Animal Industry Service Award
Section Awarded: National
John F. Patience, Animal Industry Service Award
Sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health
John Patience is Professor of Animal Science at Iowa State University. He earned degrees from the University of Guelph and Cornell University. His research has helped us better understand diverse topics such as electrolyte balance, water quality, animal variation, energy and amino acid metabolism, fiber utilization and the fallback pig. His research and extension focus on industry challenges or opportunities to improve net income or improve sustainability. He has served the American Society of Animal Science on various committees, is incoming President of the Midwest Section and been a member of the Journal Editorial Board. He is a former Director and President of the Canadian Society of Animal Science and was elected a Fellow in 2010.