Tim Faller, Director


Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from North Dakota State University, 1967
Master of Science degree in Animal and Range Science from North Dakota State Univeristy, 1974

He is a member of Southwest North Dakota REAP Zone representing Adams County, member and chairman of REAP Investment Board, member of Area Chamber of Commerce Ag. Committee, advisory board member of project BEHAVE, member of the Hettinger Lutheran Church,
and member and vice-president of North Dakota Prison Industries Advisory Board.

Research Interests:
His research interests are in the area of sheep production and system applications using sheep to make environmental improvements, reducing input sheep production, using animals to inprove
carbon storage system of agricultural production, and valuing added animal production
systems that improves economic well being in small rural communities.

HREC Position:
As center director, he is responsible for maintaining balance in all programs of research at the
Hettinger Research Extension Center. Budgeting and disbursement of funds are a major responsiblity, as is human resource management and support.

Current Project(s):
His current projects consist of multi-species grazing to control leafy spurge, living with uncertainity on the Northern Great Plains, terrestrial carbon sequestration, lamb backgrounding (a four state VARAC funded project), and value added livestock production systems.