Animal Science Cooperative Extension
Richard A. Blatchford - Assistant Extension Specialist: Poultry
Email: email@example.com, Phone: +1 530-752-8763
Research: Husbandry, behavior, and welfare of small to large scale poultry operations; effects of housing design and management techniques on laying hens and broilers; development of on- farm assessment tools.
Fred S. Conte - Extension Specialist: Aquaculture; Lecturer
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: +1 530-752-7689
Research: Shellfish sanitation, computer sanitation modeling and computer simulation software; finfish and shellfish production systems, finfish slaughter technology for aquatic animal welfare, sturgeon stress associated with aquatic animal welfare considerations.
Extension Programs: Marine and freshwater aquaculture systems management and production technology; aquaculture regulatory and public policy; computer decision support software for shellfish sanitation; aquatic animal welfare.
Deanne Meyer - Extension Specialist: Livestock Waste Management; Lecturer
Email: email@example.com, Phone: +1 530-752-9391
Research: Analyses of production, collection, storage, transportation, and utilization of manure management waste stream(s) on dairies. Research has focused on nutrient flows through dairy operations including: content of manure solids and liquids, milk parlor water use, efficiency of mechanical and gravity flow separator devices, analyses of other treatment technologies, nutrient distribution during land applications, and ammonia volatilization.
Graduate Groups: Animal Biology
Extension Programs: Environmental Stewardship Module Coordinator for the California Dairy Quality Assurance Program; develop and disseminate technical information on nutrient flows into and through dairy facilities; provide input to environmental regulatory policy developed for livestock and poultry operations.
Frank M. Mitloehner - Professor & Air Quality Extension Specialist
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: +1 530-752-3936
Research: Air quality research related to livestock production, especially quantification and mitigation of air pollutants on dairies, beef feedlots, and poultry operations; environmental physiology research, focusing on effects of air emissions on animal- and human health and welfare.
Graduate Groups: Animal Biology; Animal Behavior; Ecology, Agricultural Chemistry
James W. Oltjen - Extension Specialist: Animal Management Systems; Lecturer
Email: email@example.com, Phone: +1 530-752-5650
Research: Animal management systems; resource use in animal agriculture; beef cattle growth.
Graduate Groups: Animal Biology; Nutritional Biology
Extension Programs: Computer decision support software; beef quality assurance; standardized performance analysis for cattle and sheep ranches.
Peter H. Robinson - Extension Specialist: Dairy Nutrition and Management
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, +1 530-754-7565
Research: On farm animal management systems; on farm implementation of strategies to reduce the environmental impact of cows.
Graduate Groups: Animal Biology
Alison Van Eenennaam - Extension Specialist: Animal Biotechnology and Genomics
Email: email@example.com, Phone: +1 530-752-7942 Research: Use of biotechnologies in animal agriculture, marker- assisted selection in cattle, cloned and transgenic or genetically engineered animals, bovine respiratory disease complex coordinated agricultural project.
Graduate Groups: Animal Biology; Integrative Genetics and Genomics