CABNR Student Emergency Fund

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The Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences Program offers students a unique curriculum that is hard to find anywhere else.

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Agricultural science

A science-based curriculum that allows students to obtain technological skills in a broad area of agricultural studies.

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Rangeland ecology & management

Designed to provide students with an opportunity to strengthen and diversify their expertise in rangeland disciplines.

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Veterinary science

Provides research-based training in animal and livestock health, fitness, nutrition and diseases.

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Animal & rangeland science

Programs are flexible and designed to meet the needs and interests of the student and, as such, specific degree requirements are determined through individual consultation with an advisor and an advisory committee.

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Off-season cattle grazing to help control fire danger from invasive cheatgrass

Scientists have discovered that fire danger can be reduced through the application of targeted cattle grazing in the dormant growing season by attracting the cattle with feeding stations containing liquid protein feed supplements.

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Students learn to improve and manage rangeland resources around the world

The Graduate Program in Animal & Rangeland Science offers both masters and doctoral degrees in animal science and the ecology, management and restoration of rangeland and ecosystems.

Doctoral student Uriel Cholula-Rivera and undergraduate student Jackson Zolmer connect an infrared thermometer measuring plant canopy temperature to a data logger as part of the irrigation research being conducted at the University’s Experiment Station on Valley Road in Reno.

Research aims to make every drop count in Nevada’s alfalfa production

Assistant Professor of Alejandro Andrade-Rodriguez is using field data and computer programming to develop “smart” irrigation scheduling.

Outreach and research  is in collaboration between the Experiment Station, University of Nevada, Reno Extension and the Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences.