Mendocino County
University of California
Mendocino County

John M. Harper

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Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
UCCE-Mendocino County
890 N. Bush Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 463-4495
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Biography

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.

Education

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

Awards

  • Golden Fleece Award - Lifetime Achievement
    Presented by California Wool Growers Associaton,  2017
  • Outstanding Achievement Award - Stewardship
    Presented by Society of Range Management,  2015
  • 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

Specialty

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

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Files

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Harper, J.M. (2016). ANR, RREA, and Rustici - ANR Grant successful strategies for Letters of Intent and Full Grant Proposals, Renewable Resources Extension Act and the Rustici Endowment. New Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor/Specialist Conclave. Hopland Research and Extension Center. May 16-17, 2016.
  • Harper, J.M. (2016). Roles & Need of Advisors/Specialists - Same but Different. New Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor/Specialist Conclave. Hopland Research and Extension Center. May 16-17, 2016.
  • Harper, J.M. (2016). Strategic Plan, Initiatives, Team Leaders and Workgroups - What are they, why they're important, how does it fit my program? New Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor/Specialist Conclave. Hopland Research and Extension Center. May 16-17, 2016.
  • Harper, J.M. (2016). The Sustainable Natural Ecosystem Strategic Initiative Plan - Results of the planning meeting at the earlier SI Joint Conference - Future 5-year Plan. New Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor/Specialist Conclave. Hopland Research and Extension Center. May 16-17, 2016.
  • Harper, J.M. (2016). Tools for Using Your Smart Phone for Video. New Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor/Specialist Conclave. Hopland Research and Extension Center. May 16-17, 2016.
  • Lewis, D.J.; Lennox, M., et al. (2015). Creek Carbon: Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions through riparian restoration. University of California Cooperative Extension Marin County. 26.
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Stackhouse, J., et al. (2015). Matching Livestock Production Systems and Environment. San Francisco, Amereican Geophysical Union.
  • Harper, J.M.; Keiffer, R.F. (2015). Society for Range Management 2015. Managing Diversity Meeting Mobile Guidebook App. August 2014 to present. To get the app on a mobile device go to http://guidebook.com/g/SRM2015. To see the app on the web without all the additional mobile features go to http://guidebook.com/guide/20297
  • Harper, J.M. (2014). California Ranch Stewardship Workshop - Oct 21, 2014, 1-4pm. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. October 9, 2014. http://ucanr.edu/b/~i24
  • Harper, J. (2014). California Ranch Stewardshp Workshop. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics - October 21, 2014, 1-4 pm. Ukiah, California. October 9, 2014. http://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=15544
  • Gerry, A. (2014). Insect Pests of Animals: Searchable Pesticide Database, September 10, 2014. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.J. Harper.
  • Harper, J.M. (2014). Melvin George Wins W.R. Chapline Stewardship Award. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 19, 2014.
  • Harper, J.M. (2014). Ranching and California's Drought: workshop and webcast. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. November 7, 2014 and October 9, 2014.
  • Harper, J.M. (2014). Rancho in Petaluma Recalling Some Beef Products. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. January 14, 2014.
  • Harper, J.M. (2014). Range Drought Recovery: What to do if it rains. Hopland, California. 14. October 2, 2014.
  • Harper, J.M. (2014). UC ANR Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Livestock, Forestry and Natural Resources CE Positions by July 21, 2013, June 19, 2014. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • Harper, J.; Keiffer, R.; George, H. (2014). UCCE Livestock & Range Sheep Information Web Page. 2015 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting (Abstract #289). Sacramento, California, Society for Range Management. SRM, Denver, CO. I developed the web pages, worte the abstract and presented at the meeting.

  • Harper, J.M. (2013). American Sheep Industry Offers Up Market News App for Smartphones. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. August 2, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~6s2
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). AMI Recommended Animal Handling Guidelines & Audit Guide - A Systematic Approach to Animal Welfare. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. January 31, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~6z1
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). AMIF Releases New Standards for Animal Handling. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. July 26, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Er2
  • McGourty, G; Nosera, J., et al. (2013). Assessment of Vineyard Water Use in the Navarro River Watershed. 64th American Society of Enology and Viticulture Conference (Proceedings). Monterey, California. 104-105. June 24-28, 2013.
  • Lewis, D.; Lennox, M.; O'Geen, A.; Eviner, V.; Larson, S; Harper, J.; Doran, M.; Tate, K. (2013). Carbon sequestration trajectory: Soil carbon pools following stream restoration. University of California Agrculture and Natural Resources Statewide Conference (Poster presentation). Ontario, California. I set up the sites in Mendocino County, collected data, and reviewed the drafts and final manuscript. I reviewed the abstract.

  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Cattlemen's Day at the Cow Palace October 19, 2013. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.org/blogs/blogcord/postdetail.cfm?postnum=11663
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Free Courses for Young or Beginning Farmers/Ranchers. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 12, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~8T2
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Kansas/Oklahoma State Economic Paper Looks at Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling and the Impact on Consumer Demand. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. January 15, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~OM2
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Livestock Producers - Going Organic? Two USDA Guides Answer Questions. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 27, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~KV2
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Loans Available for Sheep Flock Breeding Animal Purchases from National Livestock Producers Association (NLPA)Sheep and Goat Fund Committee. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. June 28, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~2n2
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Medusahead Control & Reseeding Field Day - June 18, 9-11am. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. June 12, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~5l2
  • McGourty, G.; Lewis, D.J.; Harper, J.M.; Elkins, R.; Metz, J.; Nosera, J.; Papper, P.; Sanford, R. (2013). Assessment of Vinyard Water Use in the Navarro River Watershed. 64th American Society of Enology and Viticulture National Conference. June 24-28, Monterey, CA. Pp. 104-105. I prepared the original grant and reviewed the abstract.

