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Range Cattle Research & Education Center

Range Cattle Research & Education Center

Dr. Robert S. Kalmbacher

Professor - Agronomy, Range Management and Forage Crops, Retired

Research focused on management and utilization of pasture and range in central and south Florida. The following are areas of interest:

  • Select and evaluate new introduced grasses and legumes for pasture
  • Develop management practices for grasses and legumes in pasture
  • Management of native forages for livestock production on Florida range

Photo of Dr. Robert Kalmbacher

  • Education
    • Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University. Agronomy. 1975
    • M.S. Pennsylvania State University. Agronomy. 1972
    • B.S. Delaware Valley College. Agronomy. 1968
  • Employment
    • University of Florida. Professor. 1985-2005.
    • University of Florida. Associate Professor. 1981-1985.
    • University of Florida. Assistant Professor. 1975-1981.
  • Selected Grants and Contracts
    • Title: Technical Assistance Program For Forage Research 
      Funded by: Jamaican Agricultural Development Program 
      Year: 1989-1993
      Role: Principal Investigator

    • Title: Synthetic Seed Production of Florida's Indigenous Plants 
      Funded by: Florida Institute of Phosphate Research 
      Year: 1997-1998 
      Role: Co-principal Investigator

  • Membership in Professional Societies
    • American Society of Agronomy
    • Crop Science Society of America
    • Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida
  • Publications