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Research Spotlight: Rangeland Production in Variable Climates

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SFREC visitors often notice and comment on the large "hoop house" structures that sit in a pasture just North of our headquarters. When precipitation is in the forecast, our staff works closely with the researchers associated with this...

Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 9:22 AM

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 (21), 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)

Research Spotlight: Understanding Invasive Weeds

Cattle among medusahead  at SFREC

As many know all too well, invasive plants are one of the greatest threats to rangelands due to competition with native species, reduced forage quality for livestock and wildlife, and multiple other ecological factors. One particular invasive grass known...

Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 12:26 PM
  • Contributor: Maddison Easley
  • Contributor: Nikolai Schweitzer
  • Contributor: Erica Spotswood

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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