Dr. Chris Reinhardt

Associate Professor/Feedlot Extension Specialist

A native of Wisconsin, Dr. Reinhardt received a B.S. in Meat and Animal Science from the University of Wisconsin, an M.S. in Nutrition from Texas A&M University, and a Ph.D. in Nutrition from good ol’ Kansas State.

Chris’ focus has been on nutritional and hormonal manipulation of body composition and beef quality. After 11 years in the feed and animal health industries while living in Nebraska, he and his wife Nicole, their four children and black lab are getting settled here in Manhattan. Dr. Reinhardt was hired on at Kansas State University in the

Fall of 2005 as the Feedlot Extension Specialist with a 20% research and 80% extension appointment.

In his spare time Chris enjoys hunting with his sons, church activities, playing guitar with friends, and his family.


  • B.S. , University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1988
  • M.S. , Texas A&M University, 1991
  • Ph.D. , Kansas State University, 1994