Kevin Heaton

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Extension Professor | Agriculture and Natural Resources & 4H | Garfield and Kane County Director


Kevin Heaton

Contact Information

Office Location: Garfield County
Phone: (435) 676-1113
Email: kevin.heaton@usu.edu
Website: http://extension.usu.edu/garfield

Educational Background

MS, Nutrition and Food Science -- Meat Science, Utah State University, 1998
Establishing thresshold levels causing pink color in cooked meat
BS, Agribusiness/Business, (Animal Science and Japanese), Utah State University, 1995

Awards

Search For Excellence: Livestock Production, 2015

National Association of County Agriculture Agents

National Finalist Communication Award -- Promotional Piece, 2014

NACAA

Distinguished Service Award, 2014

National Association of County Agriculture Agents

2010 Program of Excellence, 2010

Utah State University Extension

2010 Communication Award Promotion Piece -- Regional Finalist, 2010

The National Association of County Agriculture Agents

Western Extension Directors Awards of Excellence -- Regional Qualifying, 2008

Honorable Mention, Award of Excellence for watershed program, 2007

Western Extension Directors

International Award, 2007

Epsilon Sigma Phi

Excellence in 4-H and Youth, National Winner, 2005

The National Association of County Agriculture Agents


Publications | Abstracts

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Book Chapters

    • Davy, J., Heaton, K., Merril-Davies, M., Irrigated pasture species selection. : Western Beef Resource Committee Cattle Producers Library. University of Idaho
    • Heaton, K., McGinty, C., Greenhalgh, L., (2011). Remote Sensing: Monitoring equipment and applications to western ranchers.: Remote Sensing: Monitoring equipment and applications to western ranchers.. University of Idaho
    • Heaton, K., Rood, K., (2009). Beef safety and quality assurance from the farm to the table: Cow-Calf Management Guide & Cattle Producer's Library.

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Fact Sheets

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Journal Articles

    Academic Journal

    • Petersen, S.L, Nicholes, B.K, Frey, S., Heaton, K., Eggett, D.L, (2016). Response of greater sage-grouse to surface coal mining and habitat conservation in association with the mine. Human--Wildlife Interactions, 10:2, 205-16.
    • Heaton, K., Barnhill, J.V, Hill, R.W, (2012). Stengthening Armenian Irrigation Capability through Extension Educations and Mentoring. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 19 (3):Fall 2012, doi: 1485
    • Heaton, K., (2008). Phosphorus source and surface fluid band spacing effects on irrigated alfalfa. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 73 N. 2, 1.
    • Heaton, K., Zobell, D., Cornforth, D.P, (2006). A successful collaborative research project: determining the effects of delayed castration on beef cattle production and carcass traits and consumer acceptability. Journal of Extension, Vol. 44, No. 2:Article No.2RIB5
    • Heaton, K., Cornforth, D.P, Mosseev, I.V, Egbert, W.R, Carpenter, C.E, (2000). Minimum sodium nitrite levels for pinking of various cooked meats as related to the use of direct or indirect-dried soy isolates in poultry rolls. Meat Science , 55, 321-329.

    Professional Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | MultiMedia

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Bulletins

    • Frey, S., Curtis, R., Heaton, K., Home range and movements of Greater sage-grouse in its southern-most distribution. Utah State University Extension
    • Frey, S., Curtis, R., Heaton, K., Home range and movements of Greater sage-grouse in its southern-most distribution. Utah State University Extension

    Other

    • Heaton, K., (2008). Small acreage irrigation management. Utah State University Extension Website *
    • Heaton, K., (2008). Beef Safety and Quality Assurance�From the Farm to the Table. Western Beef Resource Committee Cattle Producers Library *
    • Zobell, D., Chapman, C., Bagley, C., Heaton, K., Whittier, D., (2004). Intermountain Beef 3910 Workshop - Collaborating with Industry in Extension Education. Journal of Extension *

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Extension

    Evaluation of Conservation Strategies and Technologies, 2001 - Ongoing
    Water: quality, quantity and management, 2010 - 2020
    4-H and Youth Development, 2007 - 2020
    Horticulture, 2007 - 2020
    Sustainable Livestock and Forage Production, 2007 - 2020
    Civil Rights-General Plan, 2007 - 2015
    Intermountain Beef 3910 Workshop, 2000 - 2015