Award Winner Detail

Award: Animal Management Award
Univeristy: Kansas State University
Year: 2014
Section Awarded: National

Robert D. Goodband, Animal Management Award

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Dr. Bob Goodband was born in Walpole, Massachusetts. After graduating from The Pennsylvania State University, he obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. in Swine Nutrition at Kansas State University, and then joined the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry at K-State. He is part of a progressive swine extension team that focuses on developing, evaluating and disseminating the latest information to increase the profitability of pork producers. Bob has played an important role in developing an intensive applied research program that has conducted numerous on-farm trials in several states across the U.S. These trials have generated over $8 million in grants and gifts to K-State with results published in over 220 refereed journal articles. Dr. Goodband has also been an award-winning teacher and trusted advisor and mentor for over 85 graduate students and hundreds of undergraduate students. Bob enjoys spending time with his family on their small farm outside of Randolph, KS.

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