Animal Behavior

Lab of Monique Udell

 

Nutrition

Lab of Dr. Gerd Bobe

 Lab of Gita Cherian

 Lab of Massimo Bionaz

 

Reproduction

Lab of Michelle Kutzler

 

Livestock Production Management

Lab of Reinaldo Cooke

  • Cattle behavior and its effects of production
  • Nutritional and management strategies to enhance health in beef cattle
  • Nutritional and management strategies to enhance reproduction of the cowherd

 

Ecohydrology

Lab of Carlos Ochoa

 

Ecology

Lab of Ricardo Mata-Gonzalez

  • Groundwater utilization and plant water relations
  • Arid-land plants of economic importance to Mexico
  • Sagebrush consumption by cattle by DNA diet determinations
  • Rangeland invasive plants/weeds: Exotic annuals & Juniper

Lab of Bryan Endress

  • Ungulate herbivory, forest management & semi-arid forest dynamics.
  • Understanding exotic plant dominance in interior Pacific Northwest bunchgrass ecosystems 
  • Evaluating riparian restoration & multiple-use management in the interior Pacific Northwest 

 

Pasture & Grazing Management

Lab of Serkan Ates

  • Novel pasture and grazing systems
  • Animal-pasture interactions, in particular intake, diet preference and behavior of grazing ruminants,
  • Evaluation of tannin-containing legumes for livestock grazing
  • Management of self-reseeding annual legumes in permanent pastures
  • Dual purpose and cover crop grazing.