Santa Barbara County
University of California
Santa Barbara County

Livestock & Range

Welcome

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Matthew Shapero is the Livestock & Range advisor serving Santa Barbara County. Prior to starting as an advisor, Matthew worked for the Rangeland Planning & Policy and the Rangeland Ecology labs at the University of California, Berkeley, and worked as a graduate student researcher at the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Sierra Foothills Research and Extension Center. Matthew also has experience in small-scale, grass-fed meat production, working as rancher in the Sierra Nevada foothills at points between 2010 and 2016.

 

To schedule a ranch visit, please call Matthew at (805) 645-1475, or email him at mwkshapero@ucanr.edu.

Upcoming workshops

"Stockmanship for Pasture Management," Palmdale, CA. July 19-21, 2019

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"Water Measurement and Reporting Course," Santa Ynez, CA. June 7, 2019

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"Assessing and Managing California Rangeland Health and Soils," Ted Chamberlain Ranch, Los Olivos, June 3, 2019

Webmaster Email: kesoule@ucanr.edu