(March 26, 2007) – The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) proudly announces that Dr. Ashby Green has joined the organization as vice president, producer education.
Green's experience includes more than 30 years in the veterinary medical industry in Mississippi, Missouri and Florida. Most recently, he has been involved in veterinary consulting and working with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, where he had oversight for animal health programs throughout Florida.
Green also spent 12 years in the animal sciences division at Monsanto Agricultural Company, where his responsibilities included directing cattle selection and marketing programs for the Monsanto Ranch in Oklahoma. Early in his career, Green spent four years with the Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service as leader of extension veterinary medicine.
According to NCBA Chief Executive Officer Terry Stokes, Green's arrival adds strength to one of the organization's most important missions.
“In survey after survey, NCBA members tell us producer education is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, and one of the best reasons to join NCBA,” Stokes said. “The addition of Ashby Green makes NCBA's producer education programs even stronger.”
“I'm just thrilled for the opportunity to continue to serve the cattle industry, which has been such a great part of my life,” said Green. “And I'm happy to be joining such a first-class team at NCBA.”
Green holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Auburn University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from Mississippi State University.