February 27, 2019
Zinpro Corporation appoints manager for Rocky Mountain District, US
Zinpro Corporation has announced that Willard Lemaster has joined the company as account manager for the Rocky Mountain District in the US.
Based in western Iowa, US, Lemaster brings to Zinpro more than 20 years of beef industry experience. This experience will provide nutritional solutions and Zinpro Performance Minerals® sales support to customers in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas.
"With his extensive academic and practical experience within the US beef industry, Willard is a great asset to the Zinpro sales team and to our customers," said Scott Hirsch, business manager (ruminant, US sales) of Zinpro Corporation. "Willard's exceptional beef cattle nutrition and management experience will provide unsurpassed support to our customers and to their cattle production systems."
Prior to joining Zinpro, Lemaster was beef technical service and head nutritionist for a company that provides customised vitamin and mineral premixes, commodity blends and feed ingredients to the beef, dairy, poultry and swine industries in the US and Canada. His extensive experience in the livestock industry includes roles as animal nutrition consultant, livestock judge, farm manager, university lecturer, author and Extension livestock specialist and beef coordinator.
Lemaster earned his master's degree in animal sciences, with a specialisation in beef animal nutrition, from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He earned his bachelor's degree in animal and veterinary sciences from West Virginia University-Morgantown.
In addition, Lemaster has completed considerable coursework towards a doctoral degree, with a specialisation in beef cattle nutrition.