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Sheri A Spiegal
Range Management Research
Research Animal Scientist

Phone: (575) 646-4842
Fax: (575) 646-5889

P.O. BOX 30003, MSC 3JER, NMSU
2995 KNOX ST.
LAS CRUCES , NM 880038003

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Carcass characteristics of Criollo and Criollo crossbred steers raised on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland -
Body temperature and movement patterns of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred cows grazing Chihuahuan Desert rangeland in summer -
Seasonal divergence iof landscape use by heritage and conventional cattle on desert rangeland -
Manuresheds: Redesigning crop-livestock agriculture for sustainable intensification -
Spiegal, S.A., Kleinman, P.J., Bryant, R.B., Endale, D.M., Dell, C.J., Yang, Q., Flynn, C., Gowda, P.H., Duncan, E.W., Carter, J.D., Browning, D.M. 2019. Manuresheds: Redesigning crop-livestock agriculture for sustainable intensification [abstract]. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology. April 7-11, 2019, Ft. Collins, Colorado.
Trials and tribulations of quantifying hotspots of cattle use in large desert pastures -
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., James, D.K., Peinetti, R., Browning, D.M., Romig, K.B., Gonzalez, A.L., Lyons, A.J., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2019. Trials and tribulations of quantifying hotspots of cattle use in large desert pastures [abstract]. In: Abstract Proceedings of the 72nd Society for Range Management International Meeting, February 10-13, 2019. Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 340.
Using Ecological Site Descriptions and State and Transition Models to inform native plant restoration strategies -
White, M., Spiegal, S.A., Bartolome, J.W. 2019. Using Ecological Site Descriptions and State and Transition Models to inform native plant restoration strategies [abstract]. In: Abstract Proceedings of the 72nd Society for Range Management International Meeting, February 10-13, 2019. Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 350.
Movement and Cow-calf proximity patterns of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred nursing cows grazing Chihuahuan Desert rangeland in summer -
Nyamurekung'E, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Mcintosh, M.M., Spiegal, S.A., Continanza, F.G. 2019. Movement and Cow-calf proximity patterns of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred nursing cows grazing Chihuahuan Desert rangeland in summer [abstract]. In: Abstract Proceedings of the 72nd Society for Range Management International Meeting, February 10-13, 2019. Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 220.
Advancing the sustainable of US agriculture through long-term research -
Synchronous species responses reveal phenological guilds – Implications for management -
Browning, D.M., Crimmins, T., James, D.K., Spiegal, S.A., Levi, M.R., Anderson, J.P., Peters, D.C. 2018. Synchronous species responses reveal phenological guilds – Implications for management. Ecosphere. 9(9) Article e02395. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2395.
Can heritage cattle protect ecosystems and economies in the changing rangelands of the western United States? -
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., Gonzalez, A.L., McIntosh, M., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2018 [abstract]. Can heritage cattle protect ecosystems and economies in the changing rangelands of the western United States? 103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 5-10, 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana p.344-9.
Diet selection by Raramuri Criollo and Angus crossbreds in the Chihuahuan Desert. -
Spiegal, S.A., Nyamuryekung'S, S., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., James, D.K., Gonzalez, A.L., Mcintosh, M.M. 2018. Diet selection by Raramuri Criollo and Angus crossbreds in the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting. July 8-12, 2018, Vancouver, Canada. Suppl. S3. Abstract #PSXI-34, pg. 224.
Applying ecological site concepts and state-and-transition models to a grazed riparian rangeland -
Ratcliff, F., Bartolome, J.W., Macaulay, L., Spiegal, S.A., White, M.D. 2018. Applying ecological site concepts and state-and-transition models to a grazed riparian rangeland. Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4057.
Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Advancing Sustainable Intensification in Fields, Farms, and Regions Across the United States -
Spiegal, S.A., Kleinman, P.J. 2018. Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Advancing Sustainable Intensification in Fields, Farms, and Regions Across the United States [abstract]. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology, April 8-12, 2018, Chicago, Illinois. S12.
Identifying agro-ecoregions for the Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network -
Evaluating strategies for sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture through the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network -
Spiegal, S.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Archer, D.W., Augustine, D.J., Boughton, E., Boughton, R., Clark, P., Derner, J.D., Duncan, E.W., Cavigelli, M.A., Hapeman, C.J., Harmel, R.D., Heilman, P., Holly, M.A., Huggins, D.R., King, K.W., Kleinman, P.J., Liebig, M.A., Locke, M.A., McCarty, G.W., Millar, N., Mirsky, S.B., Moorman, T.B., Pierson Jr, F.B., Rigby Jr, J.R., Robertson, G., Steiner, J.L., Strickland, T.C., Swain, H., Wienhold, B.J., Wulfhorts, J., Yost, M., Walthall, C.L. 2018. Evaluating strategies for sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture through the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network. Environmental Research Letters. 13(3):034031. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aaa779.
Integrating space and time: A case for phenological context in grazing studies and management -
