COVID-19 Advisory. OSU Extension is here for you. We are limiting our onsite and in-person activities while continuing remote and virtual programming.

David Bohnert

Contact David Bohnert


Please answer this simple math question. We use it to help prevent SPAM entries from bots. Thank you!

8 + 5 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.


Dr. Bohnert is a Ruminant Nutritionist and Extension Beef Cattle Specialist with Oregon State University stationed at the Eastern Oregon Agriculture Research Center in Burns, OR. He received his B.S. (1990) and M.S. (1994) in Animal Science from Angelo State University (San Angelo, TX), and Ph.D. (1998) in Ruminant Nutrition from the University of Kentucky. He joined the research group at the Eastern Oregon Agriculture Research Center in 1998. His current research is focused on nutritional management strategies to improve the sustainability of beef production in the Intermountain West.  In 2005 he received the Young Scientist Award from the Western Section of the American Society of Animal Science and in 2016 the Briskey Award for Faculty Excellence at Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences.

Content by David Bohnert

Hay Feeding Value and Protein Supplementation - David Bohnert and Shelby Filley

In this video, Dr. Bohnert and Dr. Filley discuss hay evaluation for beef cattle feeding as well as protein supplementation strategies. Other resources from presentation: Slides Oregon Forage Library Beef Nutrition Workbook Forage Evaluation OSU Cowculator Software OSU Cowculator Instructions

David Bohnert, Shelby Filley | Jan 2021 | Video

Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center

The Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center is located in Burns and Union, Oregon. Initially the main emphasis was on increasing beef production, but research priorities have shifted over the last 20 to 25 years to ...

David Bohnert | Aug 2018 | Video

Fertilization of meadow foxtail dominated flood meadows

Flood meadows are an extremely important forage resource for beef cattle and hay producers. This publication summarizes research was conducted to determine the most appropriate level of nitrogen fertilization to economically increase forage yield in flood meadows dominated by meadow foxtail.

David Bohnert, Ray Angel, Ron Torell | Sep 2019 | Article

Using alternative feedstuffs

Producers should routinely evaluated alternative feedstuffs as a means to supplement existing forage resources and reduce feed costs.

David Bohnert | Sep 2019 | Article

Report ID:
Report ID: