Matt K. Luebbe

Feedlot Nutrition and Management Specialist

Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
P
hone: 308-632-1397. Fax: 308-632-1365.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., 2009 University of Nebraska, Lincoln Animal Science
  • M.S, 2005 University of Nebraska, Lincoln Animal Science
  • B.S., 2002 University of Nebraska, Lincoln Diversified Agriculture
  • A.A.S., 1999 NE College of Technical Agriculture, Curtis Ag production systems

EXPERIENCE

  • Present Assistant Professor, Beef Feedlot Specialist, University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center
  • 2009-2010 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Texas AgriLife Research, Amarillo, Texas
  • 2005- 2009 Feedlot Research Coordinator, Department of Animal Science, University of Nebraska
  • 2003-2005 Metabolism Research Supervisor, Department of Animal Science, University of Nebraska

PUBLICATIONS- Refereed Journal Articles

  • Luebbe, M.K., G.E. Erickson, T.J. Klopfenstein, M.A. Greenquist, and J.R. Benton. 2011. Composting or Stockpiling of Feedlot Manure in Nebraska: Nutrient Concentration and Mass Balance. The Prof. Anim. Scient. 27:83-91.
  • Luebbe, M.K., G.E. Erickson, T.J. Klopfenstein, M.A. Greenquist, and J.R. Benton. 2011. Effect of Dietary Cation-Anion Difference on Urinary pH, Feedlot Performance, Nitrogen Mass Balance and Manure pH in Open Feedlot Pens. J. Anim. Sci. 89:489-500
  • Adams, D.R., T.J. Klopfenstein, G.E. Erickson, W.A. Griffin, M.K. Luebbe, M.A. Greenquist, and J.R. Benton. 2011. Effects of sorting steers by weight into calf-fed, summer yearling, and fall yearling feeding systems. The Prof. Anim. Scient. 26:587-594.
  • Adams, D.R., T.J., G.E. Erickson, D.R. Mark, M.K. Luebbe, and W.A. Griffin. 2011. The economic effects of sorting cattle by weight and time of year into different poduction systems. The Prof. Anim. Scient. 26:595-602.
  • Greenquist, M.A., A.K. Schwarz, T.J. Klopfenstien, W.H. Schacht, G.E. Erickson, K.J. Vander Pol, M.K. Luebbe, K.R. Brink, and L.B. Baleseng. 2011. Effects of nitrogen fetilization and dried distillers grains supplementation: Nitrogen use efficiency. J. Anim. Sci. 89:1146-1152.
  • Geisert, B.G., G.E. Erickson, T.J. Klopfenstein, C.N. Macken, M.K. Luebbe, and J.C. MacDonald. 2010. Phosphorus requirement and excretion of finishing beef cattle fed different concentrations of phosphorus. J. Anim. Sci. 88:2393-2402.
  • Corrigan, M.E., T.J. Klopfenstein, G.E. Erickson, N.F. Meyer, K.J. Vander Pol, M.A. Greenquiest, M.K. Luebbe, K.K. Karges, and M.L. Gibson. 2009. Effects of level of condensed distillers solubles in corn dried distillers grains on intake, daily body weight gain, and digestibility, in growing steers fed forage diets. J. Anim. Sci. 87:3639-3646.
  • Greenquist, M.A., T.J. Klopfenstein, W.H. Schacht, G.E. Erickson, K.J. Vander Pol, M.K. Luebbe, K.R. Brink, A.K. Schwarz, and L.B. Baleseng. 2009. Effects of nitrogen fertilization and dried distillers grains supplementation: Forage use and performance of yearling steers. J. Anim. Sci. 87:3639-3646.
  • Corrigan, M.E., G.E. Erickson, T.J. Klopfenstein, M.K. Luebbe, K.J. Vander Pol, N.F. Meyer, C.D. Buckner, S.J. Vanness, and K.J. Hanford. 2009. Effect of corn processing method and corn wet distillers grains plus solubles inclusion level in finishing steers. J Anim. Sci. 87:3351-3362.
  • Meyer, N.F., G.E. Erickosn, T.J. Klopfenstein, M.A. Greenquist, M.K. Luebbe, P. Williams, and M.A. Engstrom. 2009. Effect of essential oils, tylosin, and monensin on finishing steer performance, carcass characteristics, liver abscesses, ruminal fermentation, and digestibility. J. Anim. Sci. 87:2346-2354.
  • Harrelson, F.W., M.K. Luebbe, N.F. Meyer, G.E. Erickson, T.J. Klopfenstein, D.S. Jackson, and W.A. Fithian. 2009. Influence of corn hybrid and processing method on nutrient digestiblity, finishing performance, and carcass characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 87:2323-2332.
  • Vander Pol, K.J., M.K. Luebbe, G.I. Crawford, G.E. Erickson, and T.J. Klopfenstein. 2009. Performance and digestibility characteristics of finishing diets containing distillers grains, composites of corn processing coproducts, or supplemental corn oil. J. Anim. Sci. 87:639-652.
  • Luebbe, M.K., G.E. Erickson, T.J Klopfenstein, and W.A. Fithian. 2009. Influence of corn hybrid traits and processing method on nutrient digestibility. The Prof. Anim. Scient. 5:496-509.
  • Moxley, R.A., D.R. Smith, M.K. Luebbe, G.E. Erickson, T.J. Klopfenstein, and D. Rogan. 2009. Escherichia coli O157:H7 vaccine dose-effect in feedlot cattle. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 6(7): 879-884.
  • Huls, T.J., G.E. Erickson, T.J. Klopfenstein, M.K Luebbe, K.J. Vander Pol, D.W. Rice, B. Smith, M. Hinds, F.N. Owens, and M. Liebergesell. 2008. Effect of feeding DAS-59122-7 corn grain and nontransgenic corn grain to individually fed finishing steers. The Prof. Anim. Scient. 24:572-577.
  • Jaeger, S.L., M.K. Luebbe, C.N. Macken, G.E. Erickson, T.J. Klopfenstein, W.A. Fithian, and D.S. Jackson. 2006. Influence of corn hybrid traits on digestibility and the relationship to efficiency of feedlot cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 84:1790-1800.