Sergio Arispe
Assistant Professor
Malheur Experiment Station
Malheur County
Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences
Malheur County Extension Office
710 SW 5th Avenue
Ontario, OR 97914
United States
541-881-1417 x104

Research

My research program focuses on the interplay between nutrition and reproduction in ruminants. Furthermore, I am interested in grazing programs and the dynamic impacts different grazing programs have on natural resources in the sagebrush steppe ecosystem of eastern Oregon.

Current Research
a. Arispe, S.A., D.D. Johnson, L. Varelas, J. Hino, M. Engle, T. Murphrey. 2016. Equipping landowners with GIS     skills to improve rangeland health in Google Earth Pro.

b. Arispe, S.A., D.D. Johnson, and K.W. Davies. 2015. Developing conservation measures to restore
    and rehabilitate rangelands on degraded sage-grouse habitat in southeastern Oregon. (Ongoing).
c. Arispe, S.A., T.K. Stringham, B. Schultz, D. Snyder. 2015. Post-Fire rangeland response under
    different grazing management scenarios. (Ongoing).
d. Arispe, S.A., W. Buhrig, D.A. Llewellyn, V. Bowman, and S.C. Fransen. 2014. Enhancing the
    nutritional value of dry forages with onion slurry. (Ongoing).
e. Arispe, S.A., C. Langpap, P. Schreder, T. Deboodt, S. Northway, and D.D. Johnson. 2014. Private
     landowners’ knowledge of and attitudes about the greater sage-grouse programmatic candidate
     conservation agreement with assurances in eastern Oregon. (Ongoing).

 

Biography

Ph.D. Animal Biology, University of California, Davis, 2012

M.S. Agricultural Education, Texas A&M University, 2003

B.S. Animal Science, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 2001

Publications

SCHOLARSHIP AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY

 1. Publications
     a. Peer-reviewed
          i.  Refereed Journal Articles
            1.  Lippolis, K.D., R.F. Cooke, L.G.T. Silva, K.M. Schubach, A.P.                      Brandao, R.S. Marques, C.K. Larson, J.R. Russell, S.A.                              Arispe, T. DelCurto, D.W. Bohnert. 2017. Effects of                                     organic complexed or inorganic Co, Cu, Mn, and Zn                                    supplementation during a 45-day preconditioning on                                    productive, health, and physiologic responses of feeder cattle.                    Animal (In press).
            2.  Rodrigues, M.C., R.F. Cooke, R.S. Marques, S.A. Arispe, D.H.                  Keisler, and D.W. Bohnert.  2015. Effects of oral meloxicam                        administration to beef cattle receiving                                                            lipopolysaccharide administration or vaccination against                              respiratory pathogens. Journal of Animal Science, 93 (10)                          5018-5027.
            3.  Rodrigues, M.C., R.F. Cooke, R.S. Marques, B.I. Capellozza,                      S.A. Arispe, D.H. Keisler, and D.W. Bohnert. 2015. Effects of                      vaccination against respiratory pathogens on feed                                        intake, metabolic, and inflammatory responses in beef heifers.                   Journal of Animal Science, 93 (9) 2015-9277.
           4.  Arispe, S.A., B. M. Adams, and T.E. Adams. 2012. Effect of                         phytoestrogens on basal and GnRH-induced gonadotropin                         secretion. Journal of Endocrinology, 219 (3) 243-250.
          ii. Extension Articles
            1.  Arispe, S. A. (2017). Advances in Reproductive Biotechnology.                  CL460 In: J. R. Adams (Ed.). Cattle Producer’s Library (5th                        edition). University of Idaho, Moscow.
            2.  Arispe, S. A. (2016). Nitrate Toxicity in Beef Cattle. In: Oregon                    State University—Beef Cattle Sciences / Beef Cattle Library,                      BEEF144.
            3.  Arispe, S. A. and Filley, S. (2016). Understanding Your Forage                    Test Results. Oregon State University Extension Publication                       EM8801. Oregon State University.
            4.  Arispe, S. A., C. Estill, Downing, T. (2016). Veterinary Feed                        Directive: Questions and Answers for Oregon Livestock                               Producers. Oregon State University Extension                                              Publication EM9151. Oregon State University.
            5.  Arispe, S. A. (2016). Nitrates in Cattle Feed and Water. CL355                  In: J. R. Adams (Ed.). Cattle Producer’s Library (5th edition).                      University of Idaho, Moscow.
            6.  Arispe, S. A. (2015). Water Nutrition and Quality for Beef                            Cattle. In: Oregon State University—Beef Cattle Sciences /                          Beef Cattle Library, BEEF137.
            7.  Arispe, S. A. (2015). Developing Management Strategies for                      Rangeland Grazing. CL500.  In: J. R. Adams (Ed.). Cattle                            Producer’s Library (4th edition). University of Idaho, Moscow.
          iii.  Video Library
            1.  Johnson, D.D., & Arispe, S.A. (Submitted). How to Photo                            Monitor Rangelands? In: Oregon’s Outback: A Sustainable                          Rangeland-Based Beef Production Video Library. Oregon State                  University YouTube Channel.
            2.  Johnson, D.D., & Arispe, S.A. (Submitted). What is Rangeland                  Monitoring? In: Oregon’s Outback: A Sustainable Rangeland-                    Based Beef Production Video Library. Oregon State University                    YouTube Channel.
           3.   Arispe, S.A. (Submitted). How To Sample Hay Bales? In:                           Oregon’s Outback: A Sustainable Rangeland-Based Beef                            Production Video Library. Oregon State University                                        YouTube Channel.
            4.  Arispe, S.A. (2016). What Causes Nitrate Toxicity in Beef                          Cattle? In: Oregon’s Outback: A Sustainable Rangeland-Based                  Beef Production Video Library. Oregon State University                              YouTube Channel.
           5.  Arispe, S.A. (2016). What is Good Water Quality for Beef                           Cattle? In: Oregon’s Outback: A Sustainable Rangeland-Based                   Beef Production Video Library. Oregon State                                               University YouTube Channel.

b. Non peer-reviewed
i. Extension Newsletter Articles
1. Arispe, S. A. 2017. Influence of Body Condition Score on Pregnancy in Beef Cattle. In:
Livestock & Rangeland: A Malheur County Extension Newsletter, Spring 2017
2. Arispe, S. A. 2016. Developing Conservation Measures for Rangeland Restoration &
Rehabilitation on Degraded Sage-Grouse Habitat in SE Oregon. In: Livestock & Rangeland:
A Malheur County Extension Newsletter, Fall 2016
3. Arispe, S. A., C. Estill, Downing, T. 2016. Veterinary Feed Directive: Questions and
Answers for Oregon Livestock Producers. In: Livestock & Rangeland: A Malheur County
Extension Newsletter, Summer 2016
4. Arispe, S.A. 2016. Managing Internal Parasites of Cattle. In: Livestock & Rangeland: A
Malheur County Extension Newsletter, Spring 2016
5. Arispe, S.A. 2015. Preparing for Winter Weather: Considerations for Cow-Calf Producers.
In: Livestock & Rangeland: A Malheur County Extension Newsletter, Fall/Winter 2015
6. Arispe, S.A. 2015. Feeding Beef Cattle Cull Onions. In: Livestock & Rangeland: A Malheur
County Extension Newsletter, Fall/Winter 2015
7. Arispe, S.A. 2015. Water Nutrition and Quality for Beef Cattle. In: Livestock & Rangeland:
A Malheur County Extension Newsletter, Summer 2015
8. Arispe, S.A. 2015. Preventing, Controlling, and Treating Calf Scours. In: Livestock &
Rangeland: A Malheur County Extension Newsletter, Winter 2015
9. Arispe, S.A. 2014. Malheur County Livestock & Rangeland Needs Assessment Committee.
In: Livestock & Rangeland: A Malheur County Extension Newsletter, June-July 2014
Edition.
10. Arispe, S.A. 2014. Microbial Weed Control for Medusahead. In: Livestock & Rangeland:
A Malheur County Extension Newsletter, August-October 2014 Edition.
11. Arispe, S.A. 2014. Alternative Winter Nutritional Management Strategies. In: Livestock &
Rangeland: A Malheur County Extension Newsletter, November-December 2014 Edition.
ii. Industry Magazine Articles
1. Arispe, S.A., Henderson, L., Schachtschneider, C., Johnson, D. 2016. Better Equipped: OSU
Extension Helps Landowners Enhance Range Health Through Technology Utilization. In:
Oregon Beef Producer: Oregon Cattlemen’s Association, April 2017.
2. Arispe, S.A. 2016. Oregon’s Outback: A Sustainable Rangeland-Based Beef Production
Video Library. In: Oregon Beef Producer: Oregon Cattlemen’s Association, October 2016.
3. Arispe, S.A., C. Estill, T. Downing. 2016. Veterinary Feed Directive: Questions and
Answers for Oregon Livestock Producers. In: Oregon Beef Producer: Oregon Cattlemen’s
Association, July-August.
4. Arispe, S.A. 2015. Factors influencing private landowners’ decisions to participate in
conservation incentive programs. In: Oregon Beef Producer: Oregon Cattlemen’s
Association, August 2015.
5. Arispe, S.A. 2015. Feeding beef cattle cull onions. In: Oregon Beef Producer: Oregon
Cattlemen’s Association, October 2015.
iii. Handbooks
1. Arispe, S.A. 2017. Beef Cattle Pests. In: Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook:
Livestock Section, March 2017.
2. Arispe, S.A. 2017. Dairy Cattle Pests. In: Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook:
Livestock Section, March 2017.
3. Arispe, S.A. 2017. Fly Control. In: Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook:
Livestock Section, March 2017.
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4. Arispe, S.A. 2017. Rangeland Pests. In: Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook:
Livestock Section, March 2017.
5. Arispe, S.A. 2016. Beef Cattle Pests. In: Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook:
Livestock Section, March 2016.
6. Arispe, S.A. 2016. Dairy Cattle Pests. In: Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook:
Livestock Section, March 2016.
7. Arispe, S.A. 2016. Fly Control. In: Pacific Northwest Insect Management Handbook:
Livestock Section, March 2016.
8. Arispe, S.A. & C. Hollingsworth. 2016. Rangeland Pests. In: Pacific Northwest Insect
Management Handbook: Livestock Section, March 2016.
iv. Federal Agencies
1. Arispe, S.A. 2016. Pasture & Grazing Conditions in Malheur County Oregon for 2015. In:
Farm Service Agency—Malheur County Annual Solicitation, April 15, 2016.

Outreach and Extension

My outreach and extension program focuses on equipping land managers and beef cattle producers with science-based information that promotes healthy land private and public land management.