UCCE Sonoma County
University of California
UCCE Sonoma County

Livestock and Range Management

Welcome

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.

 

 
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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

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UCCE Livestock & Range Blogs

Early Warning California - Rangelands Disappearing

Below is a an article released by the US Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station. It is worth a read by anyone interested in rangelands and open space and the impacts from urban development. Especially chilling for...

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 2:57 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment,Natural Resources

Prescribed Burning for Healthy Rangelands

Control burn 3 Lenya Quinn-Davidson

This spring, I am teaching the Santa Rosa Junior College Rangeland Management class.  This is my opportunity to educate aspiring students on the importance of rangelands and how to manage them. Their educational experiences include...

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 8:11 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment,Natural Resources

US/Mexico Border Wall and Impacts on Rangeland

Species list, see description

This spring, I am teaching the Santa Rosa Junior College Rangeland Management class.  This is my opportunity to educate aspiring students on the importance of rangelands and how to manage them. Their educational experiences include...

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 12:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment,Natural Resources

The Rancher: A Threatened Species

Spring 2019 SRJC Range Management Class at Sonoma County Regional Park: Taylor Mountain

This spring, I am teaching the Santa Rosa Junior College Rangeland Management class.  This is my opportunity to educate aspiring students on the importance of rangelands and how to manage them. Their educational experiences include classroom...

Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 11:46 AM
Tags: Grazing (10), range management (4)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources

Will livestock grazing on rangelands reduce the potential for and severity of wildfires?

Grazing could have reduced/eliminated the shrubs growing near this subdivision

UCCE Sonoma County along with other UC colleagues, recently received a grant to identify the impact of grazing on the frequency and severity of wildfire in California. The project will ask three specific questions: Does grazing reduce the likelihood...

Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture,Environment,Natural Resources

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