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High Schools Students Explore Ag Careers


Over 150 students from Ventura County high schools explored careers in agriculture at the Ag Careers Fair last night at the Ag Museum in Santa Paula. Over 40 movers and shakers in the fields of horticulture, farming and ranching, food science, pest...


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Posted on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 2:13 PM
Tags: careers in ag (1), HAREC (54), natural resources (12)

SFREC receives PG&E land to expand research

Photo: Bear Yuba Land Trust

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has donated 41 acres in Yuba County to the University of California as part of its land conservation commitment. The donation of the Narrows Unit to benefit UC's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources was made in...

Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 11:08 AM
Tags: Englebright (4), Natural Resources (12), SFREC (72), UCANR (44), Yuba River (7)

Excitement Builds for the 1st Annual Beef & Range Field Day

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On Wednesday, October 8th, over 125 high school students from FFA and 4-H programs in Butte, Nevada, Placer, Sutter and Yuba counties will gather in Browns Valley for the 1st Annual Beef & Range Field Day.  This event, hosted by the Sierra...

Posted on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 2:12 PM
  • Author: Megan G Osbourn
Tags: 4-H (22), Beef Cattle (23), Education (37), FFA (8), Natural Resources (12), Outreach (43), Ranchers (30), SFREC (72), UCANR (44), Workshop (21)

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

Research Spotlight: California Black Rail

Initiated by Jerry Tecklin and Dr. Steve Beissinger in 2002, the Black Rail Project monitors the population dynamics and movements of two very secretive wetland birds, the Black Rail and the Virginia Rail. Over the past decade, researchers have examined...

Posted on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 12:45 PM
  • Contributor: Ben Granholm

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