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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, County Director (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7211 or (559) 241-7515

Gurreet Brar, Nut Crops Farm Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7209 or (559) 241-7526

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

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 and Weed Control

Provides extension education and research programs in cotton, 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.

Livestock and Natural Resources

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

Master Gardener

Trained volunteers provide advice and support for local gardeners.


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.

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IMG 1695 Alfalfa/Forage Field Day to Feature Pest Management, Varieties, Sorghum & Grain Forages and Subsurface Drip Irrigation
Posted 8/25/2014 - Current research and timely recommendations for producing alfalfa and forages will be covered during the annual Alfalfa and Forage Field Day at the Kearney Agriculture Research and Extension Center...

Pre-emergence control results. Pigweed Becoming More Prevalent in Established Alfalfa
Posted 8/7/2014 - Alfalfa is an excellent competitor with weeds. In fact, there is no better weed control method than a dense stand of alfalfa. However, even with a good stand, some weeds can get a foothold and infest...

Soil compaction meter. Generally, root growth is not hindered when soil resistance is less than 300 psi. Salinity and Compaction – Digging Deep to Find Answers to Growers’ Questions
Posted 7/30/2014 - Last month, I made a couple farm calls in the Delta to help with questions regarding soil, water, salinity, and compaction. The first was to an alfalfa field along the Sacramento River, near Rio...

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