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Dairy Team Staff

 

Jennifer Bentley

Jennifer  Bentley

ISU Extension Dairy Field Specialist

325 Washington Street                                                                                                        Decorah, IA 52101
jbentley@iastate.edu

Phone: 563-382-2949
Fax: 563-382-2940

Area of Expertise:
Calves and transition cow management

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Stephanie Clark

Stephanie Clark

Associate Professor Food Science & Human Nutrition

2553 Food Science
Ames, IA 50011
milkmade@iastate.edu

Phone:515-294-7346

Area of Expertise:
Applies food microbiology and chemistry approaches, as well as product development and sensory evaluation skills to enhance dairy product quality and consumption. Collaborates with human nutrition colleagues to understand the role of dairy foods in human health.

Dan Huyser

Agricultural Engineer Field Specialisr

Borlaug Learning Center and Demonstration Farm
3327 290th Street
Nashua, Iowa 50658
dehuyser@iastate.edu

Phone: 641.435.4864
Cell Phone:  515.298.1731
Fax: 641.435.2009

Area of Expertise:
Livestock facilities, building materials and construction ventilation systems, manure management systems, soil erosion and crop residue management, soil and water conservation, ground water quality, well construction and maintenance, farm machinery, environmental regulations, energy conservation and farm safety

Kevin Lager

Dairy Field Specialist

400 Central Ave NW Suite 7000
Orange City, IA 51041
klager@iastate.edu

Phone: 712.737.4230
Cell Phone:
Fax: 712.737.3590

Area of Expertise:
Dairy cattle nutrition, transition cow care, dairy herd management
Brian Lang

Brian  Lang

Field Agronomist

325 Washington Street                                                                                                       Decorah, IA 52101
bjlang@iastate.edu

Phone: 563-382-2949
Fax: 563-382-2940

Area of Expertise:
Forage crop production
Ron Lenth

Ron  Lenth

Bremer County Extension Coordinator

720 7th Avenue, SW
Highway 93 W
Tripoli, IA 50676
rlenth@iastate.edu

Phone: (319) 882 - 4275
Fax: (319) 882 - 4292

Area of Expertise:
Reproduction, genetics, and milk quality/udder health

 

Melissa O'Rourke

Farm Management Specialist

400 Central Ave NW Suite 7000
Orange City, IA 51041
morouke@iastate.edu

Phone: 712.737.4230
Fax: 712.737.3590

Area of Expertise:
Agricultural law, employment legal issues, land and related leasing issues, estate and succession planning.  Annie's Project for Farm Women

Angie Rieck-Hinz

Program Coordinator

2301 Agronomy Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
amrieck@iastate.edu

Phone: 515.294.9590
Cell Phone:
Fax: 515.294.3163

Area of Expertise:
Program coordinator for Manure Applicator Certification (MAC) Program and primary contact person for manure management information
Kristen Schulte

Kristen  Schulte

Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist

kschulte@iastate.edu

Phone: (319) 882 - 4275
Fax: (319) 882 - 4292

Area of Expertise:
Dairy economics, financial statements and analysis
Jan Shearer

Jan  Shearer

Professor

2203 Lloyd Vet. Med. Center
Ames, IA 50011-1250
jks@iastate.edu

Phone: (515) 294-3731

Area of Expertise:
Dairy Production Medicine, Lameness, Animal Welfare
Leo Timms

Leo  Timms

Extension Dairy Specialist / Associate Professor

123 Kildee Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
ltimms@iastate.edu

Phone: 515-294-4522
Cell Phone: 515-290-7190
Fax: 515-294-2393

Area of Expertise:
Milk quality, reproduction, animal health, dairy facilities, dairy records
Larry Tranel

Larry  Tranel

Dairy Field Specialist /

Dubuque County Extension Director
tranel@iastate.edu

Area of Expertise:
Dairy Production, Dairy Facilities, Dairy Grazing, Dairy Financial Management, International Dairy Development and Personnel Management

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