An Peischel

An Peischel
Assistant Professor
Small Ruminant Extension Specialist
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences

Contact Information:
Office Location: 214D Farrell-Westbrook
Telephone: 615-963-5539
FAX: 615-963-7798

Research Areas:

The restoration/reclamation of decimated lands utilizing goats, multi-specie grazing/browsing, and invasive weed abatement


Refereed Journal Articles 2
Abstracts 11
Book chapters 5
International Conference Proceedings 3
Popular press/Scholarly contributions 60
Extension manuals 1
Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures 52

Most Significant Publications:

Peischel, A. 2010. Goats in the Environment in: Goat Science and Production. Chapter 16: pp. 313-321. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

Peischel, A. 2007.  Master Meat Goat Producer manual.  Chapter 13 (pp. 331-333), Chapter 3 (pp. 117-118), Chapter 1 (pp. 31-34), Chapter 8 (pp. 205-234 and 241-246).

Peischel, A. 2006.  A Primer for Providers of Land Enhancement in: Section IV, Chapter 16: Applying Targeted grazing.  pp. 170-177.  University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho


Basic Animal Nutrition, Advanced Livestock Nutrition

Sheep Production, Beef Cattle Production, Goat Production

Horse Science and Management

Poultry Production, Rangeland Management

Livestock Management and Handling Techniques

Meat Science and Carcass Evaluation

Animal Science (Anatomy/Physiology of Livestock)

Food Forever (Non-Western Sustainable Agriculture)

Holistic Range and Livestock Production Management

Agriculture (Senior Research Project mentor)


Developed the Master Meat Goat Producer program
Travel throughout the state of Tennessee and the US presenting  programs/seminars/lectures on small ruminant production and management


AS – Agri-Business and Economics. Pennsylvania State
University BS – Animal Industries.  Southern Illinois University
MS – Animal Science.  Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brasil
PhD – Animal Science.  Kansas State University

Date joined staff:  2003

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