Richard Knipe, Ph.D.
Visiting Extension Specialist, Agricultural and Consumer Economics
University of Illinois Extension
1601 52nd Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
Phone: 309-757-9077 x 204
Richard (Rich) Knipe is Extension Educator, Animal Systems with an emphasis in beef cattle in the Quad Cities Center. Knipe's responsibilities include technical support and programming in cow-calf and feedlot production in the areas of nutrition, genetics, reproduction, and enterprise analysis. Programs are targeted for livestock producers, commodity organizations, agribusinesses and 4-H youth with livestock projects.
Knipe grew up on a diversified livestock operation in Ohio. He earned his undergraduate and doctorate degrees in animal science from The Ohio State University with an emphasis in reproductive physiology, as well as a master's degree at the University of Connecticut.
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