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Bryon Wiegand

Bryon R. Wiegand


Associate Professor

Meat Science

S138 Animal Science Research Center
Division Of Animal Sciences
Columbia, MO 65211

  • Phone: (573) 882-3176
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  • Curriculum Vitae

Education


  • Iowa State University

    Doctor of Philosophy - Meat Science, 2000
  • Auburn University

    Master of Science - Animal Breeding, 1997
  • University of Missouri

  • Bachelor of Science - Animal Science, 1995

Proffessional Experience


Associate Professor, Meat Science – Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri (July 2007- pres.) Appointment:  60% Research, 40% Teaching

Associate Professor, Animal Science – Department of Agriculture, Illinois State University (July 2006-July 2007) Appointment:  75% Teaching, 25% Research

Assistant Professor, Animal Science - Department of Agriculture, Illinois State University (August 2000 - June 2006) Appointment:  75% Teaching, 25% Research

Graduate Research Assistant, Meat Science – Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University (August 1997-May 2000) Appointment:  Research, Teaching

Graduate Research Assistant, Animal Breeding and Genetics – Department of Animal Science, Auburn University (August 1995-August 1997) Appointment:  Research, Teaching

 

Publications


Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Berg, E.P., C. A. Stahl, M.S. Shannon, D. L. McNamara-Perry, T.B. Schmidt, and B.R. Wiegand. 2010. The influence of dietary protein on market barrows and gilts supplemented creatine monohydrate in conjunction with a high glycemic carbohydrate. Meat Science (Accepted).
  2. Atkinson, R., P. Walker, S. Reader, J. Carmack, K. Ajuwon, S. Lake, B. Wiegand. 2010. Effect of distiller’s grain on performance and meat quality in steers at 40 and 70% inclusion. J. Anim. Sci. (In Review).
  3. Dow, D.L., B. R. Wiegand, M. R. Ellersieck, and C. L. Lorenzen. 2010. Prediction of fat percentage within marbling scores on beef longissimus muscle using three different fat determination methods. J. Anim. Sci. (In Press).
  4. Pompeu, D., B. R. Wiegand, R. B. Hinson, Z.P. Zhu, J.W. Rickard and G.L. Allee. 2010. Dietary inclusion of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) changes fatty acid profiles of pigs fed thirty percent corn distiller’s dried grains with soluble (DDGS) during growing-finishing phase. Prof. Anim. Sci. (Accepted).
  5. Pompeu, D., B. R. Wiegand, H. L. Evans, J. W. Rickard, G. D. Gerlemann, R. B. Hinson, S. N. Carr, M. J. Ritter and G. L. Allee. 2010. Effects of the inclusion of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and ractopamine (Paylean) on growth performance and fat quality characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. (In review).
  6. Hinson, R.B., B.R. Wiegand, M.J. Ritter, G.L. Allee and S.N. Carr. 2010. Impact of dietary energy level and ractopamine (Paylean®) on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. (Accepted).
  7. Wiegand, B.R., R. B. Hinson, M. J. Ritter, S. N. Carr and G. L. Allee. 2010. Fatty acid profiles and iodine value correlations between four carcass fat depots from pigs fed varied combinations of ractopamine (Paylean®) and energy. J. Anim. Sci. (Accepted).
  8. Wiegand, B.R., D. Pompeu, R.L. Thiel-Cooper, J. E. Cunnick, F.C. Parrish, Jr. 2010. Immune response and blood chemistry of pigs fed conjugated linoleic acid. J. Anim. Sci. (Accepted).
  9. Tudor, K.W., M. A. Jones, S. T. Hughes, J. P. Holt and B.R. Wiegand. 2010. Effect of fermentation with Saccharomyces cerevisiae on the phytic acid and raffinosaccharide contents of soybean meal. J. Anim. Feed Sci. Tech. (In review).
  10. Pompeu, D., B. R. Wiegand, M. Carlson-Shannon, J. W. Rickard, H. L. Evans, K. S. Roberts and S. Turner. 2010. Dietary inclusion of corn distiller’s dried grains with soluble (DDGS) up to forty five percent does not change pig growth performance or carcass traits but increases iodine value to unacceptable levels. Prof. Anim. Sci. (Accepted).
  11. Rozum, J.D., D.E. Kopsell, G.R. Bachman, B.R. Wiegand, J.C. Sedbrook and R.L. Rhykerd. 2010. Impact of selected cultural practices on seedling growth of Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera). Trans. Illinois St. Acad. of Sci. 103(1&2): 1-12.
  12. Larsen, S.T., B. R. Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr., J. E. Swan, and J. C. Sparks. 2009. Dietary conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) changes belly and bacon quality from pigs fed varied lipid sources. J. Anim Sci : 87: 285-295.
  13. Tudor, K.W., B. R. Wiegand, A.L. Meteer, H.L. Evans, K.S. Roberts. 2009.  Milling Characteristics of Corn and Yellow, Short-Season Field Peas Intended for Swine Diets. Prof. Anim. Sci. 25: 8-16.
  14. Brooks, K.R., B.R. Wiegand, A.L. Meteer, G.I. Petersen, J.D. Spencer, J.R. Winter and J.A. Robb. 2009. Inclusion of Yellow Field Peas and Carbohydrase Enzyme in Nursery Pig Diets to Improve Growth Performance. Prof. Anim. Sci. 25: 17 - 25.
  15. Stahl, C.A., M.S. Carlson-Shannon, B.R. Wiegand, D.L. Meyer, T.B. Schmidt, and E.P. Berg. 2007. The influence of creatine and a high glycemic carbohydrate on the growth performance and meat quality of market hogs fed ractopamine hydrochloride. Meat Science 75 (2007).
  16. Spaulding, A.D., B. R. Wiegand, and P. D. O’Rourke. 2007. College-Age Consumers’ Knowledge and Perceptions of Food Irradiation.  J. Food Prod. Marketing. 13(4): 99-113.
  17. Rhykerd, R.L., K.W. Tudor, B. R. Wiegand, D. M. Kingman, and D. G. Morrish. 2006.  Enhancing Experiential Learning Through a Hands-on Crop Production and Marketing Contest.  NACTA Journal 50:4 p.26.
  18. Houser, T. A., J. G. Sebranek, W. N. Maisonet, J. C. Cordray, B. R. Wiegand, D. U. Ahn, and E. J. Lee.  2005. The Effects of Irradiation on Quality Characteristics of Commercially Produced Ham and Pork Frankfurters Over Extended Storage.  J. Food Sci. 70(4):S262-S266.
  19. Newcom, D.W., K. J. Stalder, T. J. Baas, R. N. Goodwin, F. C. Parrish, and B.R. Wiegand. 2004.  Breed differences and genetic parameters of myoglobin concentration in porcine longissimus muscle.  J. Anim. Sci. 82:2264-2268.
  20. Wiegand, B. R., J. C. Sparks, D. C. Beitz, F. C. Parrish, Jr., R. L. Horst, A. H. Trenkle, and R. C. Ewan. 2002. Short-term feeding of Vitamin D3 improves color but does not change tenderness of pork-loin chops. J. Anim. Sci. 80:2116-2121.
  21. Wiegand, B. R., J. C. Sparks, F.C. Parrish, Jr., and D.R. Zimmerman. 2002.  Duration of feeding conjugated linoleic acid influences growth performance, carcass traits, and meat quality of finishing barrows. J. Anim. Sci. 80:637-643.
  22. Wiegand, B.R., F.C. Parrish, Jr., J.E. Swan, S.T. Larsen, and T.J. Baas. 2001. Conjugated linoleic acid improves feed efficiency, decreases subcutaneous fat, and improves certain aspects of meat quality in stress-genotype pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 79:2187-2195.
  23. Wiegand, B. R., F. C. Parrish, Jr., D. G. Morrical, and E. Huff-Lonergan. 2001. Feeding high levels of vitamin D3 does not improve tenderness of callipyge lamb loin chops. J. Anim. Sci. 79:2086-2091.
  24. Swan, J.E., F.C. Parrish, Jr., B.R. Wiegand, S.T. Larsen, T.J. Baas, and E.P. Berg. 2001.  Total body electrical conductivity (TOBEC) measurement of compositional differences in hams, loins, and bellies from conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) – fed stress-genotype pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 79:1475-1482.
  25. Thiel-Cooper, R.L., F.C. Parrish, Jr., J.C. Sparks, B.R. Wiegand, and R.C. Ewan. 2001. Conjugated linoleic acid changes swine performance and carcass composition. J. Anim. Sci.  79:1821-1828.
  26. Lonergan, S. M., E. Huff-Lonergan, B. R. Wiegand, and L.A. Kriese-Anderson. 2001. Postmortem proteolysis and tenderization of top loin steaks from Brangus cattle. J. Muscle Foods. 12(2):121-136.
  27. Johnson, S.C., J.G. Sebranek, D. G. Olson, and B. R. Wiegand. 2000. Irradiation in contrast to thermal processing of pepperoni for control of pathogens: Effects on quality indicators. J. Food Sci. 65(7):1260-1265.

Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Spaulding, A.D., B. Wiegand, and P. D. O’Rourke. 2005. Consumer Knowledge and Perception of Food Irradiation: Ground Beef Study.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Food Distribution Research Society in Washington, D.C. October 15-19, 2005.
  2. Walker, P.M., T.R. Kelley, R. J. Simmons, and B.R. Wiegand. 2004. A mobile, spent hen incineration unit. Proceedings Midwest Poultry Federation Convention. pp. 133-144. St. Paul, MN.
  3. Rhykerd, R. L., K.W. Tudor, B. R. Wiegand, and D. M. Kingman. 2004.  Impact of a crop production and marketing contest on student learning.  In: “With Zeal Unceasing”.  Essays on Teaching at Illinois State University.

Books/Book Chapters

  1. Parrish, F.C., Jr.,  B. R. Wiegand, D. C. Beitz, D. U. Ahn, M. Du, and A. H. Trenkle. 2003.  Use of Dietary CLA to Improve Composition and Quality of Animal-Derived Foods. In: Advances in Conjugated Linoleic Acid Research. Volume 2.  AOCS Press, Champaign, Illinois.

Peer Reviewed Abstracts

  1. Rickard, J.W., B.R. Wiegand, W.J. Sexten, R. Disselhorst, and R.L. Kallenbach. 2010. Effect of weaning program and backgrounding method on meat quality parameters of steers fed a common finishing diet.  Proceedings of 63nd Reciprocal Meats Conference. June 2010, Lubbock, TX.
  2. Evans, H.L., R. B. Hinson, G. D. Gerlemann, D. Pompeu, S. N. Carr, M. J. Ritter, B. R. Wiegand, G. L. Allee, and R. D. Boyd.  2010.  Fatty acid profiles of pork fat are altered when ractopamine (Paylean), CLA, and DDGS are fed.  J. Anim. Sci. 88:E-supplement 4.
  3. Pompeu, D., J. W. Rickard, G. D. Gerlemann, R. B. Hinson, M. E. Briscoe, B. R. Wiegand, and G. L. Allee. 2010. Meat quality and retail shelf-life of pork from pigs fed dried distiller’s grains with soluble (DDGS), conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and a ractopamine (RAC) program.  J. Anim. Sci 88:E-supplement 4.
  4. Rickard, J. W., D. Pompeu, B. R. Wiegand, G. D. Gerlemann, R. B. Hinson, and G. L. Allee. 2010. Dried distiller’s grains with soluble (DDGS) at 20% dietary inclusion do not inhibit growth performance or carcass characteristics when fed with or without a Paylean program or CLA. J. Anim. Sci. 88:E-supplement 4.
  5. Dow, D. L., B. R. Wiegand, and C. L. Lorenzen. 2010. Determination of fat percentage using CEM and Folch fat extraction methods within marbling score on beef Longissimus muscle. J. Anim. Sci. 88: E-supplement 4.
  6. Gerlemann, G. D., R. B. Hinson, D. Pompeu, S. N. Carr, M. J. Ritter, B. R. Wiegand, G. L. Allee, and R. D. Boyd. 2010. Impact of CLA and ractopamine (Paylean) on growth performance and carcass characteristics in finishing pigs fed either corn distiller’s dried grains with soluble (DDGS) or corn-soy diets.  J. Anim. Sci. 88:E-supplement 4.
  7. Carmack, J. M., P. M. Walker, R. L. Atkinson, S. W. Reader, and B. R. Wiegand. 2009. Effects of diets containing elevated levels of modified wet corn distiller’s grains with solubles (DGS) on performance and carcass characteristics of beef steers. J. Anim. Sci. 87:E-supplement 4.
  8. Wiegand, B.R., K.S. Roberts, H.L. Evans, R.B. Hinson, B. Cousins, G.L. Allee. 2009. Dietary inclusion of conjugated linoleic acid changes fatty acid profile and certain processing characteristics of injected and tumbled bacon.  Proceedings of 62nd Reciprocal Meats Conference. June 2009, Rogers, AR.
  9. Rickard, J.W., B.R. Wiegand, D. Pompeu, S.W. Reader, R.L. Atkinson, P.M. Walker, J.M. Carmack. 2009. Meat quality of steers fed alternating high levels of distiller’s grains with solubles (DGS) in finishing diets. Proceedings of 62nd Reciprocal Meats Conference. June 2009, Rogers, AR.
  10. Roberts, K.S., B. R. Wiegand, C. Clifford-Rathert, M. S. Kerley, C. K. Cave, and A. N. Stewart.2009. Dietary inclusion of crude glycerol in a growing-finishing meat goat system. J. Anim. Sci. 87:E-supplement 3.
  11. Reader, S.W., R. L. Atkinson, P. M. Walker, J. M. Carmack, and B. R. Wiegand. 2009. Effects of elevated levels of distiller’s grains on performance and carcass characteristics in steers fed up to 70% distillers. J. Anim. Sci. 87: E-supplement 3.
  12. R. B. Hinson, R.B., B. R. Wiegand, M. J. Ritter, S. N. Carr, and G. L. Allee. 2009. Impact of dietary energy level and ractopamine on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 87:E-supplement 3.
  13. Pompeu, D., R. B. Hinson, Z. P. Zhu, B. R. Wiegand, J. W. Rickard, and G. L. Allee. 2009. Dietary inclusion of CLA changes fatty acid profiles of pigs fed 30% DDGS during the growing-finishing phase. J. Anim. Sci. 87:E-supplement 4.
  14. Pompeu, D., B.R. Wiegand, M. Carlson-Shannon, J.W. Rickard, K.S. Roberts, H.L. Evans, S. Turner. 2009. Dietary inclusion of dried distiller's grains w/ solubles (DDGS) up to 45% does not change performance or carcass traits but increases iodine values to unacceptable levels.  Proceedings of 62nd Reciprocal Meats Conference. June 2009, Rogers, AR.
  15. Evans,H.L., R. B. Hinson, B. R. Wiegand, M. J. Ritter, S. N. Carr, K. S. Roberts, and G. Allee. 2009.  Fatty acid profiles of and iodine value correlations between four carcass fat depots from pigs fed varied combinations of ractopamine and energy. J. Anim. Sci. 87:E-supplement 3.
