Daniel Rivera

Daniel Rivera

Associate Research/Extension Professor
Ruminant Nutrition



Mailing Address:
Mailstop 9393
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • Post-Doctoral, Texas Tech University
  • Ph.D., New Mexico State University
  • M.S., West Texas A&M University
  • B.S., New Mexico State University

Research:
  • Nutrition and management of light-weight stocker cattle
  • Cow nutrition as it relates to calf performance
  • Use of by-products in cattle diets
  • Management of beef cattle supplementation to better utilize forage

Graduate Students
Alex Shook
Paige Tipton
Ty Jones
Publications
2018
Rivera, J. D., J. T. Johnson, K. Blue. 2018. Effects of oral tilmicosion of health and performance of newly received beef heifers. Professional Animal Scientist 34(1):42-50. Download
2018
Rivera, J. D., R. W. Lemus, J. A. White. 2018. Effects of urea based hay injection treatment on beef cow hay intake and forage quality. Journal of National Association of County Agricultural Agents 11(1). Download
2017
White, J. A., R. W. Lemus, J. D. Rivera, J. B. Rushing, J. R. Saunders. 2017. Mississippi Native Grass Variety Trials, 2016. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 523. Download
2017
White, J. A., R. W. Lemus, J. D. Rivera. 2017. Mississippi Warm-season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2016. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 518. Download
2017
White, J. A., R. W. Lemus, J. R. Saunders, J. D. Rivera, J. B. Rushing. 2017. Mississippi Annual Cool-season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2016. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 522. Download
2017
White, J. A., R. W. Lemus, J. R. Saunders, J. D. Rivera, J. B. Rushing. 2017. Mississippi Perennial Cool-season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2016. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 519. Download
2016
Buntyn, J. O., J. A. Carroll, T. Smith, J. D. Rivera, N. C. Burdick-Sanchez, P. R. Broadway, S. M. Falkenberg, T. B. Schmidt. 2016. Evaluation of the innate immune response of Angus heifers with genetic marker variation for intramuscular fat deposition following a lipopolysaccharide challenge. Livestock Science 188:103-110: Download
2016
Rivera, J. D., M. L. Gipson, R. G. Gipson, R. W. Lemus. 2016. Evaluation of fertilizer or supplement on performance, and N utilization of beef steers grazing warm season pastures. Animal Production Science 57(1):116-121. Download
2016
White, J. A., R. Lemus, J. B. Rushing, J. D. Rivera. 2016. Mississippi Native Grasses Variety Trials. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 508. Download
2016
White, J. A., R. Lemus, J. D. Rivera. 2016. Mississippi Warm-season Forage Crop Variety Trials 2015. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 510. Download
2016
White, J. A., R. Lemus, J. R. Saunders, J. D. Rivera, J. B. Rushing. 2016. Mississippi Annual Cool-season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2015-2016. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 512. Download
2016
White, J. A., R. Lemus, J. R. Saunders, J. D. Rivera. 2016. Mississippi Perennial Cool-season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2015. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 509. Download
2014
White, J., R. Lemus, J.B. Rushing, B.B. Johnson, J.R. Saunders, D. Rivera, P. Slusher. 2014. Mississippi biomass feedstock variety trials, 2013. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Sheet I1363, Mississippi State University.
2014
White, J., R. Lemus, J.R. Saunders, D. Rivera, B.B. Johnson. 2014. Mississippi annual cool-season forage crops variety trials, 2013-2014. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin IBO488, Mississippi State University. Download
2013
Hill, G.M., D. Rivera, A.N. Franklin, G.W. Stone, D.J. Renny, B.G. Mullinix. 2013. Evaluation of cotton gin trash blocks fed to beef cattle. Professional Animal Scientist 29:260-270. Download
2013
Lemus, R., D. Rivera, B.B. Johnson. 2013. Evaluation of Ryegrass Management on Growth and Performance of Growing Beef Heifers. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers 6(1). Download