- Ted McCollum
- Professor & Extension Beef Cattle Specialist
- Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Amarillo
- Undergraduate Education
- B.S. in Biology, Baylor University
- Graduate Education
- M.S. in Animal Science, New Mexico State University
- Ph.D. in Ruminant Nutrition, New Mexico State University
Dr. Ted McCollum is the Extension beef cattle specialist at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Amarillo. From this location, McCollum serves the North Region (Panhandle, South Plains, Rolling Plains districts). In the north region, Dr. McCollum assists Texas AgriLife Extension Service county staff with educational programming, directs beef cattle programs for producers, provides assistance to cattle producers and industry groups, and conducts field research. At the state level, he assists with statewide programs and serves as a resource person for beef cattle nutrition and stocker cattle programs. Interests include production management of all phases of commercial cattle and beef production from rangeland and forage-based production systems to cattle feeding systems.
McCollum is a member of the animal nutrition section in the Department of Animal Science and the graduate faculty of Texas A&M University, as well as adjunct faculty at West Texas A&M University. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Baylor University, his master’s degree in animal science from New Mexico State University and his doctorate in ruminant nutrition from New Mexico State University. He is a Professional Animal Scientist and Diplomate of the American College of Animal Nutrition in the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists.