EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 14, 2016 – Zinpro Corporation announces the addition of Dr. Jason Russell to its Research and Nutritional Services (RNS) team as research nutritionist – beef. In this new position, he will be responsible for providing U.S. customers and sales teams with cow-calf/stocker technical services. In addition, he will help to direct and coordinate various beef research studies for the company and provide beef technical services for international markets.
Prior to joining Zinpro, Dr. Russell worked first as a beef production specialist and then as a feedlot and livestock specialist for two, U.S. feed manufacturers. For the past 14 years, he has also been involved in a beef seedstock operation, Russell Family Livestock, Brooklyn, Wisconsin.
Russell earned his doctoral degree in nutritional science – ruminant nutrition from Iowa State University, Ames, his master’s degree in animal science from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and his bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is located at the company’s corporate headquarters in Eden Prairie, and reports to Connie Larson, RNS ruminant manager – North America, Zinpro Corporation.