Degree in Zootech.; Degree in Agricultural Studies (honorary), Catania University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1990.
Extraordinary commissioner Experimental Zootech. Institute Sicily, Palermo, Italy, since 1993. Consultant, Technology Committee Agriculture Department Sicilian Government, 1994.
President CoRFiLaC, Ragusa, since 1997. President Technology Committee Sicilian Ovine Breeds, Barbaresca, Comisana and Pinzirita, Palermo, 1995—1996. External member, Special Zootech.
Committee Agricultural Regional Council, Sicilian Region, Palermo, 1996—1997.
Member of American Dairy Science Association, American Society Animal Science, Italian Society Ovine-Caprine Pathology and Breeding, Italian Society Veterinary Sciences.
Married Lidia Iuduce. Children: Emilia, Emanuele.