John Bernard receives the Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award

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Champaign, IL (June 3, 2020)—The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce John Bernard as the 2020 recipient of the Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award. Bernard will be recognized during the virtual ADSA Annual Meeting.

The Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award was created to stimulate and recognize outstanding achievement in research, teaching, extension, or industry in applied dairy nutrition. The winner must have made significant contributions to the dairy industry in the area of applied dairy nutrition in one or more areas, such as applied nutrition research related to improved production efficiency, reproductive function, or herd health; integration of innovative nutritional management practices into profitable management systems; or education (including technology transfer and extension) and application of nutritional information to students, producers, and the public. The winner must have made the contribution within 10 years prior to the year of the award and been a member of ADSA for at least 5 consecutive years. They must also be a resident of the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

John Bernard is a professor at The University of Georgia Tifton Campus. His applied research has focused on improving the utilization of southern forages and developing supplementation strategies using by-products and specialty ingredients to improve production and efficiency. He has served ADSA on the editorial board for the Journal of Dairy Science®, has chaired numerous committees, and was the 2011 recipient of the Pioneer Hi-Bred Forage Award. He currently serves as the past president of the ARPAS Foundation, as an editorial board member for Applied Animal Science, and as an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Dairy Science.

It is with great pleasure that ADSA and Nutrition Professionals Inc. present John Bernard with the 2020 Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award.


About the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)
The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is an international organization of educators, scientists, and industry representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry and keenly aware of the vital role the dairy sciences play in fulfilling the economic, nutritive, and health requirements of the world’s population. It provides leadership in scientific and technical support to sustain and grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry.