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 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 (UCCE-Merced Office)
Daniela Bruno, Dairy Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7211 email@example.com (Thursday only)
Rebecca Ozeran, Livestock & Natural Resources Farm Advisor (559) 675-7879, Ext. 7211 firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoebe Gordon, Orchard Systems Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7209 email@example.com
Karl Lund, Viticulture Advisor (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7205 firstname.lastname@example.org
UC CalFresh Nutrition Program, (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7207
Denise Cuendett, Master Gardener Coordinator, (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7202 (559) 241-7535 (Fresno) email@example.com
Dr. Lynn M. Sosnoskie, Agronomy & Weed Science Advisor, (229) 326-2676 firstname.lastname@example.org (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.
Improving Crude Protein in Alfalfa
A question came to me from a crop consultant. His alfalfa grower asked him how he could increase crude protein (CP) in his alfalfa. The buyer of the alfalfa, for the most part, is happy with the hay....
Alfalfa, Forage and Grains Field Day to Feature New Varieties, Pest Management, Irrigation, Alternative Crops
Come and join farmers, industry reps, PCAs and researchers at the annual Grains/Alfalfa Field Day at UC Davis The annual UC Davis Small Grains and Alfalfa Field Day will take place on Wednesday, May...
Painted lady butterflies on the move!
Painted lady butterflies (Vanessa cardui) are dazzling us with color, but surprising us with sporadic finds of caterpillars on crops this year, including alfalfa, pistachio, walnuts, artichokes, and...