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Dr. Albert De Vries


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Dr. Albert De Vries
Associate Professor, University of Florida

 

 

 

Area of Expertise
Dr. De Vries' research is focused on quantitative dairy systems management, including optimization of cow culling and replacement strategies under herd constraints, economics of reproductive strategies, productive life, animal health economics, statistical process control, and business analysis.  He serves on the Animal Sciences / Forages Extension Commodity Focus Team planning committee, chairs the annual Florida Dairy Production Conference and manages the Florida Dairy Extension website.  In addition, Dr. De Vries teaches Dairy Management Systems, an undergraduate capstone course for the Dairy Option - Animal Industry Specialization of the major in Animal Sciences.

Academic Training

PhD2001University of MinnesotaAnimal Science
MS1991Wageningen University, The NetherlandsAnimal Science
BS1989Wageningen University, The NetherlandsAnimal Science


Professional Experience

2007 - PresentAssociate Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of Florida
2001 - 2007Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of Florida
2000 - 2001Civil Servant, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota
1995 - 2000Research Assistant, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota
1994 - 1995Program Associate, Agricultural Telematics Centre, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
1993 - 1994Research Associate, Department of Farm Management, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
1992 - 1993Program Associate, Agricultural Telematics Centre, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Honors and Awards
ADSA Foundation Scholar Award in Production, 2008
NACAA (National Association of County Agricultural Agents) Search for Excellence in Livestock Production Award, 2005
Gold Image Award for the 1st Dairy Reproduction Road Show CD-set, 2004
Outstanding Faculty Member Award, University of Florida Dairy Science Club, 2003
Juran Fellow, The Juran Center for Leadership in Quality, University of Minnesota, 1998 

 

 

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