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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

Yoder, A.D., R.S. Beyer, and C.K. Jones. 2015. The relative value of sorghum to corn in broiler chick starter diets improves during drought conditions. J. Appl. Poult. Sci. Accepted. JAPR-14-01097.

Pilcher, C.M., C.K. Jones, M. Schroyen, A.J. Severin, J.F. Patience, C.K. Tuggle, and J.E. Koltes. 2015. Transcript profiles in longissimus dorsi muscle and subcutaneous adipose tissue: A comparison of pigs with different post-weaning growth rates. J. Anim. Sci. Accepted. doi:10-2527/jas2014-8593.

Jones, C.K., E.L. Frantz, A. Bingham, J.R. Bergstrom, J.M. DeRouchey, and J.F. Patience. 2015. Effects of drought-affected corn and non-starch polysaccharide enzyme inclusion on nursery pig growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. Accepted. doi:10.2527/jas2014-8309.

Lewis, L.L., C.R. Stark, A.C. Fahrenholz, M.A.D. Goncalves, J.M. DeRouchey, and C.K. Jones. 2015. Effects of pelleting conditioner retention time on nursery pig growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. Accepted. doi:10.2527/jas2014-8072.

Lewis, L.L., C.R. Stark, A.C. Fahrenholz, J.R. Bergstrom, and C.K. Jones. 2015. Evaluation of conditioning time and temperature on gelatinized starch and vitamin retention in a pelleted swine diet. J. Anim. Sci. Accepted. doi:10.2527/jas2014-8074.