John Blanton

John Blanton

Professor and Head
FWRC/MAFES Interim Associate Director

Mailing Address:
Mailstop 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762
  • Ph.D., Purdue University
  • M.S., New Mexico State University
  • B.S., New Mexico State University

Society Memberships:
  • American Society of Animal Sciences
  • American Society of Agronomy
  • International Society for Analytical Cytology
  • Gamma Sigma Delta, Honor Society of Agriculture
  • American Meat Science Association
  • Council for Agricultural Science and Technology

  • Forage-based beef cattle production
  • Muscle growth and development
  • Meat science

Woolums, A. R., B. B. Karisch, J. G. Frye, W. B. Epperson, D. R. Smith, J. R. Blanton, F. W. Austin, R. Kaplan, L. Hiott, T. Woodley, S. K. Gupta, C. R. Jackson, M. McClelland. 2018. Multidrug resistant Mannheimia haemolytica isolated from high-risk beef stocker cattle after antimicrobial metaphylaxis and treatment for bovine respiratory disease. Veterinary Microbiology 221:143-152.  Download
Griffin, C. M., J. A. Scott, B. B. Karisch, A. R. Woolums, J. R. Blanton, R. M. Kaplan, A. R. Doster, J. D. Loy, W. B. Epperson, D. R. Smith. 2018. A randomized controlled trial to test the effect of on-arrival vaccination and deworming on stocker cattle health and growth performance. Bovine Practioner 52(1):26-33.  Download
Wang, T., J. M. Feugang, M. A. Crenshaw, N. Regmi, J. R. Blanton Jr., S. F. Liao. 2017. A systems biology approach using transcriptomic data reveals genes and pathways in porcine skeletal muscle affected by dietary lysine. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 18:885.  Download
Wang, T., M. A. Crenshaw, N. Regmi, T. Armstrong, J. R. Blanton, S. F. Liao. 2015. Effect of dietary lysine fed to pigs at late finishing stage on market-value associated carcass characteristics. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 14(8):232-236.  Download
Mosali, J., J.T. Biermacher, B. Cook, and J. Blanton, Jr.. 2013. Bioenergy for cattle and cars: A switchgrass production system that engages cattle producers. Agronomy Journal, 105:4:960-966.  Download
Biermacher, J.T., R.R. Reuter, M.K. Kering, J.K. Rogers, J. Blanton, Jr., J.A. Guretzky, T.J. Butler. 2012. Economic potential of substituting legumes for nitrogen in bermudagrass pastures. Crop Science 52(2012).  Download
DeVuyst, E.A., J.T. Biermacher, J.L. Lusk, J.R. Blanton Jr., J.S. Sweigert, B.J. Cook, R.R.Reuter. 2011. Relationship between fed cattle traits and Igenity Panel Scores. Journal of Animal Science 89:1260-1269.  Download
Dinh, T.T.N., J.R. Blanton Jr., D.G. Riley, C.C. Chase Jr., S.W. Coleman, W.A. Phillips, J.C. Brooks, M.F. Miller, L.D. Thompson. 2010. Intramuscular fat and fatty acid composition of longissimus muscle from divergent pure breeds of cattle. Journal of Animal Science 88:756-766.
Henkelman, S., G. Rakhorst, J. Blanton, W. van Oeveren. 2009. Standardization of incubation condition for hemolysis testing of biomaterials. Materials Science and Engineering 29(5):1650-1654.  Download
Dinh, T. T. N., J. R. Blanton Jr., J. C. Brooks, M. F. Miller, and L. D. Thompson. 2008. A simplified method for cholesterol determination in meat and meat products. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 21(4):306-314.  Download