University of California
Stanislaus County

Livestock Lines Newsletter

Newsletter produced by Theresa Becchetti Livestock Advisor, Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties. You can receive email notification when the next newsletter is posted.

Issue Articles Type Date Added
Summer Newsletter 2018 (892KB)
  • Scholarships
  • Water Diversion Short Course
  • Confined Bovine Feeding Operations
  • Ranchette Livestock/Poultry Owner Animal Health Meeting
  • Pink Eye
PDF 8/2/18
January 2018 (877KB)

 

  • Farm Risk Survey
  • 2018 Rangeland Summit
  • Upcoming Webinars 
PDF 7/26/18
Fall Newsletter 2016 (326KB)
  • Horse Day 2016
  • Wild Pig Survey
  • Pasture Management
  • Edible Bale Wrapping
  • Livestock’s Carbon Footprint
  • Antibiotics Use as of January 2017
  • Bull Management – Fall Breeding
  • Small-Scale Livestock Producers Workshop
PDF 10/13/16
January 2016 (976KB)
  • Upcoming 2016 Summit and Tours
  • Pasture Management
PDF 1/7/16
November 2015 (1,071KB)
  • Management of Medusahead on Working Rangelands Field Meetings
  • California Rangeland Conservation Coalition's 11th Annual Summit
  • Drought Management
  • Drought and Poisonous Plants
PDF 10/30/15
The Management of Medusahead on Working Ranches (208KB) PDF 3/27/15
December 2014 (419KB) PDF 12/11/14
62nd Annual Oakdale Livestock Forum (805KB)

For one time only

The 62nd Annual Oakdale Livestock Forum is sponsoring the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition's Summit

Click on the link to get all the information.

PDF 12/13/13
Spring 2013 (719KB)
  • Medusahead on Rangelands
  • Copper Deficiency
  • Forage Production

 

PDF 5/15/13
Spring 2013 (556KB)

Livestock Lines:

  • 61st Annual Livestock Forum
  • Preventing Damage From Liver Flukes
  • Irrigated Pasture Management to Reduce E. Coli in Tailwater
PDF 2/22/13
September 2012 (1,104KB)
  • Anaplasmosis
  • Beef Quality Assurance Meeting Announcement
  • Forage Production
  • Fire and Forage Loss Calculator
  • Small Landowner Short Course
  • Johne's Disease in Beef Herds: What are the Issues?
  • National Rangeland Conference
PDF 9/7/12
Spring 2012 (250KB)

In this issue...

