Faculty & Staff

The Beef Program is led by faculty members and staff from the beef unit at ASREC.



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Ron Lemenager

Faculty Co-chair and Professor and Beef Extension
Email: rpl@purdue.edu
 
 

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Matt Claeys

Livestock Judging Coach and Beef Extension Specialist
Email: mclaeys@purdue.edu
 
 

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Jon Schoonmaker

Associate Professor
Email: jschoonm@purdue.edu
 
 

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Kara Stewart

Assistant Professor
Email: krstewart@purdue.edu
 
 

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Brian DeFreese

Beef Unit Manager
Email: bdefrees@purdue.edu
 
 

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Charlie Huelsenback

Assistant Beef Unit Manager
Email: chuelsen@purdue.edu
 
 

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Justin Lambert

Maintenance Mechanic
Email: lambert0@purdue.edu
 
 

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Scott Cronk

Farm Animal Research Technician
Email: cronk@purdue.edu
 
 

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