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Harouna Maiga

Department Head/Professor
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department
100-C
(218) 281-8107

Associated Majors

Research Interests

  • The endocrine function of the mammary Gland

  • Scholarship of Teaching

  • Livestock Housing & Environmental Systems

  • Energy and Protein Metabolism in Lactating Dairy Cows

  • Dairy Production Management

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) Fellow Teacher Award - June 2008, Logan, Utah

  • The 2010 Award for Global Engagement and Distinguished Professor - University of Minnesota System wide

  • University of Minnesota Extension Service Mult-Cluster Team Award - University of Minnesota Beef Education Series/Nutrition Home Study Course Award, 1998

  • Minnesota Forage & Grassland Council Outstanding Contribution Award - 2001

  • African American Institute Graduate Fellowship Awards, 1983 & 1990

  • 2006 Distinguished Teaching Award

  • 2008 Outstanding Service Learning Faculty Award

  • 2002 Ag-Arama Appreciation Award

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Animal Science from South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

  • M.S. in Animal Science from University of Maine, Orono

  • M.S. in Ag Economics from South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

  • B.S. in Animal Sciences from Polytechnic Rural Institute of Mali (West Africa)

Professional Memberships

  • American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)

  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)

  • Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators (MAAE)

  • Lions Club International - Dawn to Dusk Lions Club of Crookston, MN

  • Gamma Sigma Delta