Dr. T. A. Glasser
Received his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University in 2009. His Ph.D. thesis focused on the development of Fecal Near InfraRed Spectroscopy (F-NIRS) for the prediction of small ruminant diets under free-ranging conditions. Currently he is a farm manager (200 head goats & sheep) and a researcher at the Ramat-Hanadiv Nature Park, Israel. Dr. Glasser provides consultancy to many small-ruminant farmers in his area, he is a lecturer at several academic and technical institutions, among them the Hebrew University, Tel-Hai College and the Galilee Institute. His research is focused on several topics within the framework of livestock environment and human interactions. His main topics of research are small ruminant nutrition and grazing behavior, effects of plant secondary compounds on internal parasites, effects of livestock grazing on landscape vegetation structure, the interactions between nutrition and milk quality, goat cross-breeding, and animal welfare.