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Agronomy

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Conservation Tillage and Residue Management Joel Poore
Kerry Goodrich 
Lyn Kirschner
817-509-3213 817-509-3328 608-662-4422(Ext.209) 817-247-5851
682-404-0127 608-609-5624
Highly Erodible Land (HEL) Joel Poore
Kerry Goodrich 
817-509-3213
817-509-3328
817-247-5851
682-404-0127

Integrated Pest Management

Kerry Goodrich  817-509-3328 682-404-0127
Nutrient Management Joel Poore
Kerry Goodrich 
817-509-3213
817-509-3328
817-247-5851
682-404-0127
Organic Agriculture JB Martin
Kerry Goodrich 
Cheryl Simmons
817-509-3313
817-509-3328
817-509-3314

682-4040127
682-351-6326
Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE2) Joel Poore
Kerry Goodrich 
817-509-3213
817-509-3328
817-247-5851
682-404-0127
Salinity

Joel Poore

Kerry Goodrich

817-509-3213
817-509-3328
817-247-5851
682-404-0127
Sheet & Rill Erosion Control Joel Poore
Kerry Goodrich
817-509-3213
817-509-3328
817-247-5851
682-404-0127
SWAT: Soil and Water Assessment Tool JB Martin 817-509-3313  

Wind Erosion

Joel Poore
Kerry Goodrich
817-509-3213
817-509-3328
817-247-5851
682-404-0127

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Animal Feeding Operations (AFO) & Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO)

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Agricultural Water Management Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Animal Manure Management Cherie Lafleur
Kerry Goodrich
817-509-3303
817-509-3328
817-240-0439
682-404-0127
Animal Mortality Management Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
AWM: Animal Waste Management Software Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
Bio Security Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan Cherie Lafleur
Kerry Goodrich
817-509-3303
817-509-3328
817-240-0439
682-404-0127
Manure Management Planner Tool (MMP) Kerry Goodrich 817-509-3328 682-404-0127
Phosphorus Index Kerry Goodrich 817-509-3328 682-404-0127    
SPAW: Soil, Plant, Air, Water Cherie Lafleur
Jerry D. Walker
817-509-3303
817-509-3387
817-240-0439
817-914-4283

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Biology

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Botany Dr. Philip J. Barbour
Dr. Norman Melvin
817-509-3225
817-509-3572
817-320-2095
817-301-9541
Coastal Management Lee Davis
Lyn Kirschner
Dr. Bill Hohman
817-509-3331
608-662-4422(Ext.209)
817-509-3332
 
608-609-5624
682-351-8823
Conservation Buffers Dr. Philip J. Barbour
Dr. Bill Hohman
817-509-3225
817-509-3332
817-320-2095
682-351-8823
Fish and Wildlife Assessment Dr. Bill Hohman 817-509-3332 682-351-8823
Invasive Species Dr. Norman Melvin
Dr. Ken Spaeth
Dr. Bill Hohman
817-509-3572
817-509-3574
817-509-3332
 817-301-9541
682-888-9450
682-351-8823
Migratory Birds Dr. Philip J. Barbour
Dr. Bill Hohman
817-509-3225
817-509-3332
817-320-2095
682-351-8823
Plant Identification Dr. Philip J. Barbour
Dr. Norman Melvin
817-509-3225
817-509-3572
817-320-2095
817-301-9541
Wildlife Management Dr. Philip J. Barbour
Lee Davis
Dr. Bill Hohman
817-509-3225
817-509-3331
817-509-3332
817-320-2095
 
682-351-8823

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Climate Change

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Carbon Sequestration Dr. Ken Spaeth 817-509-3574 682-888-9450
CC Adaptation Strategy Dr. Bill Hohman 817-509-3332 682-351-8823
Northern Plains Climate Hub Rafael Guerrero 817-509-3570 817-528-3581

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Conservation Innovation Grants

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Engineering:Assessment of New and/or Innovative Technology Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283

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Conservation Planing & Practice Standards

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Conservation Practice Standards: Writing & Maintenance Workshops Cheryl Simmons 817-509-3314 682-351-6326

