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Livestock and Range Management

Wild Pig Damage in Agricultural Lands in California Survey
  • UCCE Mendocino & Lake Counties Contact Information and Interest Signup Survey

    It has been many years since UC Cooperative Extension aka Farm Advisors have done an educational interest survey and updated our client contact database. There have been a lot of changes in our staff and many new farmers and ranchers have...


    By John M Harper
    Author - Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor - Emeritus
  • Opportunity to Support the US Sheep Shearing Team at the Golden Shears World Championships

     Support the American Shearing Team   Producers looking to support the American team headed to the Golden Shears World Championships next month in Scotland can do so by purchasing a Team USA T-shirt or hoodie offered through American Hero...


    By John M Harper
    Author - Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor - Emeritus
  • Commercial Ranchers in Mendocino and Lake Reminder

    I wanted to make sure you saw the final reminder for the climate-smart ag survey from UC Rangelands below. We want to make sure commercial-scale producers are well-represented in the responses. Please click bit.ly/rangeland23 to take the...


    By John M Harper
    Author - Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor - Emeritus
  • USDA New Grants for Local Meat Processing

    USDA Announces Grants to Expand Meat Processing   The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week the availability of up to $125 million through two new grant programs that will create more options for meat and poultry...


    By John M Harper
    Author - Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor - Emeritus
  • 2020 Shearing Students
    UCCE Week-Long Sheep Shearing School is Back in 2023!!!

    After two years of Covid restrictions, I'm happy to say that I'll be doing our very popular week-long shearing school. The dates are March 20th through 24th, 2023. It will be located once again at the Twinning Barn near Ukiah. We will limit the...


    By John M Harper
    Author - Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor - Emeritus