Dr. Hugo Mario Arelovich

Profesor Titular/ Investigador, Departamento de Agronomía
Universidad Nacional del Sur
Bahía Blanca

Focus Areas

Economic Security
Rural Development
Food Systems
Food Systems


Hugo M. Arelovich is a full professor of animal nutrition at the Departamento de Agronomía, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina. He also serves as researcher at Comisión de Investigaciones Científicas de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (CIC), Argentina. He completed studies at Universidad Nacional del Sur (Ingeniero Agrónomo) and Oklahoma State University (MSc and PhD). Presently, he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses, and shares responsibility for various other academic activities in his department. His research interest is in ruminant nutrition, and he has been involved in protein nutrition, the improvement of low-quality forage use, the manipulation of rumen fermentation, and forage and grain oats quality and their impact on animal performance and beef quality. Currently, he is president of the Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal (AAPA), which, after agreements with the American Society of Animal Sciences, is developing the 1st Joint Meeting of ASAS-AAPA, 2011, at Mar del Plata, Argentina.