Patrick French, Ph.D., PAS, Dipl. ACAN – Chief Technical Officer
Pioneering nutritional concepts and technologies, Patrick French assists dairy nutritionists and consultants in implementing advanced technologies, such as amino acid balancing, to improve profitability. French also holds an adjunct appointment in the department of dairy science at Virginia Tech. Prior to joining Feed Components, French was a technical sales nutritionist with The Old Mill-Troy, Inc., a premix and specialty product distributor in North Troy, Vt. Previous to that, he was manager of ruminant nutrition and research with Southern States Cooperative Inc. in Richmond, Va., providing technical field support, including formulation and product development. French also taught nutrition and dairy production at Oregon State University and conducted research related to transition cow nutrition and forage quality. French has bachelor’s degrees in accounting and animal sciences and a master’s degree in animal science from the University of Kentucky and a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. Residing in Richmond, Va., French is a member of ADSA, ASAS and ARPAS.