Ernie received his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and his Master of Science degree in Monogastric Nutrition from South Dakota State University. Ernie has 22 years of experience in the swine industry, 16 of those with Hubbard Feeds. As the Manager of Swine Nutrition and Technical Services, Ernie oversees all aspects of Hubbard swine products, technical services and research.
Ernie has first-hand swine production experience, having worked as a nutritionist for a large swine farm in Minnesota. This gives him a unique perspective that is valuable as he works with the rest of the swine technical team to develop products and programs that help our customers improve their profitability, reduce their risk and make their lives easier.
Ernie’s interests include hunting, fishing and his children’s 4-H livestock projects. Ernie is married to Sharlie Hansen, who is the Research Data specialist with Hubbard Feeds. Ernie is passionate about raising his four children “with a farming, 4-H/FFA background as our future generation leaders.”