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Profile for Ted C. Cunningham

Ted C. Cunningham

Ted C. Cunningham
MU Extension in Dent County
112 E. 5th Street, Suite 4
Salem, MO 65560
Phone: 573-729-3196
Fax: 573-729-3537
Email: cunninghamtc@missouri.edu

Counties served: Carter, Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Oregon, Phelps, Pulaski, Reynolds, Shannon

Areas of work

Livestock management systems, emphasis on cow/calf and weaned calf management in pasture based environment 

  • Beef cattle nutrition and management including, least cost cow winter supplementation programs, forage testing, etc.
  • Weaned calf/backgrounding/stocker cattle management and nutrition
  • Beef Replacement heifer development (Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program)
  • Genetics/reproduction - AI protocols, heifer/bull selection
  • Forage management - Grazing Systems, etc.
  • Endophyte infected fescue management
  • Small Ruminant and Swine management systems

Professional background

B.S. - University of Illinois, Animal Science

M.S. - Univeristy of Illinois, Ruminant Nutrition