Dr. George H. Arscott is an OSU alumnus. He graduated with a B.S. degree in poultry husbandry in 1949. He was head of the Department of Poultry Science for 19 years, and is currently professor emeritus of poultry science. Dr. Arscott was one of the founders of the PNW Animal Nutrition Conference. He received the Nixon Distinguished Professor of Agriculture Award in 1985, and the Poultry Scientist of the Year and Outstanding Service Awards from the Pacific Egg and Poultry Association in 1985 and 1988. He was president and fellow of the Poultry Science Association in 1983 and 1986. He was inducted into the Oregon Poultry Hall of Fame in 1990 and into the Diamond Pioneer Agricultural Career Achievement Registry in 1997. Dr. Arscott was active in the Oregon poultry industry as a nutritionist. He played a major role in developing the USAID Poultry Extension and Training Project for the Yemen Arab Republic, 1981-86.