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
(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

  • 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.

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Files

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (2013). Guidelines for Residual Dry Matter on Coastal and Foothill Rangelands in California.: 21.41.
  • George, M; Larson-Praplan, S., et al. (2011). "California's Rangeland Water Quality Management Plan: An Update." Rangelands 33(1): 20-24.
  • Lennox, M.; Lewis, D., et al. (2011). "Development of Vegetation and Aquatic Habitat in Restored Riparian Sites of California’s North Coast Rangelands." Restoration Ecology 19(2): 225-233.
  • Oltjen, J.; Bradley, F., et al. (2011). Raising Animals. Small Farm Handbook.B. Faber and L. Tourte. Oakland, CA, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3526
  • Davy, J.S.; Forero, L.C., et al. (2010). 2010 Sample Costs for Goats for Meat Operation in Northern California. University of California Cooperative Extension.: 15.
  • George, M.; Harper, J., et al. (2008). Clayey Unstable Ecological Site Description (R015XI007CA). Ecological Site Information System. USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • George, M.; Barry, S., et al. (2008). Fine Loamy Upland Ecological Site Description (R015XI012CA). Ecological Site Information System. USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • George, M.R.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2008). Loamy Hills Ecological Site Description (R015XI014CA). Ecological Site Information System. USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • George, M.; Larson, S., et al. (2008). Loamy Upland Ecological Site Description (R015XI015CA). Ecological Site Information System. USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • George, M.; Larson, S., et al. (2008). Very Stony Loam Ecological Site Description (R015XI008CA). Ecological Site Information System. USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • George, M.; Harper, J., et al. (2007). Loamy Ecological Site Description (R015XI005CA). Ecological Site Information System. USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • Harper, J. (2007). Pears: An Alternative Feed. University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 7266: 2.
  • Harper, J.; Klonsky, K., et al. (2007). Sample Costs for a 50-Head Organic Cow-Calf Operation in the North Coast Region of California. University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 8282: 16.
  • Harper, J.M.; Klonsky, K.M., et al. (2006). 2005 Sample Costs for an Organically Raised Cow-calf Beef Operation. UCCE.: 14.
  • George, M.; Barry, R., et al. (2006). "Comparison of Comparative Yield and Stubble Height for Estimating Herbage Standing Crop in Annual Rangelands." Journal of Rangeland Ecology & Management 59: 438-441.
  • Harper, J.; Lewis, D., et al. (2006). Sediment Delivery Inventory and Monitoring: A Method for Water Quality Management in Rangeland Watersheds. University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.: 28 minutes.
  • Harper, J. (2006). State and Federal Approach to Control of Nonpoint Sources of Pollution. UC-DANR Publication 8203.: 7.
  • Gerstein, J.; Lewis, D., et al. (2006). State and Federal Approach to Control of Nonpoint Sources of Pollution. University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 8203: 7.
  • Larson, S.; Smith, K., et al. (2005). "Evaluation of California’s Rangeland Water Quality Education Program." Journal of Rangeland Ecology & Management 58(5): 514-522.
  • George, M.; Harper, J., et al. (2005). Implementation, participation and evaluation of a voluntary water quality protection program for grazingland owners and managers. XX International Grassland Congress.F. O’Mara, R. Wilkins, . ’tMannetje, D. Lovett, P. Rogers and T. Boland. Wageningen, The Netherlands, Wageningen Academic Publishers.: 693.
  • Lennox, M.; Lewis, D., et al. (2004). Riparian Revegetation Evaluation in North Coastal California. AWRA’s (American Water Resources Association) 2004 Summer Specialty Conference “Riparian Ecosystems and Buffers: Multi-Scale Structure, Function, and Management.”.R. Lowrance. Middleburg, Virginia, American Water Resources Association. TPS-04-2: 7.
  • Lennox, M.; Lewis, D., et al. (2004). Riparian Revegetation Evaluation in North Coastal California. Riparian Ecosystems and Buffers: Multi-scale Structure, Function, and Management (Proceedings), Olympic Valley, CA, American Water Resources Association.
