Dr. Kleinschmit earned his bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, master’s degree in animal science from the University of Delaware, Newark, DE and doctoral degree in animal science at South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. His master’s thesis focused on the evaluation of Lactobacillus buchneri in the preservation of fermented feeds, particularly in corn silage. His doctoral dissertation pertained to the utilization of amino acids by dairy cattle fed rations containing high levels of distillers grains.
Before joining Zinpro, Dr. Kleinschmit was a dairy nutritionist for a Midwest U.S. based feed company supporting the company’s international growth in both beef and dairy species as an on-farm consultant, technical services for sales personnel, and researcher. His duties at Zinpro include providing technical services and support for dairy to the sales team and overseeing dairy research projects.