3340 Bell St 320 #305

Amarillo, TX 79109

3340 Bell St 320 #305

Amarillo, TX 79109

LEGENDS OF FEEDLOT NUTRITION

2016 HONOREES

CONSULTANT INDUCTEES

John W. (Jack) Algeo

John W. (Jack) Algeo

• BS + MS: Washington State
• Marines in WWII
• Taught at WSC and Cal Poly
• Director Research: Sinton/Brown
 – Santa Maria, CA
• Private Consulting in 1959
– Santa Ynez, CA
– Pilot
US, Jamaica, El Salvador, China, Sweden, Australia
Thoroughbreds: Harris
• Department Head at Cal Poly:
1985-1992
• Van Vleck Award (CCA)
• Liquid Feed Hall of Fame
• ASAS
Honorary Fellow
Past Director
• AAAS
Honorary Fellow
• ASAC
President
• Family: Catherine & 3 children
• Passed away in 2013

C. J. (Jim) Elam

C. J. (Jim) Elam

• California
• Undergraduate
– Fullerton College
– BS: Cal Poly 
– Algeo-professor
– Roberts: classmate
• MS and PhD: Washington State
• USDA Beltsville, MD
• Consulting: 
– For Algeo in Santa Ynez
• Independent Consulting
– Imperial Valley & Bakersville, CA; Mexico
– TX, CO, NM, AZ, NV, OR, WA
– Australia, New Zealand, Turkey
• Private Research
• Pilot
• Member
– ASAC
• Family: Marilyn & 7 children
• Tennis

Eugene (Gene) S. Erwin

Eugene (Gene) S. Erwin

• BS: Cal Poly
• Fulbright Scholar to Australia
• MS and PHD: Washington State
• Univ. of AZ (Asst. Professor)
• Monsanto; research
• Independent Consulting
– E.S. Erwin & Associates
– Tolleson, AZ 

– Research and Lab
• Hired Bill Roberts
– Classmate at Cal Poly and WSC
• Seminars for clients
• Geography
– AZ, CA, Mexico, Australia
– Australians visit AZ (now JBS)
– McElhaney Cattle Company
• Family: Virginia
• Passed away in 1982

Bill Roberts

Bill Roberts

• BS: Cal Poly
• MS and PhD at Washington State
• Post-Doc: Univ. of Pittsburgh
• Canada:
– Professor of Animal Science at Univ. of Manitoba
• Director of Research; Kern County Land Company; Bakersville, CA
• Consulting:
– Gene Erwin (classmate at Cal Poly); Phoenix
• Nutrition Lab Services, Inc.
– Clients: Western US, Australia, Mexico
• Eagle Scout
• Marines
• AAAS
• Fishing and Tennis
• Family: Joan & 3 children
• Passed away in 2011

Jim Nofziger

Jim Nofziger

• California
• BS at UCLA in Zoology
• WWII: Army; infantry officer
– Severely wounded; hosp. 3 years
• MS and PhD at Washington State
• Independent Consulting
– Imperial Valley, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, South Africa, Scotland, Australia
• ASAC:
– Founding member and president
– Distinguished Service Award
– Mentor Award
– Marine Mammal Commission
• Reagan; otters and monk seals
• Graduate Fellowship in his honor at WSU
• Family: Elizabeth & 2 daughters
• Passed away in 2001

Ross Cooley

Ross Cooley

• California
• WWII: Navy; USS Bosque
• Undergraduate
– Cal Poly
– BS: Kentucky
• Cattle industry; buyer; Yuma, AZ
• MS: Iowa State; Wise Burroughs
• Midland Coop in MN (multi-species)
• Farr Better Feeds in Hereford, TX
• Independent Consulting; Amarillo
– TX, KS, OK, FL, AL
– 1st consultant for Continental Grain (now JBS 5 Rivers)
– Hired a full-time pilot
• Family: Lucy & 2 sons
• Moved to Oregon in 80’s
• Then back to Amarillo
• Passed away in 1995

 

James (J.D.) Aughtry

James (J.D.) Aughtry

• MS: Texas A & M College
• PhD: Cornell; Agronomy (alfalfa)
• WWII: Infantry; Captain
– 5 Bronze Stars; 2 Purple Hearts
• Completed PhD
• West Indies Sugar Corp
– Head of Research and Soil Invest.
• Grace Chemical
– Manager of Ag Services
• Independent Consulting
– Clients in CA and TX
– Moved to Indian Wells, CA
– Alfalfa Dehydrators Assoc.
– Cattle
• Publications:
– Particle Size in Roughages
– Feedlot Computerized System
– Factors affecting performance
• ASAC: 
– founding member; president
• Member:
– Intl Society of Soil Science
– Soil Society of America
– ASAS
• City Council 8 years
• Eisenhower Walk of Honor
• Senior Inspiration Award
• Family: Loretta & 1 daughter
• Passed away in 2001

