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Alexander Smart

Alexander Smart


SDSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Senior Program Leader / Professor of Department of Natural Resource Management

Office Building

Berg Agricultural Hall



Mailing Address

Berg Agricultural Hall 114
Extension-Box 2207D
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


If you would like my CV or more information, please feel free to contact me at my sdstate email address noted above. Thank you!


PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Agronomy, Range Management, 2001 M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Agronomy, 1992 B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Soil Science, 1989

Academic Interests

Rangeland Ecology and Management

Extension Responsibilities

South Dakota Coordinator of USDA-SARE

Awards and Honors

Early Career Undergraduate Teaching Award (2009) – Range Science Education Council/Society for Range Management


Authored or coauthored 25 successful proposals totaling over $5,000,000

Professional Memberships

Society for Range Management; South Dakota Grassland Coalition

Area(s) of Research

Rangeland ecology; Grazing management; Temperate pasture improvements; Forage seedling establishment; Prescribed burning



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