News and Highlights


Just Published! Practitioner insights into weed management on California’s rangelands and natural areas  Survey of 260 rangeland managers and restoration practitioners to investigate invasive and weedy species of concern, land management goals, perceived effectiveness of existing practices (i.e., prescribed fire, grazing, herbicide use, and seeding), and barriers to practice implementation.

Just Published! Management scale assessment of practices to mitigate cattle microbial water quality impairments of coastal waters  Trend analysis of a 19-year dataset to assess long-term microbial water quality responses resulting from a program to implement 40 grazing best management practices within the Olema Creek Watershed, a primary tributary to Tomales Bay, USA.

Just Published! Beef production simulation of nitrate and lipid supplements for pasture and rangeland fed enterprises  Long-term effects of dietary supplements on productivity, economics, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 2 beef enterprises were simulated across 30 years: Enterprise 1. Angus steers in New South Wales, Australia and Enterprise 2. British x Charolais steers (1.0 head/ha) in California, USA.

Recent Blog Posts

  • UC Rangelands Winter Newsletter
    Chico State and UC Cooperative Extension co-host the 2019 Beef Symposium, ‘Bridging Genetics and Management’     The 2019 Beef Symposium focused on rangeland enhancement through […]
  • Local stakeholders gather for the 2018 Rustici Tour on the Plumas National Forest
    By Tracy Schohr, UC Cooperative Extension Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor for Plumas, Sierra and Butte counties In late July, UCCE Plumas-Sierra and UC Rangelands hosted the 2nd Rustici […]
  • UC Rangelands Spring Newsletter
    UC Cooperative Extension, Chico State, and Foster Ranch co-host Irrigated Pasture and Rangeland Management Workshop   In California, there are more than 34 million acres of grazed rangeland. […]

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