Kenneth S. Eng

Kenneth S. Eng

• Nebraska
• Wayne State College (Football)
• BS: Univ. of Nebraska
• MS: Univ. of Nebraska (Matsushima)
• PhD: Oklahoma State
• Texas A & M-Gulf Coast Exp. Stn.
• Ralston-Purina; one of 1st feedlot TC
• Feed company in AZ
• Texas A & M: Feedlot Mgt Course
• Independent Consulting
– TX, ID, OR, WA, NM, CO, CA, AZ
– Ration Formulation: Scidata
• Feed Cattle & Buy Land
• Feedstuffs Bottom-line
• Book
• Kenneth and Caroline Eng Foundation
– PNC graduate students
– Cow-calf Efficiency: UNL, TAMU, OSU
• PNC Professional Excellence
• Beef Magazine Trailblazer Award
• Family: Caroline & 4 children
• Mississippi

ACADEMIC INDUCTEES

Wise Burroughs

Wise Burroughs

• Associate BS: Blackburn College
• BS and PhD: University of Illinois
• Ohio Ag. Exp. Stn.
• Iowa State University
– Protein
– NPN
– “Metabolizable Protein”
• Rumen vs. Host
– Artificial rumen technique
• Estrogens (DES)
• NAS:
– Committees
• Awards:
– American Feed Manufacturers
– Morrison
– ASAS Honorary Fellow
– Ford Ag Efficiency
– Iowa Inventor of Year
• Distinguished Alumni
– Blackburn College
– University of Illinois

• Family: Helen & 3 children
• Passed away in 1986

Richard D. Goodrich

Richard D. Goodrich

• Wisconsin
• BS: Wisconsin State-River Falls
• MS: SDSU
• PhD: Oklahoma State
• Professor: Univ. of Minnesota
• Research:
– Minerals, NPN, ionophores, applied feedlot nutrition
– 70 refereed; 321 Exp. Stn.
• Dept Head: Univ. of Minnesota
• NRC Committee: Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle
• ASAS:
– Editorial board
– Board of directors
– President Midwest Section
– Honorary fellow
• Numerous teaching awards
• Minnesota Livestock Hall of Fame
• Graduate of Distinction: Ok State
• Family: Joyce & 2 sons
• Angus business
• Passed away in 1996

William H. Hale

William H. Hale

• Kentucky
• WWII: Army Officer
• BS and MS: Univ. of Kentucky
• PhD: Univ. of Wisconsin
• Asst. Professor: Univ. of Illinois
• Asst. Professor: Iowa State
• Pfizer: director of research
• Professor: Univ. of Arizona
• Research:
– Steam-flaking sorghum
– Estrogens (DES)
– B-vitamins, S, Ca, P, Vitamin A
– Dietary lipid
• ASAS:
– Section editor
– Numerous committees
• NRC:
– Committee on Animal Nutrition
– Chairman NRC Requirements of Beef Cattle
• Distinguished Service Award:
– National Sorghum Growers
– Western Section ASAS
• Family: Margaret & 5 daughters
• Passed away in 1998

 

Glen P. Lofgreen

Glen P. Lofgreen

• Arizona
• 10th of 19 children
• WWII: enlisted; rheumatic fever
• BS: Univ. of Arizona
• MS and PhD: Cornell
• Montana State
• UC Davis
• Desert Research/Extension Ctr (El Centro)
• Research:
– NEm vs Neg
– 133 manuscripts
– Comparative Slaughter
– California Net Energy System
– Stressed Calves
– Protein and P
• ASAS: 
– President Western Section
– President
– JAS: Editorial Board; director at large
• NRC Committees:
– Beef and Horse
• ASAS Feed Manuf. Assoc. Nutrition Research Award
• Western Section ASAS Distinguished Service Award
• ASAS Animal Industry Award
• Family: June & 7 children
• Passed away in 2004

John K. Matsushima

John K. Matsushima

• Colorado
• BS & MS: Colorado A & M (CSU)
• PhD: Univ. of Minnesota
• UNL: feedlot nutrition (Eng)
• CSU: beef cattle nutrition
• Research:
– Steam flaking corn (Monfort)
• Books: 
– “Feeding Beef Cattle”
– “A Journey Back-History of Cattle Feeding in Colorado and the US”
• 300 Journal Articles
• Travel:
Japan, Europe, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South America, China, Kazakhstan, Canada
• Distinguished Service: ASAS, Farmland
• 4-H State and National Alumni
• 4-H Hall of Fame
• Outstanding Educator
• Colorado Livestock Hall of Fame
• Citizen of the West
• Tenno Hosho (Emperor’s Citation); highest distinction in Japan
• Numerous Others
• Family: Dorothy and 2 children
• Professor Emeritus
• 95 years old
• Continues to advise in exports