  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Mendocino County Meat Plant (MCMP) Study - Staying Local. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. August 21, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Lv2
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Mendocino County Meat Plant Study. Meat Advisory Committee. 14. July 2013.
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Mendocino County Meat Plant Study. North Ukiah Rotary. 20.
  • Hardesty, S.; Harper, J.M. (2013). Mendocino County Meat Plant Study - Staying Local. University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino CountyUniversity of California Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource EconomicsMendocino Economic Development and Financing Corporation. 92.
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). NAMA Creates Meat Experts Web Site. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 25, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~xU2
  • Harper, J.; George, H.; Tate, K.; Keiffer, R. (2013). Rangeland and Irrigated Pasture Information Web Page. 2014 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting (Abstract). Orlando, Florida, Society for Range Management. SRM, Denver, CO. I developed the web pages, wrote the abstract and presented at the meeting.

  • Doran, M. (2013). Sales of Gain Boosting Product for Cattle Suspended. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.J. Harper. August 21, 2013. http://ucanr.org/blogs/blogcord/postdetail.cfm?postnum=11237
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Scoop.it! Page: UCCE Livestock & Range. 2013-present. http://www.scoop.it/t/ucce-livestock-range
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Shasta Livestock Market - Now on Cattle Market Mobile App for Iphone and Android. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. September 30, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Z13
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). Two Smartphone Apps for Cattle Market Info. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. August 21, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Jv2
  • George, M.; Harper, J. (2013). UC and Land Grant Rangeland Websites: State, National and Global. 2013 California Rangeland Research Symposium. Davis, CA, UC Davis. I contribue, edit, and manage some of these websites. I copresented the poster.

