Award Winner Detail

Award: ASAS Fellow: Extension Category
Univeristy: Kansas State University
Year: 2021
Section Awarded: National

Robert D. Goodband, ASAS Fellow: Extension Category

Sponsored by: American Society of Animal Science


Dr. Bob Goodband is a swine extension specialist at Kansas State University. Originally from Walpole, Massachusetts, Dr. Goodband graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1984. He obtained his MS and PhD in Swine Nutrition at Kansas State University and joined their faculty in 1989. Dr. Goodband and his co-workers’ innovative Extension and research programs has led to an intensive on-farm research program that has conducted numerous on-farm trials across the United States. His work has resulted in over 360 refereed journal papers, 9 book chapters, over 1,000 research reports and Extension publications, 8 patents, and $17.8 million in grants and gifts to K-State. Dr. Goodband also teaches Swine Science and Swine Nutrition courses and serves as academic advisor to 35 to 40 undergraduate students each year. Dr. Goodband has mentored 119 M.S. and Ph.D. students and hundreds of undergraduate students.

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