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Madera County
University of California
Madera County

Serving Madera County


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

Lindsay Jordan, Viticulture Farm Advisor (559) 675-7879  Ext. 7205

Janet Cangemi, Master Gardener Coordinator (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7212

Russell Hill, 4-H Advisor (559) 675-7204

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

Scott Stoddard, Vegetable Crops & Limited Resource Farms Advisor (209) 385-7403

Rebecca Ozeran., Livestock & Natural Resources Farm Advisor (209) 675-7879, Ext. 7211

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. 


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.


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.


Academic Position Vacancy Announcements

No openings at this time.


 Staff Position Vacancy Announcements

No openings at this time.


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ANR Blogs

SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting
Posted 12/6/2016 - UC Cooperative Extension will host the SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting on Friday, January 6, 2017 from 8:00am to 12:00pm. The meeting location is the Cabral Agricultural Center in...

OldStand Overseeding Alfalfa into Alfalfa – When it works and when it doesn’t
Posted 11/8/2016 - Just as thinning hair is a hazard for humans, a thin alfalfa stand is a common hazard of getting old!   But thin alfalfa stands can occur in young stands as well. So what is the wisdom of...

alfalfa field Alfalfa IPM Survey Now Open
Posted 11/3/2016 - ALFALFA IPM SURVEY How much IPM is being used in alfalfa in California? A new survey tool wants to help answer that question and needs your help. If you are interested in participating in...

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