Drought and Livestock
Welcome to the Drought and Livestock page! Located here are important documents and/or links to various websites encompassing all things livestock and drought related. Find drought workshop videos and documents on the links below:
Drought and Livestock Links
California Dairy Research Foundation- Drought information page geared towards CA Dairy farmers. The information stems from the California Dairy Quality Assurance Program (CDQAP).
Drought Strategies 2014- from UCCE Sonoma with topics of livestock management, range management, and supplemental feeding strategies.
Drought Workshop- Held at UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center in January 2014. This link provides handouts and PowerPoint presentations from specialists and advisors on topics of drought economics, drought and irrigated pasture and more. Videos of above topics can be found at the Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center YouTube page.
Mitigating Drought Seminars and Workshops- This link provides handouts and publications for livestock producers on topics of alternative feed sources, drought and livestock management, loss of forage, groundwater hydrology and more. Information comes from various seminars and workshops across the state, such as the Drought Workshop listed below.
Rangeland Watershed Laboratory- Key drought publications, managing for drought, rangeland water quality, and other links of drought interest.
- Ranching and California's Drought- A Workshop and Webcast, November 7th, 2014- This webcast brought staff from the US Drought Monitor and the California State Climatologist together to discuss current drought topics. It was broadcast to 16 different locations throughout California. View the talks and powerpoints here.