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Effani Agriculture Inc. 

Founded to ensure that a quick and reliable test for feed efficiency is applied to improve animal agriculture.  



Benjamin Renquist, PhD

Founder and CEO

     Dr. Benjamin Renquist is the inventor of the technology that is the backbone of Effani Ag.  As Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Renquist leads Effani Ag. research and development.
     Ben grew up in Julesburg, CO working on his family’s farm. Rod, his dad, oversaw the farming operation on which they grew soybeans, corn, pinto beans, wheat, and alfalfa. Larry, his uncle, oversaw the feedlot, in which they grew dairy bull calves from bucket to harvest. Ben was always partial to animals and as a kid loved his time on the feedlot.  
     Ben has BS (Colorado State University) and MS (UC Davis) training in Animal Science and a PhD (UC Davis) in nutrition. He did post-doctoral training with National Academy member Roger Cone at Oregon Health and Science University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Ben has led his independent research laboratory at the University of Arizona since 2011 where his research is focused simultaneously on improving animal agriculture and human health.  

Our technical sales team is dedicated to helping producers improve feed efficiency and profitability.

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