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Sheep and Goat Herd Health and Production

Summary Sheep and goats are an important element of regional food and fiber sheds, community fire resilience, and local economies. Opportunities for research and extension regarding sheep and goats are vast. This workgroup will leverage UC ANR resources to meet the needs of these communities. Main Outputs: Research,Extension actvities,Product and material development (including online)
Workgroup Chair Information
Name Roselle Busch (Co-Chair)
Phone (530)754-1975
Unit: Veterinary Medicine Extension
Name Daniel Macon (Co-Chair)
Phone 530-889-7385
Unit: Placer-Nevada Counties
Membership List
CE Advisor
Audoin, Flavie Calaveras County
  Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
Davy, Josh Tehama County
  Livestock, Range, and Natural Resources Advisor / County Director Livestock, Range and Irrigated Pasture
Doran, Morgan Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
  UC Cooperative Extension Advisor for Livestock and Natural Resources Livestock, beef cattle, sheep, nutrition, range management, irrigated pastures, grazing systems, ranch water quality.
Finzel, Julie Kern County
  Farm Advisor Animal Science and Rangeland Ecology and Management
Harper, John Mendocino County
  County Director Mendocino & Lake/Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor - Emeritus Sheep & goat production, range cattle production, rangeland, watershed, water quality, computer applications.
Latack, Brooke Imperial County
  Livestock Advisor
Lobo, Ramiro San Diego County
  Small Farms & Agricultural Economics Advisor Farm management, marketing, agricultural economics, agricultural tourism, small farms, new/specialty crops
Macon, Daniel Placer-Nevada Counties
  County Director, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor Rangeland livestock production, economics, and management
Ozeran, Rebecca Fresno County
  Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
Rao, Devii San Benito County
  San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor Rangeland Ecology and Management, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management, Conservation of Biological Diversity, Watershed Protection and Management.
Snell, Laura Modoc County
  County Director and Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor Livestock & Natural Resources
CE Specialist
Busch, Roselle Veterinary Medicine Extension
  Sheep and Goat Veterinary Medicine Extension Specialist Sheep and Goat Herd Health and Production
Pires, Alda Population Health & Reproduction
  Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension & Associate Agronomist in AES Urban Agriculture and Food Safety, Veterinary Epidemiology,
Oltjen, James Animal Science
  CE Specialist Computer decision support software; beef quality assurance; standardized performance analysis for cattle and sheep ranches. Animal management systems; resource use in animal agriculture; beef cattle growth.
Van Eenennaam, Alison Animal Science
  CE Specialist Animal Biotechnology and Genomics Animal genomics, biotechnology, beef cattle, genetic engineering, animal breeding
Other ANR
Beck, Jacalyn Hopland Research & Extension Center
  Academic Programs Manager
Bird, Hannah Hopland Research & Extension Center
  Community Educator 2 Outreach, education.
Smith, Alison
  Staff Research Associate 2 Small Ruminants, Wildlife Ecology
Membership Totals
Number of Members18
ANR Members18
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