ASAS named ISU Award Recipients

June 27, 2016

The American Society of Animal Science has named recipients of awards to present at the Joint Annual Meeting July 19 -23 in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Dr. Don Beerman, Iowa State University Department of Animal Science Chair, received the  Fellow of the American Society of Animal Science.

The purpose of this award is to recognize distinguished service to animal science and the livestock industry over a long period of time.  Persons who have rendered very distinguished service to the animal industry and/or to the American Society of Animal Science and had continuous membership in the Society for a minimum of twenty-five (25) years, and who are in good standing in the Society, are eligible.

Dr. Dan Loy, Iowa State University Beef Center Director , received the American Society of Animal Science Award in Animal Industry Service.

The purpose of this award to stimulate a high level of service to the animal industry and to recognize those members who have distinguished themselves in service to the animal industry.  Eligibility requirements are distinguished service to the animal industry.

Jay Lush Endowed Chair, Dr. Dorian Garrick, received the American Society of Animal Science Bouffault International Animal Agriculture Award.

The purpose of this award is to recognize and stimulate distinguished service to animal agriculture in the developing areas of the world.  The nominee shall have made a meritorious scientific contribution by way of teaching, research or other service to animal agriculture in one or more of the developing areas of the world over a period of five or more years. Particular attention will be paid to the long-time effects of the contributions.

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