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A Utah State University Extension specialist and professor in the Animal Science Department was honored recently in Lethbridge, Canada, by the American Society of Animal Science.

Norris J. Stenquist was awarded the 1995 Western Section Animal Science Award in Extension.Stenquist, USU Extension livestock specialist, completed his doctorate in animal nutrition in 1968 from Colorado State University. He began working for USU extension as a county agent in 1958. Except for his graduate work at Colorado State, he has been with USU Extension ever since.

In addition to extensive work on cattle nutrition, he has been heavily involved in cattle carcass evaluation research and extension work. He has been a major force in promoting production records on a state and national basis. He was one of the first to use computers for animal record keeping and animal diet formulation.