Stackhouse-Lawson named first director of CSU’s Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative


Colorado State University

via The Fence Post (CO) - Oct 8, 2020


Colorado State University’s Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative has hired its first director: Kim Stackhouse-Lawson, who has been the director of sustainability for JBS USA, will take the helm of the new collaborative starting Oct. 12.


“I am excited to build a world-renowned program that drives scientific progress, empowers students, and provides worthwhile guidance to the industry to enable us to continue to feed the world sustainably,” she said.


The center, which was announced in December 2019, will address the challenges in bringing animal-based food — in a sustainable and healthy way — through to the next century. To do that, Stackhouse-Lawson and the team she will be building will collaborate with industry, government, and others, while also providing hands-on experiences for students and other training for thoughtful future leaders in livestock. It will operate at a university-wide level, overseen by the Office of the Provost, with leadership from the College of Agriculture and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences...