University of Maryland Extension

The Team

This exciting educational tool was made possible by the contributions of many faculty and staff at the University of Maryland and partnering organizations. A list of our project contributors is below. If you have specific questions about the University of Maryland Equine Rotational Grazing Demonstration Farm, please contact Dr. Amy Burk, Project Coordinator at 301-405-8337 or

University of Maryland Extension

Dr. Amy Burk, Project Coordinator/Manager
Extension Horse Specialist 

Ana Reveron, Assistant Manager
Student Intern 

Dr. Les Vough
Extension Forage Specialist and Associate Professor Emeritus 

Tim Shellem
Research Technician

Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station

Mike Dwyer
Manager, CMREC-Clarksville Facility 

Frank Allnutt
Faculty Research Assistant & Center Director 

Bob Bassler
Director, Research Facilities Management Office

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Elmer Dengler
Resource Conservationist 

Jim Myers
NRCS District Conservationist

Maryland Soil Conservation Districts

Bob Ensor
Howard County District Manager 

Kristal McCormick
SCD Engineering Specialist 

Eddie Franceschi
SCD Equine Resource Conservationist 

Kristen Parris
SCD Soil Conservation Planner

Maryland Department of Agriculture

Beth Horsey
Agricultural Tributary Strategy Coordinator

Michael Calkins
Equine Planner

Ciera McMurtrie
Equine Planner


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