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Signs of Stress

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Summer “drought” is a fact of life in the Sierra Foothills. Our Mediterranean climate is characterized by cool and (hopefully) wet winters and hot, dry summers.  While the higher elevations in the Sierra Nevada often receive summer...

Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 10:52 AM
Tags: Beef Cattle (23), Drought (21), Oak Woodland (2), Ranchers (30), Rangeland Management (27), SFREC (72), UCANR (44)

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 (21), Forage Production (17), Ranchers (30), Rangeland Management (27), UCANR (44), UCCE (25)

Video: CA Sen, Jim Nielsen, Supporter of Ag Education

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The Beef and Range Field Day held on October 8, 2014 gave local high school students an opportunity to interact with farm advisors, veterinarians and researchers in order to learn about some of the practical applications of beef cattle production....

Posted on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 10:32 AM
  • Author: Megan G Osbourn
Tags: 4-H (22), Beef Cattle (23), Education (37), FFA (8), Outreach (43), Ranchers (30), UCANR (44), UCCE (25), Video (7), Workshop (21)

Rice Strawlage Project Underway at SFREC

In the latest Research Spotlight, Glenn Nader, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, describes the project currently underway at SFREC to test the efficacy of utilizing rice strawlage as a supplement for beef cattle. In past studies, rice strawlage...

Posted on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 2:43 PM
  • Author: Megan G Osbourn
Tags: Beef Cattle (23), Drought (21), Ranchers (30), Research (24), Rice (1), UCANR (44), UCCE (25), Video (7)

Students Gather at SFREC for Beef & Range Field Day

Keynote speaker, Senator Jim Nielsen

The 1st Annual Beef & Range Field Day, hosted by SFREC was a great success. Over 120 students from 4-H and FFA programs in Butte, Nevada, Placer, Yuba and Sutter Counties participated to learn about livestock production and natural resource...

Posted on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM
  • Author: Megan G Osbourn
Tags: 4-H (22), Beef Cattle (23), Education (37), FFA (8), Outreach (43), Rangeland Management (27), UCANR (44), UCCE (25), Workshop (21)

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