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Animal Sciences and Industry

Jones, Cassandra

Jones, Cassandra Associate Professor

126 Weber
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-4017 fax

Area(s) of Specialization

Animal feed safety, livestock feed manufacturing, feed ingredient stability

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B.S. Animal Science and Industry, Kansas State University, 2007
M.S. Animal Science, Kansas State University, 2009
Ph.D. Nutritional Sciences, Iowa State University, 2012

Bio Brief

Dr. Cassie Jones is the Undergraduate Research Coordinator in the Department of Animal Sciences & Industry at Kansas State University. She coordinates undergraduate students interested in research projects across disciplines and species. Cassie teaches ASI 561: Undergraduate Research in Animal Sciences & Industry and ASI 318: Fundamentals of Nutrition. Her research efforts include evaluating the effects of ingredients or feed processing technologies on feed safety and animal nutrition. Dr. Jones is originally from Beulah, N.D., where her family raised Rambouillet sheep. She is formally trained as an applied swine nutritionist. She and her husband, Spencer, have three children, Ty, Hayden, and Hadley, and raise Angus cattle near Wamego.

Recent Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Schumacher, L.L., R.A. Cochrane, A.R. Huss, C.R. Stark, J.C. Woodworth, J.F. Bai, E.L. Poulsen, Q. Chen, R.G. Main, J.Q. Zhang, P.C. Gauger, R.J. Derscheid, D.R. Magstadt, S.S. Dritz, and C.K. Jones. 2017. Characterizing the rapid spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) through an animal food manufacturing facility. PLoS ONE. Accepted.
De Jong, J.A., J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J.C. Woodworth, S.S. Dritz, C.R. Stark, C.K. Jones, H.C. Williams, and C.R. Paulk. 2017. Formation of pellet fines during the feed manufacturing process, transportation and feed line delivery, and nutrient composition. T ASABE. In Press.
Huss, A.R., J.C. Fuller, Jr., W. Centrella, D.L. Marshall, A. Deliphan, and C.K. Jones. 2017. Mitigation of Salmonella on pet food kibbles using liquid and powdered 3-hydroxy-3-methylbutyric acid. J. Food Protec. 80(7):1080-1084.
Cochrane, R.A., L.L. Schumacher, S.S. Dritz, J.C. Woodworth, A.R. Huss, C.R. Stark, J.M. DeRouchey, M.D. Tokach, R.D. Goodband, J. Bai, Q. Chen, J. Zhang, P.C. Gauger, R.J. Derscheid, D.R. Magstadt, R.G. Main, and C.K. Jones. 2017. Effect of pelleting on survival of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)-contaminated feed. J. Anim. Sci. 95:1170-1178.
Huss, A.R., L.L. Schumacher, R.A. Cochrane, E. Poulsen, J. Bai, J.C. Woodworth, S.S. Dritz, C.R. Stark, and C.K. Jones. 2017. Elimination of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus in an animal feed manufacturing facility. PLoS ONE. 12(1):e0169612.
Kalivoda, J.R., C.K. Jones, and C.R. Stark. 2017. Impact of varying analytical methodologies on grain particle size determination. J. Anim. Sci. 95(1):113-119.