Dr. Trevor DeVries Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Dairy Research


Source: American Dairy Science Association®

The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce Trevor DeVries as the 2021 recipient of the Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award. DeVries will be recognized during the virtual ADSA Annual Meeting.

The Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award was created to stimulate and recognize outstanding achievement in research, teaching, extension, or industry in applied dairy nutrition. The winner must have made significant contributions to the dairy industry in the area of applied dairy nutrition in one or more areas, such as applied nutrition research related to improved production efficiency, reproductive function, or herd health; integration of innovative nutritional management practices into profitable management systems; or education (including technology transfer and extension) and application of nutritional information to students, producers, and the public. The winner must have made the contribution within 10 years prior to the year of the award and been a member of ADSA for at least five consecutive years. They must also be a resident of the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

Trevor DeVries is a professor and Canada Research Chair in the Department of Animal Biosciences at the University of Guelph. In that position, DeVries leads a highly productive research program, with more than 170 peer-reviewed papers, focused on understanding the links between dairy cow nutrition, behavior, health, and performance. He is also committed to applying work to the field, as evidenced by more than 260 invited research presentations. DeVries also contributes to applied dairy nutrition through his work at the university, which includes teaching courses in the area of dairy management, coaching the university Dairy Challenge team, and mentoring students.

It is with great pleasure that ADSA and Nutrition Professionals Inc. present Trevor DeVries with the 2021 Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award.


The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is an international organization of educators, scientists, and industry representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry and keenly aware of the vital role the dairy sciences play in fulfilling the economic, nutritive, and health requirements of the world’s population. It provides leadership in scientific and technical support to sustain and grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry.