AgNext Hosts Farm Bill Listening Session with Congressman Neguse

Last week, AgNext had the opportunity to host a Farm Bill Listening Session for Congressman Joe Neguse. This event was attended by over 40 individuals including producers, College of Ag faculty, and other important stakeholders.

Sponsor the AgNext Research Summit 2023

We are hosting the AgNext Research Summit 2023 on June 14th, 2023. Save the date for this exciting event featuring presentations from our renowned faculty.

Registration link will be sent out in the coming days.

Interested in becoming a sponsor for the AgNext Research Summit 2023? Find out all of the ways you can support this event on our website.

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Introducing the AgNext Podcast!

Join JR and Pedro on the AgNext podcast where they will explore sustainable solutions for animal agriculture.

Our guests will range from academic professionals to industry partners to producers. Take a listen to our trailer now!

Learn More About the AgNext Podcast

Video Blog: How do animals use a GreenFeed?

GreenFeed machines are important to our research at AgNext, so how do they work?

In a video taken by one of our graduate students, we describe how the cattle at our research facilities use the GreenFeed.

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Climate Smart Research Tour: JBS

Industry professionals and affiliates from JBS visited ARDEC this past month.

During their visit, Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson and Dr. Pedro Carvalho gave an overview of AgNext discussing our world-renowned team, research interests, and research capabilities.

After a brief discussion, the JBS visitors toured the Climate-Smart Research Facility to see our innovative research taking place in real-time.

This visit was an excellent opportunity to share our research capabilities in sustainable animal agriculture with industry professionals interested in this important work.

College of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Student Research Showcase

AgNext graduate students Afrin Jannat, Ashley Schilling, Lauren Newman, and Ines Mesa presented at the Colorado State University College of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Student Research Showcase earlier this month.

This event showcased the work of over 50 graduate students and allowed the AgNext graduate students to present their research to judges, faculty, and peers.

Faculty Corner

March Recap: Carbon Markets

Last month, Dr. John Ritten and Dr. Nathan DeLay defined carbon markets, what they mean for agriculture, and what the challenges/outlooks are for carbon markets in animal agriculture.

Blog Post: "Challenges and Outlook of Carbon Markets in Animal Agriculture"

April Topic of the Month: EPA Emissions Inventory

This month, we are discussing the EPA Emissions inventory. In our latest faculty blog post, hear from Dr. Sara Place about how these emissions are categorized and how animal agriculture is represented.

"Annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks"

Recent Staff Publications:

Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson and Dr. Sara Place:

"Practical considerations for adaptive strategies by US grazing land managers with a changing climate"

Dr. Greg Thoma:

"A comprehensive environmental assessment of beef production and consumption in the United States"

Team Spotlight: Anna Shadbolt

Anna Shadbolt joined the AgNext team in January as our Grazing Management Outreach & Research Coordinator. Learn more about her work in our recent blog post

"AgNext Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Producers"

AgNext in the News

Discover Ag Podcast: "Methane & feed additives with Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson of CSU AgNext"

Sheep Stuff Ewe Should Know Podcast: "Talking of sustainability (with the real experts)"

The North Platte Telegraph: "Panel recounts progress and plans for Sustainable Beef LLC"

Journal-Advocate and The Fort Morgan Times: "CSU AgNext employs public-private partnerships in cattle emissions research"

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AgNext on the Road

Dr. Sara Place spoke at First National Bank of Omaha's Outlook Conference about the economic opportunity for enteric methane reductions for solutions that are practical and scalable.

Recent Events

IDF Technical Webinar

Dr. Greg Thoma

March 15, 2023


GENEX Annual Meeting

Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson

March 15, 2023

Dallas, TX

FNBO | The Outlook

Dr. Sara Place

March 23, 2023

Omaha, NE

Colorado Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting

Dr. Greg Thoma

April 8th, 2023

Denver, CO

Animal Nutrition Summit

Dr. Sara Place

April 12th, 2023

Washington D.C.

Club 20 Spring Conference

Dr. John Ritten and Dr. Pedro Carvalho

April 14, 2023

Grand Junction, CO

Upcoming Events

College of Agricultural Sciences

Professional Development Event

Dr. Pedro Carvalho

April 24th, 2023

Fort Collins, CO


Dr. Ritten and Dr. Stackhouse-Lawson

April 25th 2023

Hastings, NE

Meyer Natural Foods

Dr. Sara Place

April 26th, 2023

Fort Collins, CO

USRSB Meeting

Dr. Sara Place

May 4th, 2023

Boise, ID

Farm Credit and Farmers National Company in Omaha Symposium

Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson

May 4th, 2023

Omaha, NE

AIM for Climate Summit Breakout Session on Livestock Methane Innovation

Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson

May 8th, 2023

Washington D.C.

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