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Healthy Soils Demonstration Project Update

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...

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 1:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Healthy Soils Demonstration Project Launch Success

Monitoring greenhouse gases on food waste compost plot

A Healthy Soils Demonstration project was recently launched at Sierra Foothill REC in experimental rangeland plots in the Forbes pasture.   This project is funded by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the University of...

Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 12:09 PM
  • Author: Holly Stover
  • Editor: Emily Baumstinger

Join SFREC & The Silver Lab of UC Berkeley for a Workshop & Demonstration on Rangeland Compost Research Trials -- Nov 14th 2018

Compost on Rangeland Trail Nov2018

UC Sierra Foothill REC is hosting a community workshop & field demonstration event where The Silver Lab at UC Berkeley will discuss results from a long-term (10 year) compost addition trial on foothill rangeland and observed benefits for...

Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 12:43 PM
  • Author: Emily Baumstinger

April Updates

273d Falkner farmhouse

On April 1st, the Hansen Fund released the results of this year’s Request for Proposals Program. The Hansen Advisory Board and the Research Advisory Committee had a particularly hard time this year. Twenty two projects, whose funding request...

Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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