  16. Carmack, J. M., P. M. Walker, R. L. Atkinson, S. W. Reader, and B. R. Wiegand. 2009. Effects of high levels of distillers grains and composition of distillers grains on performance and carcass characteristics in steers. J. Anim. Sci. 87:E-supplement 4.
  17. Rickard, J.W., B.R. Wiegand, K.R. Brooks, A. L. Meteer. 2009. Evaluating the extent of coyote depredation on Illinois sheep and cattle operations.  Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Meeting for the Society of Range Management. February 2009.
  18. Meteer, A. L., B. R. Wiegand, K. R. Brooks, J. W. Rickard, and H. L. Evans. 2008. Milling Characteristics of yellow, short season field peas for swine diets.  J. Anim. Sci. 86:E-Suppl.3 (Abstract 185).
  19. Evans, H.L., B. R. Wiegand, M. S. Kerley, J. H. Porter, K. S. Roberts, and B. A. Versemann. 2008. Characterization of meat quality and lipid profile from steers fed crude glycerol. J. Anim. Sci. 86:E-Suppl. (Abstract 117)
  20. Brauch, A., J. Sexton, B. Wiegand, M. Kerley, D. Wilson, D. Mallory, H. Smith, M. Ellersieck, and J. Williams. 2008. Effects of hay restriction with additional co-product supplementation on cow and calf performance and hay disappearance during a winter feeding program. J. Anim. Sci. 86:E-Suppl. (Abstract 225)
  21. Versemann, B. A., B. R. Wiegand, M. S. Kerley, J. H. Porter, K. S. Roberts, and H. L. Evans. 2008. Dietary inclusion of crude glycerol changes beef steer growth performance and intramuscular fat deposition. J. Anim. Sci. 86:E-Suppl. (Abstract 228)
  22. Kingman, D. M., R. L. Rhykerd, K.W. Tudor, B.R. Wiegand, and D. G. Morrish.  2005.  Enhancing Experiential Learning Through a Hands-on Crop Production and Marketing Contest.  National Agricultural Mechanics Blue Ribbon Paper Session.  National FFA Convention, Louisville, KY October 28, 2005.
  23. Rhykerd, R. K. Tudor, D. Kingman, and B. Wiegand. Cultivating Active Learning in Agriculture. Enhancing the Campus Learning Culture: A University-Wide Symposium on Teaching and Learning. The Chateau, Bloomington, IL. January 12, 2005.
  24. Meteer, A.L., R.L. Rhykerd, G.R. Bachman, and B.R. Wiegand. 2005. The Use of Vermicompost to Enhance Growth of Native Illinois Prarie Plant Species in Biodiesel Contaminated Soil. November 6-10, 2005.  American Society of Agronomy International Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT.
  25. Rhykerd, R.L., K.W. Tudor, B.R. Wiegand, D.M. Kingman, and D.G. Morrish. 2005. Cultivating Experiental Learning in Agronomy.  November 6-10, 2005.  American Society of Agronomy International Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT.
  26. Rhykerd, R. L., K. W. Tudor, B.R. Wiegand, and D. M. Kingman.  2004.  Impact of a Crop Production and Marketing Contest on Student Learning.  American Society of Agronomy.  November 2, 2004. Seattle, Washington.
  27. Finnigan, D.M., B.R. Wiegand, G. Bachman, K. Tudor. 2004.  Changes in nursery pig behavior and growth rate based on aromatic enrichment and altered pen space.  J. Anim. Sci. 82:4 (Suppl. 2).
  28. Stahl, C. A., B. R. Wiegand, M. S. Carlson, D. L. McNamara, T. B. Schmidt, and E. P. Berg. 2003.  The influence of dietary protein on market barrows and gilts supplemented creatine monohydrate in conjunction with a high glycemic cabohydrate.  J. Anim. Sci. 81:125 (Suppl. 1).
  29. O’Rourke, P.D., B. R. Wiegand, J. G. Sebranek. 2003.  Efficacy of electron beam irradiation of processed pork products.  WCC-72 Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV June 2003.
  30. Cordona, F., P. D. O’Rourke, B. R. Wiegand. 2003. Cost estimation of irradiating sliced boneless ham.  Reciprocal Meats Conference. University of Missouri – Columbia, Missouri. June 15-18, 2003.
  31. Wiegand, B. R., M. A. Fritsch, B. M. Kolb, and J. A. Robb. 2003. Growth, carcass, and bone integrity of pigs fed conjugated linoleic acid during the early finishing phase.  Midwestern Section of ASAS Abstract 100.  Des Moines, IA March 17-19, 2003.
  32. Fritsch, M. A. and B. R. Wiegand. 2002. Carcass characteristics and bone integrity of pigs fed with conjugated linoleic acid. ISU Graduate Research Symposia (May 2002)
  33. Kolb, B. and B. R. Wiegand. 2002. Pork Meat Quality as Influenced by Supplemental Conjugated Linoleic Acid in Finishing Swine Diets. ISU Graduate Research Symposia (May 2002)
  34. Rhykerd, R. L., K. W. Tudor, B. R. Wiegand, and D. M. Kingman. 2002.  Impact of a Student Contest on Knowledge of Crop Production and Marketing.  ISU CAT Teaching and Learning Symposium. October 24, 2002.
  35. Rhykerd, R. L., K. W. Tudor, B. R. Wiegand, and D. M. Kingman. 2002.  Impact of a Student Contest on Knowledge of Crop Production and Marketing. Presented at AAEA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN November, 2002.
  36. Wiegand, B.R.  2001.  Quality characteristics and bone integrity of pigs fed conjugated linoleic acid.  4th Annual Symposium on Conjugated Linoleic Acid.  Iowa State University.  September 16, 2001.
  37. Wiegand, B.R., F.C. Parrish, Jr., J.E. Swan, S.T. Larsen, A.H. Trenkle, and K. Gassman. 2001.  Dietary conjugated linoleic acid conserves color, decreases lipid oxidation, and changes fatty acid profile of irradiated beef patties. J. Anim. Sci. 79:58 (Suppl. 2).
