Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center
University of California
Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center

Welcome

The Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center fosters and supports research, education and outreach programs focused on key agricultural and natural resource themes relevant to the Sierra foothills.

On this site you will find information on how to propose and develop programs at the Center, an overview of current and previous programs, as well as specific information about the Center.

SFREC provides land and animals needed to support short and long term research projects. Staff and equipment are available to help meet your project needs. New projects are accepted at anytime.

Click HERE for details on the Center's resources.

 

SFREC 

Call for Proposals now open, April 1, 2023 - May 19, 2023

2023-2024 Call for Proposals Flyer

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To start a new research project, please click: 
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Here are some examples of current research projects going on at SFREC:

Compost Addition to Grassland
Compost Addition to Grassland

 

 

 

 

Sierra Foothill REC Blog

  • Healthy soils project update

    Added April 8, 2020
    pic1 hsp

    For the 2019-2020 field season, we have made some adjustments to the Healthy Soils Demonstration Project at the Sierra Foothills Research and Extension Center (to read about the background of this project, click here) in response to a spontaneous...

  • Ranching and Range Management in a Drying Climate Workshop Videos Now Available

    Added July 24, 2019
    Ranching and Range Management in a Drying Climate Workshop

    Did you miss our Ranching and Range Management in a Drying Climate Workshop? Don't despair because you can still hear all the wonderful presentations from the day on our Youtube Channel! Talks include: Compost Applications on Rangeland: Carbon...

  • Rangeland Forage Production and Sensor Data- April 2019

    Added April 22, 2019
    Graph-Forage Production By Month

  • Research in Your Watershed

    Added April 18, 2019
    Research in your Watershed

    Do you love the Yuba watershed? Would you like to learn more about it? Join us, with Know Your Watershed Month NEXT TUESDAY, April 23, to learn more about the watershed and climate research that is happening right in your watershed! Speakers...

  • Healthy Soils Demonstration Project Update

    Added April 3, 2019
    Cattle grazing in the project area.

    Spring is here and the Healthy Soils Demonstration Project (to read about the background of this project, click here) has been busy since the composts were applied last fall. We have observed the onset of spring, the grasses and wildflowers on the plots...

Job Posting:

Environmental Horticulture Area Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) 22-19
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County
Posted on May 22, 2023
Closing on July 12, 2023

Community Nutrition and Health Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) Central Sierra, Placer and Nevada Counties 21-27
County Locations: Amador County, Calaveras County, El Dorado County, Nevada County, Placer County, Tuolumne County
Posted on May 2, 2023
Closing on June 19, 2023

Community Education Specialist 2 - Auburn, CA, Job ID 52082
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County
Posted on April 13, 2023

Camp Nurse – Yuba City, CA, Job ID 50169
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on March 9, 2023

Camp Counselor - 6 Open Positions – Yuba City, CA, Job ID 50167
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on March 9, 2023

Camp Cook – Yuba City, CA, Job ID 50168
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on March 9, 2023

Master Gardener Community Education Specialist 2 - Auburn, CA, Job ID 50064
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County
Posted on March 3, 2023

Custodian – Browns Valley, CA, Job ID 46884
County Locations: Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on December 16, 2022

Student Assistant 2 Cal Fresh Healthy Living - Sacramento, CA, Job ID 45230
County Locations: Nevada County, Placer County, Sacramento County, Solano County, Sutter County, Yolo County, Yuba County
Posted on November 3, 2022

Youth & Community Education Student Assistant 3 – Yuba City, CA, Job ID 47865
County Locations: Butte County, Colusa County, Glenn County, Sutter County, Yuba County
Posted on October 19, 2022

4-H Community Education Supervisor 1, Region 3 - UCCE County office (TBD), CA, Job ID 28710
County Locations: Butte County, Colusa County, Glenn County, Shasta County, Sutter County, Tehama County, Trinity County, Yuba County
Posted on October 4, 2022

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