Associate Professor, Extension Swine Specialist
C206h Animal Science Building
Lincoln, NE 68583-0908
- Ph.D. 1983 - University of Nebraska - Animal Science/Swine Nutrition
- M.S. 1979 - Ohio State University - Animal Science/Swine Production
- B.S. 1977 - Ohio State University - Animal Science
- Assistant Swine Extension Professor, University of Kentucky (1983-1984)
AWARDS & HONORS
- National Pork Producers Council Pork Industry Award for Innovation-Education, 2000
- National Pork Producers Council Pork Industry Award for Innovation-Education, 1999
- Recognition Award for Contribution to Students, UNL Parents Association, 1999
- Recognition Award for Contribution to Students, UNL Parents Association, 1995
- Excellence in Team programming, Nebraska Cooperative Extension, 1994
- Recognition Award for Contribution to Students, UNL Parents Association, 1991
- Excellence in Team programming, Nebraska Cooperative Extension, 1991
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
- American Society of Animal Science
- American Association of Swine Veterinarians
- Life-cycle Swine Nutrition and Management
- Sow and Litter Management
- ASCI 370: Animal Welfare
Summary: In-depth exploration of the issues involved in animal use. The historical, biological, ethical, and social aspects of human/animal interactions in Western culture.
- ASCI 454: Swine Management
Summary: Integration and application of factors pertaining to nutrition, physiology, genetics, health, engineering, and economics in the production of pork. Factors affecting profitability of the swine enterprise emphasized.
- ASCI 311D: Study Tour
Summary: Tours will start on Sunday following the Spring Commencement in May with follow-up term paper and/or oral Powerpoint presentation completed prior to the final examination period for the fall semester. Students must contact the instructor by April 1 for early instructions. An addition Special Fee is assessed. Study tour of livestock and/or meat/food processors. Provide an understanding of the industry's operations and problems.
- AGRO 437/837: Animal Food and Industry Uses of Grain
Summary: This online mini-course, which is taught at the upper-undergraduate level, is an introduction to genetic development and production practices and procedures for drying, handling and storing grain intended for special end-uses. Topics discussed include the processing and utilization of corn and sorghum grain for animal, human and industrial uses; and grain quality characteristics for various end-uses and their measurement.