Department News and Updates! July 2, 2014


  • Kirk Klasing receives the Evonik Degussa Award for Achievement in Poultry Science
  • Thanks to Ed DePeters, Trish Berger, Tom Famula, Russ Hovey, Jim Murray, Kathryn Jackson, Emma Martinez, Sydney Westbrook, Kathleen Furtado, Naomi Cholst, Lisa Holmes, & Marissa Bothwell who made Transfer Advising s-mooooo-th
  • Curt Finley retires after 35+ years! Thanks Kelly Wade, Dan Sehnert, Meats Lab, & Farm Crew for a great send-off
  • Serge Doroshov retires after 35+ years! Thanks Joel & Alison Van Eenennaam for creating the stage to recognize Serge
  • Emma Wils-Plotz awarded the Jones-Hamilton Co. Graduate Student Travel Grant Award by Poultry Science Association
  • Brian Welly’s Western Section Am Society of Animal Scientists Young Scholar award write up:


  • Food Chain Radio show with Michael Olson hosts Alison Van Eenennaam in a discussion on genetically-modified foods
  • Horse Production Sale Great Success! Thanks to Joel Viloria, the Horse Barn Students, Jan Roser, Caleb Sehnert, the Meats lab students, Farm crew, Dan Sehnert & Dan Macon (ANS alum) for putting on an exceptional event.


  • Peter Robinson & Rainer Rauch coauthors of “Effects of rice straw versus wheat straw as ingredients in a total mixed ration on intake, digestibility and growth of Holstein heifers” in Anim Production Sci
  • Kirk Klasing authors “From research measurements to application: Bridging the gap; Overview of practical and scientific measurements in nutrition” in J Appl Poultry Research