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.