  • Bianchi, M.; Harper, J., et al. (2002). Reference Sheet 3.1 Practices for Reduction of Nonpoint Source Pollution from Irrigated Agriculture. Farm Water Quality Planning Series. University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 8075
  • Fallon, J.; Harper, J. (2002). Reference Sheet 7.4 Farm Maps. Farm Water Quality Planning Series. University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  • Fallon, J.; Harper, J.M. (2002). Reference Sheet 7.4 Farm Maps. Farm Water Quality Planning Series. UC-DANR Publication 8061.
  • Bianchi, M.; Jones, A., et al. (2002). Reference Sheet 8.1 Water Pollution Control Legislation. Farm Water Quality Planning Series. University of California-Division of Agriculture and Natural Resource. Publication 8088
  • Bianchi, M.; Jones, A., et al. (2002). Reference Sheet 8.4 Priority Watersheds. Farm Water Quality Planning Series. University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 8074
  • Bianchi, M.; Jones, A., et al. (2002). Reference Sheet 8.5 Self-determined Compliance. Farm Water Quality Planning Series. University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 8076
  • Lewis, D.; Tate, K., et al. (2001). Locating of Sediment Source Sites on California North Coast Rangelands. California Agriculture. 55: 32-38.
  • Lewis, D.; Vance, L., et al. (2001). Stream temperature in the Garcia River: The Relationships of Air Temperature, Canopy, and Geographic Position to Stream Temperature. California Riparian Systems: Processes and Floodplains Management, Ecology, and Restoration (Proceedings), Sacramento, CA,
  • Harper, J.M.; Klonsky, K.M., et al. (2001). University of California Cooperative Extension 2002 Sample Costs to Establish and Produce Pasture North Coast Mendocino County. PA-NC-02: 20.
  • Dahlgren, R.; Tate, K., et al. (2001). Watershed research examines rangeland management effects on water quality. California Agriculture. 55: 64-71.
  • Lewis, D.; Tate, K., et al. (2000). Sediment Delivery Inventory and Monitoring: A Method for Water Quality Management in Rangeland Watersheds. University of California - Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 8014
  • George, M.; Harper, J., et al. (1998). Implementing California’s Rangeland Water Quality Management Plan: Ranch Water Quality Management Planning Short Courses for rangeland owners. AWRA (American Water Resources Association) Specialty Conference, Herndon, VA, Rangeland Management and Water Resources, American Water Resources Association.
  • Harper, J.; Schott, T., et al. (1996). Tomki Watershed – A Project of Community Concern. #V96-D. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources Communication Services and Mendocino County Resource Conservation District.
  • Alhadhrami, G.; Huber, J., et al. (1993). "Effect of Adding Varying Amounts of Urea on Preservation of High Moisture Alfalfa Hay." Journal of Dairy Science 76: 1375-1386.
  • Harper, J. (1992). Feeding Stations of Feeder Lambs (Ovis aires) As an Indicator of Diminished Forage Quality and Supply While Grazing South Central Arizona Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). University of Arizona. Master of Science: 71.
  • Harper, J.; Ruyle, G. (1992). "Management Implications of Feeder Lamb Grazing Behavior." Journal of Animal Science 70(1): 166.
  • George, H.; Harper, J., et al. Livestock Production. Ecology and Management of Annual Rangelands.M. George. Davis, CA, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources Publication.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Harper, J.; Keiffer, R. (2015). Society for Range Management 2015. Managing Diversity Meeting Mobile Guidebook App.
  • 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,
  • 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. (2014). Melvin George Wins W.R. Chapline Stewardship Award. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • Harper, J. (2014). Ranching and California's Drought: workshop and webcast. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • Harper, J. (2014). Rancho in Petaluma Recalling Some Beef Products. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • Harper, J. (2014). Range Drought Recovery: What to do if it rains. Hopland, California,: 14.
  • Harper, J. (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., et al. (2014). UCCE Livestock & Range Sheep Information Web Page. 2015 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting (Abstract). Sacramento, California, Society for Range Management.
  • Brownsey, P.; Barry, R., et al. (2014). Using Multi-State Modeling to Describe Optimal Treatment Windows for Medusahead and Barbed Goatgrass. 2015 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting (Abstract). Sacramento, California, Society for Range Management.
  • 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.
  • Lewis, D.; Lennox, M., et al. (2013). Carbon sequestration trajectory: Soil carbon pools following stream restoration. University of California Agrculture and Natural Resources Statewide Conference (Poster presentation). Ontario, California,
  • Harper, J. (2013). Cattlemen's Day at the Cow Palace October 19, 2013. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • Harper, J. (2013). Mendocino County Meat Plant Study. North Ukiah Rotary.: 20.
  • Harper, J. (2013). Mendocino County Meat Plant Study. Meat Advisory Committee.: 14.
  • Hardesty, S.; Harper, J.M. (2013). Mendocino County Meat Plant Study - Staying Local. University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino County University of California Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Mendocino Economic Development and Financing Corporation.: 92.
  • Harper, J.; George, H., et al. (2013). Rangeland and Irrigated Pasture Information Web Page. 2014 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting (Abstract). Orlando, Florida, Society for Range Management.
  • Doran, M. (2013). Sales of Gain Boosting Product for Cattle Suspended. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.J. Harper.
  • Harper, J. (2013). Scoop.it! Page: UCCE Livestock & Range.
  • George, M.; Harper, J. (2013). UC and Land Grant Rangeland Websites: State, National and Global. 2013 California Rangeland Research Symposium. Davis, CA, UC Davis.
  • Harper, J. (2013). UCCE Livestock and Range Beef Cattle Web Page. 2013 California Rangeland Research Symposium. Davis, CA, UC Davis.
  • Harper, J. (2012). Restaurant Report On Menu Trends for 2013. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • Harper, J. (2012). Shepherd's School - General Management. Ukiah, CA,: 38.
  • Larson, S.; Harper, J.M. (2012). Shepherd's School - Sheep Hoof Health and Management. Ukiah, CA,: 34.
  • Harper, J. (2011). 5 Facts About the Proposed Child Labor in Ag. Rule. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • 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. (2010-present).
  • Harper, J. (2010-present). Facebook Page: UC Cooperative Extension Livestock & Range Info for Mendocino & Lake.
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J. (2010-present). Grazer's Gazette Email list server.
  • Harper, J. (2010-present). Meat Harvest & Processing Email list server.
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J., et al. (2010-present). Mendocino & Lake Counties Cattle Directory.
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J., et al. (2010-present). Mendocino & Lake Counties Hay, Pasture, Rangeland and Custom Services Directory.
  • Harper, J. (2010-present). Mendocino/Lake/Humboldt/Del Norte Cattle Email list server.
  • Harper, J. (2010-present). Mendocino/Lake/Humboldt/Del Norte Sheep Email list server.
  • Harper, J. (2010-present). Sheep Shearing Email list server.
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2010). Ecological & Economic Impacts of Management Options for Medusahead Control.: 8.
  • Harper, J. (2010). Food Safety Modernization Act Approved. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • Harper, J. (2010). Intro to Grazing Management.: 5.
  • 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.
  • Harper, J. (2009-present). ANR BLOG: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • 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. (2009). Cattle Grazing and Fire Protection. ANR Blogs - 15642: UC Mendocino/Lake Livestock and Range Topics.
  • 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., et al. (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).
  • 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.
  • 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., et al. (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,
  • Doran, M.; George, M., et al. (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,
  • Harper, J. (2008). Back to the Future: Meat Industry Capacity & Feasibility Study.: 11.
  • Larson, S; Harper, J., et al. (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,
  • 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., et al. (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,
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J., et al. (2007-present). Mendocino & Lake Counties Goat Directory.
  • Harper, J.M.; Blatchford, L.J., et al. (2007-present). Mendocino & Lake Counties Sheep Directory.
  • Harper, J. (2007). FAMACHA Eye Color Test.: 4.
  • 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.
  • 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,
  • Doran, M.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2007). Vines & Ovines Research.: 4.
  • Doran, M.P.; George, M.R., et al. (2007). Vines & Ovines: Aversion Training Factsheet.: 3.
