Nonruminant Nutrition Research Award
Section Awarded: National
Brian J. Kerr, Nonruminant Nutrition Research Award
Sponsored by American Feed Industry Association
Brian J. Kerr was raised on a cash grain/swine farm in west-central Illinois. He received his BS, MS, and PhD from the University of Illinois.
Kerr was swine service and formulations manager at Supersweet Feeds from 1987 to 1990, research director for Nutri-Quest from 1990 to 2000, and has been the research leader/lead scientist at the ARS since 2001.
Kerr is a reviewer for several scientific journals and is a committee member for revising the Nutrient Requirements of Swine. Kerr has authored or coauthored numerous scientific publications and national and international presentations.
Brian has advised 2 MS students and has served on MS and PhD committees. Brian and Elizabeth have 3 children, Rebecca, Sarah, and Nicole.