Joe Emenheiser

Extension Specialist/Instructor - Diversified Livestock

Dr. Emenheiser joined UConn in Fall 2020 as an Extension Educator / Instructor in a joint position between Extension (75%) and Animal Science (25%). He previously served as the State Extension Livestock Specialist in Vermont, and he most recently taught Animal Science courses at the University of Vermont and the Vermont Technical College.


Classes Taught

ANSC 3273/SAAS 273 Livestock Management
ANSC 3674/SAAS 274 Livestock & Carcass Evaluation

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Research/Extension Interests

  • Using ultrasound in genetic improvement of body composition
  • Growth and development of carcass traits
  • Selection and mating systems
  • Livestock enterprise economics and farm viability
  • Meat supply chain development

Hobbies/ Non-Academic Interests

  • Family
  • Purebred Suffolk sheep flock
Joe Emenheiser
Contact Information
Phone860-486-1016 - George White Office
860-774-9600 - Windham County Extension Office for Livestock questions
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Office LocationGeorge White Bldg., Room 101