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Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County
University of California
Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County

Theresa A. Becchetti

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Farm Advisor
University of California Cooperative Extension, Suite A. Corner of Service and Crows Landing
3800 Cornucopia Way
Suite A
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 525-6800
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San Joaquin County

Education

MS Animal Science, UC Davis. 2002

Specialty

Livestock and Natural Resources, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Brownsey, Phillip; James, Jeremy, et al. (2016). Using Phenology to Optimize Timing of Mowing and Grazing Treatments for Medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae). Rangeland Ecology & Management.
  • Davy, J.S.; Becchetti, T.A., et al. (2011). Establishing and Managing Irrigated Pasture for Horses. ANR. Publication 8486. 2011.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2010). "Carbon Sequestration on Rangelands." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • Becchetti, T.A.; McDougald, N., et al. (2010). Estimating the Cost of Replacing Forage Losses on Annual Rangeland. ANR. Publication 8446. 2010.
  • Mohammed, H.O.; Atwill, E., et al. (2010). "The risk of Listeria monocytogenes infection in beef cattle operations." Journal of Applied Microbiology 108(1): 349-356.
  • George, Melvin; Barry, Sheila, et al. (2008, 2008). "Deep Clay Ecological Site Description (R015XI009CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.
  • George, Melvin; Barry, Sheila, et al. (2008, 2008). "Fine Loamy Upland Ecological Site Description (R015XI015CA)." Ecological Site Information System
  • George, Melvin; Frost, Bill, et al. (2008, 2008). "Loamy Foothills Ecological Site Description (R018XI007CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.
  • Tate, K.W.; Lile, D.F., et al. (2008). Management Options to Reduce Pollutants from Irrigated Pastures. ANR. Publication Number 6590D. 2008.
  • George, Melvin; Becchetti, Theresa, et al. (2008, 2008). "Shallow Loamy Upland Ecological Site Description (R015XI011CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.
  • George, M.R.; Barry, S.J., et al. (2006). "Comparison of Comparative Yield and Stubble Height for Estimating Herbage Standing Crop in Annual Rangelands." Rangeland Ecology and Management 59(4): 438-441.
  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2003). "A comparison of three visual assessments for riparian and stream health." Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 58(2): 83-88.
  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2003). Guidelines for Monitoring the Establishment of Riparian Grazing Systems. Rangeland Monitoring Series. ANR. Publication #8094. 2003.
  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2003). Visual Assessment of Riparian Health. Rangeland Monitoring Series. ANR. Publication #8089. 2003.
  • George, Melvin; Barry, Sheila, et al. "Coastal Clayey Ecological Site Description (R015XI020CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.
  • George, Melvin; Becchetti, Theresa, et al. "Gravelly Fine Loam Ecological Site Description (R015XI022CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Larson, S.; Barry, S., et al. (2012). Best Management Practices on Rangelands to Influence Ecosystem Services. 65th Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Spokane, WA.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2012). "Grass Tetany." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Larson, S., et al. (2012). Web-based Decision Support Matrix for Integrate Weed Management. 65th Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Spokane, WA.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2011). "Estimating the Cost of Replacing Forage Losses on California Annual Rangeland." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • Becchetti, T.A.; McDougald, N., et al. (2011). Estimating the Cost of Replacing Forage Losses on California Annual Rangeland. 64th Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Billings, MT.
  • Tate, K.W.; Roche, L., et al. (2011). Healthy Rangeland Watersheds and Productive Livestock Enterprises: Why Not? 64th Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Billings, MT.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2011). "Livestock 101 â?? Useless Trivia to stump your relatives." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • Kuhns, M. (2011). Natural Resources Extension Programs and Impacts, Water Issues. Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals. September 2011.
