Michael S. Brown, Ph.D., P.A.S.
Professor of Ruminant Nutrition and Management
Office: Killgore Research Center, Room 169
Professional Profile Dr. Brown joined the faculty of the Feedlot Research Group within the Department of Agricultural Sciences in 2000. He received a B.S. degree in animal science from South Dakota State University in 1993, and gained experience in the cattle feeding industry for two years before pursuing graduate studies. Dr. Brown received his M.S and Ph.D. degrees in animal science from New Mexico State University in 1997 and 2000, respectively.
Teaching and Related Service Dr. Brown teaches two undergraduate courses in animal science, Feeds and Feeding and Feedlot Management, and a graduate course in Digestive Physiology. He serves as major adviser of M.S. and Ph.D. students and has served as a graduate committee member for other M.S. and Ph.D. students at WTAMU, Texas A&M University, Texas Tech University and the University of Missouri.
Research and Creative Activity Dr. Brown conducts research focused on the impact of grain processing, feeds from the renewable energy industry, trace mineral nutrition, and feed additives on growth performance and nutrient requirements of feedlot cattle. Dr. Brown maintains an active, externally-funded research program and shares his findings through various publications and by speaking invitations for regional, national and international meetings. He has also maintained on-going consulting commitments in the cattle feeding industry.
Personal Sketch Dr. Brown is a member of, and has held committee and/or and officer positions in, the American Society of Animal Science, The American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists, and the Plains Nutrition Council. He is a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Canyon, and he has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Animal Science and Veterinary Research Communications journal. Dr. Brown and his family reside in Canyon.