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
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.