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Equine Team Directory

  • Assistant Director of Extension Programs - Animal Systems


814-863-7621

Areas of Expertise:
  • Administrative Functions
  • Animal Systems Program Leadership
  • Coordinate Dairy, Equine, Livestock & Poultry Teams
  • Professor of Agricultural Engineering
  • Extension Specialist Animal Systems: Poultry; Equine; Livestock; Dairy


814-865-3552

Areas of Expertise:
  • Environmental control system design, principles and practice
  • Ventilation, heating, cooling and control of indoor environments
  • Air quality in indoor agriculture (barns, poultry houses, greenhouses)
  • Agricultural air emissions (gas, odor, particulates)
  • Horse facility engineering (stables, riding arenas)
  • Farm animal welfare
  • Environmental biophysics
  • Integrated Research and Extension Programs
  • Extension Educator
  • Equine Stewardship


610-746-1970

Areas of Expertise:
  • Hay and Forage Nutrition
  • Pasture and Nutrient Management Practices
  • PA Manure Management
  • Equine Health and Parasites
  • Pasture Weed Identification
  • Extension Associate, Equine Science


814-863-3957

Areas of Expertise:
  • Equine Extension
  • Equine Science
  • Youth Equine Education
  • Extension Horse Specialist (Retired July 2017)
  • Associate Professor of Equine Science


970-389-5066

Areas of Expertise:
  • Small Farm Environmental Stewardship Program
  • Equine Nutrition
  • Riding Area Surfaces
  • Environmental Issues, Manure and Pasture, Water Quality
  • Equine Pasture and Manure Management
  • Equine Behavior
  • Equine Care and Management
  • Implementing Conservation Practices
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Stable Management
  • Extension Veterinarian
  • Professor of Veterinary Science


814-865-6995

Areas of Expertise:
  • Small ruminants
  • Nutrition reproduction interactions
  • Reproduction
  • Metabolic disease
  • Ruminant nutrition
  • Dairy herd health
  • Llamas and Alpacas
  • FSMA - Preventive controls for animal feed