Patricia Johnson

Patricia Johnson

Title

Professor Emeritus

Office Building

Off-Campus

Mailing Address

SDSU West River Research & Extension
711 N Creek Dr
Rapid City, SD 57703

Biography

Patricia supports the citizens of South Dakota in her role as Professor & SDSU Extension Range Management Specialist based in Rapid City with a focus on range management; competition for forage on prairie dog towns; and grazing management.

Education

Ph.D. 1987, Range Management, Utah State University, Logan, UT M.S. 1979, Range Science, Utah State University, Logan, UT B.S. 1975, Biology, Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO B.A. 1974, Mathematics, Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO

Academic Interests/Expertise

Grazing management; patterns of utilization; plant responses to grazing; cattle/prairie dog interactions

Academic Responsibilities

Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring (Rang 325)

Specialty Area

  • Range Science/Management

Extension Responsibilities

Range management; competition for forage on prairie dog towns; grazing management

Professional Memberships

Society for Range Management SD Section, Society for Range Management Sigma Xi Alpha Zeta Range Science Education Council

Area(s) of Research

Patterns of grazing; plant responses to defoliation; grazing management; state-and-transition models; vegetation management and ecology of prairie dog towns.

Department(s)