Rick Estell

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Email: rick.estell@usda.gov

Phone: 575 646 6332

USDA-ARS-Jornada Experimental Range
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3JER, NMSU
Las Cruces, NM  88003


Title & Affiliation(s):

  • Research Animal Scientist, USDA-ARS, Jornada Experimental Range
  • Collaborator, Jornada Basin LTER
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Animal and Range Sciences, New Mexico State University

Primary Research Interests:

  • Role of plant secondary chemistry in plant-animal interactions
  • 1989 to present - Research Animal Scientist, USDA, ARS, Range Management Research Unit, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • 1984 to 1989 - Research Assistant II, Animal Science Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces


1984 Ph.D. New Mexico State University, Animal Science
1979 M.S. University of Tennessee, Animal Science
1976 B.S. Purdue University, Agriculture