Award Winner Detail

Award: ASAS Fellow: Administration Category
Year: 2012
Section Awarded: National

Robert C. Albin, ASAS Fellow: Administration Category

Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science

Growing up on a family livestock operation near Follett, TX, Dr. Robert C. Albin developed a passion for the science of animal production, which blossomed into a distinguished 42-year career as an internationally recognized beef cattle feedyard management specialist and administrator. His administrative career culminated serving as Associate Dean and Director for Research and Livestock Operations for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech University. A major contribution includes his work as coauthor of the book “Cattle Feeding: A Guide to Management”, a key cattle-feeding reference used worldwide. His legacy continues through the annual "Bob Albin Graduate Student Research Award" given in his honor.

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