Jason Sewell

Jason Sewell

Senior Scientist - Beef and Companion Animal Research and Development



University of Illinois


Jason is a facts guy. He converses with data to support an ever-changing industry trying to feed human progress. His current focus? Evaluating how innovative feed technologies and antibiotic replacements influence the microbiome and gut health in beef cattle.

Jason is a workhorse. He sources quality ingredients for new product development, designs research trials and negotiates contracts. His expertise helps get the best ingredients and technologies in every ounce of Purina feed to your animal’s bunk, trough and tub.

Jason grew up farming corn, soybeans and cattle. He’s an alum of the University of Illinois where he received a master’s and Ph.D. in animal science studying feedlot nutrition.

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