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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Clarence A. Rotz (Al)

Agricultural Engineer

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C. Alan Rotz
Agricultural Engineer
USDA-ARS-Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit
Building 3702, Curtin Road
University Park, PA : 16802
Phone:(814)865-2049
Fax:(814)863-0935
Email:al.rotz@ars.usda.gov

 

 

 

Research Interests:

Dr. Rotz serves as the Lead Scientist of a research project on Managing Farms for Environmental Stewardship and Profit. He works with the development and use of models to evaluate alternative technologies and management strategies on integrated farming systems for dairy or beef production.


Professional Experience:

1997-Present: Agricultural Engineer, USDA-ARS, Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA.

1997-Present: Adjunct Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

1997-2000: Adjunct Professor, Animal Science Department, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

1981-98: Adjunct Professor, Agricultural Engineering Department, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

1981-97: Agricultural Engineer, USDA/ARS, U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, East Lansing, MI.

1978-80: Assistant Professor, Agricultural Engineering Department, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.


Education:

The Pennsylvania State University: Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering - 1977

The Pennsylvania State University: M.S. in Agricultural Engineering - 1975

The Pennsylvania State University: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering - 1974

Elizabethtown College: B.A. in Liberal Arts - 1974


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