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Champaign, IL (May 9, 2022)—The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce Lance Baumgard as the 2022 recipient of the Zinpro Award for Excellence in Dairy Science. The award will be presented on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, during the awards ceremony at the ADSA Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Zinpro Award for Excellence in Dairy Science was created to recognize outstanding research in dairy production or manufacturing contributing to improvement or care of dairy cattle and development and improvement of processes, products, equipment, methods, handling, and sanitation. The winner must have made meritorious scientific contributions or discoveries pertaining to dairy production, manufacturing, and technology. These contributions may be published research data, plans, processes, devices, or inventions significant and beneficial to the dairy industry through either theory or practical application and may have been made while the winner was employed in public and/or private institutions and/or industry. The winner must also have published the research during the 10 calendar years immediately prior to the year of the award and must be and have been a member of ADSA for at least five successive years.

Lance Baumgard grew up on a mixed livestock and row-crop farm in southwestern Minnesota. He received his BS and MS degrees from the University of Minnesota and a PhD from Cornell University. Baumgard joined the University of Arizona’s animal science department in 2001 and then joined Iowa State University in 2009 as the Norman Jacobson Professor of Nutritional Physiology. He became the C. F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in 2022.

It is with great pleasure that ADSA and Zinpro Corporation present Lance Baumgard with the 2022 Zinpro Award for Excellence in Dairy Science.

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.