Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Jim Sullins

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Farm Advisor, Emeritus
Cooperative Extension Tulare County
4437-B S. Laspina St.
Tulare, CA 93274
(559) 684-3309
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Education

License #88 California Certified Rangeland Manager, California Board of Forestry. 2001
M.S. Animal Science, Colorado State University. 1983
BS Range Science, New Mexico State University. 1970

Specialty

Livestock, Range and Natural Resources, Public Policy, Community Development

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Sullins, J.; Isner, A. (2012). Tulare County WMA: Leading Edge Cost-Share Yellow Starthistle Control Program. 65th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, Spokane, WA, UC ANR UCCE.
  • Becchetti, C.; McDougald, N.; Frost, W.; Sullins, J. (2011). Estimating the Cost of Replacing Forage Losses on annual Rangeland. UC ANR Publication. 8446
  • George, M.; Sheehy, C.; Laca, E.; McDougald, N.; Harper, J.; Lile, D.; Sullins, J. (2009). Animal Nutrition and Forage Quality (Module 3), Ecology and Management of Grazing: An Online Course. UC Davis, CA, California Rangeland Research and Information Center, Plant Sciences Department.
  • Kowalski, C.; Victor, J.; Long, R.; Sullins, J.; Garcia, S.; Salmon, T. (2006). Grower Evaluation of California Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus beecheyi) Control using Anticoagulant Baits. 22nd Pest Management Conference, UC Davis.
  • Sullins, J.; Wright, S.; Williams, J.; Appleby, W. (2004). Implementing a Successful Weed Management Area. Western Region Extension Professional Development Conference.
  • Sullins, J.; Wright, S.; Williams, J.; Banuelos, G.; Haines, R.; Allen, B. (2001). Yellow Starthistle Control in Foothill Range in Tulare County. Annual Meeting Society for Range Management.
  • Phillips, R.; McDougald, N.; Sullins, J. (1996). "Plant Preference of Sheep Grazing in the Mojave Desert." Rangelands 18(4): 140-144.
  • Phillips, R.; Sullins, J.; William, C. (1995). The Application of Solar Energy to Pump Water for Livestock - A Range Management Practice. UC ANR Publication. 21543
  • Phillips, R.; Sullins, J. (1994). "Solar Power Moves Water on Range." California Agriculture 48(6): 7-8.
  • Graves, W.; Williams, W.; Wegrzyn, V.; Calderon, D.; George, M.; Sullins, J. (1987). "Berseem Clover Is Getting a Second Chance." California Agriculture 41(9): 10.
  • Dunbar, J.; Johnson, W.; Phillips, R.; Sullins, J.; Van Reit, W. (1986). 4-H Beef Project Member's Guide.
  • Sullins, J. (1986). Handbook for Small Scale Swine Producers. UCCE.
  • Sullins, J. (1983). The Effect of Gomer Bulls and Calf Separation During Estrus Synchronization. Colorado State University.
  • Tomky, D.; Sullins, J.; Chenoweth, P.; Pexton, J. (1979). Breeding Soundness and Fertility of Beef Bulls Breeding Estrus Synchronized Females. Western Section American Society of Animal Science.
  • Sullins, J.; Tomky, D.; Farin, P.; Chenoweth, P.; Pexton, J. (1979). Sexual Behavior and Breeding Performance of Bulls Mated to Beef Cattle Synchronized with PGF or SMB. Western Section American Society of Animal Science.
  • Sullins, J.; Pexton, J.; Fagerlin, P. (1978). The Effect of Calf Separation on Weaning Weights and Effect of Gomer Bulls on Estrus and Pregnancy Rates During Estrus Synchronization. Annual Meeting of American Society of Animal Science.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Sullins, J.; LeStrange, M.; Lawrence, M.; Blackhurst, E. (2012). UCCE Tulare and Kings Counties Master Gardener Program Guidelines Handbook.
  • Sullins, J. (2011). ANR Budget Committee Report to the VP ANR.
  • Payne, M.; Wilson, D.; Sullins, J.; Collar, C.; Holmes, R.; Bell, T.; Niswander, T. (2011). Challenges to disposal of livestock and poultry mortalities and animal by-products in California. Technical report of the California Emergency Animal Disposal Workgroup.
  • Sullins, J. (2009-2012). Beef Round Up. A timely newsletter to inform beef producers and range land managers on topics of interest and importance to their operations.
  • Sullins, J.; Wright, S.; Palmer, E. (2009). Rangeland Pasture Cost-Share WMA Cost Share Program for Invasive Thistle Control. California Weed Science Society.
  • Sullins, J.; Wright, S.; Palmer, E. (2009). Wildland Weed Management on the Leading Edge. California Invasive Plant Council.
  • Sullins, J. (2006). How long will Tulare County have more cows than people? Hoard’s Dairyman—The National Dairy Farm Magazine.: 239.
  • George, M.; McDougald, N.; Dudley, D.; Forero, L.; Frost, W.; Sullins, J.; Ingram, R.; Connor, M. (2006). State and Transition Models for California's Sierra Nevada Foothill Oak-Woodlands. Abstract: Society for Range Management, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • George, M.; McDougald, N.; Dudley, D.; Forero, L.; Frost, W.; Sullins, J.; Ingram, R.; Connor, M. (2006). State and Transition Models for California's Sierra Nevada Foothill Oak-Woodlands. Natural Resources Continuing Conference, Berkeley, CA.
