Christa L. Kirby

Manatee County

Extension Agent III, Livestock
University of Florida/IFAS
Manatee County Department of Community Services
Division of Agriculture and Extension Service

Extension Focus

  • Pasture & Forage Management
  • Livestock Production and Management
  • Natural Resources & Wildlife Habitat
  • Youth Livestock: Dairy Judging, Quiz Bowl

Education

  • M.S. Human Resource Management, Webster University (2005)
  • B.S. Animal Science, University of Florida (1999)
  • A.A. Agriculture, Manatee Community College (1997)

Employment

  • Extension Agent III, Livestock, University of Florida / Manatee County Extension. 2011.
  • Extension Agent II, Livestock, University of Florida / Manatee County Extension. 2006.
  • Extension Agent I: Livestock, University of Florida / Manatee County Extension. 2006.
  • Extension Agent I: 4-H Youth Development, University of Florida / DeSoto County Extension. 2000.

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Manatee County Cattlewomen
  • Florida Cattlewomen’s Association
  • Florida Association of County Agricultural Agents (FACAA)
  • National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA)
  • Florida Association of Extension 4-H Agents
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents
  • Manatee County Fair Youth Livestock Committee

University Service

  • SFBFP Chair and member
  • Cattlemen’s Institute and Allied Trade Show
  • Florida State Agricultural Response Team
  • Animal Science and Forages Goal/Focus Team

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Christa L. Carlson-Kirby
Contact
  • Christa L. Kirby
    Manatee County
    Cooperative Extension
    Service
    1303 W 17th St.
    Palmetto, FL  34211

    Phone: (941) 722-4524
    Fax: (941) 721-6608
    E-mail: ccarlson@ufl.edu