Russell D. Mathison

Research Fellow


University of Minnesota
M.S. (Agronomy with Ruminant Nutrition Focus), 1989

Moorhead State College
B.S. (Biology), 1974

Areas of Interest

The central focus of agronomy research at NCROC is forage systems for beef cow/calf production. Included within this broad topic are:

  • Evaluations of forage crop performance under grazing management
  • Evaluations of commercially available forage crop varieties
  • Forage crop variety development, forage crop cultural management, and lesser known forage crop species

NCROC has 220 acres of permanent pasture and about 175 beef cow/calf pairs with which to develop research-based knowledge to benefit primarily cow-calf producers.

Mr. Russell D. Mathison