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The famed Kinsella “research ranch” was the home of groundbreaking cattle research conducted by Roy Berg.  Photo: Courtesy Ruth Ball

The fearless researcher who revolutionized cattle breeding

Roy Berg was once the most reviled cattle researcher in the country — until he proved 
that crossbreeding could produce spectacular productivity gains

Reading Time: 4 minutes He was an intrepid man whose controversial work earned him scores of critics — but his name will now live on as the research station where Roy Berg conducted much of his revolutionary work on beef cattle. Nearly 300 people — friends, colleagues, former students, industry specialists, and family members — travelled to the Kinsella […] Read more