Daniel Buskirk, PhD

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Daniel Buskirk, PhD

Associate Professor

MSU Animal Science Department

Dr. Daniel Buskirk is an associate professor and beef extension specialist in the Dept. of Animal Science.  He received his BS and MS from Purdue University in Animal Science and PhD from the University of Illinois in Ruminant Nutrition.  Dr. Buskirk instructs undergraduate beef cattle management courses and conducts statewide Extension programming, which includes serving in coordination roles for the MSU/MCA Performance Bull Test, Lake City and Upper Peninsula Experiment Station beef herds, Michigan Cattle Identification Workgroup, Cattle Call newsletter, and Michigan Beef Quality Assurance program.


VM 817 Pre-Harvest Food Safety