January 28, 2020

Congratulations Dr. Kim Mullenix

Congratulations Dr. Kim Mullenix

Kim MullenixJanuary 25, 2020 – Dr. Kim Mullenix is the recipient of the 2020 Southern Section of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Outstanding Young Animal Scientist Award - Education, presented to her this week during the annual 2020 Southern Section ASAS Meeting held in Chattanooga, TN.

Dr. Kim Mullenix is an Associate Professor and Beef Extension specialist at Auburn University. She completed her B.S. in 2008 and M.S. in 2010 from Auburn University in Animal Sciences, and a Ph.D. in Forage Agronomy from the University of Florida in 2013. Dr. Mullenix has developed innovative curriculum, programming, and decision tools related to beef nutritional management for use by Extension agents and producers in Alabama and across the Southeast.  She has authored or co-authored 25 peer-reviewed journal articles, over 85 Extension and popular press articles, delivered over 110 in-state workshops on forage management and beef nutrition, developed an online beef cattle educational short course and iBook for beginning farmers, and been the invited speaker at 15 regional, national, and international events.  She has developed a highly visible research and Extension program related to extending the grazing season and improving forage quality in beef management systems in the Southeast region of the US. 

The Southern Section of the ASAS Outstanding Young Animal Scientist Award - Education recognizes a member of the ASAS Southern Section who has made an outstanding contribution in education in the field of Animal Science.