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    Fernanda Ferreira
    Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
    Population Health & Reproduction


       

    Research Focus

    Economics and management of dairy production systems
    Economics of heat stress
    Economics of herd health
    Precision dairy technology
    Calf and heifer management systems

    Education

    2018 Ph.D. Animal Sciences, Management and Economics of Dairy Production Systems, University of Florida, Department of Animal Science, Gainesville FL
    2006 M.S. Animal Science, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
    2004 B.S. VM Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, School of Veterinary Medicine, Brazil

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Big data management and information to food animal production decision-making – learning from the Australian Livestock Information Platform (LIP), (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Global Affairs Office

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Fernanda Ferreira: Economic feasibility of cooling dry cows across the United States. 2016 Ferreira FC, Gennari RS, Dahl GE, De Vries A Economic feasibility of cooling dry cows across the United States. Journal of Dairy Science,
    • Fernanda Ferreira: Effects of season and herd milk volume on somatic cell counts of Florida dairy farms 2015 Ferreira FC, De Vries A Effects of season and herd milk volume on somatic cell counts of Florida dairy farms Journal of Dairy Science,
    • Fernanda Ferreira: Efeitos dos niveis de energia, lisina e metionina + cistina sobre o desempenho e o rendimento de carcaca de frangos de corte 2008 Lima LMB, Lara LJC, Baiao NC, Cancado SV, Michel BC, Ferreira FC Efeitos dos niveis de energia, lisina e metionina + cistina sobre o desempenho e o rendimento de carcaca de frangos de corte Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2013 Fernandes EN, Guimarães ADS, Martins CE, Townsend CR, Ferreira FC, Lopes FCF, Portugal JAB, Dias JA, Brito LG, Campos LM, Souza MP, Nobre MM, Zoccal R: Alternativas para a produção sustentável de leite na Amazônia (English: Alternatives for sustainable milk production in the Amazon region), , Brasília: Embrapa. 302.