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Terrill Selected as Fullbright Specialist

Dr. Thomas Terrill, Coordinator of the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control (ACSRPC) was selected as a Fullbright Specialist. Terrill is an Associate Professor of Animal Science at Fort Valley State University (FVSU) in Georgia.

A Fulbright Specialist is a researcher or academic scientist selected to participate in a two to six week project- based exchange at institutions across the globe. The purpose of a Fulbright Specialist is to serve as an expert on a short-term basis for governments, universities or non-governmental organizations with a need in a specific area.

As an appointed Fulbright Specialist, Terrill will be listed on a roster as an expert in goat and sheep parasite management, feeding, and forages. His travel, lodging and other expenses will be paid by the Fulbright program. He will serve in the position for three years.

Terrill is a Forage Specialist. His primary research focus is on sustainable parasite control in small ruminants, with emphasis on use of sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata), a low-input, tannin-rich perennial legume, as a natural dewormer for sheep and goats.

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