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Champaign, IL (June 1, 2023)—The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA®) is pleased to announce that Maurice Eastridge has been named Fellow of the American Dairy Science Association. The award will be presented on Sunday, June 25, 2023, during the opening session at the ADSA Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
The purpose of the ADSA Fellow Award is to recognize Dairy Foods division and Production division members of ADSA who have rendered distinguished service to the dairy industry over 20 years or more. The recipients must have made exceptional contributions to the dairy industry, to a dairy-related discipline, or to ADSA; in addition, the recipients must be and have been a member of ADSA for a minimum of 20 years.
Maurice Eastridge, professor and extension dairy specialist, has been on the faculty in the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University since March 1986. He also serves as Senior Associate Chair of the department, with active roles in teaching, extension, and research on dairy cattle nutrition and management. At the university and college levels, he has been recognized for his outstanding service to students and student development, and he has received several awards for his extension and research programs, including the DeLaval Dairy Extension Award, Applied Dairy Nutrition Award, and the Purina Animal Nutrition Teaching Award in Dairy Production from the ADSA.
It is with great pleasure that ADSA presents Maurice Eastridge with the 2023 Fellow of the American Dairy Science Association distinction.
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. www.adsa.org