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B.S., Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Colorado State Univ., 1987
M.S., Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, 1989.
Area Livestock and Range Extension Specialist for the Tri-River Area (Mesa,
Montrose, Delta and Ouray Counties) for Colorado State University Cooperative
Livestock and 4-H Extension Agent in Goshen County for the University of Wyoming, 1989.
Range Management Schools for producers, interested citizens, federal and state agency personnel; Beef Management Schools for producers, alternative grazing forages, extending the grazing season, documenting and reducing the conflict between elk and livestock, restoration of landscapes, public policy information, conflict resolution, rangeland monitoring, integrated resource management, and livestock production.
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists
Society for Range Management
National Association of County Agricultural Agents
Colorado County Agents Association
Center for Holistic Management.
Chairman of the Colorado Section Producer Affairs Committee, 1998- present
Certified Professional in Rangeland Management, 2001-present
Honors and Awards:
USFS Chief’s Award for Rangeland Management, 2003
Region 2 Rangeland Management, USFS, 2001
National Association of County Agricultural Agents Achievement Award, 1997
Colorado ZETA Chapter Epsilon Sigma Phi State Early-Career Award, 1995
Society for Range Management Colorado Section Trail Boss Award, 1998
National Woolgrowers Fellowship, 1987
National Association of County Agricultural Agents Distinguished Service Award, 2002
Publications:Baird, R.L., and J.D.Tatum. 1988. Frame Size and Yield Grades in Lambs. (Sheep Industry Development) SID Research Journal 5:12.
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Dr. Curtis E. Swift, Area Extension Agent, Horticulture
Colorado State Cooperative Extension
2775 US Hwy 50, Grand Junction, CO. 81503