Speaker

Todd Thrift, PhD

Florida BQA Coordinator

Dr. Todd Thrift received his B.S at the University of Kentucky in Animal Science, an M.S. at Oklahoma State University in Ruminant Nutrition, and a Ph.D. at Texas A&M University in Physiology of Reproduction. Dr. Thrift has been with the University of Florida’s Department of Animal Science in a 70% teaching, 30% extension position in Beef Cattle Management. His teaching appointment has him teaching Cow - Calf Management, Beef Cattle Nutrition, and Stocker - Feedlot Management. His extension appointment has him focusing as a Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator and with the National Animal I.D. Prior to coming to the University of Florida; Dr. Thrift worked for Texas A&M University, as a beef cattle specialist for five years.