Nutrionist, Dr Aimee Lutz, has joined the Devenish ruminant team in the US.
She will be based out of the Devenish North America corporate office in Fairmont, Minnesota.
Prior to taking on this role, she was manager of ruminant research at ADM Animal Nutrition, where she had been since 2011. There, she directed and conducted feedlot, cow-calf, and rumen fermentation research to support existing and developing products, said Devenish.
She received her BS in Agriculture Science from Illinois State University, and her MS and PhD in ruminant nutrition from the University of Illinois. She worked as a Post-Doc in nutritional physiology at Iowa State University where she gained valuable experience in grant-writing and rumen physiology, said the company.
For eight years, she was a professor of animal nutrition at South Dakota State University with a teaching-research appointment. She taught undergraduate applied and advanced animal nutrition courses as well as a graduate class in vitamins and minerals. Her research focused on maternal nutrition and implications on the developing fetus, among other topics.