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Jeff Mitchell serves on drought resilience panel at the Berkeley Food Institute.

In their capacity as California Agriculture Systems Innovation members, Jeff Mitchell, Cooperative Extension cropping systems specialist at the UC ANR Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center and in the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis specializing in vegetable cropping systems, irrigation management, soil quality, organic soil amendments, extension models, and postharvest physiology and innovative conservation agriculture farmer John Diener of Red Rock Ranch in Five Points, CA were part of a panel organized by the Berkeley Food Institute that discussed "farming practices to reduce risks tied to drought." Read more.

See the video of the panel discussion.

 

Jeff Mitchell and John Diener discussing farming practices to reduce risks tied to drought.
Jeff Mitchell and John Diener discussing farming practices to reduce risks tied to drought.

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 2:56 PM
  • Author: Laura J. Van der Staay
Tags: conservation (7), drought (21), farming (5), risks (1)

The Science of Grass Farming: How Producers Can Benefit from Forage Production Data

Martin Beaton of UC SFREC clipping peak standing crop forage on May 19th, 2009

Livestock ranchers are closely associated with the animals they work with, but many overlook the fact that ranchers are also grass farmers. It is essential for managers to take care of the land and create optimum forage to sustain the long-term health of...

Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 9:23 AM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
  • Contributor: Dustin Flavell

Local Food and Farm Show Features SFREC Event

The Food and Farm Farm can be seen filming the event on Feb. 22nd.

Producers from the Food and Farm Show filmed and interviewed multiple speakers at the Future of Farming and Ranching Forum at the Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center on February 22nd. The Food and Farm Show highlights local agricultural events,...

Posted on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:55 PM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Community (9), Farming (5), Future (8), Media (2), Outreach (43), Ranchers (30), Research and Extension Centers (14), SFREC (72), Video (7), Workshop (21)

Local agriculture community comes together at SFREC to highlight success and extend lessons learned for future producers

Dustin Flavell, SFREC Superintendent, led a short tour and spoke about SFREC's purpose and role in the community.

This past Saturday, February 22nd, SFREC hosted a forum focused on the future of farming and ranching in the Sierra foothills. A number of local leaders involved with agriculture worked closely with SFREC for several months planning this event and the...

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 3:31 PM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Agriculture (13), Community (9), Education (37), Farming (5), Outreach (43), Ranchers (30), sfrec (72), Sierra Foothills (9), UCANR (44), UCCE (25), Workshop (21)

SFREC is Gearing Up for a Local Ag Forum

The Future of Farming and Ranching in the Sierra Foothills Forum - Feb. 22nd

On February 22nd, community members, local farmers and ranchers, professionals, high school students, non-profit groups, and regional leaders in the ag industry will be gathering in Browns Valley for a forum on The Future of Farming and Ranching in the...

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:46 AM
  • Author: Maddison Easley
Tags: Community (9), Education (37), Farming (5), Future (8), Outreach (43), Ranchers (30), SFREC (72), Sierra Foothills (9), ucanr (44), Workshop (21)
 
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