ASAS Retiree Service Award
Univeristy: Jack H Britt Consulting and Earthcast Technologies Inc.
Section Awarded: National
Jack Britt, ASAS Retiree Service Award
Sponsored by: American Society of Animal Science
Dr. Jack Britt was born in Glasgow, KY, graduated from Warren County High School and earned B.S. degrees (Agriculture and Biology) from Western Kentucky University in 1966. He earned graduate degrees at N.C. State University (M.S., Physiology and Animal Science, 1968; Ph.D., Physiology and Biochemistry, 1971). He served on the Dairy faculty at Michigan State University, the Animal Science faculty at N.C. State University, and then as Associate Dean of Veterinary Medicine at NC State and Vice President for Agriculture at the University of Tennessee System. As a physiologist, Dr. Britt’s research established a physiological basis for reproductive problems identified by livestock producers and developed management strategies to minimize detrimental effects on productivity. He has served as chair of ASAS Foundation and as a member of the ASAS board of directors. Dr. Britt and his late wife Frances are parents of Heather and Stephanie and have four grandchildren.