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Jeffrey Bewley

Dairy farm decision economics
Precision dairy farming
Dairy farm simulation
Herd management science
Records management
Dairy benchmarking
Systems troubleshooting
Dairy strategy
Total quality management
Facility modernization
Human resources management
Milk quality
Dairy cow comfort
Dairy animal well-being


Ph.D., Purdue University, 2005-2008, Dairy Systems Management
Dissertation: Automated body condition scoring of dairy cattle: technical and economic feasibility
Major Professor: Dr. Michael M. Schutz
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998-2000, Dairy Systems Management
Thesis: The 1999 Wisconsin dairy modernization project
Major Professor: Dr. Roger W. Palmer
B.S. University of Kentucky, 1994-1998, Animal Sciences (Dairy Option)

Professional Experience

2008-present, Assistant Professor, Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky
2005-2008, Graduate Research Assistant, Animal Sciences, University of Kentucky
2006, Visiting Researcher, Ice Robotics, Ltd., Roslin, Scotland, United Kingdom
2003-2004, Dairy Technical Services Manager, PerforMix Nutrition Systems, Nampa, ID
2000-2002, Director of Student Relations, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
1998-2000, Graduate Research Assistant, Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1989-1998, Milkhand/Record Keeper, Skees and Flowers Dairy, Rineyville, KY

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