  • Harper, J.M. (2013). UC IPM Releases New Pest Note on Poison Hemlock. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. August 12, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~ut2
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). UCCE Livestock & Range Beef Cattle Information Goes Live on the Internet. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 12, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/b/~9T2
  • Harper, J. (2013). UCCE Livestock and Range Beef Cattle Web Page. 2013 California Rangeland Research Symposium. Davis, CA, UC Davis.
  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (2013). UCCE Livestock and Range Beef Cattle Web Page. Abstract for 2013 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.
  • George, M.R.; Harper, J.M. (2013). "UCD Plant Sciences California Rangelands Webpages." Retrieved February 3, 2017, 2017, from http://californiarangeland.ucdavis.edu/.
  • Harper, J.M. (2013). "University of California Cooperative Extension UCCE Livestock & Range Webpages, http://ucanr.edu/sites/UCCE_LR/." Retrieved February 3, 2017, 2017,
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). Access to Capital, Offers an All-in-One Resource for Anyone Seeking Capital in California. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. September 10, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~t92
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). American Society of Animal Sciences - Grand Challenges 2012. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. October 18, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~lD2
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). ASAS Series on The Future of Hunger. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 26, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Xu1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). Beef Quality Audits Final Reports Now Available Online. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. October 18, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~rD2
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). California Beef Council Advisory. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 27, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~nu1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). CAST Commentary Released: The Direct Relationship Between Animal Health and Food Safety Outcomes. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 11, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~hw1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). CAST Paper: Water and Land Issues Associated with Animal Agriculture. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. October 18, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~oD2
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). FAQ - E.coli: good, bad, & deadly. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 28, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Tn1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). Livestock Fencing Thoughts. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 1, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~jn1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). National Beef Quality Audit Executive Summary Available. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. July 30, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~a52
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). Rangeland Watershed Management Wins Award for Excellence. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 8, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Cw1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). Restaurant Report On Menu Trends for 2013. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.org/blogs/blogcord/postdetail.cfm?postnum=8917
  • Larson, S.; Harper, J.M. (2012). Shepherd's School. Dairy Sheep. 23. March 14, 2012.
  • Larson, S.; Harper, J.M. (2012). Shepherd's School. Wool. 51. March 14, 2012.
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). Shepherd's School. Poisonous Plants. 19. March 21, 2012.
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). Shepherd's School. Nutritional Disorders. 48. March 21, 2012.
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). Shepherd's School - General Management. Ukiah, CA. 38. February 15, 2012.
  • Larson, S.; Harper, J.M. (2012). Shepherd's School - Sheep Hoof Health and Management. Ukiah, CA. 34. March 21, 2012.
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). The Williamson Act and Rangeland Conservation in California - UC and CCA Projects. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. October 18, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~qD2
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). UCD's Alison Van Eenennaam in Animal Science News. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. January 31, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Yk1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). UCD's Animal Science Video Wins ASAS Award! ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. June 4, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~5z1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). US Department of Labor Withdraws Proposal on Minors Working on Farms. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 27, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~mu1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). USDA Launches Boxed Beef Dashboard. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. June 4, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~9z1
  • Harper, J.M. (2012). USDA Report: More Slaughter Plants Needed for Direct and Local Sales. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. July 20, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/b/~d42
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). 2010 Dietary Guidelines Released. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 4, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~W51
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). 2011 Beef Quality Audit Underway, Producer Input Needed at www.cattlesurvey.com. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. June 21, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~ML1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). 5 Facts About the Proposed Child Labor in Ag. Rule. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.org/blogs/blogcord/postdetail.cfm?postnum=6422
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). A Friend Supports UC Davis, UCCE & California's Range Cattle Producers. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 24, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~2A1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Agritourism and Range Livestock? ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 1, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~451
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Animal Disease Traceability Proposed. February 1, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~351
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Attention Horse Owners! Feed Recall. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 1, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~251
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Benefits of Grazing & Wildfire Risk. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. August 5, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~7Q1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Bison in your future? Update. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 28, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~X71
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). CA Rangeland Survey - Important Reminder. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 6, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~dF1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). CAFF Feasibility Study: Aggregation & Marketing Center for California's North Coast. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. August 8, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~IQ1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Cattle Yellow Book Now On-line! ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 18, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~0D1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Economic Study Shows That US Beef and Pork Industry Will Lose Market Share Without an Animal ID and Traceability Program. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. September 29, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~mW1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). EPA Releases Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Sinks. April 18, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~5D1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Epigenetics on the farm. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. July 9, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~VN1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Exciting News for Sheep Producers! ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 29, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~ZE1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Guard Dogs Relax Sheep. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. November 4, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~ra1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Horse Owners Alerted about Equine Herpes virus Outbreak. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 18, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~0H1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Information on GE Alfalfa. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 15, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~P61
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Interstate Shipment of State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Finalized. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 28, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~RE1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). New Animal Disease Traceability Rule Coming. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. June 20, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~CL1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). New CAST Paper Examines Agricultural Air Issues. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 5, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~RF1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). New Labeling Laws Will Impact Meat. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 3, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~N51
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Organic Agriculture Growing. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 7, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~UB1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Revised Recommendations for Horse Show/Event Managers Regarding EHV-1 Biosecurity Procedures. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 25, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~pH1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). Source of California Pasture Rental Rates. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. September 27, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~PW1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). The USDA Rangeland Conservation Practice Effectiveness Program Scientific Review is Now Available Online. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. November 8, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Db1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Survey Show Disconnect Between American Consumers and Their Food. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. September 22, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~2W1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). USDA Launches Food Hub Website to get Products to Market. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. August 8, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~HQ1
  • Harper, J.M. (2011). USDA Launches Lamb & Pig Dashboards - Market Information. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 9, 2011. http://ucanr.edu/b/~uF1
  • Harper, J. (2011). Using Social Media for Extending Range Livestock Information. 2011 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Billings, Montana, Society for Range Management.
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). 2010 Recommended Animal Handling Guidelines & Audit Guide. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 5, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~me
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Agriculture's Role in Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Capture. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. September 8, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Zs
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). American Sheep Industry Mastitis Survey. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. July 30, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~7p
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). An Eye Color Test for Barber Pole Worm. 4. September 2010.
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). ASI Releases Initial Results from Producer Survey. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 15, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~gf
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Beef Check Off - New Interactive Tool on Meat. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. July 12, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Dn
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Beef Check Off - Study: Americans' Perception of Factory Farming. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. August 25, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Gr
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Bison in your future? ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.edu/b/~VY
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Body Condition Scoring in Sheep. 5. September 2010.
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Controlling Medusahead and Barbed Goatgrass by Timing Mowing is Effective. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 13, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Sf
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Current Reading: Carbon Dioxide & Grazing. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 3, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Kc
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Don't Blame Cows for Climate Change. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 18, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Mb
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2010). Ecological & Economic Impacts of Management Options for Medusahead Control. 8. November 2010.
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Ecology & Management of Grazing - An Online Course. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 4, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Wa
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Ethical Foods: New Marketing Study Clues for Niche Meat Producers. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 4, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Pc
  • Harper, J. (2010). Facebook Page: UC Cooperative Extension Livestock & Range Info for Mendocino & Lake. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?filter=nf#!/UCCE.Range.Livestock
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Fall is Often Bluetongue Season on the North Coast. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. October 5, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Dv
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). FAO Report Climate Change & Grazing. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 4, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Xa
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Fish Friendly Farming Now Offers Program for Rangeland. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. November 10, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~ry
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Food Safety Modernization Act Approved. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.org/blogs/LivestockRangeTopics/index.cfm?start=1
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Future UCCE Prescribed Grazing Range Research. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.edu/b/~bY
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Goats as Targeted Grazers for Blackberry Control. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 29, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~De
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J. (2010). Grazer's Gazette Email list server. Last Updated January, 2015. https://ucanr.org/portal/mailers/messagehistory.cfm?listnum=863
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Hops - It's Not Just for Beer Anymore. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 28, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~3h
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Info on Certification and Labeling for Ag Producers. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. July 22, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Oo
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Intro to Grazing Management. 5. September 2010.
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Key Facts Disagree with CBS Evening News Segment on Antibiotics Aired on February 10, 2010. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 12, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~xa
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Lake/Mendocino Noxious Weeds. 17. March 2010.
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Livestock Transport - the 28 Hour Law. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. January 27, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~uZ
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Local Livestock & Processing for Economic Development in Mendocino County. 17. May 2010.
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Local Meat Harvest & Processing Feasibility Study Released. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. January 25, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~jZ
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Mendo/Lake Hay, Pasture, Cereal Grains & Custom Farming Services Directory. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. July 14, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Vn
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Mendocino County Sheriff's Livestock Registration. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 25, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~tb
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). More Information on Lack of USDA Harvest & Processing Facilities. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 28, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~oj
  • Gerry, A.; Harper, J.M. (2010). New Cattle Ear Tag Available for Horn Fly Control. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.org/blogs/LivestockRangeTopics/index.cfm?start=10
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). New Eco-Uses for Wool. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. October 11, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~nv
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). New Organic Handbook from USDA. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. September 7, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Os
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). New USDA Agency - Office of Environmental Markets. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 16, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Jd
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Nontraditional Lamb Market Study Released. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 8, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~ha
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Nutrition: Grass-fed vs. Grain-fed Beef. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 5, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~ne
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). On-line Quality Assurance Program Available from American Sheep Industry Association. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 16, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Id
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Pen Ultimate Niche Meat Marketing. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. August 5, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~mp
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Range Livestock Production, Food, and the Future: A Perspective. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 26, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~1c
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Research on the Role of Grazing Lands in Greenhouse Emission and Carbon Sequestration. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 13, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~1f
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Sustainable Beef Resource Center Formed. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. July 30, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~8p
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Targeted Grazing by Cattle. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. March 19, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~ed
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Temple Grandin on HBO February 6. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 5, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~aa
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Twitter: UC Cooperative Extension Livestock & Range Info for Mendocino & Lake (2010-Present) URL: https://twitter.com/MendoLakeRange?lang=en.J. Harper. February 2017.
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). U.S. Food Market Estimator. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. January 14, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~6Z
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). UCTV Video: Out of the Past, A Journey Through the Landscapes of Livestock Production. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. January 25, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~kZ
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). UN Admits Flaw in Report on Meat and Climate Change. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 6, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~xe
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Understanding Some Market Cattle Terms. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. October 20, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~iw
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). US Meat Industry at a Glance. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 28, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~rj
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). USDA Launches Cattle Dashboard - Market Price Info. July 21, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Jo
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). USDA Maps Show Dearth of Processing Plants. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. May 21, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Ij
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). USDA Switches Gears on National Animal ID. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 5, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~ba
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). USDA: Organic Pasture Rules Released. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 16, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~9b
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Where's Your Meat Processed? ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. June 11, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~4l
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). Which Meat is Consumed by 63% of the World's Population? ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. April 22, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~Ug
  • Harper, J.M. (2010). World Meat Supply Needs to Double by 2050. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. February 24, 2010. http://ucanr.edu/b/~lb
  • George, M.R.; Sheehy, C.M., et al. (2009). Animal Nutrition and Forage Quality (Module 3), Ecology and Management of Grazing: An Online Course. California Rangeland Research and Information Center Plant Sciences Department University of California, Davis, CA.
  • Harper, J.M. (2009). ANR BLOG: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. June 2009 to Present. URL: http://ucanr.edu/blogs/livestockrangetopics/index.cfm.J. Harper. February 2017.
  • Harper, J.M. (2009). Cattle Grazing and Fire Protection. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.org/blogs/LivestockRangeTopics/index.cfm?start=50
  • George, M.; Sheehy, C., et al. (2009). Ecology and Management of Grazing: An Online Course. 2009 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, New Mexico, Society for Range Management (SRM).
  • George, M.R.; Sheehy, C.M., et al. (2009). Grazing Management and Ranching Systems (Module 4), Ecology and Management of Grazing: An Online Course. California Rangeland Research and Information Center Plant Sciences Department University of California, Davis, CA.
  • Laca, E.A.; George, M.R., et al. (2009). Grazing Strategies to Control Medusahead in California. University of California Department of Plant Sciences University of California Cooperative Extension. 23.
  • Forero, L.; Oviedo, J.; Harper, J.; Frost, W.E.; Huntsinger, L. (2009). Measuring Total Sustainable Income from California Ranches: An Economic Analysis of Natural and Human Resources Management. 2009 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, New Mexico, Society for Range Management (SRM), Denver, CO. 

