Animal Management Award
Section Awarded: National
Robert P. Wettemann, Animal Management Award
Sponsored by Merial Limited
Robert P. Wettemann obtained a B.S. at the University of Connecticut, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with Harold Hafs at Michigan State University. He and his wife, Grace, have one son, two daughters, and two grandchildren. He has been at Oklahoma State University for 35 years and currently is a Regents Professor. Wettemann's research focuses on endocrine control of reproductive processes. His research evaluates mechanisms by which nutrition controls reproductive performance of beef cattle and methods to enhance reproductive efficiency. Wettemann has been the major advisor for 40 graduate students and 4 post doctoral fellows. He has coauthored more than 580 scientific articles and abstracts.