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Animal Sciences

Animal Sciences

Dr. Adegbola Adesogan

Professor - Ruminant Nutrition
Director - Food Symptoms Institute | Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems

Dr. Adesogan is a Professor of Ruminant Nutrition and the Director of the Food Systems Institute and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems.  His research focuses on sustainably increasing animal-source food production and consumption; improving forage production, quality and preservation; and using feed additives, forages and byproducts to sustainably improve animal production and health. 

Curriculum Vitae   | Resume | Personal

Academic Positions Since Final Degree:

  • 2010 - Present; Professor of Ruminant Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • 2006 - to 2010; Associate Professor of Ruminant Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • 2001 - 2006; Assistant Professor of Ruminant Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • 1995 - 2001; Assistant Professor of Animal Nutrition, University of Wales, United Kingdom

Programs

  • Research

    Research Specializations and Interests

    1. Improving forage quality and conservation, conservation, and rumen fermentation with additives (enzymes, chemicals and microorganisms).
    2. Evaluating the impact of forage attributes on the health and performance of ruminants and the safety of animal products.
    3. Using legumes to improve the sustainability, productivity and efficiency of animal production.
    4. Devising location-appropriate supplementation strategies for livestock production.
    5. Using plant neutraceuticals to improve the health and performance of livestock.

     

  • Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems

Adesogan

Contact

Department of Animal Sciences
Bldg 459, Shealy Drive
PO Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611
adesogan@ufl.edu

  • Education

    Education:

    • 2000; Foundations of Senior Management Course, Open University, UK
    • 1996; Ph.D. Animal Production Science, University of Reading, UK.
    • 1991; M.S. (Distinction) , Animal and Forage Science, University of Reading, UK.
    • 1998; B.S. Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

  • Publications

    Publications

    Presentations

  • Professional Service and Awards

    Grants

    Professional Memberships

    • American Grassland and Forage Council
    • American Dairy Science Association
    • American Society of Animal Science

    Awards and Honors

    • Recognized by the American Dairy Science Association for the number of manuscripts I published in and reviewed for the Journal of Dairy Science over the last three years (2013).
    • Florida Agricultural Experiment Station LEAD21 Fellow (2010). Recipient of the Leadership Development for the 21st Century Award Fellowship from the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station.
    • University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship award to recognize a
      distinguished record of research and scholarship expected to lead to continuing distinction
      in the field (2009)
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