Alexander Hristov receives the Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award

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Champaign, IL (June 1, 2023)—The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce Alexander Hristov as the 2023 recipient of the Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award. The award will be presented on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, during the awards ceremony at the ADSA Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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 have been a member of ADSA for at least five consecutive years. They must also be a resident of the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

Alexander N. Hristov, PhD, is a distinguished professor of dairy nutrition in the Department of Animal Science at The Pennsylvania State University. He has a BS from the Higher Institute of Zooengineering and Veterinary Medicine (Stara Zagora, Bulgaria) and a PhD in animal nutrition from the Bulgaria Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Hristov has worked as a research scientist in his native Bulgaria, at the US Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Research Service Dairy Forage Research Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and the Ag Canada Research Center in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. He was on the faculty at the Department of Animal and Veterinary Science at the University of Idaho and has been at The Pennsylvania State University since 2008.

It is with great pleasure that ADSA and Nutrition Professionals Inc. present Alexander Hristov with the 2023 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.