Director, CSU Extension in Montezuma County
Emily Lockard is the agriculture livestock extension agent for CSU Extension in Montezuma County and she is an instructor at Pueblo Community College – Southwest where she has taught animal science and ag business. She previously worked as a research associate at the Southwestern Colorado Research Center and as an agriculture extension agent in Pueblo, Colorado and Bozeman, Montana. She grew up in San Diego where she rode horses, swam in the ocean and participated in 4-H. It was visiting her grandparents farm in Viola, Idaho as a child that inspired her love of livestock and agriculture. She followed that passion to attend Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo for a B.S. in animal science and then studied livestock grazing behavior for her M.S. in range science at Utah State University.