Madera County
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Madera County

Serving Madera County

OFFICE HOURS

The UC Cooperative Extension Office Hours are 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday.  Closed 1:00-2:00pm for lunch.  Occasionally, there will be brief office closures for off-site meetings and events.  Please leave a brief reason for visiting on the sign-in sheet at the window during those visits.

Shannon Mueller, Ph.D., County Director Agronomic Crops Farm Advisor  (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7211 or (559) 241-7515 scmueller@ucanr.edu

Russell Hill, 4-H Advisor (559) 675-7204 rdhill@ucanr.edu

Laurie Fringer, 4-H Program Representative (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7202  llfringer@ucanr.edu

Scott Stoddard, Vegetable Crops & Limited Resource Farms Advisor (209) 385-7403  csstoddard@ucanr.edu  (UCCE-Merced Office)

Rebecca Ozeran, Livestock & Natural Resources Farm Advisor (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7211 rkozeran@ucanr.edu

Phoebe Gordon, Orchard Systems Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7209 pegordon@ucanr.edu

Karl Lund, Viticulture Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7205  ktlund@ucanr.edu

UC CalFresh Nutrition Program, (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7207

Denise Cuendett, Master Gardener Coordinator, (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7202 (Thursday only) (559) 241-7535 (Fresno) dhcuendett@ucanr.edu

Dr. Lynn M. Sosnoskie, Agronomy & Weed Science Advisor, (229) 326-2676  lmsosnoskie@ucanr.edu  (UCCE-Merced Office)

 

We apologize for any inconveniences that may arise.

Madera County Programs

4-H Youth Development

Organizes, administers, directs and coordinates youth programs in cooperation with Madera County 4-H adult volunteer leaders. Programs are designed to meet the needs and interest of youth 9 to 19 years of age. Focus is on responsibility and leadership development.

Agronomic Crops

Provides extension education and research programs in alfalfa, cereal grains and corn. Provides weed identification and programs for efficient weed control.

Dairy  Currently searching to fill this position

Dairy productivity and product quality, as well as complex issues of animal health and welfare, waste management, and water quality.

Livestock and Natural Resources

Providing professional research and advice to support range livestock producers and rangeland managers.

Master Gardeners

Their mission is to extend research based knowledge and information on home horticulture, pest management, and sustainable landscape to the residents of Madera County. 

Pomology

Practical advice and problem solving for fruit and nut producers.

Vegetable Crops

Provides educational information to vegetable crop producers in Madera County. Conducts research programs in tomatoes, melons, garlic and other vegetables. Serves Madera and Merced Counties.

Viticulture

Disseminates research based information from University, industry and private research to growers, processors and packers of grapes and grape products. Provides diagnosis of permanent crop plant diseases.

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ForageValue (2017 data) 3-28-18 When will the farming community and the public recognize the importance of alfalfa & forage crops?
Posted 9/11/2018 - As comedian Rodney Dangerfield used to say: “I don't get no respect”! Forgive the double negative, but farmers and supporters of our lowly alfalfa and grass crops seem like they have the...

DSCF0069 2018 Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day Agenda
Posted 9/5/2018 - The agenda for the annual Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day is set. Where: Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center; 9240 S. Riverbend Ave.; Parlier, CA 93648 When: Wednesday,...

AlfalfaWeeds What to do with those tough to control perennial weeds in established alfalfa?
Posted 8/17/2018 - The old saying, “Everything's fine until it's not,” comes to mind when dealing with some tough to control perennial weeds in alfalfa production during the summertime. Such was the case...

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