- Joe Paschal
- Professor & Extension Livestock Specialist
- Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Corpus Christi
- Undergraduate Education
- B.S. in Animal Science, Texas A&M University
- Graduate Education
- M.S. in Animal Science, Texas A&M University
- Ph.D. in Animal Breeding, Texas A&M University
- Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas President’s Council Award (2012)
- State Specialist of the Year in Agriculture presented by the Texas County Agricultural Agents Association (2013)
Dr. Joe C. Paschal (pronounced PASS-skull) is the Texas AgriLife Extension Livestock Specialist stationed at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Corpus Christi serving 37 counties in Extension districts 11 (Gulf Coast) and 12 (South Texas).
Paschal is a member of the animal breeding and genetics section in the Department of Animal Science and of the graduate faculty at Texas A&M University. He is also an external professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. He earned his bachelor’s (1977) and master’s (1982) degrees in animal science and doctorate in animal breeding (1986) from Texas A&M University.
Paschal assists County Extension Agents in conducting, developing and evaluating educational and applied research activities in livestock in Extension districts 11 and 12 in South Texas. His work and interests include animal breeding and genetics, reproduction, nutrition, management and marketing.
In addition to his regional programming responsibilities, Paschal works closely with the Rio Grande Valley Beef Improvement Association Bull Gain and Heifer Development Program and is responsible for collecting and compiling the data for the American Brahman Breeders Association (ABBA) Carcass Merit Program and the Santa Gertrudis Breeders Association (SGBI) National Steer Feedout Program.
Paschal’s recent awards include the ABBA “Brahman Friend of the Year” (2003), the SGBI “Service Industry Award” (2008), and the Texas AgriLife Specialist Award (2009).