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Resources for Agricultural Landowners
Wildfire preparedness can be a little different in agricultural spaces. Check out the resources below to learn more about preparing your property for wildfire. A good way to prepare and ensure everyone who works with you is on the same page is to prepare an emergency plan for your farm, ranch or agricultural business.
Sign up for the Livestock Disaster Ag Pass
This allows livestock owners to potentially enter closed areas during a natural disaster to evacuate livestock, depending on emergency personnel approval.
For Fresno County’s Commercial Livestock Producer (AG ID) Pass, go through Fresno County Emergency. That website has a place for you to sign up for alerts, as well as a link to submit an “Animal In Disaster Response Request”, where you can register for your AG ID Pass through the Red Cap system.
Farming through Wildfire Season - Videos featuring UCCE Advisors from online courses and networks dedicated to helping farmers and ranchers face a future with fire.
Extension Disaster Education Network Farm Security Course: Your farm or ranch is your life and livelihood. You want to do everything you can to protect it from crime, natural disasters and other threats. The protection measures are similar and well worth the effort to put in place.
Wildfires, Smoke, and Livestock Webinar Series from Oregon State University Extension: Provides educational content to livestock producers, focusing on preparedness for wildfires, caring for livestock prior to and during wildfires, and providing the most updated information on research on wildfire smoke exposure and its effects on livestock health and performance.
Emergency Plan Templates
UCCE Placer-Nevada-Sutter-Yuba Wildfire Preparation Strategies for Commercial Ranchers
MSU Extension Emergency Planning on the Farm Electronic Template