ANR Employees
University of California
ANR Employees

Program Team/Workgroup Directory/Information

Workgroup Information

Beef Safety and Quality Assurance

Summary Research and educational programs that provide science based information to animal producers so that they understand and manage cattle production to ensure beef safety and improve product quality.
Workgroup Chair Information
Name James Oltjen (Chair)
Phone (530) 752-5650
Unit: Animal Science
Location: Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
Davis, 95616-8521
Membership List
AES Scientist
Sainz, Roberto Animal Science
  Professor Ruminant nutrition; growth and body composition; nutritional energetics; modeling.
CE Advisor
Barry, Sheila Santa Clara County
  County Director Santa Clara / Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, San Francisco Bay Area Rangeland Ecology and Management, Beef Cattle Production, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management,
Becchetti, Theresa Stanislaus County
  Farm Advisor Livestock and Natural Resources, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties
Davy, Josh Tehama County
  Livestock, Range, and Natural Resources Advisor Livestock, Range and Irrigated Pasture
Doran, Morgan Capital Corridor Cooperative Extension
  Director, Advisor for Livestock and Natural Resources Livestock, beef cattle, sheep, nutrition, range management, irrigated pastures, grazing systems, ranch water quality.
Finzel, Julie Kern County
  Farm Advisor Animal Science and Rangeland Ecology and Management
Forero, Larry Shasta County
  County Director Livestock and Natural resources
George, Holly Plumas Sierra
  Livestock & Natural Resource Advisor, County Director Livestock, Multiple Use of Natural Resources & Community Development
Harper, John Mendocino County
  Strategic Initiative Leader-Sustainable Natural Ecosystems, Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor Sheep & goat production, range cattle production, rangeland, watershed, water quality, computer applications.
Ingram, Roger Placer-Nevada Counties
  Placer-Nevada County Director and Farm Advisor Grazing management, fencing, nutrition, economics, livestock, range, land use, low-stress livestock handling, California Grazing Academy
Larson, Stephanie Sonoma County
  County Director and Livestock Range Management Advisor Sheep management and production, fiber production, rangeland and natural resource management, water quality
Lile, David Lassen County
  County Director Livestock / Natural Resources
Mashiri, Fadzayi Mariposa County
  County Director Mariposa, Livestock and Natural Resources Farm Advisor Mariposa, Merced, Madera counties Livestock Management, Rangeland Ecology and Management,, Management of Natural Resorces
Nader, Glenn Sutter-Yuba Counties
  Farm Advisor   Livestock and Natural Resources, Emeritus Livestock, forage crops, range and natural resources
Oneto, Scott Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
  Farm Advisor / County Director Rangeland management, weed science, home horticulture, livestock
Rao, Devii San Benito County
  Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor Rangeland Ecology and Management, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management, Conservation of Biological Diversity, Watershed Protection and Management.
Rivers, Carissa Siskiyou County
  Livestock Advisor
Stackhouse, Jeffery Humboldt County Office
  Livestock and Natural Resource Advisor
CE Specialist
Gerry, Alec Entomology
  Associate Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist Veterinary Entomology
Harris, Linda Food Science & Technology
  CE Specialist-Food Safety   Microbiology Microbial food safety throughout the food chain with a focus on the microbiology of fresh fruits and vegetables and tree nuts.
Maas, John Veterinary Medicine Extension
  CE Veterinarian Beef cattle health and food safety; metabolic diseases; herd health management
Oltjen, James Animal Science
  CE Specialist Computer decision support software; beef quality assurance; standardized performance analysis for cattle and sheep ranches. Animal management systems; resource use in animal agriculture; beef cattle growth.
Pires, Alda Population Health & Reproduction
  Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension Urban Agriculture and Food Safety
Stull, Carolyn Veterinary Medicine Extension
  Animal Welfare CE Specialist Agricultural animal welfare program; trasport stress, starvation in animals, best management practices
Van Eenennaam, Alison Animal Science
  CE Specialist Animal genomics, biotechnology, beef cattle, genetic engineering, animal breeding
Other ANR
Cabrera, Catalina
Filmer, Ann
  Director of Communications 1) Information dissemination to stakeholders; 2) Floriculture production, postharvest handling of ornamentals
Johnson, Jerry UC Davis Animal Science
  Senior Beef Cattle Manager Beef Cattle Management
McNabb, Bret
User, Unverified
Sehnert, Dan Animal Science Department
  Facilities Manager
User, Unverified
Bankhead, Malorie
Saitone, Tina UC Davis Ag and Resource Economics
  Extension Specialist Livestock and Range Economics
Scofield, Jill California Beef Council
  Director or Producer Relations Beef Cattle
Wilson, Dennis
  Veterinarian Specialist University Liaison
Membership Totals
Number of Members37
ANR Members33
Info Only0
Webmaster Email: