Ellan earned her M.S. degree in Dairy Nutrition at the University of Nebraska under Dr. Paul Kononoff. Her research areas included total-tract fiber and protein digestibility of distillers grains and evaluating the use of DNA as a marker to correct for bacterial crude protein. Ellan also completed her B.S. degree at Nebraska, while competing for the Women’s Swimming and Diving team. Once Ellan completed her graduate degree, she moved to the small town of Clearwater, NE working as the calf manager on an 1,800 cow dairy before joining the Hubbard Dairy team.
Ellan’s responsibilities with Hubbard include coordinating dairy calf research, dairy formulation verification and support, and management & technical support of the calf and heifer product line.
In her free time, Ellan enjoys hiking, exploring local breweries, and biking.