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agriculture educator

Stephen Clark Nickerson, American agriculture educator. Recipient West Argo Chemical award, 1985, Award of Excellence First Mississippi Corporation, 1986, Louisiana State University Foundation Distinguished Faculty award, 1987, Agway Inc. Young Scientist award, 1988, United States Department Agriculture award for superior service, 1989; United States Department of Agriculture Animal Health grantee, 1983.


Nickerson, Stephen Clark was born on March 14, 1950 in Melrose, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Fred Everson Nickerson and Helen Natalie (Richardson) Prowse.


Bachelor of Science, University Maine, 1972. Master of Science, Virginia Polytech. Institute and State University, 1977.

Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytech. Institute and State University, 1980.


Postdoctoral research associate Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1979-1980. Research physiologist United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, 1980-1981. Assistant professor agricultural center Louisiana State University, Homer, 1981-1985, associate professor agricultural center, since 1985.

Participant International Dairy Federation, Kiel, Federal Republic Germany, 1985. Director Mastitis Research Laboratory, Homer, since 1984. Chairman North-East-112 Regional Cooperative Research Project, 1987, technical transfer National Mastitis Council, 1985, board directors since 1986.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Journal Dairy Science, since 1987. Contributor numerous articles to magazines and professional journals.


Member American Dairy Association (chairman milk synthesis committee 1986), Holstein Association United States of America (consultant 1986-1987), Farm Bureau Federation, Homer Junior Chamber of Commerce (secretary-treasurer 1983-1984).


  • Other Interests

    Woodworking, bird watching, skiing.


Married Patricia Ann St. Peter, December 30, 1978. Children; Joshua Andrew, Sarah Elizabeth.

Fred Everson Nickerson Prowse

Helen Natalie (Richardson) Prowse

Patricia Ann St. Peter