Award Winner Detail

Award: American Feed Industry Association Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research
Univeristy: Kansas State University
Year: 2019
Section Awarded: National

Robert Goodband, American Feed Industry Association Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research

Sponsored by: American Feed Industry Association

Goodband_Robert_AFI Nonruminant Nutrition Research Award Photo
Dr. Bob Goodband is a swine nutritionist at Kansas State University. Originally from Walpole, Massachusetts, Bob graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1984. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. in Swine Nutrition at Kansas State University, and joined their faculty in 1989. Bob and his co-workers have played an important role in developing an intensive on-farm research program that has conducted numerous on-farm trials across the U.S. His work has resulted in 310 refereed journal papers, 6 book chapters, over 1,000 research reports and Extension publications, 8 patents, and $13.9 million in grants and gifts to K-State. Bob also teaches Swine Science and Swine Nutrition courses and serves as academic advisor to 35 to 40 undergraduate students each year. Bob has served as the major professor for 22 M.S. and Ph.D. students and on committees of an additional 113 students. Bob enjoys spending time with his wife Dani, and son Brady on their small farm outside of Randolph, KS. 

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