  38. Goodwin, R. N., B.R. Wiegand, and F. C. Parrish, Jr. 2001. Breed differences of porcine longissimus dorsi soluble myoglobin concentration. J. Anim. Sci. 79:38 (Suppl. 2).
  39. Wiegand, B. R., J. E. Swan, F. C. Parrish, and T. J. Baas. 2000. Influence of dietary conjugated linoleic acid on meat quality and sensory traits of stress-genotype pigs.  J. Anim. Sci. 78:157 (Suppl. 1).
  40. Swan, J. E., B. R. Wiegand, S. T. Larsen, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and T. J. Baas. 2000. Compositional differences in bellies of CLA-fed stress genotype pigs as determined by TOBEC.  J. Anim. Sci. 78:158 (Suppl. 1).
  41. Wiegand, B. R., J. E. Swan, S. T. Larsen, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and T. J. Baas. 2000. Conjugated linoleic acid improves feed efficiency, decreases backfat and improves pork quality attributes.  J. Anim. Sci. 78:26 (Suppl. 1).
  42. Swan, J. E., B. R. Wiegand, S. T. Larsen, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and T. J. Baas. 2000. Compositional differences in hams and loins of CLA-fed stress genotype pigs as determined by TOBEC and primal dissection. J. Anim. Sci. 78:26 (Suppl. 1).
  43. Sparks,  J. C., J. E. Swan, S. T. Larsen, B. R. Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and D. R. Zimmerman. 2000. Effects of conjugated linoleic acid and high oil corn on growth, performance and pork quality of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 78:50 (Suppl. 1).
  44. Wiegand, B. R., F. C. Parrish, Jr., and J. C. Sparks. 1999. Effects of CLA on pork quality characteristics in crossbred growing-finishing barrows. J. Anim. Sci. 77:22 (Suppl. 1).
  45. Sparks, J. C., B. R. Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and D. R. Zimmerman. 1999. Effects of length of feeding conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on growth and body composition of pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 77:178 (Suppl. 1).
  46. Larsen, S. T., B. R. Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and J. C. Sparks. 1999. Effects of CLA supplementation on ham quality characteristics of crossbred growing-finishing barrows. J. Anim. Sci. 77:23 (Suppl. 1).
  47. Thiel-Cooper, R L., B. R. Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and J. A. Love. 1999. Effects of CLA supplementation on quality and sensory characteristics of pork. J. Anim. Sci. 77:23 (Suppl. 1).
  48. Christensen, W. P., J. C. Sparks, B. R. Wiegand, D. U. Ahn, D. G. Olson, and F. C. Parrish, Jr. 1999. Color and TBARS of irradiated pork patties from pigs fed CLA supplemented diets. Reciprocal Meat Conference Proceedings. Vol. 52, Stillwater, OK.
  49. Parrish, F. C., Jr., J. C. Sparks, B. R. Wiegand, R. C. Ewan, R. L. Horst, A. H. Trenkle, and D. C. Beitz. 1999. Effects of short term feeding of vitamin D3 on pork quality. Reciprocal Meat Conference Proceedings. Vol. 52, Stillwater, OK.
  50. Wiegand, B. R., L. A. Kriese, S. M. Lonergan, J. L. Holliman, and D. H. Young, Jr.  1998. Examination of sire breed differences for carcass and palatability traits in the Southeastern United States. J. Anim. Sci. 76:6 (Suppl. 2).
  51. Wiegand, B. R., L. A. Kriese, and J. L. Holliman. 1998. Across-breed EPD adjustment factors for growth traits from commonly used sire breeds. J. Anim. Sci. 76:29 (Suppl. 2).
  52. Wiegand, B. R., R. L. Thiel, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and D. G. Morrical. 1998. Feeding high levels of vitamin D3 to improve tenderness of callipyge lamb muscles. J. Anim. Sci. 76:44 (Suppl. 2).
  53. Thiel, R. L., J. C. Sparks, B. R. Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr. and R. C. Ewan. 1998. Conjugated linoleic acid improves performance and body composition in swine. J. Anim. Sci. 76:57 (Suppl. 2).
  54. Thiel-Cooper, R. L., F. C. Parrish, Jr., J. C. Sparks, B. R. Wiegand, R. C. Ewan, and J. A. Love. 1998. Conjugated linoleic acid improves performance, body composition and sensory characteristics in pork. Reciprocal Meat Conference Proceedings. Vol. 51, Storres, Conn.
  55. Wiegand, B. R., S. M. Lonergan, L. A. Kriese, W. B. Mikel, and J. A. Little. 1997. Standardization of Warner-Bratzler shear data and prediction of sensory panel tenderness scores in top loin steaks from Brangus cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 75:12 (Suppl. 1).
  56. Lonergan, S. M., E. Huff-Lonergan, B. R. Wiegand, and L. A. Kriese. 1997. The relationship of calpastatin activity to Warner-Bratzler shear force during aging of top loin steaks form Brangus cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 75:12 (Suppl. 1).
  57. Huff-Lonergan, E., S. M. Lonergan, L. A. Kriese, and B. R. Wiegand. 1997. Postmortem protein degradation and calpastatin activity in top loin steaks from Brangus cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 75:176 (Suppl. 1).
  58. Wiegand, B. R., L. A. Kriese, W. H. McElhenney, and J. A. Little. 1996. Heritability estimates of and genetic correlations among yearling ultrasound and carcass measurements of 12th rib fat and ribeye area in Brangus cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 74:112 (Suppl. 1).

