UC Cooperative Extension in Stanislaus
Welcome to the University of California Cooperative Extension Stanislaus and San Joaquin County Livestock and Natural Resources website. This website serves as a link to expertise from the University of California. You will find local, regional and statewide information from applied research projects, peer reviewed publications, newsletter articles, and information about upcoming meetings and events.
The focus of the Livestock and Natural Resource program is to conduct applied research and outreach to promote working landscapes that conserve biological diversity, protect water quality and sustain livestock production. Please check our social media for current information.
For our most recent newsletter featuring up to date information on livestock related subjects.
Newsletters may summarize current local conditions, a scientific publication, provide basic animal health issues that are timely, summarize local research projects, or provide information on upcoming field days, workshops, or seminars.
Cattle Management Strategies To Minimize Foothill Abortion
A tick-borne bacterial disease, commonly known as foothill abortion, kills cow fetuses and has had a devastating effect on herds grazing in parts of the intermountain West. This publication will help you develop management strategies that minimize the impacts of the disease including whether ticks are present in a pasture (identified by dry ice trapping), the time when ticks are active, and the stage of pregnancy of a heifer or cow when grazing pasture where ticks may be present. Click here for full text.
Stanislaus County Weather
Linked data is from the California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS) weather stations. Visit CIMIS web site.