Rustici Research Archive

Funded Projects 2018

Funded Projects 2017

Detection of Manganese Deficiency in California Cattle Herds

Josh Davy, CE Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

jsdavy@ucanr.edu

 

Measuring Impacts of Controlling Yellow Starthistle in the Sacramento Valley on Watershed Runoff and Groundwater Levels

Joseph DiTomaso, Professor and CE Specialist, UCD Plant Sciences Department

jmditomaso@ucdavis.edu

 

Production and Meet Riparian Habitat Conservation Objectives

Carissa Koopmann Rivers, CE Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

ckrivers@ucanr.edu

 

Educational Videos for Ranch Water Quality Plan Production

David Lewis, CE Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

djllewis@ucanr.edu

 

Remote Data Collection for Adaptive Rangeland Management on Public Lands

Leslie Roche, CE Specialist, UCD Plant Sciences

lmroche@ucdavis.edu

 

Beef Cattle Extension Programming through the eBEEF Community of Practice

Alison Van Eenennaam, CE Specialist, UCD Department of Animal Science

alvaneenennaam@ucdavis.edu

Funded Projects 2016

Prevention of Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis with an Intranasal Moraxella Bovis Vaccine

John Angelos, Professor and Researcher, UCD School of Veterinary Medicine

jaangelos@ucdavis.edu

 

A Data- Driven Decision Support System for Monitoring and Predicting Forage Production in California Rangeland

Yufang Jin, Professor and Researcher, UCD Land Air and Water Resources Department

yujin@ucdavis.edu

 

Post-Wildfire Livestock Grazing Management on Public Rangelands

Laura Snell, CE Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

lksnell@ucanr.edu

 

Waterborne Microbial Pollutants- Quantifying Background and Cattle Contributions on Rangeland Watersheds

Kenneth Tate, Professor and CE Specialist, UCD Plant Sciences Department

kwtate@ucdavis.edu

 

Assessing Beef Cattle Welfare: Online Training Materials for Cow-Calf Operations

Cassandra Tucker, Professor and Researcher, UCD Department of Animal Science

cbtucker@ucdavis.edu 

 

Precision Breeding of Cattle Resistant to Mannheimia Haemolytica Leukotoxin

Alison Van Eenennaam, CE Specialist, UCD Department of Animal Science

alvaneenennaam@ucdavis.edu

Funded Projects 2015

On-Ranch Impacts, Management, and Planning Horizons Following Severe Drought

Leslie Roche, CE Specialist, UCD Plant Sciences Department

lmroche@ucdavis.edu

 

Epizootic Bovine Abortion (EBA) Vaccine: An Association with Early Fetal Mortality?

Jeffrey Stott, Professor, UCD School of Veterinary Medicine

jlstott@ucdavis.edu

 

Assessing Beef Cattle Welfare: Online Training Materials for Cow-Calf Operations

Cassandra Tucker, Professor and Researcher, UCD Department of Animal Science

cbtucker@ucdavis.edu 

Funded Projects 2014

Advancing Tools for Controlling Medusahead

Josh Davy, CE Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

jsdavy@ucanr.edu

Development of Grazing, Integrated, and Organic Management Strategies for Noxious Thistles in Northern California Coastal Regions

Joseph DiTomaso, Professor and CE Specialist, UCD Plant Sciences Department

jmditomasso@ucdavis.edu

Range and Pasture Plant Field Identification Guide

Larry Forero, CE Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

lcforero@ucanr.edu

Understanding the Impact of Neurologic Disease in Cattle Caused by Bovine Astrovirus (BovAstV-NeuroS1)

Patricia Pesavento, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

papesavento@ucdavis.edu

Beef Cattle Welfare: Assurance and Benchmarking

Cassandra Tucker, UC Davis Department of Animal Science

cbtucker@ucdavis.edu

Whole Genome Sequencing of BRD-relevant Bacterial Isolates

Alison Van Eenennaam, CE Specialist, UCD Animal Science Department

alvaneenennaam@ucdavis.edu

Funded Projects 2013

Evaluating the Variation in the Intake of Loose Salt Mineral Mixes Using Selenium as a Marker for Consumption by Pasture Cattle

Josh Davy, CE Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

jsdavy@ucanr.edu

Extending Knowledge: Using Producer-Researcher Learning Teams to Design Economically Viable, Ranch-Specific Approaches

Jeremy James, SFREC Director, UC ANR

jjjames@ucanr.edu

Developing and Validating Methods for Accurately Measuring the Shedding of Escherichia coli (O157:H7) by Rangeland Cattle

Xunde Li, Researcher, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

xdli@ucdavis.edu

Epizootic Bovine Abortion (EBA): Vaccines for Today and Tomorrow

Jeffrey Stott, Professor and Researcher, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

jlstott@ucdavis.edu

Prescribed Grazing to Enhance Ranch Profit and Rangeland Ecosystem Services

Kenneth Tate, CE Specialist, UCD Department of Plant Sciences

kwtate@ucdavis.edu

Genomic Interrogation of the Putative Etiological Agent of Foothill Abortion (EBA)

Alison Van Eenennaam, CE Specialist, UCD Animal Science Department

alvaneenennaam@ucdavis.edu

Funded Projects 2012

Statewide Coordination of a Science-Based Response to Waterborne Pathogen Concerns of Beef Cattle on California Rangelands

Robert Atwill, Professor and Researcher, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

ratwill@ucdavis.edu

Evaluation and Validation of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Assay to Detect Tritrichomonas Foetus

Kristen Clothier, Professor and Researcher, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

kaclothier@ucdavis.edu

New Producer-Friendly Tool to Diagnose BRD Virus Infections

Beate Crossley, Professor and Researcher, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

bcrossley@ucdavis.edu

Tools for Controlling Medusa Head

Josh Davy, CE Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

jsdavy@ucanr.edu

Effects of Road Transport on Physiological Stress Indices and Pathogen Shedding in Adult Beef Cows

Xunde Li, Researcher, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

xdli@ucdavis.edu

Coordinated Electronic Extension of Information to Cattlemen

Glenn Nader, CE Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

ganader@ucdavis.edu

Development and Testing of a Recombinant Heat Shock Protein (HSP) Vaccine for Epizootic Bovine Abortion (EBA)

Jeffrey Stott, Professor and Researcher, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

jlstott@ucdavis.edu

Beef Cattle Welfare: Assessment of Pain Relief and Healing After Hot Iron Branding and Castration

Cassandra Tucker, Professor and Researcher, UCD Department of Animal Science

cbtucker@ucdavis.edu