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James Edward Nocek, American ruminant nutritionist.


Nocek, James Edward was born on November 14, 1952 in Dunkirk, New York, United States.


Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1974. Master of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1980.


Research associate Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1980. Manager dairy and livestock research Agway, Inc., Syracuse, New York, since 1980. Owner Adamere Holsteins, since 1988.

Member research council Cooperative Research Farms, Charlottesville, New York, since 1981, vice chairman, 1989, member diary planning board, since 1984. Research director, 1988. Adjunct assistan professor University New Hampshire, Durham, since 1983.

Board directors Empire State Mastitis Council. Member editorial board Journal Dairy Science, 1985. Director dairy and livestock r & d, since 1988.


Member executive board Graduate Student Assembly, Blacksburg, 1978—1979. Member Commission on Graduate Studies and Research, 1979—1980. Member of Northeast American Dairy Science Association (secretary, treasurer, vice president, president since 1986), American Society Animal Sciences (Young Scientist award 1987), North-East American Dairy Science Association, American Institute Nutrition, Phi Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, winemaking.


Married Patricia Ann Kenney, April 17, 1977. Children: Adam, Meredith.