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Sierra College Direct Farm Marketing Class 4.1.14 Presentation
2013 California Meat Summit Powerpoints
Implementation of Small and Very Small Niche Meat Processing Facilities in California by Dan Macon, Flying Mule Farm
Determining Demand for USDA Inspected beef slaughter in an 18 County Region in California by Morgan Doran, UCCE County Director and Farm Advisor-Solano, Yolo, Sacramento Counties
Mapping Project of Slaughter and Processing Facilities in California by Shermain Hardesty, UCCE Specialist, Agriculture and Resource Economics
Facilitation of Communication and Collaboration Between Producers and Processors by Roger Ingram, UCCE County Director and Farm Advisor-Placer and Nevada Counties
2013 California Meat Summit Proceedings
NEW! Searchable USDA and Custom Exempt Meat Slaughter and Processor Map of California:
Sample Costs for Finishing Beef Cattle on Grass Now Available:
Producer Direct Marketing Meat Economic Analysis:
Bud Williams passed away today, November 26th due to pancreatic cancer. Bud was the world's leading practitioner, teacher, and advocate of low-stress livestock handling.
Here is a link to Bud and Eunice's website:
I was privileged to spend 7 weeks following Bud as part of a study leave at Vee Tee Feeders at Lloyminster, Alberta, Canada in 1993.
Here is an article i wrote based on those experiences:
Here is a link to a book called "Stockmanship" written by Steve Cote. The book was read and approved by Bud.
Here is the link for the pdf of the book:
Welcome to the Placer & Nevada County UCCELivestock & Natural Resources website!
Visit our Foothill Farming website for specific livestock production information.
Our program promotes using management, not technology, to solve issues and problems in livestock production. Emphasis is put on generating sustainable profit, not maximizing production.
Educational workshops and events with a hands-on focus are held throughout the year, and below and to the right is a listing of those currently available.
Nevada County Agriculture Report 2006
Placer County Agriculture Overview
2010 Grazing Contractors
I am the Livestock and Natural Resources Farm Advisor in Placer and Nevada Counties. I have a Master's degree in Animal Science from Texas A & M University, and have served as a Farm Advisor in this area since 1986. Farm calls are available for free by an appointment basis, and questions can be answered by phone (530-889-7385) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foothill Rancher Newsletter
I publish a quarterly Foothill Rancher newsletter. You can sign up and receive the newsletter electronically by clicking this link or selecting the Foothill Rancher Newsletter tab at the top of this page.
Annual Field Day
There is an Annual Field Day at the Sierra Research and Extension Center. The field day is held each year in late April or early May.
Hope you enjoy the site and feel free to get in touch with me by phone or email. I look forward to meeting you!
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Roger's Livestock Blog
Drought Workshop Scheduled for January 29th at Sierra Research and Extension Center
Posted 1/7/2014 - There will be a drought management workshop scheduled at the Sierra Research and Extension Center on January 29th. See the attached flyer for details. The December forage clipping at Sierra Research and Extension Center was 47.38 lbs /ac. The...
Wholesale Marketing Workshop Featured at PlacerGROWN Farm Conference on January 26 in Lincoln
Posted 1/11/2013 - Have you ever considered or wondered about wholesale marketing? The PlacerGROWN Farm Conference will feature a comprehensive workshop to help you understand the opportunities and challenges with wholesale marketing. The...
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