Tim Steffens, Ph.D

Tim Steffens (2) Assistant Professor and Extension Rangeland Resource Management Specialist

B.S., Agricultural Education, Tarleton State University, 1982
M.S., Animal Nutrition, Texas Tech University, 1984
Ph.D., Rangeland Ecology and Management, Colorado
State University, 1994

Department of Agriculture Sciences                                                    Tim’s Vitae
WTAMU Box 60998
Canyon, Texas 79016-0001                                                                  View Publications 
Office: (806) 651-2781 | Fax: (806) 651-2938
Email: tsteffens@mail.wtamu.edu

 

Dr. Steffens has a joint appointment with the Agriculture Sciences Department at West Texas A&M and with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension  Service in the field of rangeland resource management.  He has been a rangeland management with Colorado Cooperative Extension.  He has also managed a 1300 cow ranch for the Mescalero Apaches in southern New Mexico.  His experience also includes working directly with producers on rangeland issues including grazing management, prescribed fire, livestock nutrition and T&E species as a Rangeland Management Specialist with the USDA-NRCS in southeastern Colorado.  He also worked as the extension project manager for the nationally recognized Seco Creek Water Quality Demonstration Project.  His current research and extension interests include managing ecological succession using targeted grazing management, developing integrated livestock-rangeland-cropping systems to improve soil quality and improve conservation as well as brush and weed management.

 

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