  • Larsen, R.; Becchetti, T.A., et al. (2010). Goal Driven Leases as an Ecosystem Service. 63rd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. 2010.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2009). "Ecological and Economical Impacts of Management Options for Medusahead Control." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • Barry, S.; Larson-Praplan, S.R., et al. (2009). Ecological and Economical Impacts of Management Options for Medusahead Control. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, New Mexico. 2009.
  • Doran, M.P.; Becchetti, T.A., et al. (2009). The role of livestock and precision grazing for controlling noxious weeds invading annual rangelands. European Association for Animal Production 60th Annual Meeting. Barcelona, Spain. Session 34. 2009.
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Barry, S. (2008). "Connecting youth with natural resource management." UC Delivers
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Schriefer, C., et al. (2008). Controlling Medusahead â?? Identifying The Period Of Susceptibility. 61st Annual Society for Range Management. Louisville, KY. January 27-31, 2008.
  • Larson, S.R.; Harper, J.M., et al. (2008). Grazing Strategies to Control Medusahead On California Rangelands. 61st Annual Society for Range Management. Louisville, KY. January 27-31, 2008.
  • Barry, S.; Becchetti, T.A., et al. (2008). Outreach to a Coalition: Environmentalist, agencies and ranchers working together to conserve CA Rangelands. 61st Annual Society for Range Management. Louisville, KY. January 27-31, 2008.
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Lile, D.F., et al. (2008). The Effect Of Irrigated Pasture Management On Water Quality. 61st Annual Society for Range Management. Louisville, KY. January 27-31, 2008.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2007). "Oakdale Livestock Forum." UC Delivers
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Frost, W.E., et al. (2007). "Water quality and continued grazing can coexist at Pardee Reservoir." UC Delivers
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Lile, D.F., et al. (2007). Water Quality Update â?? Survey of Irrigated Pastures and Meadows. California Cattlemenâ??s Association. July/August 2007.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2006 to current). San Joaquin County Field Notes. San Joaquin County Field Notes. 2006 to current.
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2006). Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health. San Jose, CA, Cal-Pac Society for Range Management. June 2006.
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2006). Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health. International Conference on The Future of Agriculture: Science, Stewardship, and Sustainability. Sacramento, CA. August 2006.
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2006). Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health. Rangeland Watershed Workgroup Meeting. Davis, CA. December 2006.
  • Tate, K.W.; Battaglia, C., et al. (2005). Confirmation of Riparian Friendly Grazing Project Results and Development of Achievable Site Specific Reference Conditions for Grazed Riparian Areas. Submitted to USDA Western SARE. 2005.
  • Evans, J.; Davy, J., et al. (2005). Livestock Identification: An Introduction to Electronic Animal Identification Systems and Comparison of Technologies. 3. 2005.
  • Ward, T.A. (2003). Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Question and Answers. 2003.
  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2003). Riparian Grazing: Can it work for me? California Cattleman Magazine. July/August 2003.
  • Ward, T.A. (2003). West Nile Virus informational data sheet. 2003.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2002 to current). Livestock Lines. Livestock Lines. 2002 to current.
  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2001). A comparison of three riparian resource assessments. Society for Range Management 54th Annual Conference. 2001.
  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2001). A comparison of three riparian resource assessments. Riparian Habitat and Floodplains Conference. Sacramento, CA. 2001.
  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2001). A cross-sectional survey of Californiaâ??s grazed rangeland riparian areas. Riparian Habitat and Floodplains Conference proceedings.
  • Ward, T.A.; Stokes, C.A., et al. (2000). An evaluation of water quality monitoring kits used in San Luis Obispo County, California. Society for Range Management 53rd Annual Conference. 2000.
  • Ward, T.A.; Tate, K.W., et al. (2000). Riparian Grazing Project. Society for Range Management 53rd Annual Conference. 2000.
  • Ward, T.A. (2000). Stenner Creek: A case study in riparian grazing management. Society for Range Management 53rd Annual Conference. 2000.
  • Ward, T.A. (1999). A comparison between scientific water quality testing and rancher available kits for nonpoint source pollution. EPA Seventh National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop. 1999.

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