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Profile for Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis
ASSOC. EXT. PROF. NATURAL RESOURCE ENGINEER & COUNTY PROGRAM DIRECTOR WEBSTER CO SOUTHWEST REG
Webster County MU Extension Center
800 S. Marshall St.
Marshfield, MO 65706
Phone: 417-859-2044
Fax: 417-468-2086
Email: SchultheisR@missouri.edu


Counties served: Barry, Barton, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howell, Jasper, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Polk, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, Wright

Areas of work

  • Animal and poultry waste and nutrient management
  • Animal safety and handling
  • Building planning, construction and ventilation
  • Composting - agricultural, residential, community
  • Computers - selection, use, troubleshooting
  • Crop drying and on-farm feed processing
  • Disaster preparedness and recovery
  • Energy conservation and education
  • Farmstead planning and environmental assessment
  • Forage and crop harvesting and storage systems
  • Household sewage systems
  • Household hazardous waste management
  • Information technology - Internet training, webpages, email, file management
  • Irrigation - field and horticulture crops
  • Land application of waste and biosolids
  • Livestock management - feeding and handling facilities
  • Pesticide education and commercial applicator training
  • Safety (farm and home) and worker protection
  • Soil and water conservation best management practices (BMPs)
  • Water quality and risk assessment
  • Water systems - testing, treatment, protection, design
  • Solid waste management, recycling, and materials recovery
Additional responsibilities
  • County Program Director for Webster County
  • Master Gardener Coordinator for Webster County
  • AgrAbility Program coordinator for Southwest Region
  • County Accounting Support Team (CAST) trainer for Southwest Region
  • Secretary of Webster County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Secretary of Webster County Community Organizations Active in Disasters (COAD)
  • Member of Webster County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

Related Web resources
http://extension.missouri.edu/webster
http://extension.missouri.edu/webster/ag-edge

Professional background

MS Agricultural Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia
BS Agricultural Mechanization, Washington State University