Beef Cattle
Beef CattleAnimal Science Extension

Welcome to UNL Animal Science
Beef Cattle Extension!

The beef cattle extension program provides a variety of educational programs related to the beef cattle industry. You can get expert answers to questions, learn about upcoming events, or complete learning modules on all aspects of beef production including different management strategies, nutrition, reproduction, breeding and genetics, and how to improve profitability.

Faculty members at Animal Science will be glad to help you with any questions you might have.

The Beef Cattle Extension Faculty

Photo Dennis BrinkDennis Brink - Ruminant Nutrition (Emeritus)
Dr. Mary DrewnoskiMary Drewnoski - Beef Systems Specialist
Photo Galen EricksonGalen Erickson - Feedlot Nutrition
Photo Rick FunstonRick Funston - Beef Physiology
Photo Karla WilkeKarla Wilke - Range Management Cow/Calf Specialist
Photo James MacDonaldJames MacDonald - Ruminant Nutrition
Photo Terry L Mader
Terry Mader (Emeritus) - Beef Nutrition & Production
Photo Travis MulliniksTravis Mulliniks - Range Nutritionist
Photo Merlyn Nielsen
Merlyn Nielsen (Emeritus) - Beef Genetics
Photo Rick RasbyRick Rasby - Associate Dean Nebraska Extension
Photo Ivan Rush EmeritusIvan Rush (Emeritus) - Beef Production and Nutrition
Photo Matt SpanglerMatthew Spangler - Beef Genetics
Photo Rick StowellRick Stowell - Beef Environment Engineering
Photo Andrea Watson
Andrea Watson
- Ruminant Nutritionist
Photo of Kacie MccarthyKacie McCarthy-Beef Cow-Calf Specialist