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  • CORONAVIRUS FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM for Livestock Producers

    USDA is providing critical support to our nation's farmers and ranchers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). CFAP provides vital financial assistance to producers of agricultural commodities with financial assistance that gives them...


    By Devii R. Rao
    Author - San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
  • Job Opportunity in Carmel: Grazing Program Technician

    Santa Lucia Conservancy manages 18,000 acres of rangeland in Carmel. They are hiring a full-time Grazing Program Technician. The hourly rate is between $21 and $23/hour, depending on experience. Comprehensive benefits will be offered, including health,...


    By Devii R. Rao
    Author - San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
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    High School Students: Register Now For Virtual Range Camp

    The California Range & Natural Resources Camp is usually a week-long summer camp for high school students, 14-18 years old. It has been running for over 30 years.  During camp, students learn about management of plants, livestock,...


    By Devii R. Rao
    Author - San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
  • California State Water Resources Control Board Grazing Survey

    This message is from Ken Tate, Professor and Rustici Specialist in Rangeland Watershed Sciences at UC Davis... "This is an important opportunity for the CA rangeland and livestock community (academics, managers, producers) to provide input on the...


    By Devii R. Rao
    Author - San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
  • Video Available for Grazing and Prescribed Burning For Fire Safety Workshop

    We had a great workshop on 7/2/2020 related to Grazing and Prescribed Burning for Fire Safety. We recorded the video in case you missed it and want to check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXW2Ilsn038. Also, here's the link to the PowerPoint...


    By Devii R. Rao
    Author - San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor