Quincy, Calif. – November 15, 2017 –
University of California Cooperative Extension introduces a new resource for livestock producers and land managers in Northern California. Tracy Schohr, has assumed the role of UCCE Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor for Plumas, Sierra and Butte counties. In this role, she will conduct extension, education and applied research that will focus on livestock production and sustainable range and pasture management.
“I am excited to work with cattle ranchers and land managers across the three counties to address the most pressing issues in the region,” said Schohr. “An integral part of my position will be conducting research that can ensure the success of sustainable grazing and sharing that information with stakeholders in the region.”
Prior to joining UCCE, Schohr worked for the UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences, where she conducted research and outreach on working rangelands focused on irrigated pasture, mountain meadows, livestock predation, annual rangelands and invasive species. Schohr holds a master’s degree in Horticulture and Agronomy from UC Davis and a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business from California State University, Chico.
“The Sierra County Board of Supervisors are excited to join the Plumas County Board of Supervisors and UC Cooperative Extension to support this position,” said Paul Roen, Sierra County Supervisor for District 3 and Sierra Valley rancher. “Ms. Schohr will provide technical resources to livestock producers, collaborate with public land managers and conduct research that will improve the economic profitability of cattlemen in this region.”
Ranchers and land managers can contact Tracy Schohr at firstname.lastname@example.org or in the UC Cooperative Extension Office in Quincy at 208 Fairground Road or (530) 283-6262.