It is with great pleasure that ADSA and DeLaval Inc. present Marina A. G. von Keyserlingk with the 2018 DeLaval Dairy Extension Award.
The DeLaval Dairy Extension Award was created to recognize outstanding achievements in dairy extension. The winner must have made a valuable and noteworthy contribution to the dairy industry through dairy extension in the broad areas of production, manufacturing, marketing, and youth work; be active in dairy extension when nominated and have at least 10 years of dairy extension work with an educational or public institution; and have been a member of ADSA for at least five successive years.
Marina A. G. von Keyserlingk received her BSc in agriculture and PhD in animal science from the University of British Columbia and her MSc in animal science from the University of Alberta. von Keyserlingk makes outstanding contributions to the advancement of dairy cattle welfare as professor in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems in the Animal Welfare Program at the University of British Columbia.
von Keyserlingk serves on several dairy cattle welfare advisory committees in North America and has made more than 200 extension presentations discussing cattle welfare across the world.