  • Becchetti, T.; Tate, K., et al. (2006). “Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health.”. Rangeland Watershed Workshop Meeting. Davis, CA,
  • Becchetti, T.; Tate, K., et al. (2006). “Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health.”. International Conference on the Future of Agriculture: Science, Stewardship, and Sustainability. Sacramento, CA,
  • 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,
  • Harper, J. (2006). Erosion Control Plan. Your Ranch.: 3.
  • Harper, J.M.; Stock, M. (2006). Food for Thought. Party Line Newsletter - Mendocino County 4-H.: 4.
  • Tate, K.; Dahlgren, R., et al. (2006). Grazing Impacts on Water Quality of California Oak Woodland Watersheds. Sixth California Oak Symposium: Today’s Challenges, Tomorrow’s 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.
  • Lennox, M.S.; Lewis, D.J., et al. (2006). Riparian Revegetation Outcomes on California North Coast Ranches. Sixth California Oak Symposium: Today’s Challenges, Tomorrow’s 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,
  • 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.; Larson, S, et al. (2006). State and Transition Models for California’s North Coast Oak Woodlands. Sixth California Oak Symposium: Today’s Challenges, Tomorrow’s 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.
  • Larson, S.; Smith, K.R. George, M., et al. (2005). Results of a Statewide Survey of California’s Ranch Water Quality Planning Short Course. Society for Range Management, Fort Worth, TX,
  • Harper, J. (2005). What's the Best Buy? Grazer's Gazette - A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland. 4: 5.
  • Lemaux, P.G.; Giusti, G., et al. (2004). "A Contemporary Food Fight: Lessons Learned in Mendocino". American Society of Agronomy Meeting, 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. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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,
  • Lewis, D.J.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2004). Situational Analysis of the Mendocino County Water Agency Final Report.: 174.
  • Harper, J. (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, M.R., 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.
  • Harper, J. (2002-present, January 2014). "UCCE Mendocino County Web Site." from http://cemendocino.ucdavis.edu/.
  • 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., et al. (2002). California’s Ranch Water Quality Short Course. Society for Range Management 55th Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO,
  • Harper, J.M.; Ruddell, A., et al. (2002). Cattle College: Bringing the Yellow Book to Life on the Coast – A Multi-State Collaboration. Western Section, American Society of Animal Science, 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,
  • Harper, J. (2002). Is Intensive Grazing Management Economical? Covelo Cattlemen's Tour. Covelo CA,: 5.
  • Harper, J. (2002). Photo Monitoring for Vineyards. Vineyard Water Quality Planning Short Course. Ukiah, CA, Mendocino College.: 3.
  • Larson, S.; Smith, K.R. George, M.R., et al. (2002). Results of ranch water quality planning short course conducted through California’s state wide survey. Society for Range Management 56th Annual Meeting, Casper, WY,
  • Harper, J. (2002). Science Behind Riparian Buffers. University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino County.: 9.
  • Harper, J. (2002). Sheep Production and Management on California’s Annual Grassland. Annual Grassland Short Course. Davis,: 8.
  • Harper, J.M.; Schott, T., et al. (2002). Tomki Watershed - A Project of Community Concern.: 20 minutes.
  • Harper, J. (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. (2001). Cooperative Extension & ANR Who We Are. Lake County Department Heads Meeting. Lakeport, CA,: 3.
  • 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. (2001). University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino and Lake Counties Annual Report 2000-2001.: 8.
  • Harper, J. (2000). Mendocino County Profile. DANR North Coast and Mountain Region County Profiles. First Edition. Agriculture and Natural Resources.: 10-11.
  • George, M.R.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2000). Ranch Water Quality Planning: A Short Course for Rangeland Owners. 2nd National Extension Natural Resources Conference, 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, 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. (1999). Rangeland Water Quality Management Plan Training Program. Beef & Range Field Day. UC SFREC (Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center).: 4.
  • 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., et al. (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.
  • 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., et al. (1999). Sediment Inventory and Monitoring a Water Quality Tool for Landowners. UC-DANR Statewide Conference, Sacramento, CA,
  • Harper, J. (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.