  • Hardesty, S.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2009). Meat Industry Capacity and Feasibility Study of the North Coast Region of California University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino County, University of California Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Mendocino Economic Development and Financing Corporation. U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration. 106.
  • Harper, J.M. (2009). Sheep and Goat Survey. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.edu/b/~RY
  • Doran, M.; Harper, J., et al. (2009). Targeted Grazing – Using Aversion Trained Sheep for Vineyard Floor Vegetation Control. 2009 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, New Mexico, Society for Range Management.
  • Doran, M.; Becchetti, T.; Larson, S; George. M.; Cherr, C.; Kyser, G.B.; Di'Tomaso, J.M.; Harper, J.; Davy, J.; Laca, E.A. (2009). The role of livestock and precision grazing for controlling noxious weeds invading annual rangelands. European Association for Animal Production 60th Annual Meeting. Barcelona, Spain, Session 34, Abstract #5321.

  • Doran, M.P.; George, M.R., et al. (2009). Vines & Ovines: Aversion Training Factsheet. 3.
  • Doran, M.; George, M.; Harper, J.; Ingram, R.; Laca, E.A.; Larson, S.R.; McGourty, G.T. (2009). Vines and Ovines: Using sheep with a trained aversion to grape leaves for spring vineyard floor management. European Association for Animal Production 60th Annual Meeting. Barcelona, Spain. Session 34, Abstract #4836. http://www.eaap.org/Barcelona/Sessions/Session%2034.html 

  • Harper, J.M. (2009). Welcome to the UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics BLOG! ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.edu/b/~sL
  • Harper, J.M. (2008). Back to the Future: Meat Industry Capacity & Feasibility Study. 11. January 2008.
  • Larson, S; Harper, J.; Becchetti, A.; Doran, M.; Barry, R.; Davy, J.; Cherr, C.; Schriefer, C.; Zhang, J.; Laca, E.A. (2008). Grazing Strategies to Control Medusahead on California Rangelands. SRM & AFGC 2008 Joint Annual Meeting - Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands. SRM & AFGC 2008 Joint Annual Meeting - Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands. Louisville, KY, Abstract #2288.

  • Lewis, D.J.; McGourty, G.T., et al. (2008). Meeting irrigated agriculture water needs in the Mendocino County portion of the Russian River. University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino County University of California Davis Department of Land Air and Water Resources University of California Kearny Agricultural Center. 56.
  • McGourty, G.; Lewis, D., et al. (2008). Meeting irrigated agriculture water needsin the Navarro River Watershed. Ukiah, California, University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino County.
  • Lewis, D.; McGourty, G.T.; Harper, J.; Elkins, R.; Christian-Smith, J.; Nosera, J.; Papper, P.; Sanford, R.; Schwankl, L.; Prichard, T. (2008). Meeting water needs for irrigated agriculture in a salmon bearing stream of Mediterranean California. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES) Annual Water Conference. Reno, NV, Oral Presentation Abstract.

  • Harper, J.M.; Pears, M. (2007). An Alternative Livestock Feed for Mendocino & Lake Counties.
  • Harper, J.M. (2007). FAMACHA Eye Color Test. 4. November 2007.
  • Lennox, M.S.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2007). Final Report Riparian Revegetation Evaluation on North Coast Ranches. University of California Cooperative Extension Sonoma County. June 2007.
  • Harper, J.M. (2007). Getting Things Done An Add-In for Microsoft Office. Technology Tools - Look! Listen! Try! Use! 2. February.
  • Harper, J.M. (2007). Important Considerations of Animal Feed Quality. 4. October.
  • Harper, J.M. (2007). Livestock Producers Learn About the New Animal ID System. University of California Delivers. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Working for Californians. 1.
  • Harper, J.M. (2007). Livestock Recycle Pears, Minimize Harvest Loss. University of California Delivers. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Working for Californians. 1.
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J., et al. (2007). Mendocino & Lake Counties Goat Directory. http://cemendocino.ucdavis.edu/files/41592.pdf
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J., et al. (2007). Mendocino & Lake Counties Sheep Directory. http://cemendocino.ucdavis.edu/files/41476.pdf
  • Harper, J.M. (2007). Mindjet's MindManager 6 Pro Computerized Mind Maps: The External Expression of Radiant Thinking; A Tool for Creativity, Learning, and File and Project Management. Technology Tools - Look! Listen! Try! Use! 2. February.
  • Larson, S; Harper, J., et al. (2007). Monitoring water quality through regulatory compliance on grazing lands - what is Extension's role? 2007 Annual conference of the California Native Grasslands Association and Cal-Pac SRM Spring Meeting & Field Tour. Santa Barbara, CA.
  • Harper, J.M. (2007). Ranch Course Identify and Fix Water Pollution Problems. University of California Delivers. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Working for Californians. 1.
  • Harper, J.M. (2007). Sheep Shearing School Improves Wool Quality and Creates Jobs. University of California Delivers. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Working for Californians. 1.
  • Harper, J.M. (2007). Situational Analysis for the Mendocino County Water Agency. University of California Delivers. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Working for Californians. 1.
  • Doran, M.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2007). Vines & Ovines Research. 4.
  • Harper, J.M. (2006). 2005-2006 Sheep & Goat Directory for Mendocino & Lake Counties. 12.
  • Harper, J.M. (2006). Erosion Control Plan. Your Ranch. 3.
  • Harper, J.M.; Stock, M. (2006). Food for Thought. Party Line Newsletter - Mendocino County 4-H. 4. January 2006.
  • Tate, K.; Dahlgren, R., et al. (2006). Grazing Impacts on Water Quality of California Oak Woodland Watersheds. Sixth California Oak Symposium: Today's Challenges, Tomorrows Opportunities. University of California Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program. 41.
  • Harper, J.M.; Klonsky, K.M., et al. (2006). Organic Beef Production Economic Considerations. 4.
  • Lewis, D.J.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2006). Preliminary Estimate of Agricultural Water Demand. 9.
  • Lennox, M.S.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2006). Quantifying Outcomes at Riparian Restoration Project Sites on Coastal Ranches. Salmonid Restoration Federation's 24th Salmonid Restoration Conference. Santa Barbara, California. 105.
  • Lennox, M.S.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2006). Riparian and Aquatic Habitat Trajectory on North Coast Ranches. California Society for Ecological Restoration 2006 Meeting, Shovels to Science: A Full Range of Restoration Practice in California.
  • Becchetti, T.; Tate, K., et al. (2006). Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health. Cal-Pac Society for Range Management. San Jose, CA. June 2006.
  • Becchetti, T.; Tate, K.; Atwill, E.R.; Lile, D.; Lancaster, D.; McDougald, N.; Barry, S.; Ingram, R.; George, H.; Jensen, W.; Frost, W.E.; Larsen, R.; Phillips, R.; Horny, M.; Harper, J.; Markegard, G.; Larson, S; Delmas, R.; Farley, J.; Forero, L. (2006). Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health. International Conference on the Future of Agriculture: Science, Stewardship, and Sustainability. August 2006, Sacramento, CA,

  • Becchetti, T.; Tate, K.; Atwill, E.R.; Lile, D.; Lancaster, D.; McDougald, N.; Barry, S.; Ingram, R.; George, H.; Jensen, W.; Frost, W.E.; Larsen, R.; Phillips, R.; Horny, M.; Harper, J.; Markegard, G.; Larson, S; Delmas, R.; Farley, J.; Forero, L. (2006). Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health. Rangeland Watershed Workshop Meeting. Davis, CA, December 2006.

  • Lennox, M.S.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2006). Riparian Revegetation Outcomes on California North Coast Ranches. Sixth California Oak Symposium: Today's Challenges, Tomorrows Opportunities. University of California Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program. 40.
  • Lennox, M.S.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2006). Riparian Revegetation Outcomes on California North Coast Ranches. California Invasive Plant Council 15th Annual Symposium Research and Management Bridging the Gap, Rohnert Park, CA, page 28.

  • Lennox, M.S.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2006). Riparian Trajectory and Revegetation Effectiveness in North Coastal California. Salmonid Restoration Federation's 24th Salmonid Restoration Conference. Fortuna, California. 116.
  • Harper, J.M. (2006). Site Specific Management Plan - Your Ranch. 12.
  • Harper, J.; Larson, S, et al. (2006). State and Transition Models for California's North Coast Oak Woodlands. Sixth California Oak Symposium: Today's Challenges, Tomorrows Opportunities. University of California Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program. 45.
  • Tate, K.; Lewis, D., et al. (2006). Vegetation Canopy, Streamflow, and Air Temperature are Important and Interacting Factors Determining Water Temperature in Inland and Coastal Rangeland Streams. Society for Range Management 59th Annual Range Meeting and Trade Show: Rangelands to Rainforests.Compact Disk Proceeding. Abstract #351.

  • Harper, J.M. (2005). Penny Royal Control. Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland.J. Harper. 4:2, 5. July 2005.
  • Larson, S.; Smith, K.R. George, M.; George, H.; Lewis, D.; Harper, J.M. (2005). Results of a Statewide Survey of California’s Ranch Water Quality Planning Short Course. Society for Range Management, February 6-11, Fort Worth, TX.

  • Harper, J.M. (2005). What's the Best Buy? Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland.J. Harper. 4:3, 5. November 2005.
  • Lemaux, P.G.; Giusti, G.; Harper, J.M.; McHughen, A.; Van Eenennaam, A. (2004). "A Contemporary Food Fight: Lessons Learned in Mendocino". American Society of Agronomy Meeting, November 2, 2004, Seattle WA.

  • Larson, S.; Smith, K.R., et al. (2004). Ranch Water Quality Planning Short Course California's State Wide Survey. 2nd National Conference on Grazing Lands, Nashville, TN.
  • Katz, R.; Lennox, M., et al. (2004). Riparian Flora Observed at Riparian Revegetation Projects in North Coastal California. Redwood Region Forest Science Symposium. Rohnert Park, CA, University of California Center of Forestry, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and College of Natural Resources, Berkeley Campus. http://nature.berkeley.edu/forestry/redwood_poster06-katz.htrml

  • Katz, R.; Lennox, M., et al. (2004). Riparian Flora Observed at Riparian Revegetation Projects in North Coastal California. Salmonid Restoration Federation's: 22nd Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference & 14th International Salmonid Habitat Enhancement Workshop Conference Proceedings. Davis, CA, American Fisheries Society and partners. 71.
  • Lennox, M.S.; Lewis, D., et al. (2004). Riparian Revegetation Evaluation in North Coastal California. The Changing Landscape of Wildlife Management: 2004 Annual Conference of the Western Section of the Wildlife Society Program and Abstracts, Rohnert Park, California, page 31.

  • Lewis, D.J.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2004). Situational Analysis of the Mendocino County Water Agency Final Report. 174.
  • Harper, J.M. (2003). Lake & Mendocino Cattle Producers Trained in Beef Quality Assurance. University of California Delivers. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension working for Californians. 1.
  • Harper, J.M. (2003). North Coast Rangeland Owners Benefit from Water Quality Planning Courses & Applied Research. University of California Delivers, Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Working for Californians. 1.
  • Larson, S.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2003). Results of a Statewide Survey of California's Ranch Water Quality Planning Short Course. Second National Conference on Grazing Lands, Wyoming.
  • Larson, S.; Smith, K.R.George, et al. (2003). Results of a Statewide Survey of California's Ranch Water Quality Planning Short Course. Crossroads of the West: Society for Range Management 56th Annual Meeting, Wyoming.
  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2003). Riparian Grazing: Can it work for me? California Cattleman Magazine. California Cattleman Magazine. July/August 2003.
  • Tate, K.W.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2002). A Survey of Natural Resource Professionals on Threats to Water Resources on California Rangelands - Final Report to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. 107.
  • George, M.R.; Harper, J.M.; Larson, S.; Jolley, L. (2002). California'€™s Ranch Water Quality Short Course. In Proceedings of the Society for Range Management 55th Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, Rangelands Vol. 23 #5, 2002.

  • Harper, J.M.; Ruddell, A.; Larson, S.; Markegard, G. (2002). Cattle College: Bringing the Yellow Book to Life on the Coast €“ A Multi-State Collaboration. Western Section, American Society of Animal Science, CO. V53 CO.

  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2002). Grazing California's Annual Grassland Riparian Areas - Newest Research and Future Questions. Annual Grassland Short Course. Davis. December 10-12, 2002.
  • Harper, J.M. (2002). Is Intensive Grazing Management Economical? Covelo Cattlemen's Tour. Covelo CA. 5. November 2, 2002.
  • Harper, J.M. (2002). Mendocino County Animal Agriculture. Leadership Mendocino. Hopland. 4. October 11, 2002.
  • Harper, J.M. (2002). Photo Monitoring for Vineyards. Vineyard Water Quality Planning Short Course. Ukiah, CA, Mendocino College. 3. February 20, 2002.
  • Larson, S.; Smith, K.R. George, M.R.; George, H.; Lewis, D.; Harper, J.M. (2002). Results of ranch water quality planning short course conducted through California€™s state wide survey. In Proceedings of the Society for Range Management 56th Annual Meeting, Casper, WY.

  • Harper, J.M. (2002). Science Behind Riparian Buffers. University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino County. 9.
  • Harper, J.M. (2002). Sheep Production and Management on California's Annual Grassland. Annual Grassland Short Course. Davis. 8. December 10-12, 2002.
  • Harper, J.M.; Schott, T., et al. (2002). Tomki Watershed - A Project of Community Concern. #5590, 20 minutes.
  • Harper, J.M. (2002, February 2017). "UCCE Mendocino County Web Site." from http://cemendocino.ucanr.edu/.
  • George, M.R.; Tate, K., et al. (2002). University of California Cooperative Extension Livestock and Natural Resources Home Page, URL: http://danr.ucop.edu/uccelr/.html . Contains additional web pages on range livestock production and management, range improvements and management, rangeland hydrology, non-point source pollution and water quality, integrated hardwoods range management, wildlife management, livestock and natural resources economics and livestock health issues.J. Harper. Last Updated December 2002.
  • Harper, J.M. (2002). University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino and Lake Counties Annual Report 2001-2002. 8.
  • Lennox, M.S.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2002). University of California Riparian Revegetation Evaluation. SER's 14th Annual International Conference, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Harper, J.M. (2001). Cooperative Extension & ANR Who We Are. Lake County Department Heads Meeting. Lakeport, CA. 3. October 19, 2001.
  • Lewis, D.J.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2001). Sediment Delivery Monitoring: A Water Quality Tool for California Rangeland Watersheds. Society for Range Management 54th Annual Meeting, Kailua-Kona, HI.
  • Harper, J.M. (2001). University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino and Lake Counties Annual Report 2000-2001. 8.
  • Harper, J.M. (2001). Water Quality Issues in the North Coast Sub Region. North Coast & Mountain Region CD Meeting. Eureka, CA. 3. September 13, 2001.
  • Harper, J.M. (2000). Lake County Profile. DANR North Coast and Mountain Region County Profiles. Agriculture and Natural Resources. 6-7. October 2000.
  • Harper, J.M. (2000). Mendocino County Profile. DANR North Coast and Mountain Region County Profiles. First Edition. Agriculture and Natural Resources. 10-11. October 2000.
  • George, M.R.; Harper, J.M.; Larson, S.; Jolley, L. (2000). Ranch Water Quality Planning: A Short Course for Rangeland Owners. 2nd National Extension Natural Resources Conference, May 16-18, South Lake Tahoe, NV.

