Jeffrey grew up in a family dairy farm in Kentucky (US) and has spent his career in the dairy industry including the last 15 years working with dairy technologies. He hold a B.S. in Animal Sciences (dairy option) from the University of Kentucky, a M.S. in Dairy Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a focus on dairy modernization and a PhD at Purdue University focused on the application and economics of Precision Dairy Farming technologies.
Area of expertise: Precision Dairy Technology, Dairy Records Management and Analytics, Compost Bedded Pack Barn Management and Construction, Freestall Barn Construction, Management, and Modernization, Mastitis Management and Prevention, Economic Decision Support, Animal Health Economics, and Dairy Farm Financial Analysis
Experience: Extensive work with dairy sensor systems. Additionally, has been through Farm Advisory training for Lely and DeLaval.
Current project(s): Dairy Housing and Analytics Specialist with Alltech.
Why join the AMS CoP? I would like to continue to communicate with leaders around the world in this area.