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Northern California Ranch Update

To provide the ranching community in the Sacramento Valley with science-based information.

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Northern California Ranch Update Volume 7 Issue 1   8/7/19 Download
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August 2017 Vol. 6 Issue 1

In this issue:

Blackberry Management

Managing Mint in Irrigated Pasture in California

Rotary Wiper Control of Smutgrass in Irrigated Pasture

Consumption of Mineral by Yearling Cattle Grazing Annual Range and Irrigated Pasture

Alleviating Worries for Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning

Beef Cattle Market Relationships

Rangeland Educational Update with Ice Cream and Peaches Flier - Please RSVP


8/10/17 Download
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January 2017

In this issue...

2015/16 Northern California Winter Pasture Experience Varies

Using a Cow to Plant Bur Clover

Grass Tetany

Medusahead Seed Suppression with Milestone Herbicide

Methods of Selenium Supplementation for Beef Cattle and Associated Weight Gains

Comparing Transline and Milestone Herbicides

Ranch to Rail Program

Winter Livestock Meeting Flier

January 2017 Northern California Ranch Update

2/2/17 Download
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February 2014

In this Issue...

Managing Irrigated Pasture in a Short Water Year

Watch Your Cattle Around Oak Trees

New Perennial Grass Tested for Sacramento Valley Foothill Rangeland

SRA Fees Boost Funding for CalFire's VVMP Program

Managing Cattle During Drought: Destocking and Early Weaning

Checking for Vitamin A Deficiency

Winter Livestock Meeting Flier and Registration Form: February 21, 2014

2/6/14 Download
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August 2012

Milestone (Aminopyralid) Applied Preemergence can Control Medusahead

Assistance with Fish Screen on Diversions

Selective control of Barb Goatgrass with Aminocyclopyrachlor

2011/12 Northern California Winter Pature Experience Varies

Understanding and Managing Shrink

Important Facts to Know about the Herbicide: Glyphosate


8/14/12 Download
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Nothern California Ranch Update January 2012

Pasture Aeration Trial
Research Update on Using a Rotary Wiper
2010/11 Northern California Winter Pasture Experience
Effects of Heavy Grazing on Tarweed ann Vinegarweed
Controlling Wire Grass in Irrigated Pastures
A Method to Implement Crossbreeding

2/10/12 Download
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August 2009 Beef Improvement Annual Meeting Irrigated Pasture Clipping Height Project 2008/09 Northern California Winter Pasture Experience Dryland Hay Variety Trials in Glenn County Beef & Horse Vaccination and Treatment Plans for Northern Sacramento Valley 8/20/09 Download
March 2009 Medusahead Irrigated Pasture Fertilization Weaned Calf & Yearling Natural & Implanted Rancher's Guide to Cool 3/16/09 Download
October 2008 - Vol 2, Issue 4 Booster Vaccines Seeding Irrigated Pasture in the Sacramento Valley Smaller Cows or Fewer Cows? Performance Advantage of Wintering Fall Calving Mountain Cattle in the Sacramento Valley 10/27/08 Download
August 2008 - Volume 2, Issue 3 Managing Smutgrass in Irrigated Pastures Drought and Cow Performance Unprecedented Change, New Challenges and Opportunities USDA-FSA Critical Deadlines Drought Sales of Livestock: Managing the Taxes UC Forest Management & Roads Workshops Irrigated Pasture Management and Quality Northern California Winter Pasture 7/29/08 Download
Northern California Ranch Update April 2008 Reproductive Herd Health EPD Accuracy Occurrence of Animal Plant Poisoning in California Fertilizing Grazed Irrigated Pasture Affect of time of transport after insemination on pregnancy rates 4/18/08 Download
Volume 2, Issue 1 January 2008 Euthanasia of Cattle with a Firearm Livestock Compensation Program Summary of Selenium, Copper and Zinc Status for Beef Cattle in Northern California Managing Tree of Heaven in Pasture Sire Selection - Determining Goals and Beginning Preparation for Purchases 2/24/09 Download
Volume 1, Issue 4 September 2007 Fall Cattle Health Reminders Managing Mint in Irrigated Pasture in California Feed Alternatives in a Drought Year Marketing Your Calves on the Video An Introduction to Grazing for Weed Control Irrigation Scheduling Tools New Trichomonosis Laws in California Implications of Postweaning Nutrtion on Carcass Characteristics & Feed Costs 8/5/08 Download
Volume 1, Issue 3 - July 2007 Biosecurity for California Beef Cattle Ranches Water Quality Update Blackberry Management Drought Sales of Livestock Not Just Another Drought Option Making Decision in the Information Age Why is the Grass Green Under the Oak? 7/16/08 Download
Volume 1, Issue 2 April 2007 CA Trichomonosis Control Program Barb Goatgrass - Impact and Control Efficacy of Pour-on vs Injectable Ivomec Trial To Fertilize or Not to Fertilize Cost Study for Beef Stocker/Yearling Operation 3/24/08 Download
Volume 1, Issue 1 January 2007 Individual Animal Identificaiton Treatment of Calf Scours Older Cow Culling Decisions Milestone, a New Herbicide for Yellow Starthistle Entering into a Pasture or Grazing Lease Managing Northern California Winter Pasture 3/14/08 Download
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