Vaughn Holder

has B.S. in Animal Science and an M.S. in Ruminant Nutrition and Microbiology from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.  He has a Ph.D.  in Ruminant Nutrition which he completed at the University of Kentucky.  Vaughn joined Alltech in 2012 and has served in multiple roles including technical sales, field research and research project management.  Vaughn has worked in the North American and sub-Saharan Africa regions.  Since 2017 he has served as Global Ruminant Research Director where he heads up global nutritional research in ruminant species.

  • News Articles

    • Future of global food security depends on livestock

      Ontario Beef, October 2022: Given the many pressures facing the livestock industry today, it can sometimes be easy to wonder whether the future of food production in the world will include animals. Absolutely, says Dr. Vaughn Holder, Research Project Manager in Beef Nutrition at Alltech.

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  • Research Scouts

  • Changes to animal feed could supply food for one billion people

    Published September 22, 2022