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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
George, Lisle Medicine & Epidemiology
  Professor of Medicine Large animal internal medicine
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 Solano County
  Director, Advisor for Livestock and Natural Resources Livestock, beef cattle, sheep, nutrition, range management, irrigated pastures, grazing systems, ranch water quality.
Drake, Daniel Siskiyou County
  Farm Advisor Conducts research and educational programs in the areas of livestock, range and pasturing with emphasis on beef cattle, computer application, animal nutrition, particularly trace minerals and general agricultural marketing economics as key areas
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
Guerrero, Juan Imperial County
  Area Livestock Farm Advisor, Emeritus Livestock; alfalfa and irrigated pasture; feedlot cattle; waste management; biosolids
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
Stackhouse, Jeffery Humboldt County Office
  Livestock and Natural Resource Advisor
Sullins, Jim Tulare County
  Farm Advisor, Emeritus Livestock, Range and Natural Resources, Public Policy, Community Development
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. Focus is 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 Dean's Office CA&ES
  Director of Communications 1) Information dissemination to stakeholders; 2) Floriculture production, postharvest handling of ornamentals
Flavell, Dustin Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center
  SFREC Center Superintendent Everything required of Superman without the flying...yet
McNabb, Bret
Bankhead, Malorie
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Wilson, Dennis California Department of Food and Agriculture
  Veterinary Medical Officer
Membership Totals
Number of Members36
ANR Members32
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