Associate Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specialist
As an Extension beef cattle specialist Dr. Banta works with county Extension agents and allied industry personal to develop educational programming for cow-calf and stocker producers in East and Northeast Texas. Dr. Banta also works with other AgriLife and A&M faculty to conduct beef cattle research in the areas of ruminant nutrition, cow-calf and stocker management, and animal health. Additionally, he co-coordinates and teaches a Special Topics in Applied Beef Cattle Nutrition course in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
- BS, Animal Science, Texas A&M University, 1999
- MS, Animal Science, West Texas A&M University, 2002
- PhD, Animal Nutrition, Oklahoma State University, 2005