Extension/Outreach Publications

  1. Houser, T.A., J.G. Sebranek, W. Nunez-Maisonet, J.C. Cordray, B.R. Wiegand, D.U. Ahn, and E.J. Lee. 2005. Volatile Compounds Produced by Irradiation of Commercial Hams and Frankfurters.  Iowa State University Animal Industry Report. A.S. Leaflet F1994.
  2. Wiegand, B. R., K. Gassman, J. E. Swan, F. C. Parrish, Jr., A. H. Trenkle, and S. T. Larsen. 2001. Conjgated linoleic acid (CLA) in diets of beef steers results in higher red color scores and lower lipid oxidation of irradiated ground beef patties. Iowa State Univerisity Beef Research Report. ASL- R1764.
  3. Wiegand, B. R., F. C. Parrish, Jr., T. J. Baas, J. E. Swan, S. T. Larsen, and L. J. Vaske.1999. Effects of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation and pig genotype on carcass and meat quality attributes. Iowa State University Swine Research Report, ASL-1709.
  4. Sparks, J. C., J. E. Swan, S. T. Larsen, B. R. Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and D. R. Zimmerman. 1999. Effects on growth performance and pork quality in pigs fed diets containing conjugated linoleic acid and high oil corn. Iowa State University Swine Research Report, ASL-1662.
  5. Thiel-Cooper, R. L., F. C. Parrish, Jr., B. R. Wiegand, and J. A. Love. 1998. Body composition and sensory characteristics of pork from CLA-fed pigs. Iowa State University Swine Research Report, ASL-1614.
  6. Beitz, D. C., J. C. Sparks, B. R. Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr., R. C. Ewan, R. L. Horst, and A. H. Trenkle. 1998. Effect of Vitamin D3 on pork quality. Proceedings Pork Quality and Safety Summit. Des Moines, IA.
  7. Sparks, J. C., B. R.Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr., R. C. Ewan, and D. R. Zimmerman. 1998. Effect of feeding conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) over different periods of weight gain on swine performance and body composition. Iowa State University Swine Research Report, ASL-1556.
  8. Wiegand, B. R., F. C. Parrish, Jr., K. J. Franey, S. T. Larsen, and J. C. Sparks. 1998. Color, marbling and firmness characteristics of pork loins from growing-finishing pigs supplemented with conjugated linoleic acid. Iowa State University Swine Research Report, ASL-1615.
  9. Wiegand, B. R., F. C. Parrish, Jr., K. J. Franey, S. T. Larsen, and J. C. Sparks. 1998. Water holding capacity, pH and lipid oxidation of pork loins from barrows supplemented with conjugated linoleic acid. Iowa State University Swine Research Report, ASL-1616.
  10. Fulghum, J. G., J. G. Sebranek, F. C. Parrish, Jr., and B. R. Wiegand. 1998. Effects of feeding conjugated linoleic acid to market pigs on bacon quality and composition. Iowa State University Swine Research Report, ASL-1617.
  11. Larsen, S. T., B. R. Wiegand, F. C. Parrish, Jr., K. J. Franey, and J. C. Sparks. 1998. Sensory, color and tenderness characteristics of processed hams from pigs supplemented with conjugated linoleic acid. Iowa State University Swine Research Report, ASL-1618.
  12. Wiegand, B. R., L. A. Kriese, J. Holliman, and J. Navarre. 1997. Selecting, managing, and breeding replacement heifers.  Proceedings NCBA Cattlemen’s College February 21-22, 1997. Birmingham, AL.

Grants (Funded, Not Funded)

Title:

Custom Harvest and Meat Quality Data Collection

PI:

Wiegand

Agency:

Pioneer-Dupont Corporation

Year:

2009-2010

Amount:

$14,533

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Show-Me Beef University

PI:

Lorenzen, Clarke, Patterson, Sexten, Weaber, Wiegand

Agency:

MO. Beef Industry Council

Year:

2009-2010

Amount:

$7,580

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Effects of Distillers Grains on Fatty Acid Composition and Meat Quality in Steers

PI:

Wiegand

Agency:

Southern Illinois University

Year:

2008-2009

Amount:

$20,000

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Interaction of Ractopamine and CLA to improve fat quality of pork from pigs fed dried distiller's grains with solubles

PI:

Wiegand, Allee

Agency:

National Pork Board

Year:

2009-2010

Amount:

$46,797

Status:

Not Funded

   

Title:

Increasing percentage of choice and prime carcasses in an invironment of high grain prices

PI:

Kerley, Sexten, Wiegand

Agency:

MO Beef Industry Council

Year:

2009-2010

Amount:

$ 43, 299

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Managing the relationship between pig age, weaning weight, and subsequent pork tenderness

PI:

Wiegand

Agency:

National Pork Board

Year:

2009-10

Amount:

$44, 214

Status:

2009-2010

Not Funded

   

Title:

Increasing percentage of choice and prime carcasses in an environment of high grain prices

PI:

Kerley, Sexten, Wiegand

Agency:

MO Beef Industry Council

Year:

2008-2009

Amount:

$64,220

Status:

Not Funded

   

Title:

Meat Science Research Facility  Renovation and Repair

PI:

Wiegand, Geisert

Agency:

Missouri Life Science Research Board

Year:

2009-2010

Amount:

$975,000

Status:

Not Funded

   

Title:

BASF Corporation General Research Funding

PI:

Wiegand

Agency:

BASF Corporation

Year:

2008-2009

Amount:

$22,000

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Evaluating short season field peas as an economically viable and nutritionally appropriate diet for nursery pigs

PI:

Wiegand

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2006-2007

Amount:

$17,638

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Development and evaluation of a value-added feedstuff using distiller's grains

PI:

Walker, Wiegand

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2006-2007

Amount:

$123,000

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Assessing strategies to insure safety of ground beef patties

PI:

Wiegand

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2005-2006

Amount:

$4,500

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Research lab support for soils, materials analysis, and water for Ropp Ag Building

PI:

Wiegand, Rhykerd, Bachman, Smiciklas

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2005-2006

Amount:

$17,000

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Development and evaluation of propane-fueled, portable, production-scale incineration systems

PI:

Wiegand, Walker

Agency:

Propane Education and Research Council

Year:

2005-2007

Amount:

$470,000

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Survey and characterization of the Illinois lamb industry in an effort to improve marketing opportunities