Forage and Biomass Planting

Kerry Goodrich 817-509-3328 682-404-0127      
Forage Harvest Management Kerry Goodrich 817-509-3328 682-404-0127      
Irrigation Water Management Kerry Goodrich 817-509-3328 682-404-0127      
Land Evaluation & Site Assessment (LESA) Cheryl Simmons 817-509-3314 682-351-6326
Limited Resource Farmers David Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
National Conservation Practice Standards Coordination of Review/Revision Emil Horvath

Kerry Goodrich 

817-509-3221

817-509-3328

817-807-8305

682-404-0127

Phosphorus Index Joel Poore

Kerry Goodrich

817-509-3213

817-509-3328

 817-247-5851

682-404-0127

Tribal Relations Cheryl Simmons 817-509-3314 682-351-6326
Small Farms Cheryl Simmons
David Buland
817-509-3314
817-509-3577
682-351-6326
682-270-5508
Sustainable Agriculture Cheryl Simmons 817-509-3314 682-351-6326
Watershed David Buland
Jerry D. Walker
817-509-3577
817-509-3387
682-270-5508
817-914-4283
Windbreaks Joel Poore 817-509-3213  817-247-5851
Windbreak Irrigation E-mailiconJerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Wind Erosion Control

Joel Poore
Kerry Goodrich 

817-509-3213

817-509-3328

817-247-5851

682-404-0127

Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS) Joel Poore 817-509-3213  817-247-5851

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Data Analysis

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Statistics Joel Douglas
David Buland
Dr. Ken Spaeth
Dr. Bill Hohman
817-509-3419
817-509-3577
817-509-3574
817-509-3332
817-932-3960
682-270-5508
682-888-9450
682-351-8823
Statistix 8 Joel Douglas 817-509-3419 817-932-3960
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Economics

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Census and Economic Database Analysis E-mailiconDavid Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
Conservation Economic Analysis David Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
Conservation Practices: Cost Determination David Buland
Cheryl Simmons
Jerry D. Walker
817-509-3577
817-509-3314
817-509-3387
682-270-5508
682-351-6326
817-914-4283
Cost Benefit Analysis E-mailiconDavid Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
Crop and Livestock Enterprise Budgets E-mailiconDavid Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
Environmental Services Dr. Bill Hohman 817-509-3332 682-351-8823
IMPLAN (Regional Economic Impact Analysis) David Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
Limited Resource Farmers David Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
Regional Economics Energy David Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
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Energy

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Biofuel Feedstocks Joel Douglas 817-509-3419 817-932-3960
Energy Audits Quality Assurance Reviews Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
Regional Economics Energy David Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
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Engineering

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Agricultural Water Management Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Animal Manure Management Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
AWM Software Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
Biosecurity Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
CPEDFull Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
CPEDLite Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
CPNozzle Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
DRAINMOD Software Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Engineering: Agricultural Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Engineering: Drainage Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Engineering: Environmental Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
Irrigation Systems Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Engineering: Water Management Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Farm Irrigation Rating Index Software (FIRI) Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Hydrology Rich Weber 817-509-3576 817-716-9612
IWR Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
NDDRAIN/Rosetta Software Application Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Pumping Plant Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
SPAW: Soil, Plant, Air, Water Cherie Lafleur
Jerry D. Walker
Rich Weber
817-509-3303
817-509-3387
817-509-3576
817-240-0439
817-914-4283
817-716-9612
Small Watershed Water Budget Model Assistance &/or Training Rich Weber 817-509-3576 817-716-9612
Stream Restoration(Bioengineering) Rich Weber
Lyn Kirschner
817-509-3576
608-662-4422(Ext.209)
817-716-9612
608-609-5624
WinSRFR Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
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Environmental Compliance

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Environmental Management Lyn Kirschner 608-662-4422(Ext.209) 608-609-5624
Invasive Species Dr. Norman Melvin
Dr. Ken Spaeth
817-509-3572
817-509-3574
817-301-9541
682-888-9450
Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Lyn Kirschner 608-662-4422(Ext.209) 608-609-5624
Wetland Conservation: Swamp Buster Lee Davis 817-509-3331  
Wetland Determination Lee Davis
Rich Weber
817-509-3331
817-509-3576
 
817-716-9612
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Forestry

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Agroforestry Vacant    
Ecological Site Descriptions (ESD) Chuck Stanley
Dr. Ken Spaeth
817-509-3282
817-509-3574
817-542-5929
682-888-9450
Forestry Vacant    
Riparian Forest Buffer Vacant    
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GIS: Geographic Information Systems

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
GIS: Geographic Information Systems Dwain Daniels
Emil Horvath
817-509-3358
817-509-3221

817-807-8305
GIS: Global Positioning Systems-Mobile Data Collection Dwain Daniels 817-509-3358  
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Grazing Lands

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Carbon Sequestration Dr. Ken Spaeth 817-509-3574 682-888-9450
Ecological Site Descriptions (ESD) Chuck Stanley
Dr. Ken Spaeth
Johanna Pate
817-509-3282
817-509-3574
817-509-3227
817-542-5929
682-888-9450
817-487-9623
Ecological Site Information System (ESIS) Dana Larsen
Johanna Pate
817-509-3211
817-509-3227
682-209-4484
817-487-9623
Forage Suitability Group Description Chuck Stanley
Dr. Ken Spaeth
817-509-3282
817-509-3574
817-542-5929
682-888-9450
Grazing Lands Technology Chuck Stanley
Dr. Ken Spaeth

Dana Larsen
817-509-3282
817-509-3574
817-509-3211
817-542-5929
682-888-9450
682-209-4484
Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health (IIRH) Chuck Stanley
Kimberli Stine
Dr. Ken Spaeth
817-509-3282
817-509-3318
817-509-3574
817-542-5929
817-751-5649
682-888-9450
NatGLC: National Grazing Lands Coalition: National Coordinator Kimberli Stine 817-509-3318 817-751-5649
National Resources Inventory (NRI): Rangeland Field Study Chuck Stanley
Kimberli Stine
Dr. Ken Spaeth
817-509-3282
817-509-3318
817-509-3574
817-542-5929
817-751-5649
682-888-9450
Nutritional Balance Analyzer (NUTBAL) Chuck Stanley 817-509-3282 817-542-5929
Pasture Condition Scoring (PCS) Chuck Stanley
Kimberli Stine
Dr. Ken Spaeth
817-509-3282
817-509-3318
817-509-3574
817-542-5929
817-751-5649
682-888-9450
Prescribed Burning Chuck Stanley 817-509-3282 817-542-5929
Rangeland Hydrology Dr. Ken Spaeth 817-509-3574 682-888-9450
Soil Health Kimberli Stine
Dr. Ken Spaeth
817-509-3318
817-509-3574
817-751-5649
682-888-9450
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Natural Resource Assessment

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
SPAW: Soil, Plant, Air, Water Cherie Lafleur
Jerry D. Walker
Rich Weber
817-509-3303
817-509-3387
817-509-3576
817-240-0439
817-914-4283
817-716-9612
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Plants

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Biofuel Feedstocks Joel Douglas 817-509-3419 817-932-3960
Biomass Harvesting Joel Douglas
Kerry Goodrich
817-509-3419
817-509-3328
817-932-3960
682-404-0127
Botany Dr. Philip J. Barbour
Dr. Norman Melvin
817-509-3225
817-509-3572
817-320-2095
817-301-9541
Conservation Buffers Joel Douglas
Dr. Bill Hohman
817-509-3419
817-509-3332
817-932-3960
682-351-8823
Forage Suitability Group Description Chuck Stanley
Dr. Ken Spaeth
817-509-3282
817-509-3574
817-542-5929
682-888-9450
Phytoremediation Joel Douglas 817-509-3419 817-932-3960
Plant Identification Dr. Philip J. Barbour
Dr. Norman Melvin
817-509-3225
817-509-3572
817-320-2095
817-301-9541
Plant Materials Joel Douglas 817-509-3419 817-932-3960
Plant Selections for Resource Conservation Joel Douglas 817-509-3419 817-932-3960
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Pollinators

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Beneficial Insects Lee Davis 817-509-3629 817-403-5994
Conservation Activity Plan (CAP) for Pollinators Lee Davis 817-509-3629 817-403-5994
CRP Pollinator Habitat Enhancement: CP 42 Lee Davis 817-509-3629 817-403-5994
Integrated Pest Management Lee Davis 817-509-3629 817-403-5994
Pollinator Habitat Installation, Enhancement, and/or Management Lee Davis 817-509-3629 817-403-5994
Pollinator Insects Lee Davis 817-509-3629 817-403-5994
XERCES Lee Davis 817-509-3629 817-403-5994
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Remote Sensing

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Remote Sensing-Querying databases, SQL, Analysis, Interpretation Emil Horvath
Dwain Daniels
817-509-3221
817-509-3358
817-807-8305
 

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Software Tools/Web Services

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
AWM: Animal Waste Management Software Cherie Lafleur 817-509-3303 817-240-0439
CPEDFull Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
CPEDLite Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
CPNozzle Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
DRAINMOD Software Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Farm Irrigation Rating Index Software (FIRI) Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
HEC-EFM Rich Weber 817-509-3576 817-716-9612
IMPLAN (Regional Economic Impact Analysis) David Buland 817-509-3577 682-270-5508
IWR Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Manure Management Planner Tool (MMP) Kerry Goodrich 817-509-3328 682-404-0127      
NDDRAIN/Rosetta Software Application Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Nutritional Balance Analyzer (NUTBAL) Chuck Stanley 817-509-3282 817-542-5929
PCORD Ecological Multivariate Statistical Software (Personal Computer Ordination) Dr. Ken Spaeth 817-509-3574 682-888-9450
RHEM: Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model Dr. Ken Spaeth 817-509-3574 682-888-9450
SAS Statistical Analysis System Dr. Ken Spaeth 817-509-3574 682-888-9450
SPAW: Soil, Plant, Air, Water Cherie Lafleur
Jerry D. Walker
Rich Weber
817-509-3303
817-509-3387
817-509-3576
817-240-0439
817-914-4283
817-716-9612
Statistix 8 Joel Douglas 817-509-3419 817-932-3960
SURFACE Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
SWAT: Soil and Water Assessment Tool JB Martin 817-509-3313 720-375-0515
WSS: Web Soil Survey Dwain Daniels 817-509-3358  
Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS) Joel Poore 817-509-3213  817-247-5851
WinSRFR Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
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Soils

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Soil Health Cheryl Simmons
Kimberli Stine
Dr. Saima Khursheed
817-509-3314
817-509-3318
 
682-351-6326
817-751-5649
214-629-4976
Soil Quality Dwain Daniels
Cheryl Simmons
817-509-3358
817-509-3314
 
682-351-6326
Soil Survey Databases:Query,Analysis & Interpretation Dwain Daniels 817-509-3358  
Soil Survey Interpretations Dwain Daniels 817-509-3358  
Web Soil Survey Software (WSS) Dwain Daniels 817-509-3358  
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Water Quality and Quantity

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
APEX Dr. Ken Spaeth 817-509-3574 682-888-9450
DRAINMOD Software Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Engineering: Drainage Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
Farm Irrigation Rating Index Software (FIRI) Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
NDDRAIN/Rosetta Software Application Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
RHEM: Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model Dr. Ken Spaeth 817-509-3574 682-888-9450
SPAW: Soil, Plant, Air, Water Cherie Lafleur
Jerry D. Walker
Rich Weber
817-509-3303
817-509-3387
817-509-3576
817-240-0439
817-914-4283
817-716-9612
Water Quality Lyn Kirschner 608-662-4402(Ext.209) 608-609-5624
Water Quality-Irrigation Jerry D. Walker 817-509-3387 817-914-4283
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Wetlands

Technical Expertise Area Names Office Phone Cellphone
Coastal Management Lee Davis
Lyn Kirschner
Dr. Bill Hohman
817-509-3331
608-662-4422(Ext.209)
817-509-3332
 
608-609-5624
682-351-8823
Flood Plain Management Rich Weber
Dr. Bill Hohman
817-509-3576
817-509-3332
817-716-9612
682-351-8823
Plant Identification Dr. Philip J. Barbour
Dr. Norman Melvin
817-509-3225
817-509-3572
817-320-2095
817-301-9541
SPAW: Soil, Plant, Air, Water Cherie Lafleur
Jerry D. Walker
Rich Weber
817-509-3303
817-509-3387
817-509-3576
817-240-0439
817-914-4283
817-716-9612
Wetland Functional Assessments Lee Davis
Rich Weber
817-509-3331
817-509-3576
 
817-716-9612
Wetland Management Dr. Bill Hohman 817-509-3332 682-351-8823
Wetland Restoration, Mitigation, & Management Lee Davis
Rich Weber
Dr. Norman Melvin
817-509-3331
817-509-3576
817-509-3572
 
817-716-9612
817-301-9541

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