Help wanted: participation in herbicide-resistant weeds workshop Adapted from UC ANR blog By Brad Hanson Requesting growers and ag industry members to contribute to the national conversation on herbicide-resistant weeds As part of a national effort on developing research and regulatory priorities related to the challenging problems of herbicide-resistant weeds, the Weed Science Society of […]
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Ranchers, environmentalists and policy makers unite to protect water q...
Common Ground Ranchers, environmentalists and policy makers unite to protect water quality on California rangeland (Adapted from UC Davis Magazine Online) Volume 29 Number 4 (Summer 2012) By Diane Nelson Grazing and water quality? Over half of California’s 57 million acres of rangeland is privately owned and managed for livestock production – and that […]
UC Rangelands Blog – Tina Saitone
This week’s blog post features Dr. Tina Saitone, new UC Cooperative Extension Specialist in Livestock and Rangeland Economics. My name is Tina Saitone, and on June 1 of this year I began an appointment as a Cooperative Extension Specialist focusing on livestock and rangeland economics. While my “home” is in the Agricultural and Resource Economics […]
Considerations for Feeding Rained on Hay
Josh Davy, Tehama County Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor and Peter Robinson, Cooperative Extension Nutrition Specialist This blog post was adapted from the UCCE Tehama – Livestock and Rangeland News – April 2016* The series of storms this spring across Northern California was welcome on rangelands during the continuing drought. Although these storms helped […]
Statewide University of California Cooperative Extension Specialists
This is the third in a series of blog posts to highlight individuals within the UC Cooperative Extension (CE) working to bring science-based solutions to challenges facing ranchers and rangeland stakeholders. This post features campus-based statewide CE Specialists. Find a local UCCE range professional here! Rob Atwill, D.V.M., Ph.D. – Director of Vet Med Extension Contact: […]
Central California UC Cooperative Extension Advisors Serve Stakeholder...
This is the second in a series of blog posts to highlight individuals within the UC Cooperative Extension (CE) working to bring science-based solutions to challenges facing rangeland stakeholders. This post features 7 county-based CE Advisors in Central California. Find a local UCCE range professional here! County-based Central California CE Advisors listed from North to South… Santa […]
Northern California UC Cooperative Extension Advisors Serve Stakeholde...
This is the first in a series of blog posts to highlight individuals within the UC Cooperative Extension (CE) working to bring science-based solutions to challenges facing rangeland stakeholders. This first post features 11 county-based CE Advisors in Northern California. Find a local UCCE range professional here! County-based Northern California CE Advisors listed from North to South… […]
1st Rustici Rangeland Tour a success!
Last week, we held our 1st Rustici Rangeland Tour in the beautiful Warner Mountains in Alturas, Calif. The tour continued the conversation from our 3rd Rustici Rangeland Science Symposium, providing additional opportunities for networking as well as field-based learning. The day included on-site demonstrations and discussions of post-wildfire grazing management, meadow and riparian health, grazing […]
Foothill Abortion Vaccine Progress
Carissa Koopmann Rivers, UCCE Siskiyou County Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor This blog post was adapted from the UCCE Siskiyou Stockman – Livestock and Rangeland News – April 2016* UC Davis’s Dr. Jeffery Stott has reached a new milestone is his work to address a major economic loss for California cattle producers—foothill abortion, a tick-borne […]
UC Rangelands May 2016 Newsletter
A New Name in Rangelands! We are excited to release UC Rangelands, a new initiative launched by Leslie Roche, Ph.D. and Ken Tate, Ph.D. at UC Davis, in cooperation with other faculty and researchers at the University of California and UC Cooperative Extension. The mission of UC Rangelands is to develop and advance science-based knowledge […]