Dr. Weaber grew up on a cow-calf operation in southern Colorado and went on to earn a BS in animal science followed by a Masters degree in the Beef Industry Leadership Program at Colorado State University. He completed his doctoral studies in the Animal Breeding and Genetics Group at Cornell University. While there, he served as the Interim Director of Performance Programs for the American Simmental Association for three and a half years. Prior to joining the research team at Cornell, Weaber was Director of Education and Research at the American Gelbvieh Association for five years. Dr. Weaber joined the faculty of the Division of Animal Sciences at the University of Missouri in 2004. He is an assistant professor and serves as the Missouri Extension Specialist-Beef Genetics and is responsible for educational programming in the area of beef cattle genetics. Dr. Weaber also serves as central regional secretary of the Beef Improvement Federation, is a co-coordinator of the National Beef Cattle Evaluation Consortium education programs and has served as a member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Policy Division Board of Directors. The focus of his extension and research programs have been to broaden the availability, use and understanding of genetic selection tools (Expected Progeny Differences, DNA markers and selection indexes) as well as performance data collection schemes implemented by cattle producers. Bob, his wife, Tami, and their children, Maddie and Cooper, reside near Harrisburg, Missouri.

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