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Dr. Sarah Potts



Western Maryland Research and Education Center 18330 Keedysville Road Keedysville, MD 21756-1104


  • Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Dairy and Livestock Management
  • Calf Management
  • Beef Nutrition and Management

Sarah Potts joined University of Maryland Extension in 2019 and serves as the Dairy and Beef Extension Specialist at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center.  She obtained her B.S. degrees in Animal and Poultry Sciences and Dairy Science from Virginia Tech in 2011.  Sarah completed her M.S. at Michigan State University in 2014 and her Ph.D. at the University of Maryland in 2019, where her research focus was dairy cattle feed efficiency and transition dairy cow nutrition, respectively.  Sarah's extension programming focuses on cattle health and nutrition management, forage management, and ag literacy.