Meet Montana State’s Dr. Glenn Duff


This year students at Montana State University-Bozeman interested in the Animal and Range Sciences Department have a new state-of-the-art Bio-Science Facility to take classes in. There is also a new Department Head in place at MSU.

The Search Committee for the MSU Animal and Range Sciences Department held a nationwide search last fall, evaluated applications for the Department Head position, and held interviews during February and early March. The job was offered to and accepted by Dr. Glen Duff from the University of Arizona.

On Friday, September 3, 2010, the Northern Ag Network’s Russell Nemetz interviewed Dr. Glenn Duff during our statewide television program:

Here is some of the pertinent information about Dr. Duff’s personal and professional background:


• Ph.D. – Animal Nutrition – New Mexico State University

• M.S. – Animal Physiology – University of Arkansas

• B.S. – Animal and Dairy Science – Northwest Missouri State University


Classes Taught

• ANS 334 – Principles of Nutrition

• ANS 336 – Applied Animal Nutrition

• ANS 465 – Advanced Nutrition Management – Feedlot

• ANS 498A – Senior Capstone – Current Issues in Livestock Industry


Dr. Glenn Duff grew up in southwest Iowa. He gained an appreciation for the livestock industry at an early age through active participation in FFA. His main project was raising purebred Spot hogs, which was initially started as a gilt chain. During his first year showing, Dr. Duff won Reserve Champion boar and Champion Litter in the FFA show at the Iowa State Fair. During the second year, he won Champion and Reserve Champion Boar, Champion Sow, and Champion Litter at the Iowa State Fair. A love of livestock and a passion for science led Dr. Duff major in Animal Sciences. He received his B. S. degree in Animal and Dairy Science from Northwest Missouri State University, M. S. degree in Animal Physiology from the University of Arkansas, and Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from New Mexico State University.


Dr. Glenn Duff’s first day at Montana State University-Bozeman was August 16, 2010.

© Northern Ag Network 2010

Russell Nemetz & Haylie Shipp



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