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The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is your bridge between local issues and the research expertise of the University of California.
The Central Sierra Cooperative Extension serves Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne and El Dorado counties.
Yosemite toad and cattle use the Sierra Nevada landscape differently
Posted 12/4/2013 - A five-year study of Yosemite toad populations in an area fenced off from cattle has shown that exclusion from grazing doesn't help the endangered amphibian, reported Kate Campbell in AgAlert. "The toads use water areas and the cattle use drier meadow...
Is livestock’s contribution to climate change still being overestimated?
Posted 12/4/2013 - In a 1,000 year old village in Germany (Juehnde), methane is not a dirty word. The recovered methane from a manure-fueled bioreactor feeds the burners that heat water for every household in the village. The same hot water provides heating. These...
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