*  Drought 2012

*  Pink Eye - Bad Year Coming Prepare to Prevent or Treat

*  Alternative Castration Methods

*  Beef Quality Assurance

PDF 5/23/12
February 2012 (524KB)
  • Grass Tetany
  • Drought on Rangelands
  • Drought Sales of Livestock: Managing the Taxes
  • Livestock 101
  • Crystal Meth Epidemic Update Meeting Announcement
  • 60th Annual Oakdale Livestock Forum
  • Calendar of Events
PDF 2/22/12
Fall 2011 (1,354KB) PDF 10/18/11
July 2011 (156KB)
  • 2011 Beef Quality Audit Underway, Producer Input Needed
  • Forage Production
  • Fly Control
  • Irrigated Pasture Weeds
  • Weed Management on Rangelands
PDF 7/12/11
June 2011 (168KB)
  • What do New Changes in Aluminum Phosphide Labels Mean for Burrowing Mammal Control?
  • Ground Squirrel Bait
  • Food Safety - a Concern for All
  • Equine Herpes
  • "Yellow Book" Goes On-Line
  • Beef Quality Assurance Program
  • Rangeland Decision Making Survey
  • New USDA-Inspected Cut and Wrap Facility Tour
PDF 7/12/11
Beef Quality Assurance Program Topics will include injection and vaccine information, animal ID, age and source verification and national bull and cow beef quality audit as well as a short animal health program after lunch. PDF 3/23/11
Reminder-Oakdale Livestock Forum Save the date: March 1, 2011 PDF 2/17/11
Goat Workshop March 15th, 2011 McCay Hall 2820 Hwy 140 Catheys Valley, CA PLEASE R.S.V.P BY MARCH 09, 2011 @ 209-966-2417 OR REGISTER ON-LINE @ cemariposa.ucdavis.edu PDF 2/15/11
59th Annual Livestock Forum Click on link for more information PDF 2/6/08
Winter 2011 *Update on Controlling Smutgrass in Irrigated Pastures *Preventing Damage From Liver Flukes *Excellence in Range Management *YouTube and Cattle? *59th Annual Livestock Forum PDF 3/19/08
Fall 2010 *Bull Management - Fall Breeding *Trichomonosis in Cattle, A Review *New Forage Loss Tool *Local Forage Production *Fall Field Day PDF 9/14/10
Winter 2010 * Beef Quality Assurance * Maternal Diets are Forever * Carbon Sequestration on Rangelands PDF 2/3/10
58th Annual Livestock Forum Get the latest research information for your livestock at this meeting. DOC 2/2/10
September 2009 Upcoming Short Courses: * Small Land Owner * Ranch Water Quality PDF 8/31/09
Summer 2009 * Smutgrass - Another Invasive Grass * Smutgrass in Irrigated Pastures * Cancer Incidence in Vegetarians * Udder & Teat Scoring in Beef Cattle * Ranch Water Quality & Small Landowner Shortcourses * Beef Quality Assurance Program PDF 8/31/09
Spring 2009 * PREPARE FOR A BAD FLY SEASON IN 2009 CURRENT METHODS FOR FLY CONTROL IN BEEF CATTLE * IMPORTANT DETAILS TO REMEMBER FOR FLY CONTROL & PESTICIDE USE * SELECTED CALIFORNIA REGISTERED PESTICIDES FOR BEEF CATTLE: 2009 * ECOLOGICAL & ECONOMICAL IMPACTS OF MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR MEDUSAHEAD CONTROL * UPCOMING EVENTS PDF 3/13/09
2009 Niche Meat Market Conference March 26th - Cutting Edge Meat Processing Tour This year's conference will feature a tour of Cutting Edge Meat, a USDA inspected harvest and processing facility. The plant is located in Newman, CA. After the tour, we will have discussions working with processors, meat cutting instructions, and the need for more USDA processing. March 27th - What You're Doing and How's it Working? This year's conference will focus on implementation. We have covered a lot of topics over the past six years. We want to provide a way to bring all that information together to assist you in developing or taking your niche meat marketing effort to the next level. DOC 2/24/09
57th Annual Livestock Forum 01/20/09 Register by January 10th. $10- per person with early registration or $15- at the door. DOC 12/22/10
Winter 2008 # Sudden Death in Adult Cattle # Grass Tetany # Relationship Between Residual Feed Intake & Growth Performance, EPD Profiles, & Value Indices of Angus Bulls # Water Quality and Livestock # Free Soil Amendments # Upcoming Meetings PDF 12/22/10
Water Quality, Range, Pature & Livestock Management Meeting Meeting held on 01/29/09. Register by 01/17/09 $10- per person for early registration or $15- at the door. DOC 7/22/10
September 2008 Final Reminder - Buy Your Crop Insurance Now for 2008! PDF 9/3/08
Summer 2008 * Pink Eye Prevention * Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) * Automobile Calculator * Cattle Welfare Workshop PDF 12/16/09
Summer 2008 - Pink Eye Treatment Options Read about the latest treatment options. PDF 7/30/08
Summer 2008 - Vehicle Cost Link Vehicle/Pick-up/Trailer Cost Analysis Worksheet XLS 7/30/08
56th Annual Livestock Forum Please ignore road signs for 2 hour parking limits. Thank you to the City of Oakdale for eliminating the parking time limits and graciously accommodating our meeting. DOC 3/8/09
January 2007 55th Annual Oakdale Livestock Forum, Effects of Drought and Frost, Vet Views PDF 1/15/08
Fall 2006 Beef Cattle Updates and Meeting Announcements PDF 1/13/08
January 2006 Annual Oakdale Livestock Forum PDF 6/27/11
November 2005 UCD Vet Views: Fall Cattle Health Reminders, Medusa Head Project, Animal ID, Avian Influenza- aka- Bird Flu, Oakdale Livestock Forum Update PDF 6/27/11
July 2004 National Animal Identification System PDF 6/3/10
February 2004 BSE, Pasture Management, Beef Quality Assurance Program, Oakdale Livestock Forum PDF 6/27/11
April 2004 Abortion in Cattle, Weed Management, West Nile Virus, Range Camp, Meetings, Ecological sites PDF 1/14/08

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