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
Janet Cangemi, Master Gardener Coordinator (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7212 email@example.com
Russell Hill, 4-H Advisor (559) 675-7204 firstname.lastname@example.org
Laurie Fringer, 4-H Program Representative (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7202 email@example.com
Scott Stoddard, Vegetable Crops & Limited Resource Farms Advisor (209) 385-7403 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Ozeran, Livestock & Natural Resources Farm Advisor (209) 675-7879, Ext. 7211 email@example.com
Phoebe Gordon, Orchard Systems Advisor (559)675-7879 Ext. 7209 firstname.lastname@example.org
We apologize for any inconveniences that may arise.
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.
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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.
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Alfalfa and Forage Field Day 2017
Posted 8/31/2017 - Mark your calendars and plan to attend the annual Alfalfa & Forage Field Day at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier, CA on Wednesday September 20, 2017. DPR and CCA...
Managing alfalfa hay during heat waves
Posted 8/29/2017 - Dog gone it's hot! This is expected in our Central Valley at this time of year, but when heat waves hit, it's important to be prepared with good irrigation management practices in alfalfa hay...
Common Purslane - Problems and Management in Alfalfa Fields
Posted 8/16/2017 - We have become aware that common purslane (Portulaca oleracea, Fig. 1) is an increasing problem in alfalfa fields, particularly during the months of July through September. A pest control advisor...