PI:

Wiegand

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2004-2005

Amount:

$8,225

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Irradiation of processed pork products to increase profits in the pork industry

PI:

Wiegand, O'Rourke

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2003-2004

Amount:

$11,409

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Irradiation of processed pork products to increase profits in the pork industry

PI:

Wiegand, O'Rourke

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2001-2002

Amount:

$16,859

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Impact of a student contest on knowledge of crop production and marketing

PI:

Wiegand, Tudor, Kingman, Rhykerd

Agency:

Illinois State University Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Year:

2003

Amount:

$4,500

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Feeding conjugated linoleic acid to improve bone health and meat quality of growing-finishing pigs

PI:

Wiegand

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2002-2003

Amount:

$32,458

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Comparison of two non-meat protein binders in a ready-to-eat, restructured pork roast

PI:

Wiegand

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2001-2002

Amount:

$18,356

Status:

Funded

   

Title:

Irradiation of processed pork products to increase profits in the pork industry

PI:

Wiegand, O'Rourke

Agency:

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research

Year:

2001-2003

Amount:

$99,704

Status:

Funded

Teaching

Courses Taught

Course Number

Course Title

Institutiona

No. Semesters

Levelb

Avg. Enrollment

IDS 100

Foundations of Inquiry

ISU

1

UG

30

AGR 201

Food, Resources, and Society

ISU

4

UG

35

AGR 203

Agriculture and the Environment

ISU

5

UG

35

AGR 271

Foods of Animal Origin

ISU

3

UG

26

AGR 272

Agricultural Genetics

ISU

7

UG

54

AGR 282

Livestock Health and Disease

ISU

4

UG

18

AGR 283

Artificial Insemination of Farm Animals

ISU

5

UG

14

AGR 285

Meat Science

ISU

6

UG

22

AGR 287

Swine Management

ISU

3

UG

12

AGR 303

U.S. Sheep Industry

ISU

1

UG

6

AGR 372

Animal Breeding

ISU

2

UG/G

24

AGR 497

Research Methods in Agribusiness

ISU

1

G

16

An Sci 1065

Laboratory Practicum in Animal Science

MU

7

UG

100

An Sci 2114

Live Animal and Meat Evaluation

MU

4

UG

80

An Sci 4353

Physiology and Biochemistry of Muscle

MU

2

UG/G

28

An Sci 7001

Topics: Writing in Meat Science Research

MU

1

G

5

An Sci 8424

Meat Investigations

MU

1

G

6

a ISU = Illinois State University, MU = University of Missouri

b UG = undergraduate, G = graduate

Graduate Student Advising

Student Name

Degree

Thesis Title

Advising Role

Graduation Date

Liying Zhang

M.S.

The economic impacts of food safety policies on small pork processors in Central Illinois- A single case study

Chair

May 2002

Brianne Kolb

M.S.

Pork meat quality as influenced by supplemental conjugated linoleic acid in finishing swine diets

Co-Chair

May 2003

Monica Fritsch

M.S.

Impact of dietary conjugated linoleic acid on carcass traits and bone integrity in finishing swine

Co-Chair

May 2003

Fredy Cordona

M.S.

Cost analysis of irradiating processed pork meats

Committee Member

May 2003

Chad Stahl

Ph.D

Utilization of creatine monophosphate to improve growth, performance, and meat quality of market pigs

Committee Member

May 2004

Sarina Hopkins

M.S.

Characterizing the Illinois sheep industry by region to develop profitable marketing strategies

Chair

May 2004

Dawn Finnigan

M.S.

Aromatic enrichment and pen space requirements for nursery pigs

Chair

May 2004

Brian Davis

M.S.

Alternative marketing of pork: A case study of a start-up alternative pork marketer in North Central Illinois

Chair

May 2004

Kathleen Blubaugh

M.S.

Evaluating short season field peas as an economically viable and nutritionally appropriate ingredient for nursery pigs

Chair

May 2007

Denise McNamara

Ph.D

Endocrine associations with beef carcass quality and yield

Committee Member

December 2007

Addie Meteer

M.S.

Milling characteristics of yellow, short season field peas for swine diets

Chair

May 2008

Justin Rickard

M.S.

Evaluating the extent of coyote depredation in Illinois cattle and sheep operations

Chair

May 2008

Jessica Murphy

M.S.

Evaluating an autonomous learner model using food animal curriculum

Chair

May 2008

Buddy Hinson

Ph.D

Net energy content of soybean meal and glycerol for growing and finishing pigs

Committee Member

December 2009

Danell Dow

M.S.

Determination of fat percentage using three different methods within marbling scores in beef longissimus muscle

Committee Member

August 2009

Daniel Pompeu

M.S.

Evaluating pork fat quality in pigs fed ethanol co-products during finishing

Chair

August 2010

Justin Rickard

Ph.D

Long term shelf stability in pork from pigs fed ethanol co-products

Chair

Expected 2011

Hannah Evans

M.S.

Shelf stability and quality of fresh ground pork and pork sausage from pigs fed ethanol co-products

Chair

Expected 2011

Kayla Kanosky

M.S.

