We conduct state of the art research on:

  • Animal Nutrition and Production
  • Animal Health
  • Animal Reproduction
  • Grazing and Forage Ecology, Management, and Utilization
  • Plant Molecular Genetics
  • Horticulture
  • Meat Science
  • Sustainability Of Mowing Fuel Breaks - Resilience Of Sagebrush Rangelands
  • Post Fire Riparian Monitoring For Return Of Livestock Grazing
  • Cattle And Wild Horse Management For Nevada Sage-Grouse Meadow Habitats
  • Groundwater Movement in Restored Meadows of the Sierra Nevada Range
  • Geomorphic Sustainability of Pond and Plug Meadow restoration Projects
  • Response of Central Nevada Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands to Fire, Chaining, Thinning, and Mastication
  • Practical Grazing Management to Maintain or Restore Riparian Functions and Values
  • Riparian Functions for Water Quality
  • Post Fire Grazing Management in the Presence of Cheatgrass
  • State-and-Transition Modeling Development
  • Ecohydrology of Winter's Ranch: Implications for Future Management
  • Rangeland Management Research
  • Nutritional Toxicology
  • Environmental Toxicology

Research Facilities

Our research is internationally recognized and we offer hands-on opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students to work in a variety of laboratory settings as well as field experiments at several outstanding research facilities, including: