Craig Gifford

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Title: Extension Beef Cattle Specialist
Major Field of Interest: Beef Cattle Production with a focus on Beef Cattle Reproduction
Office Phone: 575-646-6482
Office Location: Knox Hall 223

B.S. Degree in Animal Science from the University of Wyoming
M.S. Degree in Animal Physiology from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces
Ph.D. Degree in Animal Physiology from the University of Idaho

Research: Dr. Craig Gifford started employment with Extension Animal Sciences & Natural Resources Department at New Mexico State University July 1st. Dr. Gifford comes to us from Oklahoma State University where he was a Research Associate in the Department of Animal Science.

He has served in education programs in Beef Cattle Production in New Mexico. Dr. Gifford was also involved in programs centered around profitable and sustainable management of beef cattle operations and has been involved in youth development programs. His research is in methods to improve pregnancy rates in beef cattle and the involvement of maternal immune system in early pregnancy in beef cattle.