Andy D. Herring


Andy D. Herring has been teaching college courses and conducting research related to beef cattle production as a university faculty member since 1994. He was raised on his family's sheep and cattle ranch in west central Texas, which his family has owned and operated since 1886. Dr. Herring has university degrees in Animal Science (BS), Animal Breeding (MS) and Genetics (PhD). He has a passion for teaching as well as production-oriented research, and has received several awards for both. Dr. Herring is also passionate about educating and working with livestock producers so that they can make the most-informed decisions regarding profitability and sustainability. He incorporates his teaching style into his books where systems-based approaches and study questions are used to consider various "real-world" scenarios. He currently teaches at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.