UCCE Sonoma County
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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

UC Davis Horse Day October 22, 2016

UCD Horse day2016

The Annual UC Davis Horse Day is right around the corner!  Be sure to register before October 7th to receive the discounted rate: http://animalscience.ucdavis.edu/events/horse-day   If you have a group of 10 or more, please email Kathryn at...

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 2:16 PM
Tags: Horses (1)

Coping with Drought on California Rangelands Publication

Announcement reprinted from California Wool Growers' Association newsletter. I was part of the team and it reflects input from Mendocino and Lake County ranchers as well as the rest of the state.   California has experienced five large-scale,...

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2:59 PM
Tags: 5-year drought (1), cattle (5), drought (3), drought strategies (1), goats (7), rangeland (10), sheep (11)

New USDA App Protects Cattle from Heat Stress

The following is a repost from ASAS Taking Stock.   By Jan Suszkiw, Agricultural Research Service, USDA USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has launched a new smartphone application (“app”) that forecasts conditions...

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 1:38 PM
Tags: Cattle (5), heat stress (1), Smartphone Apps (2)

Ecosystem Services Curriculum and Interpretative Trail Signage

Cattle grazing on Taylor Mountain near Santa Rosa

In California, including Sonoma County, lands deemed “open space or protected land”, whether in private or public ownership, are frequently grazed by beef cattle. Cattle grazing supports the raising of beef cattle for meat and other...

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 7:15 AM
Tags: Taylor Mountain (3)

University of California Cooperative Extension Wild Pig Survey

Wild pigs at HREC

In managed rangelands and agricultural areas, feral or wild pigs are a significant pest species. However, estimates of total damaged area occurring on these lands are ill-defined and subject to a high degree of variability. Wild pigs can be important...

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 3:18 PM
Tags: feral hogs (1), feral pigs (1), orchards (1), rangeland (10), vineyards (1), Wild pigs (1)

University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County
133 Aviation Blvd Suite 109, Santa Rosa, CA 95403  Phone: 707.565.2621  Fax: 707.565.2623
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