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Cassie Jones, animal feed expert

Dig Deep - Kansas State University Ag Research

Release Date: 04/29/2019

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Dr. Cassie Jones is an Assistant Professor of Feed Technology at Kansas State University where she has a joint research, teaching and outreach appointment in the Department of Grain Science & Industry. Her research efforts include evaluating the effects of ingredients or feed processing technologies on feed safety and animal nutrition. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on ingredient quality and feed safety, as well as industry feed manufacturing short courses through the IGP Institute.