Zinpro focuses on swine research, dairy nutrition with new hires
By Aerin Einstein-Curtis
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Trace mineral nutrition company Zinpro has added several members to its staff this summer, bringing in new researchers focused on swine nutrition and on dairy production.
Alyssa Cornelison started with the company in June as a research assistant focused on work with swine nutrition.
Previously she earned her master’s degree in animal science at Iowa State Unvieristy and has authored and co-authored texts for peer-reviewed swine research publications and the Cooperative Extension Service.
Wesley Schweer also has joined the company to work with swine nutrition. He was brought onboard to help develop swine nutrition technologies and provide support for customers.
Schweer earned his PhD in animal science from Iowa State University. He has a background in research and several publications related to swine production and nutrition.
Zinpro saw Huw McConochie join the staff as a dairy nutritionist at the end of July. His role with the company will include support for customers in Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa.
He also is set to help establish the direction for the company’s ongoing diary research and development.
Previously, he was the head of a dairy technical services for a manufacturer of agricultural products, and he has filled several roles in the dairy industry.
McConochie earned his PhD from Aberystwyth University in Wales and will be based in that country.