BioZyme® Welcomes Research Intern to St. Joseph

BioZyme® Inc., the maker of brands like VitaFerm® and Vita Charge®, is excited to welcome Mason DeVooght as its summer research intern to St. Joseph, Mo. DeVooght is working on the initial phases of a reproductive success bench marking project.

DeVooght, originally from Savannah, Mo., is a senior at Northwest Missouri State University. He is majoring in Agribusiness, and is working with BioZyme to build a database of beef cattle operations that use the BioZyme products with a focus on reproductive efficiency.

“The most exciting thing for me is learning about the industry and seeing how products help with the livelihood of animals,” DeVooght said.

DeVooght has worked closely with Dr. Twig Marston, Beef Business Development & Field Support, to develop how the information will be compiled. He will also work with the Area Sales Manager to gather the initial data.

“Mason is a good thinker who wants to be a part of the industry,” Marston said. “He has a great background in information and technology, and is a fast learner who will be a continual learner now and in the future.”

The research internship is based in St. Joseph, and will allow DeVooght to interact with nutritionists, sales staff and producers across the country.

About BioZyme® Inc.

BioZyme Inc., founded in 1951, develops and manufactures natural, proprietary products focused on animal nutrition, health, and microbiology. With a continued commitment to research, BioZyme offers a complete line of feed additives and high density, highly available vitamin, mineral, trace mineral and protein supplements for a variety of animals including cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, goats, horses and dogs. BioZyme brands include Amaferm®, AO-Biotics, Amasile, VitaFerm®, Gain Smart, Vita Charge®, Sure Champ®, Vitalize®, Digest More®, DuraFerm and Peets Feed. Headquartered in St. Joseph, Missouri, BioZyme reaches a global market of customers throughout the U.S., Canada, South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. For more information about BioZyme, visit