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David Lalman

David Lalman

Dr. LalmanJob Position:
Professor - Harrington Chair
Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

Contact Info:
Office: 201D Animal Science
Phone: 405.744.9286
Email: david.lalman@okstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

About Dr. Lalman

Dr. Lalman is currently a professor in the Animal Science Department at Oklahoma State University and holds the Hitch Family Professorship.  His position is State Extension Beef Cattle Specialist with primary responsibilities in cow/calf and stocker cattle nutrition and management. Dr. Lalman’s extension and research program emphasis is on increasing profitability and reducing cost of production through improved forage utilization, better matching beef cattle genetics to forage resources and evaluating beef production systems and alternatives.

Dave partners with Dr. Damona Doye to coordinate the Master Cattleman Program and the Oklahoma Beef Cattle Manual (http://agecon.okstate.edu/cattleman/). He has given 651 in-state extension presentations, as well as 59 national and international presentations, and can often be seen speaking about beef cattle on the show SUNUP. Dave knows that implementing technology into extension and research is important. During his time at OSU, he has assisted in producing more than 67 television and YouTube videos on cattle nutrition and management, as well as five computer software programs. Dave has published more than 56 peer reviewed journal articles, 87 abstracts, 71 research progress reports, 79 extension publications and 61 proceedings articles.

Dave has been recognized with an American Society of Animal Science Extension Award (2013), Tyler Award (2002), National Association of County Agriculture Agents Communication Award (2005), Outstanding State Specialist (2000) and Outstanding Group Award for the Oklahoma Quality Beef Network (2003). He has received more than $5,318,695.54 in grants and contracts. He recently served as President of the American Society of Animal Science (Southern Section) and has been active in the Oklahoma Agricultural Extension Agents Association and the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association.

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