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Backcountry Horsemen: Weeds and Grasses
Posted 4/17/2018 - Last week the Backcountry Horsemen of California had their Rendezvous at the Paso Robles Event Center.  It was a wonderful event with great people and fun activities. In case you missed my talk on toxic plants and forage value of grasses, here's my...

IMG 20180123 164339377 HDR Gabilan Ranch Tour -- Wednesday, April 25th
Posted 3/22/2018 - The Pajaro Compass Network is hosting their Spring meeting at the Gabilan Ranch (Rancho Cienega del Gabilan) April 25th from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm (lunch provided). The 11,000-acre cattle ranch in San Juan Bautista is featured as a Pajaro Compass Case...

Field tour Workshop: Conservation Easements to Keep Ranches Working
Posted 3/7/2018 - Come to a joint meeting of the Central Coast Rangeland Coalition and the California-Pacific Section of the Society for Range Management.  The meeting is titled: Conservation Easments to Keep Ranches Working. Date: April 19, 2018 Time: 8:30 am -...

RCFlier 2018 Range Camp: Applications Due 4/27/2018
Posted 2/21/2018 - What is Range Camp: Range Camp is a week-long summer camp that provides high school students an opportunity to learn about rangeland ecology and management, and livestock management.  They learn from academics and professionals in a variety of...

Copyright © 2006 Luigi Rignanese Backyard Poultry Owners Needed for Study!
Posted 2/16/2018 - Maurice Pitesky is a UC Cooperative Extension Specialist at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine with a focus in poultry health and food safety epidemiology. He is working on a study looking at various contaminants (lead, PCBs etc.) in eggs...

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