Trent Westhoff receives the Alltech Inc. Graduate Student Paper Publication Award

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Champaign, IL (June 1, 2023)—The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce Trent Westhoff as the 2023 recipient of the Alltech Inc. Graduate Student Paper Publication 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 Alltech Inc. Graduate Student Paper Publication Award recognizes a graduate student, who is also a member of ADSA, who has published a paper in the Journal of Dairy Science® (JDS®). The manuscript must be based on research conducted by the student before his or her final oral examination and must list the student as senior author. The manuscript must be submitted to JDS within six months after completion of the final oral examination and then be accepted to and/or published in JDS during the calendar year preceding the award.

Trent Westhoff is a PhD candidate at Cornell University under the mentorship of Sabine Mann. Westhoff is a native of Iowa, where he grew up on his family’s dairy, swine, and row-crop farm. In 2019, he received his BS in animal science from Iowa State University. His current research focuses on transition cow nutrition, management, and epidemiology, with a particular focus on identifying factors associated with colostrum production. More broadly, his research interests include understanding practical nutritional and management strategies to improve the health and productivity of neonatal and periparturient animals.

It is with great pleasure that ADSA and the Alltech Biotechnology Center present Trent Westhoff with the 2023 Alltech Inc. Graduate Student Paper Publication 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.