Ron Bates

Professor, Swine Genetics Management

Ron Bates
1205G Anthony Hall

Phone: (517) 432-1387


BS, Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture
MS, Oklahoma State University
PhD, Oklahoma State University


20% Research, 80% Extension

Conducts research related to swine genetics management. Extension programs include breeding systems improvement, carcass merit and meat quality, swine management and education series, Michigan Pork Alliance, and swine industry support.