Mendocino County
University of California
Mendocino County

John M Harper

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Strategic Initiative Leader-Sustainable Natural Ecosystems, Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
UCCE-Mendocino County
890 N. Bush Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
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John attended both UC Davis and the University of Arizona. His undergraduate degree is in animal science and agricultural economics with emphasis in business management. His graduate studies were in range management and his thesis research was on grazing behavior. He is a member of both the Society for Range Management and the American Society for Animal Science and served as president of the Cal-Pac section of SRM in 2008. He holds license #23 as a Certified Rangeland Manager by the California Board of Forestry and is also a Certified Rangeland Professional #CP01-495. Presently he is the secretary for the Mendocino/Lake Wool Growers Association and is ad hoc Director of the Mendocino County Cattlemen’s Association.


M.S. Range Management, University of Arizona. 1992
B.S. Animal Science & Ag. Economics - Ag. Science & Management, University of California Davis. 1980


  • Western Extension Directors' Association Award of Excellence - Rangeland Watershed Program
    Presented by Western Region Extension,  2012
  • Webpage Award - Silver
    Presented by Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals,  2011
  • Western Extension Directors' Association Award of Excellence - Farm Water Quality Planning Project
    Presented by Western Region Extension,  2008
  • Outstanding Teamwork Distinguished Service Award
    Presented by UC ANR,  2006
  • DANR North Coast & Mountain Region Certificate of Recognition for Implementation of State Rangeland Water Quality Plan
    Presented by UC ANR,  2001


Sheep & goat production, range cattle production, rangeland, watershed, water quality, computer applications.

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