UCCE Sonoma County
University of California
UCCE Sonoma County

Livestock and Range Management


Stephanie Larson - Livestock & Range Management Advisor

The livestock and range program works with ranchers and producers, addressing such topics as animal health and welfare, marketing, and the management of range and natural resources.

The livestock and range program also cooperates with local resource agencies, conducting research in the wise stewardship of lands, humane methods of predator control, and sustainable agriculture for the livestock industry.




On This Site

  • Sonoma Sustainable Initiative a multidisciplinary approach to managing working landscapes in Sonoma County.
  • Drought Management strategies for livestock & range management.
  • Value Chain Analysis - These economic impact analyses provided estimates of how each agricultural business, dairy, grass-fed beef and grain operations, affect both job creation and generate business and tax revenue in the North Bay.

Livestock & Range Management


UCCE Livestock & Range Blogs

5th Annual UCD FARMS Beef Improvement Symposium

The 5th annual UCD FARMS Beef Improvement Symposium will be held on January 9, 2016 in Gladys Hall. See the link below for more information. http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/clubs/farm/2016_beef_improvement_symposium/index.cfm 

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 1:23 PM

Weed-Eating Biomachines

Weed Eating Biomachines: How Grazing Livestock can Help Control Invasive Weeds         In any good weed control program there are some basic steps that should be followed. In general, these steps...

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 10:52 AM

Cows and Methane Production

Check out the attached two-page summary of how cows don't cause climate change!  

Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 3:26 PM

Ken Tate is 2015 recipient of James H. Meyer Distinguished Achievement Award


The following appear in CA&ES Currents Newsletter, August 13, 2015. Congratulations Ken!!! UC Cooperative Extension specialist Kenneth Tate is the 2015 recipient of the James H. Meyer Distinguished Achievement Award. The award recognizes a...

Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 3:22 PM

The Peterson Bros are at it again!

The Peterson Brothers are at it again and this time, they are Takin Care of Livestock!

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 2:12 PM

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