Emily Glunk

(Photo by Jenny Lavey)

Assistant Professor, Forage Extension Specialist
Department of Animal & Range Sciences
209 Animal Bioscience Building
Bozeman, MT 59717
Phone: (406) 994-5688
Fax: (406) 994-5589
Email: emily.meccage@montana.edu


B.S.  Animal Bioscience, Penn State University, 2010
M.S. Animal Science, North Carolina State University, 2012
Ph.D.  Animal Science, University of Minnesota, 2014

Forage Extension Program Webpage

Forage Extension Activities

  • Forage/ Animal/ Soil interactions and relationships
  • Livestock and Equine grazing issues
  • Promoting awareness of best forage-management practices
  • Small acreage land management
  • Identifying and addressing any questions, issues, or opportunities identified by extension agents and producers regarding forage-based issues

Recent Publications

  • Glunk, E. C., C. C. Sheaffer, M. R. Hathaway, and K. L. Martinson.  2014.  The interaction of grazing muzzle use and grass species on forage intake of horses.  J. Equine Vet. Sci.  (Submitted)
  • Glunk, E. C., M. R. Hathaway, W. J. Weber, C. C. Sheaffer, and K. L. Martinson.  2014.  The effect of hay net design on rate of forage consumption when feeding adult horses.  J. Equine Vet. Sci.  (Submitted)
  • Grev, A. M., E. C. Glunk, M. Hathaway, W. Lazarus, and K. M. Martinson.  2014.  The effect of small-square feeder design on hay waste, herd weight change, and economics during outdoor feeding of adult horses.  Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. (Abstr.)
  • Martinson, K. M., M. Palmer, M. Hathaway, and E. C. Glunk.  2013.  Development of an Undergraduate Online Horse Management Course.  Midwest Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. (Submitted)
  • Wycoff, C. L., E. C. Glunk, C. C. Sykes, S. Rodpitak, S. E. Pratt-Phillips, and P. D. Siciliano.  2013.  Effect of day-time vs. night-time grazing on hindgut fermentation parameters in fall pasture-fed horses.  J. Equine Vet. Sci.  33:338.
  • Glunk, E. C., S. E. Pratt-Phillips, and P. D. Siciliano.  2012.  Effect of restricted pasture access on pasture dry matter intake rate, dietary energy intake, and fecal pH in horses.  J. Equine Vet. Sci.