Beth Kegley of the University of Arkansas Wins an Award From the American Society of Animal Science

Beth Kegley, a  professor in the department of animal science at the University of Arkansas, will receive the 2023 Animal Science Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Animal Science. She will be presented the award at the society’s convention in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Dr. Kegley grew up on a dairy, beef, and sheep farm in Virginia. She joined the faculty at the University of Arkansas in 1996. She was promoted to associate professor in 2006 and to full professor in 2011.

Her research focus is the impact of nutrition on the immune response, disease resistance, and growth performance of beef cattle. She teaches graduate-level courses on ruminant nutrition, energetics, and mineral metabolism. Dr. Kegley also supervises the Stocker and Receiving Cattle Research Facility and the shared departmental nutrition lab.

Dr. Kegley is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where she majored in animal science. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in nutrition from North Carolina State University.

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