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Cody Wright

Cody Wright

Title

Professor

Office Building

Animal Science Complex

Office

212

Mailing Address

Animal Science Complex 212
Animal Science-Box 2170
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Education

B.S. - South Dakota State University
M.S. - Kansas State University
Ph.D. - North Carolina State University

Academic Responsibilities

AS 264 - Ruminant Livestock Production (Fall Only)
AS 319/L - Livestock Feeds and Feeding and Lab (Fall and Spring)
AS 389 - Current Issues in Animal Science (Summer Only)
AS 474/L - Cow-Calf Management and Lab (Fall and Spring)
AS 492 - Beef Seedstock Merchandising (Spring Only)
AS 494 - Internship (Fall, Spring, and Summer)
AS 733 - Vitamins and Minerals (Spring of Odd Years)

Committee Activities

F. O. Butler Foundation
SDSU Academic Affairs Committee
SDSU Assessment Sub-Committee
SDSU General Education Sub-Committee
SDSU HLC-NCA Accreditation Steering Committee
Department of Animal Science Assessment Coordinator
Department of Animal Science Beef Bowl BBQ Coordinator
Department of Animal Science Teaching and Curriculum Committee
Department of Animal Science Promotion and Tenure Committee
Department of Animal Science Scholarship Committee

Specialty Area

  • Ruminant Nutrition

Awards and Honors

Timothy J. Nichols Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Student Advising - 2017
J. Walters McCarty Advising Award - 2017
F. O. Butler Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2016
Edward Patrick Hogan Award for Teaching Excellence - 2015
Gamma Sigma Delta Teaching Award - 2013
College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences Teacher of the Year - 2012 and 2016
American Society of Animal Science - Midwest Section - Outstanding Extension Specialist Award - 2010
Gamma Sigma Delta Extension/Outreach Award - 2010
Certificate of Merit Award, SD Extension Specialists' Association - 2005
Team Award, Cooperative Extension Service - 2002

Professional Memberships

American Society of Animal Science
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists

Work Experience

Professor – Cow-Calf Nutrition and Management, August 2011 – Present
Department of Animal and Range Sciences
South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Current appointment: 75% teaching, 25% research


Associate Professor – Extension Beef Specialist, July 2006 – July 2011
Department of Animal and Range Sciences
South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

Assistant Professor – Extension Beef Specialist, January 2001 – June 2006
Department of Animal and Range Sciences
South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

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