Browning, D.M., Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A., Peinetti, H. 2018. Integrating space and time: A case for phenological context in grazing studies and management. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering. 5(1):44-56. https://doi.org/10.15302/j-FASE-2017193.
Developing regionally specific grazing practices to promote production, profitability, and environmental quality -
Spiegal, S.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R. 2018. Developing regionally specific grazing practices to promote production, profitability, and environmental quality [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada.
Mother-Offspring Interactions in Raramuri Criollo Cattle on New Mexico and Chihuahua (Mexico) Rangelands -
Nyamuryekung'E, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Roacho, E.O., Rodriguez, A.F., Spiegal, S.A. 2018. Mother-Offspring Interactions in Raramuri Criollo Cattle on New Mexico and Chihuahua (Mexico) Rangelands [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada.
Weight gain and behavior of Raramuri Criollo versus Corriente steers developed on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland -
Mcintosh, M.M., Cibils, A.F., Estell, R.E., Soto-Navarro, S.A., Gonzalez, A.L., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Spiegal, S.A. 2018. Weight gain and behavior of Raramuri Criollo versus Corriente steers developed on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada.
Sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture: Aspirations and barriers in the regional agroecosystems of the LTAR network -
Spiegal, S.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2017. Sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture: Aspirations and barriers in the regional agroecosystems of the LTAR network [abstract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida. pg. 258-4.
North American Grasslands & Biogeographic Regions -
Starrs, P.F., Huntsinger, L., Spiegal, S.A. 2018. North American Grasslands & Biogeographic Regions. In: Squires, V.R., Dengler, J., Feng, H. Hua, L. (Eds). Grasslands of the World: Diversity, Management and Conservation. CRC Pres. Boca Raton, Florida. Pages 239-272.
A conceptual model of agroecosystem function as a basis for synthesis -
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Spiegal, S.A., Strickland, T.C., Swain, H., Boughton, R., Boughton, E. 2017. A conceptual model of agroecosystem function as a basis for synthesis [abstract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida, pg. 258-3.
Comparison of diet selection by Raramuri criollo and Angus crossbreds in the Chihuahuan Desert -
Spiegal, S.A., Nyamurekung'E, S., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A., Mcintosh, M.M., Gonzalez, A.L., James, D.K. 2017. Comparison of diet selection by Raramuri criollo and Angus crossbreds in the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science. Vol 95:Supplement 4; Abstract #287. pg. 142.
Landscape distribution of desert cattle: effects of diet and vegetation type -
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Mcintosh, M., Gonzalez, A.L. 2017. Landscape distribution of desert cattle: effects of diet and vegetation type [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, August 6-11, 2017, Portand, Oregon. Paper No. 68787.
Coping with historic drought in California rangelands: Developing a more effective institutional response Reprint Icon -
Brown, J., Alvarez, P., Byrd, K., Deswood, H., Elias, E.H., Spiegal, S.A. 2017. Coping with historic drought in California rangelands: Developing a more effective institutional response. Rangelands. 39:73-78. doi:10.1016/j.rala.2017.01.002.
Applying ecological site concepts to adaptive conservation management on an iconic Californian landscape -
Spiegal, S.A., Bartolome, J.W., White, M.D. 2017. Applying ecological site concepts to adaptive conservation management on an iconic Californian landscape[abstract]. 2017 Society for Range Management Meeting, January 29-February 2, 2017, St. George, Utah.
Behavior of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred cows in relation to desert summer ambient heat conditions -
Nyamurekung'E, S., Cibils, A., Estell, R.E., Gonzalez, A.L., Cano, D.E., Spiegal, S.A. 2017. Behavior of Raramuri Criollo vs. Angus-crossbred cows in relation to desert summer ambient heat conditions. 70th Annual SRM Meeting, January 29 - February 2, 2017, St. George, Utah.
Weight gain and behavior of Raramuri Criollo versus crossbred steers developed on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland -
Mcintosh, M.M., Cibils, A.F., Estell, R.E., Soto-Navarro, S.A., Gonzalez, A.L., Nyamuryekung'E, S., Spiegal, S.A. 2017. Weight gain and behavior of Raramuri Criollo versus crossbred steers developed on Chihuahuan Desert rangeland [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2017, St. George, Utah.
Applying ecological site concepts to adaptive conservation management on an iconic Californian landscape Reprint Icon -
Spiegal, S.A., Bartolome, J.W., White, M.D. 2016. Applying ecological site concepts to adaptive conservation management on an iconic Californian landscape. Rangelands. 38:365-370.
Can foraging behavior of Criollo cattle help increase agricultural production and reduce environmental impacts in the arid Southwest? -
Spiegal, S.A., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., Browning, D.M., Peinetti, H., James, D.K., Romig, K.B., Gonzalez, A.L. 2016. Can foraging behavior of Criollo cattle help increase agricultural production and reduce environmental impacts in the arid Southwest? [abstract] Ecological Society of America. Paper No. 62011.
Range Ecosystems -
Spiegal, S.A., Huntsinger, L., Hopkinson, P., Bartolome, J. 2016. Range Ecosystems. In: Zavaleta E, Mooney HA (eds) Ecosystems of California. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. p. 835-864.
Coping with historic drought in California rangelands -
Brown, J., Alvarez, P., Deswood, H., Elias, E.H., Spiegal, S.A. 2016. Coping with historic drought in California rangelands [abstract]. California Rangeland Coalition Conference, January 21, 2016, Davis, CA.