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Ryan Douglas Rhoades
Animal Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

Animal Sciences Building, Room
  • Ph D, Texas A&M University; Animal Science
  • MS, Texas A&M University; Animal Science
  • BS, Oklahoma State University; Animal Science
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Dr. Rhoades is an Assistant Professor and Beef Extension Specialist at Colorado State University. Previously, Ryan spent six years as a faculty member at the King Ranch® Institute for Ranch Management in Kingsville, TX. Ryan received a Ph.D. in Beef Cattle Production at Texas A&M University. In his current position, Ryan is responsible for developing, prioritizing, and implementing innovative statewide beef extension programs based on the Colorado beef industry needs. He has also worked closely with several national beef industry organizations to assist with strategic planning and the development of producer training tools. Ryan, his wife Jacqueline, and son Ryder live in Fort Collins, CO.

Krehbiel, B.C., Ahola, Jason Kee, Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, Thomas, Milton, Hay, E.H., Blackburn, H.D., "Fine-scale genetic structure analysis of Bos taurus and Bos indicus environmental adaptability"

Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, (2016) "Cull Cow Management" Progressive Cattlemen

Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, McCuistion, Kimberly C, Mathis, Clay P, (2014) A Systems Approach to Ranching: Finding Leverage to Mitigate Drought Rangelands 36 6 2–6

McCuistion, Kim, Grigar, Michael, Wester, David B, Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, Mathis, Clay, Tedeschi, Luis, (2014) Can We Predict Forage Nutritive Value with Weather Parameters? Rangelands 36 1 2–9

Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, Livsey, JJ, McCuistion, Kim C, Mathis, Clay P, (2013) Employee Management on Large Ranches Rangelands 35 2 2–11

Turner, BL, Rhoades, RD, Tedeschi, LO, Hanagriff, RD, McCuistion, KC, Dunn, BH, (2013) Analyzing Ranch Profitability from Varying Marketing Scenarios for Cow-Calf Production Using System Dynamics Agricultural Systems 114 6–14

Hanagriff, Roger D, Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, (2012) A Rank-Ordered Discrepancy Assessment of Commodity Association Member’s Perceptions of Product Value and Breed Performance Data The Journal of American Academy of Business 18 2 69-74

Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, Hanagriff, RD, Rutherford, T, Foster, J, (2012) The Importance of Non-Equity Alliances and a Descriptive Assessment of Member Needs from a Commodity Beef Association The Journal of American Academy of Business 18 1 87-95

Lin, Yu Peng, Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, (2012) The Scope and Nature of Top Management Compensation in the Ranching Industry Journal of International Management Studies 12 2

Ribeiro, FRB, Tedeschi, LO, Rhoades, RD, Smith, SB, Martin, SE, Crouse, SF, (2011) Evaluating the Application of Dual X-ray Energy Absorptiometry to Assess Dissectible and Chemical Fat and Muscle from the 9th to 11th Rib Section of Beef Cattle The Professional Animal Scientist 27 5 472–476

McCuistion, Kim, Livsey, Jennie Johnson, Wilmeth, Doug, Probert, Dan, Dunn, Barry, Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, Mathis, Clay, (2011) CASE STUDY: A Systems Analysis of Cattle Morbidity in a Niche Market Beef Cooperative Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 2 1 279–286

Dunn, BH, McCuistion, KC, Atcitty, D, Rhoades, RD, Delaney, D, (2011) CASE STUDY: Profitable Marketing and Business Practices on a South Texas Ranch The Professional Animal Scientist 27 3 244–250

Rhoades, RD, Jacobsen, KE, (2010) Getting People on the Job Rangelands 32 4 8–12

Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, Hanagriff, RD, Beverly, M, Stutts, K, (2010) A Comparison of 2007 to 2010 Branded Meat Consumers: Are Consumers Changing and What Product Characteristics Influence Their Buying Decision The Business Review Cambridge 10 1 123-128

Rhoades, RD, Sawyer, JE, Ponce, CH, Lunt, DK, Smith, SB, (2009) Substrate Utilization and Dose Response to Insulin by Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue of Angus Steers Fed Corn-or Hay-Based Diets Journal of animal science 87 7 2338–2345

Rhoades, RD, Ponce, CH, Smith, SB, Herring, AD, Tedeschi, LO, Lunt, DK, Dean, DT, Ribeiro, FR, Choi, CW, Riley, DG, others, , (2009) Evaluation of Growth-Based Predictions of Carcass Fat and Marbling at Harvest Using Ultrasound Measurements The Professional Animal Scientist 25 4 434–442

Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, Sawyer, JE, Herring, AD, Anderson, DP, (2008) Has Beef Quality Grade Declined? The Professional Animal Scientist 24 619-627

Rhoades, RD, Sawyer, JE, Chung, KY, Schell, ML, Lunt, DK, Smith, SB, (2007) Effect of Dietary Energy Source on in Vitro Substrate Utilization and Insulin Sensitivity of Muscle and Adipose Tissues of Angus and Wagyu Steers Journal of animal science 85 7 1719–1726

Chung, KY, Lunt, DK, Choi, CB, Chae, SH, Rhoades, RD, Adams, TH, Booren, B, Smith, SB, (2006) Lipid Characteristics of Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue and M. Longissimus Thoracis of Angus and Wagyu Steers Fed to US and Japanese Endpoints Meat science 73 3 432–441

Rhoades, Ryan Douglas, King, D Andy, Jenschke, Blaine E, Behrends, Jason M, Hively, Teresa S, Smith, Stephen B, (2005) Postmortem Regulation of Glycolysis by 6-Phosphofructokinase in Bovine M. Sternocephalicus Pars Mandibularis Meat science 70 4 621–626

King, DA, Behrends, JM, Jenschke, BE, Rhoades, RD, Smith, SB, (2004) Positional Distribution of Fatty Acids in Triacylglycerols from Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue of Pigs Fed Diets Enriched with Conjugated Linoleic Acid, Corn Oil, or Beef Tallow Meat science 67 4 675–681

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