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Dr. Randy Shaver

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Nutrition and Feeding

Dr. Randy Shaver
Associate Professor, Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Randy Shaver

Area of Expertise
Dr. Randy Shaver is an Associate Professor in the Dairy Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His extension and research programs focus on applied nutrition of lactating dairy cattle. Randy has authored or co-authored 60 peer-review journal publications, 95 scientific abstracts, 85 popular-press articles in industry trade magazines, and over 200 newsletter articles, extension handouts or bulletins, and internet publications. He has presented over 300 invited papers at industry conferences in 40 states. Additionally, he has been an invited speaker for dairy producer and feed industry audiences in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Italy, Korea, Mexico, and seven provinces in Canada.

Academic Training

PhD 1986 University of Wisconsin-Madison Dairy Science
MS 1982 University of Maryland Animal Science
BS 1981 Pennsylvania State University Dairy Science

Professional Experience

1988 - Present Assistant Professor (1988 – 94), Associate Professor (1994 – 1999), and Professor (1999 – present) of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Honors and Awards
ADSA DeLaval Dairy Extension Award
ADSA Nutrition Professionals Applied Dairy Nutrition Award
Midwest ADSA/ASAS Outstanding Young Extension Specialist Award
CALS Pound Extension Excellence Award
Wisconsin County Agents Association Second Mile Award
Wisconsin Forage Council Educator of the Year
Wisconsin Forage Council Outstanding Researcher Award



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