Dr. Dean Boyd
Technical Director, The Hanor Company
Dr. Dean Boyd is technical director for the Hanor Company, an integrated pork production and food processing firm. He has been in academic and industry positions for 30 years. Boyd obtained a bachelor’s from Colorado State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska. He then joined the animal science faculty at Cornell, where he gained an international reputation for his pioneering work in regulating nutrient use by growing pigs. Later, he became global director of nutrition for the Pig Improvement Co., where he led research on amino acids, energy nutrition and resilient growth. Joining Hanor and Triumph Foods in 2002, he manages nutrition for 88,000 sows and 2.1 million pigs annually.