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Livestock & Range News Blog

  • UCCE is Hiring 4-H Supervisor Positions Across the State

    Are you interested in working with 4-H and having a career with the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE)? UCCE is hiring nine 4-H Supervisor positions across the state. There will be one position that covers Santa Cruz, Monterey,...


    By Devii R. Rao
    Author - San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
  • CCPBA members after a prescribed burn at Santa Lucia Preserve in Monterey County
    Free Burn Plans Available for Central Coast Ranchers

    In May 2020 UCCE San Benito County, in partnership with the Resources Conservation District of Monterey County, was awarded a $379,000 CAL FIRE Fire Prevention Grant to develop a prescribed burn association covering San Benito, Monterey, and Santa...


    By Devii R. Rao
    Author - San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
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    Mushroom poisonings - a danger to cattle?

    The atmospheric river event in October of 2021 followed by mild temperatures in northern California turned many grasslands green but may have also resulted in advantageous growing conditions for many types of mushrooms. Different species of mushrooms...


    By Gabriele U Maier
    Author - DVM, MPVM, DACVPM, PhD
    By Robert Poppenga
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    Free Rancher Seminar - 3 hours DPR Credits

    Three hours of continuing education credits (including 1 hour of laws and regs) have just been approved by California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) for the 20th Annual Continuing Education Seminar for Ranchers. This free, online event will...


    By Devii R. Rao
    Author - San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
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    Rancher Seminar - December 8

    Join the San Benito County Weed Management Area for our 20th Annual Continuing Education Seminar for Ranchers! It will be a virtual meeting again this year. Attendees can join via Zoom or telephone. Click here for the flyer. Agenda will be coming...


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