  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (2000). Rangeland Water Quality Planning Program Computer Template for MS Word for Windows version 2.0.
  • Harper, J. (2000). Software Tools for Rangeland Management Plans. 72nd Annual Meeting Western Section American Society of Animal Science, June 21-23, Davis, CA.

  • Harper, J.M.; Rodrigues, K.A., et al. (2000). Using Linear Programming as a Management Decision Aid for CE Regional Planning - A Planning Paper. 3.
  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (1999). Education and Planning: An Effective BMP for Private Landowners. 7th National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop, Morro Bay, CA, USEPA, Morro Bay National Estuary Program Central Coast WQCB and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
  • Vance, L.; Tate, K.W., et al. (1999). Evaluating Canopy Impacts on Water Temperatures in Coastal Streams: the Importance of the Air-Water Temperature Relationship. 7th National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop, Morro Bay, CA, USEPA, Morro Bay National Estuary Program Central Coast WQCB and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
  • George, M.R.; Harper, J.M., et al. (1999). Ranch Water Quality Planning and Implementation on California's North Coast. 7th National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop, Morro Bay, CA, USEPA, Morro Bay National Estuary Program Central Coast WQCB and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
  • Harper, J.M. (1999). Rangeland Water Quality Management Plan Training Program. Beef & Range Field Day. UC SFREC (Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center). 4. April 22, 1999.
  • Lewis, D.J.; Tate, K.W., et al. (1999). Sediment Delivery Inventory and Monitoring. 7th National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop, Morro Bay, CA, USEPA, Morro Bay National Estuary Program Central Coast WQCB and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
  • Lewis, D.J.; Tate, K.W.; Harper, J.M. (1999). Sediment Delivery Inventory and Monitoring: A Water Quality Tool for Landowner. Proceedings of the Natural Resources Continuing Conference - Salmon and Steelhead Training, Bodega, CA, UC Bodega Marine Laboratory, March 9-11, 1999.

  • Lewis, D.J.; Tate, K.W., et al. (1999). Sediment Delivery Inventory and Monitoring: A Water Quality Tool for Landowners. UCCE Natural Resources Continuing Conference: Salmon and Steelhead Training. 5-6.
  • Lewis, D.J.; Tate, K.W.; Harper, J.M. (1999). Sediment Inventory and Monitoring a Water Quality Tool for Landowners. UC-DANR Statewide Conference, February 9-10, Sacramento, CA.

  • Harper, J.M. (1999). University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino and Lake Counties Annual Report 1998-1999. 8.
  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (1998). Identifying NPS Problems on Your Land. A self-running computer presentation created with Astound software.
  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (1998). Rangeland Water Quality Laws and Background Information. A self-running computer presentation created with Astound software.
  • Harper, J.M.; Larson, S. (1998). Rangeland Water Quality Planning on Californi's North Coast - Making Voluntary Compliance a Reality. SRM National Meeting. Guadalajara, Mexico, February 7-13.

  • Harper, J.M. (1998). University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino County Annual Report 1997-1998. 8.
  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (1997). California Rangeland Watershed Programs Rangeland Water Quality Letter of Intent Software. SRM National Meeting. Rapid City, SD. February 16-21.
  • Harper, J. (1997). The Tomki Video - Educational Materials for Teaching Ranchers About Water Quality. SRM National Meeting. Rapid City, SD, February 16-21.

