Dr. Chris Reinhardt has been working in the area of nutrition and management of feedlot cattle for the past 23 years. A native of Wisconsin, Dr. Reinhardt received his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin, his M.S. from Texas A&M University, and his Ph.D. in Nutrition from Kansas State University. After 11 years in the feed and animal health industries working throughout the Great Plains and Corn Belt Dr. Reinhardt joined the K-State Animal Sciences and Industry faculty in the Fall of 2005. He and his wife Nicoel and their youngest son are now located in Manhattan, KS.
Currently Extension Feedlot Specialist and the Assistant Director of the Beef Cattle Institute, Dr. Reinhardt has published 116 articles, abstracts, and technical reports and lectured extensively across Kansas and the U.S. in the fields of nutrition and management of feedlot cattle. Chris lectures regularly in the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry and in the College of Veterinary Medicine, writes monthly articles on feedlot nutrition and human resources management, and contributes frequently to various national periodicals.
In his spare time Chris enjoys church activities, playing guitar with friends, and spending time with his family.