New Extension Educator Dr. Travis Hoffman

Dr. Travis HOffmanDr. Travis Hoffman is the new sheep specialist for University of Minnesota Extension and also holds a joint appointment with North Dakota State University Extension.

He was an instructor in meat sciences in the Department of Animal Sciences at South Dakota State University since September 2015. Prior to that, he was the Colorado beef quality assurance coordinator, a joint appointment for Colorado State University and the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association, Colorado Livestock Association and Colorado Beef Council, for 7 1/2 years.

Travis has taught several sheep-related courses and authored or co-authored numerous articles on sheep industry topics. His background and knowledge will contribute greatly to extension programs in both North Dakota and Minnesota.