Savannah Katulski has joined Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences and the UH Cooperative Extension team in Kaua‘i County as a junior Extension agent. She will provide Extension program leadership focused on livestock and 4-H activities, assisting existing and potential new livestock producers of beef cattle, small ruminants (sheep and goats), and swine and helping ranchers with range and pasture production and management issues. She will also advise and be responsible for 4-H/youth livestock programs, clubs, and projects.
Katulski has a BS from Michigan State University, where she studied animal production, gaining experience with dairy and beef cattle, sheep, and swine. At Kansas State University she earned an MS in ruminant nutrition, focusing on minerals in growing cattle nutrition and interactions between minerals and ruminal microorganisms. She is looking forward to serving as a resource for Kaua‘i’s livestock producers, extending her nutritional research, participating in the statewide Livestock Extension Group, and interacting with the Garden Island’s youth and adult volunteers in the 4-H program.