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Animal Sciences Department

Animal Sciences Department

Kyle Mendes

Lecturer - Meat Science

Kyle grew up in Modesto California raising swine, cattle, sheep, and chickens on his family farm. He was highly involved with the collegiate meat and livestock judging through his time at Modesto Junior College and Fresno State University where he received his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Education. He then started graduate school at the University of Florida where he completed his Master's degree in Animal Sciences, focusing on Meat Science. He enjoys processed meats, raising pigs and spending time with his wife Kendall and son Henry.


  • Teaching

    ANS 2002 The Meat We Eat

    ANS 4635C Meat Processing

    ANS 3006L Introduction to Animal Sciences Lab

  • Education
    • May, 2018
      M.S. Animal Science
      University of Florida
    • May, 2015
      B.S. Agricultural Education
      Fresno State University

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PO Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611
(209) 556-7499

2250 Shealy Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32611