Research Scientist, Alltech
Dr. Shelby Roberts is currently a beef research scientist at Alltech in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Roberts' passion for the beef industry started at an early age while she was growing up on a commercial cow-calf operation in West Texas. Roberts received a bachelor's degree in animal science from West Texas A&M University, a master's degree in ruminant nutrition from Oklahoma State University and a Ph.D. in agriculture with an emphasis on ruminant health and immunology from West Texas A&M. With experience in ruminant nutrition and ruminant health, Roberts' interests include the development of applied beef management practices that aim to improve animal health through nutrition.