  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (1998). Rangeland Water Quality Laws and Background Information.
  • Harper, J.M.; Larson, S. (1998). Rangeland Water Quality Planning on California’s North Coast - Making Voluntary Compliance a Reality. SRM National Meeting. Guadalajara, Mexico,
  • Harper, J. (1998). University of California Cooperative Extension Mendocino County Annual Report 1997-1998.: 8.
  • Harper, J. (1997-2007, January 2007). "California Section of the Society for Range Management Web Site." from http://www.casrm.org.
  • Harper, J.M.; George, M.R., et al. (1997). California Rangeland Watershed Program’s Rangeland Water Quality Letter of Intent Software. SRM National Meeting. Rapid City, SD,
  • Harper, J. (1997). The Tomki Video - Educational Materials for Teaching Ranchers About Water Quality. SRM National Meeting. Rapid City, SD,
  • 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. (1995-present). The Shepherd's Sentinel - A Newsletter for the Members of the Mendocino and Lake Counties Wool Growers Association.
  • Harper, J. (1995 - present, December 2002). "University of California Cooperative Extension Livestock and Natural Resources Home Page." Retrieved September 1995, from http://danr.ucop.edu/uccelr/.html.
  • Harper, J.M.; Bengston, D.A. (1995). 1995 Mendocino County Animal Damage Control Report. Ukiah, CA, Mendocino County Board of Supervisors.: 7.
  • Harper, J.M.; Larson, S., et al. (1995). Advanced Eudora - A University of California CE–Link Satellite Program.: 60 minutes.
  • Harper, J.M.; Cahn, M., et al. (1995). Navigating Internet and World Wide Web - A University of California CE–Link Satellite Program.: 9.
  • Harper, J.M.; Cahn, M., et al. (1995). Navigating Internet and World Wide Web - A University of California CE–Link Satellite Program.: 87 minutes.
  • Harper, J. (1995). Ram Soundness Evaluation. The Shepherd's Sentinel - A Newsletter for the Members of the Mendocino and Lake Counties Wool Growers Association. 1
  • 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. (1994-present). Grazer’s Gazette–A Newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland.
  • Harper, J. (1994-1998). Moderator. PC-Presents email list. Forum for providing information and advice to subscribers on computer technology - both hardware and software.
  • Harper, J. (1994). 1994 Mendocino County Predation Results. Ukiah, CA, Mendocino County Board of Supervisors.: 5.
  • Harper, J. (1994). Computer Tip for Designer 4.0a. Northern Light. University of California, DANR, North Region. 6: 5.
  • Harper, J. (1994). What is RMAC? Grazer's Gazette - A newsletter about Livestock, Pastures and Rangeland.
  • Harper, J. (1993). 1992 Mendocino County Predation Survey Results. Ukiah, CA, Mendocino County Board of Supervisors.: 20.
  • Harper, J. (1993). Balance Ration Worksheet. Willits, CA,: 10.
  • Salmon, T.; Harper, J. (1993). Magical Media Computer Aides for Extension Programming.: 20:19:00.
  • Harper, J. (1993). Scanning Text Files For Use In Word Processed Documents. Northern Light. University of California, DANR, North Region. 5: 4-5.
  • Giusti, G.; Harper, J.M. (1993). Wild Pig Expansion and Economic Impacts in Mendocino County, California. Wild Pig Symposia. San Luis Obispo, CA,
  • (1992). Wood 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.
  • Harper, J. (1992). Mendocino County Farm Advisors Computer Help Sheet #2 - More Basic DOS Commands.: 4.
  • Harper, J. (1992). Recognition and Prevention of Three Common Nutritional Disorders of Sheep and Cattle. Mendocino County Farm Bureau News.: 7.
  • Harper, J. (1992). Sheep Breeds and Their Wool. Wool Production School Proceedngs, Ukiah and Hopland, CA, Hopland Field Station Publication.
  • Harper, J. (1991). Free $$$ or How to Make It With Stocker Cattle. Mendocino County Farm Bureau News.: 15.
  • Harper, J.M.; Pears, M. An Alternative Livestock Feed for Mendocino & Lake Counties.

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