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Cooperative Extension Shasta County
1851 Hartnell Avenue
Redding, CA 96002-2217
Phone: (530) 224-4900
Fax: (530) 224-4904

Larry Forero

Livestock & Range Management

Range livestock production is the leading agricultural commodity in Shasta County.  The Shasta County Cooperative Extension works with producers on a variety of issues including quality assurance and range management, as well as irrigated pasture and water quality.

Focus of projects have included:

-Irrigated Pasture Fertilization

-Evaluation of Irrigation Timing

-Depth and Irrigated Pasture Production

-Involvement in McArthur Swamp Project

-Effect of Irrigation Diversion on Stream Temperature

-Range Monitoring

-Development of a series of Beef Cattle Market Risk Articles.

This program also hosts annual workshops on timely topics such as water policy, animal health and irrigated pasture.

Shasta County Crop & Livestock Reports

Shasta County's Department of Agriculture / Weights & Measure issues an annual Crop & Livestock Report.

The link below will take you to their website where you can view & download a copy of current & previous year's reports.

Shasta County Crop Statistics

UCCE Free Downloadable Publications

Low Cost Methods of Measuring Diverted Water


Livestock Poisoning Plants of CA


Field Guide for Common CA Range and Pasture Plants


Northern CA Ranch Update Newsletter