Beef: Beth Doran

Beth Doran

Counties Served
  • Lyon
  • Osceola
  • Dickinson
  • Emmet
  • Sioux
  • O'Brien
  • Clay
  • Palo Alto
  • Plymouth
  • Cherokee
  • Buena Vista
  • Pocahontas
  • Woodbury
  • Ida
  • Sac
  • Calhoun
  • Monona
Areas of Expertise
  • Provides primary leadership for and conducts Extension education programming in the feedlot and cow-calf phases of agriculture for six counties in Northwest Iowa.
  • Secondary emphasis is directed toward sheep, dairy and horses.
Frequent Clients

Livestock producers (adult and youth), agri-business personnel and agricultural lenders

Joined ISU Extension: August 1993

Extension Positions/Other Experience
  • 4-H and Youth Leader, Bremer and Chickasaw Counties, 1977-81
  • Agricultural Agent, Sanilac and Huron Counties in Michigan, 1989-93
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, Animal Nutrition, 1988
  • Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, Animal Science, 1985
  • Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, Animal Science, 1983
  • Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, Home Economics Education, 1975
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Alpha Zeta
  • Top Undergraduate in Home Economics Education and Animal Science
  • Top 10% Animal Science Undergraduates Nationally
  • Honor's Program Undergraduate
  • Authored seven abstracts in the Journal of Animal Science
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