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March 06, 2015

Oxbow Introduces Mikki Nienhueser as Education Coordinator

Murdock, NE, March 6, 2015 -- Oxbow Animal Health has announced the hiring of Mikki Nienhueser as Education Coordinator.  In this position, Nienhueser will work to develop programs and curriculum for all facets of Oxbow’s Junior and Intermediate Vet Camps, as well as develop and implement training programs for camp counselors.  Additional key responsibilities of the Education Coordinator include coordinating and supporting all educational programs of the Oxbow Marketing department and assisting with internal staff education and orientation programs.

Nienhueser comes to Oxbow with a strong background in agriculture and animal health & education, having most recently served as Animal Emergency Coordinator with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture.  In this role, she managed and coordinated NDA’s emergency response related plans, education and outreach, and training with an emphasis on livestock-related functions.  She received her Masters of Science in Animal Science (Reproductive Physiology) from Kansas State University. 

“Oxbow Animal Health’s commitment to premium, science-based nutrition and unique passion for education allows for me to utilize my skills in animal science and education to make a positive impact for pet owners on a global scale,” said Nienhueser.  “In addition, Oxbow’s friendly and passionate staff and consistent striving for excellence makes it the ideal work setting for me to grow professionally and personally.  I am very excited to join the Oxbow team!”

“Education and outreach are deeply ingrained in the foundation and fabric of Oxbow,” said Melissa Ross, Director of Marketing and Education.  “Mikki brings not only a wealth of knowledge and key experience to the Education Coordinator position, but a passion for animal health and science-based learning that will help us flourish as we continue to strive to be an education leader in the field.  We are very excited about Mikki’s addition to the Oxbow team and for her contributions moving forward.”