Samuel K. Baidoo

Professor-Swine Production
Southern ROC
35838 120th Street
Waseca, MN 56093-4521
+1 507 837 5626


  • Post-doctorate, University of Alberta, 1989
  • Ph.D., University of Alberta, 1989
  • M.S., University of Alberta, 1984
  • B.S. (Agric.), University of Cape Coast, Ghana, 1979
  • Dip. Education, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, 1979

Research Interests

  • Nutrition and management factors to enhance economic and environmentally sustainable swine production.
  • Energy and amino acids nutrition of sows and impact on sow productivity and longevity.
  • Evaluation of alternative feeds and feeding and management strategies to improve economic efficiency in swine production.


  • ANSC 2401: Animal Nutrition (course lecture & exam)
  • ANSC 3609: Business Planning for Animal Enterprises (co-instructor)
  • ANSC 8311: Animal Biogenetics (co-instructor)
  • ANSC 8312: Protein Metabolism (co-instructor)
  • ANSC 8330: Concepts and Developments in Animal Nutrition (co-instructor)


  • Leman Swine Conference
  • Minnesota Nutrition Conference
  • Minnesota Pork Conference
  • Minnesota Pork Producers Training Program
  • Pork Quality Assurance Certification Program
  • Transport Quality Assurance Certification Program
  • Swine Unit Site Assessment Certification Program
  • Certified Swine Welfare Auditor, Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, Graduate Student Club, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, 2015.
  • Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award for Teaching, Counseling and Advising, Department of Animal Science, 2002.
  • The Education Award - Manitoba Pork Stewardship Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1999.
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1999.
  • Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence in Animal Science, Lakeland College, Vermilion, Alberta, Canada, 1992.
Dr. Samuel K. Baidoo