Nutrition Management

The Livestock Nutrition Management team works to provide relevant resources and decision tools to support individuals seeking information about animal nutrition and forage considerations for a changing and variable climate.


This project was supported by National Research Initiative Competitive grant No. 2018-68002-27922 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Our first survey has been developed to determine current beef cattle producer strategies when experiencing single- and multi-year droughts.  Please take a few moments to take the survey.

This article was published in the Fall 2018 edition of Lives & LandscapesFresh, clean water is a daily requirement of all classes of livestock. In fact, water is the most essential nutrient for livestock health and production. Animals need water to help them regulate body temperature, digest food, lubricate joints, grow muscle, and to carry out almost every other biological body process...


Other Resources

Adaptation and Risk Management

Agriculture and Climate Change in Montana

Livestock Solutions for Climate Change

Climate Change and Livestock: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation

Animal Agriculture and Climate Change