CSU Source: American Society of Animal Sciences (ASAS) Honors CSU Faculty – Dr Terry Engle & Dr George Siedel

Dr. Terry Engle Receives the AFIA Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research from the American Society of Animal Science
Dr. Terry Engle is the recipient of the AFIA Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research, presented to him during the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show. Dr. Terry Engle is a full professor in the Department of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University. Dr. Engle’s teaching responsibilities include Vitamin and Mineral Metabolism and Animal Metabolism. Dr. Engle’s research program focuses on the role of trace minerals in lipid metabolism and absorption and transport mechanisms associated with trace mineral homeostasis in ruminants. Dr. Engle is responsible for more than $8.1M of funding as PI or Co-PI and has graduated 10 Ph.D. students and 22 MS students. He has published in excess of 130 peer review publications and several book chapters. He has given numerous invited presentations domestically and internationally and he has served as a member of national, regional, college, and departmental committees. With all of his professional accomplishments, Dr. Engle has always put the training and education of his graduate students first. Graduates from his research program can be found in academic and private sectors of animal agriculture. The AFIA Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research recognizes an individual who has contributed to and published outstanding work in the last 10 years in the field of ruminant nutrition. This award is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association.
Dr. George Seidel Receives the L.E. Casida Award from the American Society of Animal Science

Dr. George Seidel is the recipient of the American Society of Animal Science L.E. Casida Award, presented to him during the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show. Dr. George Seidel, Jr was raised on a dairy farm in Pennsylvania and currently owns a cattle ranch, which illustrates his love for cattle. He earned the PhD in reproductive physiology at Cornell University (1970) with graduate research on bull development and ejaculation and deriving embryos from oocytes obtained from young calves. He then was an NIH post-doctoral fellow and studied mechanisms of meiosis at Harvard University. In 1971, Dr. Seidel joined CSU as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Professor in 1983 and was named a University Distinguished Professor in 1993 for his stellar research and graduate training program in bovine gamete and embryo biology. He has received numerous awards, including being named as a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and one of the most influential people in the development of the US beef industry. He published 218 refereed papers, 25 books, 189 chapters and trained 40 postdoctoral, 15 PhD and 25 MS students. The L.E. Casida Award recognizes an individual who has shown excellence in the education of graduate and/or post-doctoral students conducting research in the area of reproductive physiology and endocrinology. This award is sponsored by the L.E. Casida Award.

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.