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IMG 1289 crop Target Grazing Meeting & Sheep/Goat Workshop
Posted 4/12/2017 - Here's some info about two great upcoming workshops: Targeted/Prescribed (Rotational / Deferral) Livestock Grazing for Meeting Conservation Goals Thursday, April 20, 20179:00 AM - 4:30 PMCalPoly Beef CenterCost: $30, includes lunch This is the...

41714 original Impact of Controlling Yellow Starthistle on Watershed Runoff and Groundwater Levels
Posted 2/27/2017 - 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...

Goats showing food preferences. Sheep and Goat Producer Survey
Posted 2/15/2017 - 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...

(left to right) Devii Rao, Dr. K. Satyanarayan and Dr. Jagadeeswary at the Veterinary University in Bengaluru with beautiful scenes of agricultural life depicted above us on the wall. Photo credit: Daniel George. Small Farmers Make Big Contributions: Dairy Production in India
Posted 2/7/2017 - I recently spent a month in India visiting relatives, watching wildlife, and taking photos of cattle! Cattle are everywhere in India - in rural areas, national parks, cities, even temples. During my visit I went to the Veterinary College in Bengaluru,...

Ranch Management Strategies for Drought - Free Workshop in Red Bluff
Posted 1/19/2017 - Ranchers are invited to CCA's Surviving Drought Risk Management Workshop at the Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale (Tehama District Fairgrounds) on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 8 - 10:30 a.m. This workshop will feature research from UC Cooperative...

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