Dr. Homero Salinas-Gonzalez
Extension State Specialist
College of Agriculture, Environmental, and Human Sciences
Cooperative Extension and Research
Lincoln University of Missouri
Homero Salinas-Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor at Lincoln University of Missouri since 2019. He works 80% appointment as State Extension Specialist on Small Ruminant and 20% on Research. His research interests are on forage and pasture management, and farming systems. He starts a research project on crossbreeding of Katahdin breed and East Friesian breed as a strategy for pasture-based production, measuring the performance of parasite effects. He conducts a Series of Small Ruminant Webinars with select topics and invited speakers, including Internal Parasite Management of Small Ruminants. Also, he has been invited to speak on several goats and sheep topics for Agrocadena Nacional Caprinos y Agrocadena Nacional Ovinos in Guatemala through the F2F Farmer to Farmer program Partners of the Americas. Also has been presenting webinars to Haiti farmers and women organized by Home Roots Foundation. Homero got his bachelor as Engineer Agronomist and Animal Science at Tecnologico of Monterrey, Mex. Master in Dairy Science at Pennsylvania State University and Doctor of Science at the Veterinary Faculty of Nuevo Leon University, Mex. Homero has experience working as a researcher and supporting extension programs in Mexico as a trainer of extension trainers. He worked at National Research Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock (INIFAP) and was the director of several international small ruminant projects and of the North Central Research Regional Center in Mexico. He was one of the founders and President of the National Association of Goat Production in Mexico (AMPCA). Homero is the author of several social media, as in https://www.facebook.com/MidMissouriGoatSolutions. His actual extension emphasis is on small ruminant pasture management parasite prevalence and the added-value products for milk and meat processing.
Last updated 06.08.21