OSU extension dairy specialist wins national recognition

August 5, 2005

CORVALLIS – Mike Gamroth, dairy specialist with the Oregon State University Extension Service and professor of animal sciences, is a recipient of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents Distinguished Service Award. He was honored at the Association’s 90th annual meeting and professional improvement conference in Buffalo, New York, on July 19.

OSU Extension Service peers nominated Gamroth for the award.

Gamroth has been an area dairy and poultry agent, district dairy agent, state Extension dairy specialist and interim associate director at Oregon State University over his 32-year career. He currently concentrates his research and educational programs on environmental issues important to a viable dairy industry. He also leads an annual Extension barbeque social sponsored by the local Extension County Agents Association in Oregon.

“His enthusiasm and dedication are appreciated by his peers and clientele alike,” said Kelvin Koong, interim dean and director of the OSU Extension Service.

For more information and a photo of Gamroth, visit the OSU Animal Sciences website at: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/animal-sciences/faculty/gamroth.htm

Author: Carol Savonen
Source: Mike Gamroth