Department: Dairy Science

Gonzalo Ferreira

Gonzalo FerreiraAssistant professor, Extension specialist
Department of Dairy Science

Expert in forage quality and management, dairy nutrition, and management in dairy farming systems

gonf@vt.edu
540-231-1965
http://www.dasc.vt.edu/people/faculty/ferreira.html

Expertise

  • Forage quality and management
  • Dairy nutrition
  • Dairy herd management
  • Financial management in dairy farming systems
  • Training of Hispanic labor
  • Decision-making tools for farmers

Mark Hanigan

Mark HaniganDavid R. and Margaret Lincicome Professor
Department of Dairy Science

Expert in nutrient utilization of animals; mathematical modeling of metabolism, amino acid metabolism, and agricultural pollution prevention

mhanigan@vt.edu
540-231-0967
http://www.dasc.vt.edu/people/faculty/hanigan.html

Expertise

  • Animal nutrition
  • Nutrient metabolism
  • Metabolic modeling
  • Amino acid metabolism
  • Volatile fatty acid metabolism
  • Greenhouse gas
  • Climate change
  • Methane
  • Improved animal production
  • Ruminants
  • Pigs
  • Pollution control