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Lyle Westrom Lyle Westrom
Associate Professor - Dairy Science and Agricultural Education

Office: 100H UTOC
Phone: 218-281-8110
Resume: resume pdf

Courses Taught: 

  • AnSc 1004 "Introduction to Animal Science"
  • AnSc 1101 "Dairy Evaluation"
  • AnSc 1201 "Advanced Dairy Evaluation"
  • AFEE 1001 "Introduction to Agricultural Education/Extension"

Additional Responsibilities and Activities: 

  • Program Manager for Animal Industries Management and Agricultural, Food and Environmental Education
  • Mentor for the Minnesota Agricultural, Food and Environmental Education Teacher Induction Program. This involves mentoring young agricultural education teachers in high schools
  • Supervision of the Agricultural Education Program's student teachers

Membership in Professional Organizations: 

  • MAAE
  • AAAE
  • ACTE
  • NAAE
  • HFAA
  • Minnesota Holstein Association

Committee Membership: 

  • UMC Promotion and Tenure Committee
  • Bush Faculty Development Committee
  • UMC Curriculum Committee
  • Academic Appointments Committee

Selected Papers and Publications:

  • Lee, J.S., Embry, C., Hutter, J., Pollok, J., Rudd, R., Westrom, L.E., and Bull, A.M. (1996). Introduction to Livestock and Poultry Production: Science and Technology. Danville: Interstate Publishers, Inc.,  
  • Also 2nd edition of publication listed above. (2000).

Awards and Honors:

  • MVAIA Cooperative Business and Industry Award, 1998
  • Minnesota Honorary FFA Degree, 1997
  • UMC Distinguished Teacher Award, 1996

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. in Agricultural and Extension Education, Minor--Dairy Science from Mississippi State University
  • M.A. in Agricultural Education, Supporting Area--Dairy Science from the University of Minnesota
  • B.S. in Agricultural Education from the University of Minnesota

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