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Kay Harris Asay

Kay Harris Asay, American research geneticist. Recipient Scientist of Year award United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, 1988. Fellow American Society Agronomy, Crop Society of America; member North America Grass Breeders (president 1983-1984, chairman crop advisory committee grasses 1984-1991), Society Range Management, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Asay, Kay Harris was born on November 20, 1933 in Lovell, Wyoming, United States. Son of Orson Vern and Ella Fay Asay.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wyoming, 1957. Master of Science, University Wyoming, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1965.

    Career

    • Research associate Iowa State University, Ames, 1961-1965. Assistant professor then associate professor University Missouri, Columbia, 1965-1974. Research geneticist United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Utah State University, Logan, since 1974.

    Works

    • Member editorial board Journal Crop Science, International Grassland Congress. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Views

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    Membership

    Fellow American Society Agronomy, Crop Society of America. Member North America Grass Breeders (president 1983-1984, chairman crop advisory committee grasses 1984-1991), Society Range Management, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Bennion, September 4, 1953 (widowed). Children: Larry, Shelley, Ross, Julie. Married Tamra Welling, September 14, 1983.

      Children: Cathie, Reese, Susan.
    • father: Orson Vern
    • mother: Ella Fay Asay
    • spouses: Barbara Bennion
    • Tamra Welling
    • children: Larry Asay
    • Shelley Asay
    • Ross Asay
    • Julie Asay
    • Cathie Asay
    • Reese Asay
    • Susan Asay
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    Born November 20, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1957
      University Wyoming
    • 1959
      University Wyoming
    • 1965
      Iowa State University
    • 1961 - 1965
      Research associate, Iowa State University
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1965 - 1974
      assistant, professor then associate professor University Missouri
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1974
      research geneticist United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service
      Logan, Utah, United States