Dale Rozeboom, PhD

Animal Science

Professor/Extension SpecialistDepartment of Animal Science

Animal agriculture, the environment, and enhancing profitability of pork production have been Dales focus areas in his tenure @ MSU. The necessity to establish & maintain a sustainable balance of our animal agriculture, natural resources, and social fabric has been and is a pressing challenge and opportunity for the future. His extension & teaching scholarship have led to discovery & developement of new knowledge, practices, and technologies to help bolster environmental stewardship & sustainable pork production. His undergraduate instruction is "cutting edge" because of his extension work with farmers & the integrated programming approach with applied research. The adaptation of new & old swine care practices on modern farms is the goal in teaching in ANS 272 Introductory Swine Management & in his teaching @ the MSU Student Organic Farm.  He seeks to provide students with an understanding of the changing global pork industry, the coordination of production skills & business decisions, & critical evaluation of pork enterprise efficiency & profitability.