Ted McCollum, III, Ph.D.


Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

B.A., Biology, Baylor University, 1978
M.S., Animal Science, New Mexico State University, 1981
Ph.D., Ruminant Nutrition, New Mexico State University, 1983



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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service                                        
6500 Amarillo Blvd W                                                      
Amarillo, TX 79106                                                          
Phone: (806)677-5600
Fax: (806)677-5644
Email: ft-mccollum@tamu.edu   Email Ted  

Dr. Ted McCollum is the Extension beef cattle specialist at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Amarillo. From this location, McCollum serves the North Region (Panhandle, South Plains, Rolling Plains districts). In the north region, Dr. McCollum assists Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service county staff with educational programming, directs beef cattle programs for producers, provides assistance to cattle producers and industry groups, and conducts field research. At the state level, he assists with statewide programs and serves as a resource person for beef cattle nutrition and stocker cattle programs. Interests include production management of all phases of commercial cattle and beef production from rangeland and forage-based production systems to cattle feeding systems.

McCollum is a member of the animal nutrition section in the Department of Animal Science and the graduate faculty of Texas A&M University, as well as adjunct faculty at West Texas A&M University. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Baylor University, his master’s degree in animal science from New Mexico State University and his doctorate in ruminant nutrition from New Mexico State University. He is a Professional Animal Scientist and Diplomate of the American College of Animal Nutrition in the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists.

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April 11-12, 2019 
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San Antonio, TX

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