ASAS Fellow: Extension Category
Section Awarded: National
John Paterson, ASAS Fellow: Extension Category
Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science
John Paterson received his BS (Western NM Univ.), MS (Utah State Univ.) and PhD (Univ. of Nebraska); worked for Univ. of Missouri, and served as Department Head and Extension Beef Specialist for Montana State Univ. John has had a distinguished impact on research in beef cattle nutrition, and age and source identification of weaned calves. He has mentored 13 PhD and 24 MS students. He has been PI or co-PI on projects exceeding $9.5 million. He has published over 80 manuscripts. Paterson has given 64 invited and extension presentations throughout the world. John received numerous awards including ASAS national Extension Award and Distinguished Service award for the Western Section ASAS. John and his wife, Diana, live in Bozeman, MT.