Division of Animal Sciences
State Beef Nutrition Specialist
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Area(s) of Expertise
My research focuses on the nutrition of beef cattle, with an emphasis on management of calves after weaning. I also work in the area of forage systems, with a focus on tall fescue, the primary forage in Missouri pastures.
Eric Bailey is an Assistant Professor and State Beef Nutrition Specialist at the University of Missouri. Bailey holds a Ph.D. in Beef Cattle Nutrition from Kansas State University. Bailey leads applied research on backgrounding and stocker cattle, with an emphasis on management of them on tall fescue pasture systems. Bailey leads the MU Extension Feedlot School program, is co-coordinator of the Missouri Grazing Schools, and the co-director of the Forage-Livestock Program of Distinction.
- Ph.D., Kansas State University