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University Park

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Beegle, Douglas, B.: Professor
Agronomy Department
116 ASI Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-1016
Fax: (814) 863-7043
e-mail: dbb@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Extension (80%), Research (20%)
Areas of Interest: Soil fertility, soil testing, farm nutrient management.
 
Comerford, John W. : Associate Professor
Dairy and Animal
Science Department
324 Henning Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-3661
Fax: (814) 863-6042
e-mail: jxc16@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Extension (75%), Research (25%)
Areas of Interest: Management factors in beef cattle production.
 
Comerford, Pat : Instructor
Dairy and Animal Science
Department
324 Henning Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-3657
Fax: (814) 863-6042
e-mail: pcomerford@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Extension (100%)
Areas of Interest: Horse management and nutrition.
 
Curran, William, S.: Professor
Agronomy Department
116 ASI Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-1014
Fax: (814) 863-7043
e-mail: wsc2@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Extension (75%), Research (25%)
Areas of Interest: Weed science, herbicide soil interaction, and integrated pest management.
 
Goslee, Sarah : Ecologist
USDA-ARS_Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit
Building 3702, Curtin Road
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-0887
Fax: (814) 863-0935
e-mail: sarah.goslee@ars.usda.gov
Areas of Interest: Dr. Goslee studies the factors controlling plant species diversity in managed grasslands, including climate, soils, biotic interactions and landscape pattern.
 
Hall, Marvin H.: Professor
Agronomy Department
116 ASI Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-1019
Fax: (814) 863-7043
e-mail: mhh2@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Extension (60%), Research (25%), Teaching (15%)
Areas of Interest: Culture and utilization of forage crops in farming systems.
 
Harpster, Harold W. : Associate Professor
Dairy and Animal Science Department
350 ASI Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-0734
Fax: (814) 863-6042
e-mail: h1h@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Research (70%), Teaching (30%)
Areas of Interest: Animal Science; Animal Feeds & Nutrition; Factors effecting growth and body composition.
 
Holden, Lisa. : Associate Professor
Dairy and Animal Science Department
324 Henning Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-3672
Fax: (814) 863-6042
e-mail: lah7@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Extension (75%), Research (25%)
Areas of Interest: Dairy nutrition.
 
Karsten, Heather: Assistant Professor
Agronomy Department
116 ASI Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-3179
Fax: (814) 863-7043
e-mail: hdk3@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Teaching (75%), Research (25%)
Areas of Interest: Pasture Management & Ecosystems
 
Rotz, C. Alan: Agricultural Engineer with USDA-ARS
USDA-ARS Pasture Lab Building
University Park, PA 16802-3702
Phone: (814) 865-2049
Fax: (814) 863-0935
e-mail: alrotz@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Research (100%)
Areas of Interest: Modeling farming systems including crops, animals, and machinery to assist in on-farm decission making.
 
Sanderson, Matt, A.: Research Agronomist with USDA-ARS
USDA-ARS Pasture Lab Building
University Park, PA 16802-3702
Phone: (814) 865-1067
Fax: (814) 863-0935
e-mail: mas44@psu.edu
Responsibilities: Research (100%)
Areas of Interest: The agronomy and ecology of grazing lands in the northeastern U.S.
 
Skinner, Howard, R.: Physiological Plant Ecologist
USDA-ARS-Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit
Building 3702, Curtin Road
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-8758
Fax: (814) 863-0935
e-mail: howard.skinner@ars.usda.gov
Areas of Interest: Dr. Skinner\u2019s research examines how abiotic and biotic stresses affect the productivity and persistence of pastures in the Northeastern U.S. and how plant species diversity affects pasture responses to stress.
 
Soder, Kathy, J.: Animal Scientist
USDA-ARS-Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit
Building 3702, Curtin Road
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-3158
Fax: (814) 863-0935
e-mail: kathy.soder@ars.usda.gov
Areas of Interest: Dr. Soder conducts research that leads to the development of decision aid tools and information to improve animal productivity and health, emphasizing intensively managed grazing systems.