University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Richard Coffey

Richard Coffey    

Dr. Richard Coffey

Chair and Professor

Department of Animal and Food Sciences
College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
University of Kentucky

907 W.P. Garrigus Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0215
Phone: (859) 257-2686
Fax: (859) 257-2534
E-mail: Richard.Coffey@uky.edu

Education

1994 Ph.D., Swine Nutrition (Minor in Biochemistry), University of Kentucky
1990 M.S., Swine Nutrition, Oklahoma State University
1986 B.S., Animal Science, Oklahoma State University

    Professional Experience

    2015 to present, Chair, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky
    2012-2015, Director, University of Kentucky Research and Education Center
    2007 to present, Extension Professor, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky
    2000-2007, Associate Extension Professor, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky
    1994-2000, Assistant Extension Professor, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky
    1990-1994, Senior Research Analyst, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky

    1990-1994, Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky
    1986-1990, Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University

    Responsibilities

    100% Administration

    Honors

    2015 Hall of Fame Award from Kentucky Pork Producers Association
    2011 Honorary State FFA Degree from National FFA Organization
    2011 Extension Award from Southern Section American Society of Animal Science
    1999 Outstanding Service Award from Kentucky Pork Producers Association

    Professional Societies

    American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)
    Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST)