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Personal Biography

Clint Loest is a professor of animal science with responsibilities in research and teaching. His research has focused on ruminant nutrition, emphasizing dietary protein and amino acid utilization by cattle and sheep fed forage- and byproduct-based diets. He teaches two undergraduate courses and two graduate courses in animal science.


1999: Ph.D., Ruminant Nutrition, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.
1995: M.S., Ruminant Nutrition, University of Free State, Bloemfontein, S. Afr.
1993: B.S., Animal Science, University of Free State, Bloemfontein, S. Afr.


2012-pres: Professor, New Mexico State University.
2007-2012: Associate Professor, New Mexico State University.
2001-2007: Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University.
2000-2001: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Kansas State University.
1996-1999: Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University.


2010: Young Scientist Award, Western Section, American Society of Animal Science.
2009: Distinguished Award for Graduate Teaching and Advisement, Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture.
2007: Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico State University.

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