Modeling bone turnover using a geriatric rat model with dietary short chain fatty acid supplementation

Chair

Expected 2012

Committees and Service

Activity

Level

Role

Institutiona

Dates

Student Agriculture Association

Departmental

Advisor

ILSTU

2000-2002

Block and Bridle Club

University

Advisor

ILSTU

2000-2006

Block and Bridle Club

University

Advisor

MU

2008-Present

CERES Women's Fraternity

University

Advisor

ILSTU

2001-2006

Graduate Research Symposium

University

Advisor

ILSTU

2001-2004

PAS College Bowl

State

Moderator

ILSTU

2002-2004

Illinois Soylutions Contest

State

Advisor

ILSTU

2001

Collegiate Beef Team

University

Staff Advisor

ISU

1999-2000

Agriculture Graduate Program

Departmental

Coordinator

ILSTU

2003-2007

Agriculture Internship Program

Departmental

Coordinator

ILSTU

2002-2007

Agriculture Research Committee

Departmental

Member, Chair

ILSTU

2000-2007

Departmental Faculty Status Comm.

Departmental

Member

ILSTU

2001-2003

Ag. Chairperson Review Committee

Departmental

Member

ILSTU

2002

Ag. Building Renovation Committee

Departmental

Member

ILSTU

2001

Animal Care and Use Committee

University

Member

ILSTU

2005-2007

University Hearing Panel

University

Member

ILSTU

2005-2006

New Faculty Orientation Committee

University

Chair

ILSTU

2003

American Association of Meat Processors

National

Judge

ILSTU, MU

2003, 2010

Academic Affairs Committee

Departmental

Member

MU

2007-Pres.

CAFNR Scholarship Committee

College

Member, Chair

MU

2007-Pres.

MO Association of Meat Processors

State

Tech. Advisor

MU

2007-Pres.

Mizzou Meat Market/Abattoir

University

Supervisor

MU

2007-Pres.

Missouri 4-H Meat Judging Contest

State

Coordinator

MU

2007-Pres.

Missouri FFA Meat Judging Contest

State

Coordinator

MU

2007-Pres.

District FFA Meat Judging Contest

Regional

Coordinator

MU

2007-Pres.

Missouri State Fair Beef Carcass Show

State

Official/Judge

MU

2009-Pres.

Missouri State Fair Lamb Carcass Show

State

Official/Judge

MU

2007-Pres.

Missouri State Fair Meat Product Show

State

Judge

MU

2007-Pres.

Journal of Animal Science

National

Editorial Board

MU

2008-Pres.

Meat Science Journal

International

Reviewer

MU

2009-Pres.

J. Natural Res. and Life Science Education

National

Assoc. Editor

ILSTU, MU

2007-Pres.

Winter Meats Institute for Ag Teachers

State

Coordinator

MU

2009

CAFNR Week Steering Committee

College

Tri-Advisor

MU

2010

CAFNR Study Abroad-Prague,CZ

International

Advisor

MU

2010

Swine Pasture Farm Committee

Departmental

Member

MU

2010

Meathead University

State

Co-Coordinator

MU

2010

Show-Me Beef University

State

Co-Coordinator

MU

2010

MU/MAMP Meat Academy

State

Coordinator

MU

2010

aILSTU= Illinois State University, ISU= Iowa State University, MU = University of Missouri

Invited Talks and Presentations

Sponsor

Title

Level

Year

McLean County Farm Bureau

Food Safety is Your Responsibility

Regional

2004

MO Pork Expo

Pork Quality Research Update

State

2008

MO Pork Expo

Improving fat quality in fresh pork

State

2009

MU Beef Research Field Day

Ultrasound Prediction of Carcass Merit

State

2007

MO 4-H Camp Food and Fitness

Including Meat in a Healthy Diet

State

2008

MO Beef Leadership Conference

Deciphering Yield and Quality Grade in Beef

State

2009

ASGSA Seminar Series

Importance of Fat to the Pork Industry

University

2009

MU Swine Club

Organic and Niche Pork Marketing

Departmental

2009

SARE Webinar Series

Direct Marketing Red Meats

State

2009

SARE Webinar Series

Direct Marketing Poultry Meats

State

2009

National Pork Board

Interventions for improving fat quality

National

2010

Memberships

American Society of Animal Science

Member (Since 1995)
Secretary Midwest Section (2009-present)
Academic Quadrathlon Committee (2003-2007)
Growth, Development, and Meat Science Section Committee
(Chair 2004-2005)
Editorial Board (2008-Pres.)
Reviewer for Journal of Animal Science
Reviewer for Canadian Journal of Animal Science

American Meat Science Association

Member (Since 1997)
Journal Meat Science (Reviewer)
Graduate Research Poster Committee (2006-Pres.)

Boone County Farm Bureau
Member (2007-Pres.)

McLean County Farm Bureau
Member (2000-2007)
IMPACT Committee (2005-2007)

Dairy Shrine
Lifetime Member (1992)

University of Missouri Graduate Faculty (2007-Pres.)

Illinois State University Graduate Faculty (2000-2007)

Illinois Council for Food and Agriculture Research (2000-2007)
Food Safety and Nutrition Working Group Representative

Honors and Awards

Agencya

Award/Honor

Year

Midwest Section American Society of Animal Science

Outstanding Young Teacher

2009

Illinois State University

Outstanding Team Research

2006

NACTA

Meritorious Teaching Award

2004

ILSTU Harvey S. Woods Department of Agriculture

Outstanding Teaching Award

2004

ILSTU CERES Women's Fraternity

Man of the Year

2004

ILSTU Office of Student Life

Certificate of Appreciation

2004

NACTA

Meritorious Teaching Award

2002

ILSTU Harvey S. Woods Department of Agriculture

Outstanding Teaching Award

2002

ISU Graduate Research Excellence Award

Outstanding Graduate

2000

ISU Graduate Teaching Excellence Award

Outstanding Graduate

1999

a ILSTU = Illinois State University, ISU = Iowa State University