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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Russell Hill, 4-H Advisor (559) 675-7204 email@example.com
Laurie Fringer, 4-H Program Representative (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7202 firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott Stoddard, Vegetable Crops & Limited Resource Farms Advisor (209) 385-7403 email@example.com (UCCE-Merced Office)
Daniela Bruno, Dairy Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7211 firstname.lastname@example.org (Thursday only)
Rebecca Ozeran, Livestock & Natural Resources Farm Advisor (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7211 email@example.com
Phoebe Gordon, Orchard Systems Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7209 firstname.lastname@example.org
Karl Lund, Viticulture Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7205 email@example.com
UC CalFresh Nutrition Program, (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7207
Denise Cuendett, Master Gardener Coordinator, (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7202 (559) 241-7535 (Fresno) firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Lynn M. Sosnoskie, Agronomy & Weed Science Advisor, (229) 326-2676 email@example.com (UCCE-Merced Office)
We apologize for any inconveniences that may arise.
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Madera County Programs
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.
Provides extension education and research programs in alfalfa, cereal grains and corn. Provides weed identification and programs for efficient weed control.
Dairy productivity and product quality, as well as complex issues of animal health and welfare, waste management, and water quality.
Providing professional research and advice to support range livestock producers and rangeland managers.
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.
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.
'Goating Off' - Grazing with Goats During Winter Months an Effective Management Tool
In a period when we've had high rains, it's very difficult to manage excessive winter growth in a Mediterranean climate. We're familiar with the term 'sheeping-off' for describing the use of sheep...
Long-Term Hay Exports have Increased Dramatically, but are Dampened by Recent Trade Disputes
Alfalfa and grass hays produced in the US ending up feeding dairy cows in Riyadh or Bengbu? Who would have thought? What was once a minor curiosity has fully emerged as a major market for western US...
New restrictions for chlorpyrifos (e.g. Lorsban) use in alfalfa in California
An important change has come to California insect management tools and strategies for alfalfa and other crops. As of January 1, 2019, new restrictions on the use of chlorpyrifos (e.g., Lorsban and...