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The R. C. Pollock Award

Sponsored in 2017 by the AMSA Educational Foundation

The R. C. Pollock Award is presented in honor of the first general manager of the National Live Stock and Meat Board. Pollock, a leader dedicated to the advancement of meat science, was the moving force in the establishment of the Reciprocal Meat Conference. The award honors a dedicated AMSA member whose work through teaching, extension, research, or service represents an extraordinary and lasting contribution to the meat industry.

2016 Wise, Jimmy USDA & AMSA (Retired)
2015 Riemann, M. James
Certified Angus Beef® (Retired)
2014 Sebranek, Joe
Iowa State University
2013 Rust, Robert E. Iowa State University
2012 Hunt, Melvin C. Kansas State University
2011 Tompkin, R. Bruce Armour Swift-Eckrich
2010 Schmidt, Glenn R. Colorado State University
2009 Carr, Tom R. University of Illinois
2008 Aberle, Elton D. University of Wisconsin
2007 Anderson, David B. Elanco Animal Health
2006 Huffman, Dale L. Auburn University
2005 Allen, Dell M. Cargill Meat Solutions
2004 Moody, William G. University of Kentucky
2003 Kotula, Anthony W. United States Department of Agriculture
2002 Borchert, Larry L. University of Wisconsin-Madison
2001 Smith, Gary C. Colorado State University
2000 Mandigo, Roger W. University of Nebraska
1999 Cross, H. Russell IDEXX Food Safety Net Service, Inc.
1998 Johnson, H. Kenneth National Live Stock & Meat Board
1997 Kauffman, Robert G. University of Wisconsin
1996 Judge, Max D. Purdue University
1995 Cassens, Robert G. University of Wisconsin
1994 Johnson, V. K. North Dakota State University
1993 Cahill, Vernon R. The Ohio State University
1992 Adams, Charles H. University of Nebraska
1991 Kropf, Donald H. Kansas State University
1990 Hedrick, Harold B. University of Missouri
1989 Merkel, Robert A. Michigan State University
1988 Kemp, James D. University of Kentucky
1986 Walters, Lowell E. Oklahoma State University
1985 Kinsman, Donald M. University of Connecticut
1984 Sleeth, R. B. Armour Food Company
1983 Carpenter, Zerle L. Texas A & M University
1982 Christian, J. A. University of Georgia
1980 Kunkle, L. E. The Ohio State University
1979 Pearson, A. M. Michigan State University
1978 Mackintosh, Davey L. Kansas State University
1977 Bray, Robert W. University of Wisconsin

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