  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (1996). Rangeland Water Quality Letter of Intent Computer Template for MS Word for Windows and WordPerfect for Windows version 1.01.
  • Harper, J.M.; Bengston, D.A. (1995). 1995 Mendocino County Animal Damage Control Report. Ukiah, CA, Mendocino County Board of Supervisors. 7. August 17, 1995.
  • Harper, J.M.; Larson, S., et al. (1995). Advanced Eudora - A University of California CE - Link Satellite Program. University of California, DANR Communication Services. 60 minutes. October 2, 1995.
  • Harper, J.M.; Larson, S., et al. (1995). Beginning Eudora - A University of California CE - Link Satellite Program. University of California, DANR Communication Services. 60 Minutes. September 11, 1995.
  • Harper, J.M. (1995). Hogget Herders: Useful Terms for Describing Sheep and Wool. The Shepherd's Sentinel - A Newsletter for the Members of the Mendocino and Lake Counties Wool Growers Association.J. Harper. 1:1, 2-3. March 1995.
  • Harper, J.M.; Cahn, M., et al. (1995). Navigating Internet and World Wide Web - A University of California CE - Link Satellite Program. University of California, DANR Communication Services. 87 minutes. December 5, 1995.
  • Harper, J.M.; Cahn, M., et al. (1995). Navigating the Internet and World Wide Web - A University of California CE - Link Program. University of California, DANR Communication Services. 9. December 5, 1995.
  • Harper, J.M. (1995). Ram Soundness Evaluation. The Shepherd's Sentinel - A Newsletter for the Members of the Mendocino and Lake Counties Wool Growers Association.J. Harper. 1:2, 1-3. June 1995.
  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (1995). Rangeland Water Quality Letter of Intent Computer Template for MS Word for Windows and WordPerfect for Windows.
  • Harper, J.M. (1995). The Shepherd's Sentinel - A Newsletter for the Members of the Mendocino and Lake Counties Wool Growers Association.J. Harper.
  • Harper, J.M. (1995). Wool Plucking or Chewing in Lambs. The Shepherd's Sentinel - A Newsletter for the Members of the Mendocino and Lake Counties Wool Growers Association.J. Harper. 1:1, 1-2. March 1995.
  • Harper, J.M. (1994). 1994 Mendocino County Predation Results. Ukiah, CA, Mendocino County Board of Supervisors. 5. August 17, 1994.
  • Harper, J.M. (1994). Barb Goatgrass Alert. Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland. 1:2, 1. June 1994.
  • Harper, J.M. (1994). Computer Tip for Designer 4.0a. Northern Light. University of California, DANR, North Region. 6:4, 5. April 1994.
  • Harper, J.M. (1994). Ewe Condition Scores. Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland. 1:4, 1-2. July 1994.
  • Harper, J.M. (1994). Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland.
  • Harper, J.M. (1994). Matching Feed Supply & Demand. Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland. 1:1, 2-3. December 1993.
  • Harper, J. (1994). Moderator. PC-Presents email list. Forum for providing information and advice to subscribers on computer technology - both hardware and software.
  • Harper, J.M. (1994). Rangeland Reform '94. Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland. 1:3, 1-2. June 1994.
  • Harper, J.M. (1994). Rangeland Riparian Areas. Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland. 1:1, 3-5. December 1993.
  • Harper, J.M. (1994). Rangeland Water Quality Management Plan Considerations. Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland. 1:2, 2-4. June 1994.
  • Harper, J. (1994). What is RMAC? Grazer's Gazette - A newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland.
  • Harper, J.M. (1993). 1992 Mendocino County Predation Survey Results. Ukiah, CA, Mendocino County Board of Supervisors. 20.
  • Harper, J. (1993). Balance Ration Worksheet. Willits, CA. 10. March 11, 1993.
  • Salmon, T.P.; Harper, J.M. (1993). Magical Media Computer Aides for Extension Programming. Reno, NV. 20:19:00. June 6, 1993.
  • Harper, J.M. (1993). Scanning Text Files For Use In Word Processed Documents. Northern Light. University of California, DANR, North Region. 5:9, 4-5. September/October 1993.
  • Giusti, G.; Harper, J.M. (1993). Wild Pig Expansion and Economic Impacts in Mendocino County, California. Wild Pig Symposia. San Luis Obispo, CA. May 25-26.
  • Harper, J.M (1992). Wool Production School Proceedings, Ukiah and Hopland, CA, Hopland Field Station Publication.
  • Harper, J. (1992). Economics of Multiple Births and Ultrasonography. Managing for Multiple Births. Hopland Research and Extension Center, UCD Department of Animal Science. 13. November 4, 1992.
  • Harper, J.M. (1992). Mendocino County Farm Advisors Computer Help Sheet #1 - Basic DOS Commands. 4. October 16.
  • Harper, J.M. (1992). Mendocino County Farm Advisors Computer Help Sheet #2 - More Basic DOS Commands. 4. October 23, 1992.
  • Harper, J. (1992). Recognition and Prevention of Three Common Nutritional Disorders of Sheep and Cattle. Mendocino County Farm Bureau News. January, p. 7.

  • Harper, J.M.  (1992). Sheep Breeds and Their Wool. Wool Production School Proceedings, Ukiah and Hopland, CA, Hopland Field Station Publication 103. pgs. 1-5.

  • Harper, J.M. (1992). What to Do With Sheep During Drought. Care and Management of Cattle and Sheep During Drought. Davis, UCD Dept. of Animal Science. 6. October 26-27.
  • Harper, J.M. (1991). Flight Plans Over Your Rangelands. Mendocino County Farm Bureau News. 15. November 1991.
  • Harper, J.M. (1991). Free $$$ or How to Make It With Stocker Cattle. In: Mendocino County Farm Bureau News. December, pg. 15. December 1991.
  • Harper, J. https://twitter.com/#!/MendoLakeRange or http://cemendocino.ucdavis.edu/Livestock_and_Range_Management/Twitter_page_297
  • Harper, J. ANR BLOG: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics. http://ucanr.org/blogs/LivestockRangeTopics/index.cfm
  • Harper, J. (January 2007). "California Section of the Society for Range Management Web Site." from http://www.casrm.org.
  • Harper, J. Meat Harvest & Processing Email list server. https://ucanr.org/portal/mailers/messagehistory.cfm?listnum=737
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J., et al. Mendocino & Lake Counties Cattle Directory. http://cemendocino.ucdavis.edu/files/41597.pdf
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J., et al. Mendocino & Lake Counties Hay, Pasture, Rangeland and Custom Services Directory. http://cemendocino.ucdavis.edu/files/41467.pdf
  • Harper, J. Mendocino/Lake/Humboldt/Del Norte Cattle Email list server. https://ucanr.org/portal/mailers/messagehistory.cfm?listnum=554
  • Harper, J. Mendocino/Lake/Humboldt/Del Norte Sheep Email list server. https://ucanr.org/portal/mailers/messagehistory.cfm?listnum=635
  • Harper, J. Sheep Shearing Email list server. https://ucanr.org/portal/mailers/messagehistory.cfm?listnum=380
  • Harper, J. (December 2002). "University of California Cooperative Extension Livestock and Natural Resources Home Page." Retrieved September 1995, from http://danr.ucop.edu/uccelr/.html.

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