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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
E-Mail jwoltjen@ucdavis.edu
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 / County Director Livestock, Range and Irrigated Pasture
Doran, Morgan Capitol Corridor MCP 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- Emeritus Livestock, Multiple Use of Natural Resources & Community Development
Harper, John Mendocino County
  County Director Mendocino & Lake/Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor Sheep & goat production, range cattle production, rangeland, watershed, water quality, computer applications.
Ingram, Roger Placer-Nevada Counties
  Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, Emeritus Grazing management, fencing, nutrition, economics, livestock, range, land use, low-stress livestock handling, California Grazing Academy
Larsen, Royce San Luis Obispo County
  Area Natural Resource/Watershed Advisor Water Quality and Non-point Source Pollution on Rangelands. Also, other natural resource issues including: Rangeland Improvements, Noxious Invasive Weeds, Wildland Fires, Grassland Restoration and Endangered Species.
Larson, Stephanie Sonoma County
  County Director and Livestock Range Management Advisor Sheep management and production, fiber production, rangeland and natural resource management, water quality
Latack, Brooke Imperial County
  Livestock Advisor
Lile, David Lassen County
  County Director Livestock / Natural Resources
Lobo, Ramiro San Diego County
  Small Farms & Agricultural Economics Advisor Farm management, marketing, agricultural economics, agricultural tourism, small farms, new/specialty crops
Macon, Dan Placer-Nevada Counties
  County Director, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor Rangeland livestock production, economics, and management
Mashiri, Fadzayi Mariposa County
  County Director Mariposa, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor Mariposa, Merced Counties Rangeland Ecology and Management, Management of Natural Resources, Livestock Management, Weed Management, Grazing Management, Ecosystem Services
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 Agriculture, master gardener program, rangeland management, weed science
Ozeran, Rebecca Fresno County
  Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
Rao, Devii San Benito County
  San Benito County Director and 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
  County Director/Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
Schohr, Tracy Plumas Sierra
  Livestock & Natural Resource Advisor Research and extension in the region focused on irrigated pasture, invasive species, mountain meadows, water quality and business management. Catastrophic fires in her counties have also lead to an evolving program on urban fire implications to natural resources, disaster preparedness and shelter management.
Shapero, Matthew Ventura County
  Livestock and Range Advisor The Livestock & Range program provides locally based extension, education, and applied research focused primarily on the interactions of livestock production systems with rangeland ecosystems, including wildlife habitat, invasive plants, wildland fire, prescribed fire, soil health, and watershed health. It aims to serve the needs of agricultural producers and land managers, to increase production efficiency, and to promote ecologically and economically viable agricultural operations.
Snell, Laura Modoc County
  County Director and Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor Livestock & Natural Resources
Stackhouse, Jeffery Humboldt County Office
  Livestock and Natural Resource Advisor
CE Specialist
Busch, Roselle Veterinary Medicine Extension
  Sheep and Goat Veterinary Medicine Extension Specialist Sheep and Goat Herd Health and Production
Carvalho, Pedro Desert Research & Extension Center
  Assistant CE Specialist in Feedlot Management Ruminant nutrition; feedlot cattle nutrition and management.
Gerry, Alec Entomology (UCR)
  Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist in Veterinary Entomology 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.
Macaulay, Luke Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
 
Maier, Gabriele School of Veterinary Medicine
  DVM, MPVM, DACVPM, PhD Beef Cattle Herd Health & Production
Mitloehner, Frank Animal Science
  Professor and CE Specialist Livestock systems air quality; quantification and mitigation of Ag air pollutants
Okello, Emmanuel Population Health & Reproduction
  Assistant Specialist in CE Antimicrobial Stewardship
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
  Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension & Associate Agronomist in AES Urban Agriculture and Food Safety, Veterinary Epidemiology,
Tate, Tina Agricultural & Resource Economics
  Cooperative Extension Specialist Livestock and Rangeland Economics
Van Eenennaam, Alison Animal Science
  CE Specialist Animal Biotechnology and Genomics Animal genomics, biotechnology, beef cattle, genetic engineering, animal breeding
Other ANR
Cabrera, Catalina
 
Filmer, Ann Department of Plant Sciences
  Communications 1) Communications; 2) Floriculture production, postharvest handling of ornamentals
Fisher, Marissa Department of Animal Science
  Animal Resource Supervisor Beef Cattle Management and Research
Harper, Don Department of Animal Science
  Animal Resource Manager Beef Cattle Management and Research
Johnson, Jerry UC Davis Animal Science
  Senior Beef Cattle Manager Beef Cattle Management
McNabb, Bret
 
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Nielsen, Tyler John UC Davis Animal Science
  Assistant Beef Manager Beef Cattle
PAYNE, MIKE ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY, UCD
  Researcher QUALITY ASSURANCE
Sanchez, Jaime Animal Science, UCD
  Principle Animal Technician Beef Cattle, Fairs, Sheep
Sehnert, Dan Animal Science Department
  Facilities Manager
Woodmansee, Grace Siskiyou County
  Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
Non-UC
Bankhead, Malorie
 
Munson, Jordan UC Davis Animal Science
 
Scofield, Jill California Beef Council
  Director or Producer Relations Beef Cattle
Sehnert, Caleb UC Davis
  Research Assistant Meats
Wilson, Dennis
  Veterinarian Specialist University Liaison
Membership Totals
Number of Members55
ANR Members50
Non-ANR5
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