ASAS Fellow: Industry Category
Casper’s Calf Ranch
David P. Casper, ASAS Fellow: Industry Category
Dr. David P. Casper is currently Technical Service Manager for Grain States Soya/Soy Best. He is also an Adjunct Professor at North Carolina A&T University and operates a contract research facility at Casper’s Calf Ranch, LLC. Dr. Casper has spent 24+ years in Industry with other positions at USDA-ARS and Academia. He was raised on a livestock farm in Cuba City, Wis. and obtained a BS from University of Wisconsin-Platteville (1983) and a MS (1985) and PhD (1989) from South Dakota State University. Dr. Casper joined Cargill (1994), Agri-King (1997), Director (2003) and Vice President (2006), and Furst-McNess (2016). He returned to academia (2011-2016) for research and teaching undergraduate and graduate students based on his industry experiences. Dr. Casper served on numerous ASAS and ADSA committees including the 2010 and 2011 JAM (Overall Program Chair as first Industry Person), Midwest Board (ADSA President), ASAS Foundation Chair, ASAS Board of Directors (BOD), and ASAS Executive BOD. Dr. Casper has received the ADSA Richard M. Hoyt Award, 2012 Pioneer Hi-Bred Forage Award, and three Founder’s awards from Agri-King, Inc.