Pasture and Range Consultant
Hays’ areas of interest include rangeland management, grassland restoration and watershed management. Before coming to the Noble Research Institute in 2019, Hays was an extension specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. During his 21-year-career with extension, Hays worked in many areas of Texas helping producers and landowners meet their management objectives. Previously, he worked as an agricultural appraiser and for Texas A&M AgriLife Research.
Hays was raised in Central Texas and spent the majority of his career in Central and South Central Texas.