Dr. Kara Stewart is an Associate Professor of Animal Sciences at Purdue University. Dr. Stewart earned a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University and Master of Science and PhD in Animal Science from North Carolina State University. Dr. Stewart's emphasis is on the development of an innovative Extension and research program targeted toward improving reproductive efficiency in swine and beef cattle. In general, Dr. Stewart focuses on management practices, including feeding strategies, and adoption or improvements in reproductive technologies to improve reproductive outcomes in livestock. Her research interests include reproductive physiology, reproductive management in farm animals, mammary gland biology and lactation, artificial insemination, cell cultures, and data analytics and statistics.