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Jerry Holechek

Title: Professor of Range Science
Major Field of Interest: Range Animal Nutrition, Range Wildlife Interactions, Grazing Management on Desert Ranges, and Physiology
Email: holechek@nmsu.edu
Office Phone: 575-646-1649
Office Location: Knox Hall 318

Education:
B.S., Biology/Wildlife, Oregon State University, 1971
M.S., Range Science, Montana State University, 1976
Ph.D., Animal Science/Range Nutrition, Oregon State University, 1980

Courses Taught:
RGSC 294 Range Management
RGSC 317 Range Communities
RGSC 520 Range Animal Ecology
RGSC 611 Principles/Evaluation of Range Improvements

Research:
Field studies to evaluate the influence of grazing management practices on wildlife, vegetation and livestock productivity in Chihuahuan desert characterization of financial returns from range management practices in New Mexico. Development of government policies to improve rangeland condition and financial returns on ranches in the Western United States.