Develop research and extension programs aimed at improving the environmental impact of animal production systems. Identify and evaluate farm management strategies that will reduce nutrient losses from farms, and improve methods to make decisions on farms.
Conduct research to improve nutrition and diet formulation of farm animals and deliver results to extension educators and other professionals as well as directly to farmers. Assist with education of undergraduate and graduate students through advisement, committee responsibilities, and occasional lecturing.
Provide technical assistance to other state and national programs for reducing the potential for environmental damage from animal agriculture.