Reid McDaniel, Ph.D.
Dr. Reid McDaniel grew up on a diversified family farm in Georgia, where his interests in agriculture began. His education includes a bachelor’s degree in both animal science and dairy science from the University of Georgia; a master’s degree in animal science from Kansas State University; and a doctorate in animal science from New Mexico State University. His research programs predominantly focused on feedlot nutrition and management. He brings a broad range of professional experience in industry and academia including feedlot consulting in Australia and the United States; serving as the Extension Beef Feedlot Specialist at South Dakota State University; and providing nutrition and management services for a feed company. Reid focuses on providing sound science-based nutritional and management advice. His goals include increasing productivity, increasing beef quality, enhancing animal well-being, improving customer livelihood, and decreasing environmental impact.