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Johnson County

Research-based Information You Can Trust — Localized for your needs

Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

Map to our office


K-State Research and Extension provides the latest research-based information from all disciplines related to livestock production. Click on one of the links below or to the side to find current, objective information on these topics:

Livestock Questions – Ask the Experts
One of the great things about working for K-State Research and Extension is our network of campus and area specialists. While our office has a lot of general knowledge, there’s just too many topics and new information coming out to stay up on it all. Fortunately, our animal science beef specialists can help answer questions and provide options to some of the challenges you may be facing. Check out the listings below for subject areas and contact information. Also feel free to visit their web site at  http://www.asi.k-state.edu/research-and-extension/beef/asktheexpert.html

University animal science beef specialists contact information

  • Stocker nutrition, management, or forages: Dr. Dale Blasi —
    email: Dblasi@ksu.edu or phone: 785-532-5427
  • Environmental management: Dr. Joel DeRouchey  —
    email: jderouch@ksu.edu or phone: 785-532-2280
  • Nutrition, annual forages: Dr. Jaymelynn Farney  —
    email: jkj@ksu.edu phone: 620-820-6125
  • Reproduction, cow/calf management: Dr. Sandy Johnson  —
    email: sandyj@ksu.edu phone: 785-462-6281
  • Nutrition, receiving cattle: Dr. Justin Waggoner  —
    email: jwaggon@ksu.edu phone: 620-275-9164
  • Animal breeding, cow-calf management: Dr. Bob Weaber  —
    email: bweaber@ksu.edu phone: 785-532-1460

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Jessica Barnett
Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent