Livestock and Natural Resource Management
The Livestock and Natural Resource Management Program focuses on efforts to keep livestock and rangeland itself healthy and productive. The program assists landowners through problem-solving research and by providing science based information that promotes good stewardship and sustainability.
- If you can't find the Livestock or Range information you're looking for here, please visit the Livestock and Natural Resources webpages at the link below:
- Meat Industry Capacity and Feasibility Study of the North Coast Region of California - Printed copies are available from the Mendocino County Economic Development and Finance Corporation (MCEDFC) at a cost of $20. The full plans and technical specifications for the facility are also available from MCEDFC at a cost of $100.
- QA Tax Option for Drought Sales of Livestock
- Scrapie for LFA newsletter-June08_
Here is a link to the Brand Inspector Directory. You will find it on the Branch Info section of of the CDFA Bureau of Livestock Identification page.
- 2007 CENSUS of AGRICULTURE
- Development of Vegetation and Aquatic Habitat in Restored Riparian Sites of California's North Coast Rangelands
- Soil Carbon Sequestration in US Rangelands
- USDA Inspected Red Meat Slaughter Plants in CA
- Custom-Exempt (not USDA-Inspected) Red Meat Slaughter Plants
- Poultry Processing Plants
Animal ID Workshop Handouts
Animal ID Workshop Handouts
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Wild Pig Survey
For those of you that have been impacted by past or current wildfires in relation to loss of rangeland forage, the YouTube video link and related website below would be good resources to review to help calculate forage loss. If you know of...
Ukiah, CA, September 16, 2020 — Recent wildfires have impacted farmers and ranchers in Mendocino and Lake Counties. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), through the Farm Service Agency (FSA), has disaster assistance programs available to help...
Wool, Lambs, Sheep Eligible for CFAP 2 Payments American sheep and wool producers will see direct benefits from a second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments that were announced today by President Donald J. Trump...
UCCE Programs During Covid 19: Rangeland Wednesdays - Rancher-panel discussing how they cope with drought on federal and non-federal public lands in California
Join us for Working Rangelands Wednesdays, where we explore topics around rangeland agriculture in California and across the West. The goal of this webinar series is to discuss challenges related to managing multiple-use rangelands through...
Join us for our next webinar on Wednesday, June 17th at 1pm PDT, which will feature Dr. Tina Saitone, CE Specialist in Agricultural and Resource Economics, presenting "Can you Insure Against Drought? Information and...