The Edmond Sun

November 4, 2013

Totusek Lectureship slated at OSU

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Family Features — The Oklahoma State University Department of Animal Science and the Animal Science Graduate Student Association will present the 20th Annual Totusek Lectureship Nov. 7.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a prime rib dinner at the Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center on the OSU campus.

A seminar will follow at 6:30 p.m. with keynote speaker Donnell Brown. He is the seed stock and marketing manager at the R.A. Brown Ranch in Throckmorton, Texas. The event is free, but those who are interested in attending are asked to RSVP as soon as possible to Corey Carpenter, vice president of the association, at or 530-200-6187.

Brown’s topic is “Beef Production in 2050: Doing the Same Thing in a Whole New Way.”

The lectureship is in honor of Robert Totusek, who was a member of the OSU Animal Science faculty for more than 38 years, including 14 years as head of the department. He also served as the livestock judging coach.

The mission of the Animal Science Graduate Student Association is to provide a positive professional and social environment for the graduate students in the animal science department at OSU.