Dr. Robert K. Lyons



Associate Department Head / Professor and Extension Range Specialist


Integrated brush control


Ph.D. Texas A&M University
M.S. Rutgers University
B.S. Rutgers University


(830) 278-9151 ext. 226




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Texas A&M University
1619 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, TX 78801 USA

Dr. Lyons is a Professor and Extension Range Specialist for the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Uvalde, TX. Dr. Lyons received his B.S. and M.S. in Animal Science from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. in Range Science from Texas A&M University. He assumed his present position at the Research and Extension Center in Uvalde in September 1994.

Dr. Lyons has responsibility for leadership and coordination of the Extension educational programs in range management in Extension District 10. Responsibilities include providing technical expertise, training and teaching materials for Extension agents, specialists, clientele, and organizations for effective management of the rangeland resource.

The current focus of his program includes the potential of computer decision support systems in relation to stocking rate decisions and range animal nutrition management as well as brush management and forage residue levels in relation to watershed management.

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We have moved! After a restructuring that occurred in January 2020, our department and the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences disbanded. From the restructuring, two new departments were formed. Visit the new departmental sites for up-to-date information. 

Learn More:
Ecology and Conservation Biology
Rangeland Wildlife and Fisheries Management

Advising for ESSM:
Advising for students in the legacy ESSM programs is now situated under AGLS Advising Center 7

Undergraduate Advising | Ann Pool
Graduate Advising | Amanda Ray

Department Resources

College of Ag and Life Sciences

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