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

Livestock Grazing at Point Reyes National Seashore

Grazing at Point Reyes National Seashore

The Santa Rosa Junior College Range Management class toured Point Reyes National Seashore (PRNS) to learn about the park history, livestock grazing, and issues surrounding public land management. The class met with Range Management Specialist, Dylan...

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 5:28 AM
Tags: endangered (1), grazing (9), Point Reyes (1), special status (1)

Grazing at Pepperwood Preserve

Portable electric fence at Pepperwood Preserve

The Santa Rosa Junior College Range Management class visited Pepperwood Preserve to learn about the livestock grazing program and their range management plan's goals.  Pepperwood Preserve is a 3,120-acre nature preserve in northeast Sonoma County...

Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11:34 AM
Tags: grazing (9), Pepperwood (1)

Ecosystem Services Interpretative Signage

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The University of California Cooperative Extension recognized rangelands and their importance in Sonoma County, creating the “Ecosystem Services Interpretative Signage” to increase awareness and knowledge of park visitors, mangers and...

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 1:39 PM
Tags: cattle (10), Grazing (9), Rangelands (2)

Marin County May Change Ordinance to Help Livestock Producers Harvest and Process Locally

This is a re-post from CWGA. CWGA Legislative Action Alert – Members located in Marin County and Surrounding Areas: Marin County is in the process of correcting an omission in the land use code that for the last 15 years has left ranchers in...

Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 4:17 PM

Sheep Handling Video Series

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The following is a re-post from ASI Weekly. The How to Handle Sheep video series released by the American Sheep Industry Association, in collaboration with Temple Grandin, Ph.D., the Livestock Marketing Association and Colorado State University, is...

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 2:36 PM
Tags: Sheep (17)

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