Dr. Kern Hendrix
West Lafayette, IN
Dr. Kern Hendrix has dedicated his life to the education of current and past livestock breeders in the state of Indiana. This livestock industry professional is hard working and trustworthy.
For approximately 30 years, his work emphasized nutrition and management. Kern worked in cooperation with the Department of Agronomy on grazed and harvested forage in cow-calf and early post weaning phases of production.
The IBEP Bull Test Station was initiated in the 1970's and Kern has worked with the program for 28 years. The program has evaluated more than 7100 bulls and sold bulls to producers in 21 states.
Kern also served as co-coordinator of the Indiana Beef Evaluation and Economics Feeding (IBEEF) program. The program assists producers in evaluating the genetics and management of cattle for post weaning gain, carcass merit and economic returns.
Congratulations and thank you to Dr. Kern Hendrix for your influence on the knowledge, integrity and skill of numerous Indiana livestock breeders.