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Peter Ballerstedt, PhD

Peter Ballerstedt (aka The Sodfather) received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1981 and Master of Science in 1983, both from the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky in 1986, specializing in forage management and utilization, minoring in ruminant nutrition. He was the forage extension specialist at Oregon State University from 1986 to 1992.

Peter currently works for Barenbrug USA, a grass seed company. His study of human nutrition is fueled by his personal experience. He is an advocate for ruminant animal agriculture and its products, speaking to audiences in several countries about the role of ruminants in humanity’s past, present and future. He strives to build bridges between his agricultural tribe and his low-carb/keto/carnivore tribes. Peter and Nancy live in western Oregon with their two dogs Conor and Noni.

To find Dr. Ballerstedt online, go to: Website, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter.

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