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Animal & Range Sciences Extension Service
P.O. Box 172900
Bozeman, MT
59717-2900
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Tel: (406) 994-3722
Fax: (406) 994-5589
Location: 119 Linfield

MSU Extension Service
Doug Steele, Vice Provost & Director
406-994-6647
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Beef/Cattle Extension Program

Rachel Endecott, Ph.D.

Dr. Rachel Endecott
Extension Beef/Cattle Specialist
243 Fort Keogh Rd
(406) 874-8286
FAX: (406) 874-8289
e-mail: rachel.endecott@montana.edu

Rachel Endecott grew up on a family cow-calf operation near Ennis, Montana. She received her BS in Animal Science from Montana State University in 2001, and her MS and PhD in range beef cattle nutrition with a reproductive physiology minor from New Mexico State University in 2003 and 2006, respectively. Rachel is located in Miles City at the USDA-ARS Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory.

Rachelís graduate research focused on strategic supplementation to improve reproductive performance of young postpartum range cows, and nutrition-reproduction interactions continue to be a research interest. Rachel oversees the Steer of Merit program, is involved in Montana Stockgrowers Association and Young Stockgrowers, and is the membership committee chair for the Northern Great Plains Section of the Society for Range Management. She is also an active member of the Western Section, American Society of Animal Science.

Upcoming Events

Montana Advanced Youth Market Beef Program

Recent Publications

  • Black Rubio, C.M., A.F. Cibils, R.L. Endecott, M.K. Petersen, and K.G. Boykin. 2008. Plant community selection by cattle grazing pinon juniper-grass steppe mosaics in relation to weather and animal reproductive state. Rangeland Ecol. Manage. 61:394-404.
  • Mathis, C.P., S.H. Cox, C.A. Löest, M.K. Petersen, R.L. Endecott, A.M. Encinias, and J.C. Wenzel. 2008. Comparison of low-input pasture to high-input drylot backgrounding on performance and profitability of beef calves through harvest. Prof. Anim. Sci. 24:169-174.

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