Dr. Keith Inskeep Receives the ASAS Retiree Service Award from the American Society of Animal Science
July, 2019 – Keith Inskeep is the recipient of the 2019 ASAS Retiree Service Award, presented to him Thursday, July 10, during the Physiology and Endocrinology Session II, at the 2019 American Society of Animal Science-Canadian Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas.
Dr. Emmett Keith Inskeep, a native West Virginian who grew up on a diversified livestock farm, has been a member of the ASAS since 1960 and is an ASAS Fellow. Educated at West Virginia University and the University of Wisconsin, he did research, teaching and outreach as a faculty member at West Virginia University for 52 years. Since retirement, he has reviewed manuscripts for Journal of Animal Science, Journal of Dairy Science and other journals, taught classes, participated in seminars and journal clubs, collaborated in regional research, and raised funds for scholarships. In these activities, he interacts with aspiring animal scientists who will be the future of educational leadership in animal agriculture. Keith has presented lectures at ASAS sectional meetings and contributed to the ASAS Foundation. Almost weekly, he answers phone calls and e-mails from producers concerning applications of reproductive management of ruminants. Keith Inskeep actively promotes the ASAS mission in many ways.
The ASAS Retiree Service Award recognizes an individual who has continued their service to the Society after they retire their primary career position, and has contributed evaluable knowledge and experience to the Society. This award is sponsored by the American Society of Animal Science.