Dr. Jason Cater, a native of Drew County and a fifth generation livestock producer on his family farm northeast of Monticello, has been appointed assistant professor of animal science in the School of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.
‘We are pleased to welcome Jason Cater to the faculty of the School of Agriculture,” said Dr. Kelly Bryant, dean of the school and director of the UA Southeast Research and Extension Center. “I believe he will be a strong addition to our faculty.”
Cater is a 2000 UAM graduate who holds a doctorate of veterinary medicine from Mississippi State University. He comes to UAM from a position as assistant professor and extension veterinarian for the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service. He is the former owner of Cater Veterinary Services, which emphasized beef cattle production medicine.
Since 2000, Cater has contracted with England Farms, Inc., as owner and operator of a two-house breeder hen farm and also operates a commercial cattle operation. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, the American Association of Avian Pathologists, and the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association.