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research geneticist

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

  • Other Work

    • 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