Walter Schacht

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Walter H. Schacht has been the Sunkist Fiesta Bowl Professor of Sustainability in the department of agronomy and horticulture and the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He currently is the interim director of the Center for Grasslands Studies at UNL. Schacht’s research has emphasized ecosystem responses to grazing and associated management practices in the Nebraska Sandhills and cool-season grass pasture in the eastern Great Plains. His teaching has focused on rangeland ecology management, grazing management, livestock management on range and pasture, and grassland conservation, and the mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.