Research Agricultural Engineer US Dairy Forage Research Center USDA-Agricultural Research Service
BS, Agricultural Engineering, Cornell University MSE, Environmental Engineering, Purdue University PhD, Agricultural Waste Management; (Minors: Soil and Water Engineering, Soil Science), Cornell University
Current Research • Improving nutrient digestibility to enhance forage utilization in lactating dairy cow feeding systems. • Value-added products from forages and biomass energy crops. • Integrated feedstock supply systems for corn stover biomass. • Redesigning forage germplasm and production systems for efficiency, profit, and sustainability of dairy farms. • Silage quality and losses as affected by silo type.