Dr. Adam Summers is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences at New Mexico State University with an emphasis in reproductive physiology. Dr. Summers grew up in Northern Utah and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Utah State University in Animal Science. He completed his Ph.D at the University of Nebraska in 2012. His research focuses on increasing livestock productivity, efficiency, and reproductive longevity through improved management strategies. Specifically, his group investigates the impact of nutrition and other management strategies on developing heifer oocyte quality and fertility; implementation of reproductive technologies that will benefit producers in extensive rangeland systems; and supplementation strategies for pregnant cows to improve performance and maximize both male and female progeny efficiency through fetal programming.