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Krehbiel Hired as Assistant Professor in NMSU's Animal Sciences Department

LAS CRUCES -- Clinton Krehbiel began work Aug. 1 as an assistant professor of ruminant animal nutrition in New Mexico State University's animal and range sciences department.

Krehbiel, a Kansas native, will teach both undergraduate and graduate classes in NMSU's College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences . His courses will focus on livestock nutrition, emphasizing grazing and harvested forages. He also will conduct cow/calf range nutrition research.

He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in animal science from Kansas State University and a doctorate in animal science from the University of Nebraska. As a doctoral student, he conducted research on the starch digestion of high-grain diets in ruminant animals.

Before coming to NMSU, Krehbiel served a postdoctoral fellowship at the Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Neb. He also was a supervisor of the University of Nebraska's ruminant nutrition laboratory.

He is a member of the American Society of Animal Science and the agricultural honor society Gamma Sigma Delta.