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Felton, Eugene

Associate Professor of Animal and Nutritional Sciences

Dr. Eugene Felton earned his bachelor of science degree from The Ohio State University in animal science and a doctorate from the University  of Missouri in ruminant nutrition. His post doctorate work was at West Virginia University in pasture systems. Dr. Felton's primary research is in forage systems, ruminant production efficiency and feedstuff assessment. His collaborative research are in the areas of biomass/bioenergy generation and organic production.


  1. Atta-Obeng, E., B Dawson-Andoh, E. Felton and G. Dahle. 2018. Carbon dioxide capture using amine functionalized hydrothermal carbons from technical lignin. Waste and Biomass Valorization.
  2. Mata-Padrino, D., E. Felton, W. Bryan and D. Belesky. 2017. Winter grazing in a grass-fed system: Effect of stocking density and sequential use of autumn-stockpiled grassland on performance of yearling steers. International Journal of Agronomy. Volume 2017, Article ID 2375954, 9 pages
  3. Lewis, S.E., D. D. Moran, P. Turk, E. K. Inskeep, and E. Felton. 2017. Relationship of weight to heart girth and age in young alpaca cria. WVU Experiment Station Bulletin #731.
  4. Mata-Padrino*, D., E. Felton* and W. Bryan. 2015. Winter management of yearling steers in a grass-fed beef production system. Agronomy Journal. 107(3):1-7.
  5. Neel*, J.P.S., E.E.D. Felton*, S. Singh, A. J. Sexton, and D.P. Belesky. 2015. Open pasture, mature hardwood silvopasture, and herbage maturity on nutritive value and fermentation characteristics of cool-season pasture. Grass and Forage Science. 71, issue 2, June 2016, first published online April 2015.
  6. K. S. Shaffer, P. Turk, W. R. Wagner, and E. E. D. Felton. 2011. Residual feed intake, body composition, and fertility in yearling beef heifers. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1028-1034.
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