Dairy Program Specialist
Instruction Dr. Kilmer teaches nutrition and management; and guest lectures in various animal science and veterinary medicine courses, and milk production. Research Dr. Kilmer's areas of research are software development for management information systems on microcomputers and mainframes including the ISU dairy ration program, revisions to the Dairy Herd Improvement Association feed information program, and development of templates for electronic spreadsheets; and factors affecting dry matter intake and performance of lactating dairy cows during the periparturient period.
Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University: 1980
Master of Science, Pennsylvania State University: 1978
Bachelor of Science, Cornell University: 1971
Dairy Herd Improvement Association, Mid-States Dairy Records Processing Center, director
American Dairy Science Association
American Society of Animal Science
Iowa Purebred Dairy Cattle Council, secretary.
Dairy Science Extension, section coordinator.
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