy Living Program Educator 2 - Half Moon Bay, CA. Job ID 39182
County Locations: San Francisco County, San Mateo County
Posted on July 14, 2022

Irrigation & Nutrient Management Staff Research Associate 2 – Bakersfield, CA, Job ID 38729
County Location: Kern County
Posted on July 6, 2022

Laboratory Assistant 1 – Merced, CA, Job ID 38094
County Location: Merced County
Posted on June 27, 2022

4-H Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - Santa Barbara, CA, Job ID 38012
County Locations: San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County
Posted on June 24, 2022

4-H Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - San Luis Obispo, CA, Job ID 38009
County Locations: San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County
Posted on June 24, 2022

Director, Workplace Inclusion & Belonging, Davis, CA - Job ID 37010
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on June 3, 2022

FEPP Coordinator (FAC MGT SPEC 3) - Davis, CA, Job ID 36677
County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on May 26, 2022

UCCE Monterey/Santa Cruz County Director – Salinas or Watsonville, CA, Job ID 36387
County Locations: Monterey County, San Benito County, Santa Cruz County
Posted on May 23, 2022

Lindcove REC Agricultural Technician – Exeter, CA, Job ID 35976
County Location: Tulare County
Posted on May 18, 2022

Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - Indio, CA, Job ID 34287
County Location: Riverside County
Posted on April 13, 2022

Enterprise Risk Management Analyst 1 - Davis, CA, Job ID 32292
County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis
Posted on March 3, 2022

Community Education Specialist 2 - Alhambra, CA, Job ID 30332
County Location: Los Angeles County
Posted on January 26, 2022

CalFresh Community Educator 2, Weaverville or Hayfork, CA, Job ID 23550
County Location: Trinity County
Posted on January 4, 2022

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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