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San Benito County

Cooperative Extension 
3228 Southside Road

Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: (831) 637-5346
Fax: (831) 637-7111 

Office Hours

Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm


Additional hours by appointment


Lynn Schmitt-McQuitty

Livestock & Range Blog

  • Impact of Controlling Yellow Starthistle on Watershed Runoff and Groundwater Levels

    Added February 27, 2017
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    Yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis) (YST) is the most pervasive invasive and noxious weed in California. Previous work showed that YST uses substantially more water than forage annual grasses it typically displaces. Soil moisture was 20% higher...

  • Sheep and Goat Producer Survey

    Added February 15, 2017
    Goats showing food preferences.

    Do you have sheep and/or goats? Are you interested in learning about small ruminant nutrition, disease prevention, the new veterinary feed directive, or using sheep and goats to manage weeds and fire fuels? UCCE will be hosting a workshop specifically...

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