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Lowell Martin Schake, American Animal science educator. Avocations: genealogy, fishing, gardening, outdoor work. E-mail: lschake@aol.com. M C. Recipient Innovative Teaching award Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1978.

Background

Schake, Lowell Martin was born on June 6, 1938 in Marthasville, Missouri, United States. Son of Martin Charles and Flora Olinda (Rocklage) Schake.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Missouri, 1960. Master of Science, University Missouri, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1967.

Career

Assistant professor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1965-1967;associate professor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1969-1972;professor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1972-1984;assistant professor, area livestock specialist, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., Lubbock, 1967-1969;professor, head animal science Department, University Connecticut, Storrs, 1984-1992;professor, chairman animal science department, Texas Technology U., Lubbock, 1992-1995. Developer applied animal ethology program Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1970, New Eng.Biotech Conference series, 1990, S.W. Beef Forum, 1993. Chairman American Registry of Professional Animal Scientist Committee on Professional Studies, 1988.

Chairman National Committee Executive Officers of Animal Veterinary, Dairy and Poultry Science Depts., 1992. Consultant Alpart, Kingston, Jamaica, 1975, United States Feeds Grain Council, 1970-1973, A.O. Smith Products Inc., 1968-1992, Humphrey Land & Cattle Company, Dallas, 1980-1986. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Avocations: genealogy, fishing, gardening, outdoor work. E-mail: lschake@aol.com. M C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Growth and Finishing of Beef Cattle, A Class Handbook, 1982, La Charrette: Village Gateway to the American West, 2003, 2005, On The Wings Of Cranes: Larry Walkinshaw Lifestory, 2008. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Animal Science, Plains Nutrition Council (advisory board 1967-1980, secretary-treasurer 1994-1995, founder), National Association Colleges and Teachers Agriculture, American Registry Professional Animal Scientists (director for Northeast 1987-1989), Council for Agriculture Science and Technology World Conference on Animal Production, American Society Dairy Science, Tiger Club (College Station) (president), Gamma Sigma Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Genealogy, fishing, gardening, birdwatching.

Connections

Married Wendy Anne Walkinshaw, September 11, 1959. Children: Sheryl Anne, Lowell Scott.

father:
Martin Charles Schake

mother:
Flora Olinda (Rocklage) Schake

spouse:
Wendy Anne Walkinshaw

children:
Sheryl Anne Schake

Lowell Scott Schake