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Gary L. Heusner
Equine nutritionist

Dr. Heusner is a Retired Extension Horse Specialist and Professor from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He holds a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. He was responsible for working with 159 counties and agents in the state of Georgia’s Horse Extension Program. He also conducted adult education programs and assisted with State 4-H Horse Programs. He was the faculty farm coordinator for the Department of Animal Science Horse Farms, with an inventory of 85 head of horses. His research projects were in the areas of nutrition, reproduction, and behavior of horses. He has numerous publications. Dr. Heusner continues to consult in the areas of equine nutrition, reproduction, and farm management.


Holly Balentine
Dairy cattle nutritionist

Dr. Balentine is a private consultant who has worked as a dairy nutritionist for 18 years, traveling to dairy farms throughout the Southeast and creating custom nutrition plans. She holds a B.S. in animal science from Berry College in Rome, GA; a master’s degree in animal science from Louisiana State University; and a Ph.D. in dairy nutrition and physiology from Virginia Tech. She is also an active member of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists and the American Dairy Science Association.
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