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East Central Regional Office, MU Extension

Faculty and staff

Profile for Ted C. Cunningham

Ted C. Cunningham

Ted C. Cunningham
MU Extension in Dent County
112 E. 5th Street, Judicial Building
Suite 4
Salem, MO 65560
Phone: (573) 729-3196
Fax: (573) 729-3537

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

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