Dr. Stackhouse-Lawson at the Colorado Ag Forum

In February, Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson spoke at the Colorado Ag Forum. This educational event had a number of high-profile presenters including Governor Jared Polis. In her presentation, Dr. Stackhouse-Lawson gave an overview of AgNext and discussed the challenges and opportunities in animal agriculture research.

AgNext Graduate Students Making Thesis Progress

AgNext graduate student, Lauren Newman, presented her thesis work to a general seminar earlier this month. This presentation of her work, which studied the quality and value of lamb, was in fulfillment of a course requirement to graduate. Lauren is on track to graduate with her master's degree this Spring!

AgNext graduate student, Ashley Schilling, defended her thesis earlier this month. Her thesis project studied tannin supplementation and enteric methane emissions in dairy heifers. This important research project was done in partnership with our Industry Innovation Group partner, Aurora Organic Dairy. Ashley is also on track to graduate with her master's degree this Spring.

AgNext Blog Posts

Blog Post: "AgNext Graduate Student Receives Prestigious W.D. Farr Scholarship from the National Cattlemen’s Foundation"
Blog Post: AgNext Leading in Grazing Systems Research 

Faculty Corner

Welcome Dr. Pedro Carvalho!

This past month, we officially welcomed Dr. Pedro Carvalho to the AgNext Team! Dr. Carvalho joins our team as an Assistant Professor and Feedlot Specialist. We are excited to have his expertise and knowledge on the AgNext team.

Net Zero Recap

Last month, Dr. Sara Place discussed what the implications are for animal agriculture as the world moves toward Net Zero.

Learn more about Net Zero in Dr. Place's blog and informational video.

Blog Post: "Achieving Net Zero in Animal Agriculture"

Topic of the Month: Carbon Markets

This month, our agricultural economists, Dr. John Ritten and Dr. Nathan DeLay define and discuss Carbon Markets. In their two-part blog series, they define what carbon markets are, what carbon markets mean for agriculture, and what the challenges/outlooks are for carbon markets in animal agriculture.

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

AgNext Media

AgNext in the News

View Our Full List of Media Engagements

Team Spotlight: Afrin Jannat

Afrin Jannat began her Ph.D. study with AgNext last fall and works with the team researching sustainable solutions for animal agriculture.

Meet AgNext Doctoral Student, Afrin Jannat!

AgNext on the Road

Dr. Stackhouse-Lawson speaking at the Regenerative Ag Seminar, held in CSU's new Nutrien Building with several other faculty from the College of Ag members. Check out the recording of the panel here.

Recent Events

2023 SRM Annual Meeting

Dr. Kevin Jablonski, Dr. John Ritten, Dr. EJ Raynor, Dr. Sara Place, Dr. Greg Thoma

February 12-16, 2023

Boise, ID

CommonGrounds Nebraska

Dr. Sara Place

February 16th, 2023


Annual Colorado Agriculture Forum

Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson

February 23rd, 2023

Westminister, CO


Dr. Greg Thoma

February 27th, 2023

Denver, CO

International Livestock Congress

Dr. Sara Place

March 1st, 2023

Houston, TX

Livestock Forage Grower Update

Dr. John Ritten

March 2nd, 2023


Animal AgTech Innovation Summit

Dr. Kim Stackhouse-Lawson

March 13th, 2023


Colorado Corn Promotion Council Board

Dr. Pedro Carvalho

March 14th, 2023

Denver, CO

Upcoming 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 DC

Club 20 Spring Conference

Dr. John Ritten and Dr. Pedro Carvalho

April 14, 2023

Grand Junction, CO

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