Dairy Management

Faculty and Staff Website

Victor E. Cabrera, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Dairy Management
http://dairymgt.uwex.edu/

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Peer-Reviewed Articles

Cabrera, V. E., and J. O. Giordano. 2013. Evaluating the economic value of changing the reproductive management program for a specific dairy farm. DAIReXNET eXtension, 23 October 2013.

Giordano, J. O., P. M. Fricke, and V. E. Cabrera. 2013. Economics of resynchronization strategies including chemical tests to identify non-pregnant cows. Journal of Dairy Science 96:949-961.

Conference Proceedings

Cabrera, V. E. 2014. Economics of fertility in high-yielding dairy cows on confined TMR systems. In Proceedings. International Cow Fertility Conference, New Science – New Practices. Westport, Mayo, Ireland. 18-21 May 2014. (Paper) (Presentation)

Dutreuil, M., Gildersleeve, R., and V. E. Cabrera. 2012. Dealing with high feed cost: Supplementation on pasture. In Proceedings 4th Annual World Dairy Expo Grazing Seminars. Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI. 5 October 2012.

Hardie, C. A., V. E. Cabrera, M. Dutreuil, and R. Gildersleeve. 2012. Characterization of certified organic Wisconsin dairy farms: Management practices, feeding regimes, and milk production. In Proceedings UW-Extension Grazing, Teaching, and Technology Conference. US Dairy Forage Research Center, Prairie du Sac, WI. 28 August 2012.

Dutreuil, M., V. E. Cabrera, R. Gildersleeve, and C. A. Hardie. 2012. Factors affecting profitability on Wisconsin dairy farms. In Proceedings UW-Extension Grazing, Teaching, and Technology Conference. US Dairy Forage Research Center, Prairie du Sac, WI. 28 August 2012.

Cabrera, V. E., F. Contreras, R. D. Shaver, L. E. Armentano. 2012. Grouping strategies for feeding lactating dairy cattle. Pp. 40-44 in Proceedings Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. Dubuque, IA, 13-14 June 2012.

Popular Press Articles

Halbach, Theodore J. 2014. Learning linear evaluation. Hoard’s Dairyman. 10 January, 2014.

Halbach, Theodore J. 2014. Analyzing the frame. Hoard’s Dairyman. 25 January, 2014.

Cabrera, V. E., and J. O. Giordano. 2013. Evaluating the economic value of changing the reproductive management program for a specific dairy farm. DAIReXNET eXtension, 23 October 2013.

Giordano, J. O., P. M. Fricke, and V. E. Cabrera. 2013. Economics of resynchronization strategies including chemical tests to identify non-pregnant cows. Journal of Dairy Science 96:949-961.

Hardie, C. A., V. E. Cabrera, M. Dutreuil, and R. Gildersleeve. 2012. Characterization of certified organic WI dairy farms: Management, feeding regimes, and milk production. Pp. 20. Midwest Forage Association Forage Focus. December 2012.

Cabrera, V. E. 2012. Free online app lets you calculate the cow value. Pp. 646. Hoard’s Dairyman. 10 October 2012.

Cabrera, V. E. 2012. A simple formulation and solution to the replacement problem: A practical tool to assess the economic cow value, the value of a new pregnancy, and the cost of a pregnancy loss. Journal of Dairy Science 95:4683-4698.

Halbach, Theodore J. 2009. PDCA unveils new dairy cow scorecard. Hoard’s Dairyman. 10 August, 2009.