  • George, M.; McDougald, N.; Dudley, D.; Forero, L.; Frost, W.; Sullins, J.; Ingram, R.; Connor, M. (2006). State and Transition Models for California's Sierra Nevada Foothill Oak-Woodlands. Oak Woodland Symposium, Rhonert Park, CA.
  • Sullins, J. (2004-2006). Beef Round Up. A timely newsletter to inform beef producers and range land managers on topics of interest and importance to their operations.
  • Sullins, J. (2004-2006). County Director Notes. An annual newsletter from the County Director.
  • Sullins, J.; Frate, C.; Collar, C. (2004-2006). Milk Lines. A newsletter to inform Dairy Producers on topics of interest and importance to their operations.
  • Williams, J.; Sullins, J.; Palmer, E.; Daly, T. (2004). Conservation Partnerships at Work. USDA NRCS RCD.
  • Sullins, J.; J. Williams Eds. (2004). Identifying and Controlling Tulare County’s Invasive Weeds.
  • Sullins, J.; Williams, J.; Berger, L.; Thomas, C.; Haines, R.; Wright, S. (2001). Implementing a Weed Management Area. Annual Meeting Society for Range Management.
  • Banuelos, G.; Sullins, J.; Wright, S. (1998). Yellow Starthistle Control in Foothill Range in Tulare County. California Weed Society.
  • Medina, P.; Sullins, J. (1997-2000). Introduction to Internet for Ag. Tulare County Cooperative Extension.
  • Sullins, J. (1995). Ag Stirs County's Economy. Visalia Times-Delta.
  • Sullins, J.; Harris, T. (1995). An Analysis of Economic Impacts of Mitigation Measures for Livestock Grazing in Desert Tortoise Habitat. San Bernardino County.
  • Sullins, J. (1995). County Habitat Planning Continues. Visalia Times-Delta.
  • Sullins, J. (1994). Controlled Grazing—The Livestock Management Key for Ley-Farming. UC Beef and Range Workgroup Report.
  • Phillips, R.; McDougald, N.; Sullins, J. (1994). Plant Performance of Sheep Grazing in the Mojave Desert. UC Beef and Range Workgroup Report.
  • Phillips, R.; Sullins, J. (1994). Solar Applications to Pump Water for Livestock on Range. Annual meeting for Deans and Department Chairs, KAC.
  • Sullins, J.; Phillips, R. (1994). Using Solar Energy to Pump Water for Livestock in Remote Areas. UC Beef and Range Workgroup Report.
  • Phillips, R.; Sullins, J. (1993). Using Solar Energy to Pump Water for Livestock in Remote Areas (also in Spanish).
  • Sullins, J.; Phillips, R. (1993). Using Solar Energy to Pump Water for Livestock in Remote Areas. International Society of Range Management Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Phillips, R.; Sullins, J. (1992). Solar Applications to Provide Water for Range Livestock. National Farm Bureau Convention, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Phillips, R.; Sullins, J. (1992). Using Solar Energy to Pump Water for Livestock in Remote Areas. National Farm Bureau Convention.: 1-20.
  • Sullins, J.; Graves, W. (1990). Ley Farming. San Bernardino Cooperative Extension.
  • Hansen, R.; Sullins, J. (1989). Mojave Desert Range Project: Literature Search and Review. San Bernardino County Cooperative Extension.
  • Torrell, D.; Grumbles, R.; Sullins, J.; Klaas, L. (1989). Mojave Desert Range Project: 1988 Beef Marketing Education Program. San Bernardino County Cooperative Extension.
  • Sullins, J. (1988). Impact of S-7 on the Ranching Industry in the Mojave Desert Scenic Area. California Cattleman Magazine.
  • Sullins, J.; Graves, W. (1988). Integration of Livestock and Cereal Cropping into a Ley-Farming System. Beef and Range Workgroup Report.
  • Sullins, J. (1988). Ley Farming. San Bernardino Cooperative Extension.
  • Sullins, J. (1988). Progress Report: Desert Range Monitoring. Beef and Range Workgroup Report.
  • Sullins, J. (1988). Progress Report: Mojave Desert Range Project. Beef and Range Workgroup Report.
  • Sullins, J. (1986). Applications in State of the Art in Rangeland Water Development. Beef and Range Workgroup Report.
  • Sullins, J.; Fairbanks, W.; Phillips, R. (1986). Applications of State of the Art in Rangeland Development. Beef and Range Workgroup Report.
  • Sullins, J. (1986). Development of Composite Breeds. UC Davis Beef Day.
  • Sullins, J. (1985). Alternative Marketing: Custom Exempt Slaughter. San Bernardino Cooperative Extension.
  • Sullins, J. (1985). Alternative Marketing: Electronic Marketing. San Bernardino Cooperative Extension.
  • Sullins, J. (1985). Benefits, Costs, and Hazards of Crossbreeding. Beef Day Report. UC Davis, Department of Animal Sciences.
  • Sullins, J. Report to USDA on Range Condition.
  • Sullins, J. Website for Video-Conference with James Bai.

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