Ron Bates

Ron Bates
Telephone: 517-432-1387

Department of Animal Science

Professor, Swine Genetics Management

1205G Anthony Hall


BS, Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture
MS, Oklahoma State University
PhD, Oklahoma State University


80% Extension, 20% Research


Extension programs include breeding systems improvement, carcass merit and meat quality, swine management and education series, Michigan Pork Alliance, and swine industry support.


Conducts research related to swine genetics management.

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