Publications


A collection of publications related to dairy farm management and economic decision-making. Includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and scientific presentations; and extension-based publications such as conference proceedings, reports, magazine articles, and press releases.

  1. Cue, R., M. Doornik, R. George, B Griffiths, M. W. Jorgensen, R. Rogers. A. Saha, K. Taysom, V. E. Cabrera, S. R. Wangen, L. Fadul-Pacheco. 2021. Data governance in the dairy industry. Animals 11(10):2981. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11102981.
  2. Asghar, S., I. Ashraf, V. E. Cabrera, K. M. Chaudhary, and M. Q. Bilal. 2021. Perception and correlation of dairy cattle farmers concerning electronic media as a source of information in Punjab, Pakistan. Dairy 2(3):489-499. https://doi.org/10.3390/dairy2030039.
  3. Lauber, M., E. Cabrera, V. Santos, P. Carvalho, M. Carolina, B. Carneiro, A. Valenza, V. E. Cabrera, J. Parrish, P. Fricke. 2021. Comparison of reproductive management programs for submission of Holstein heifers for first insemination with conventional or sexed semen. Journal of Dairy Science 00:00-00. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2021-20617.
  4. Baldin, M., T. Breunig, R. Cue, A. De Vries, M. Doornink, J. Drevenak, R. Fourdraine, R. George, R. Goodling, R. Greenfield, M. W. Jorgensen, A. Lenkaitis, D. Reinemann, A. Saha, C. Sankaraiah, S. Shahinfar, C. Siberski, K. Wade, F. Zhang, L. Fadul-Pacheco, S. Wangen, T. E. da Silva, V. E. Cabrera. 2021. Integrated decision support systems (IDSS) for dairy farming: A discussion on how to improve their sustained adoption. Animals 11:2025. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11072025. (Paper)
  5. Wangen, S. R., F. Zhang, L. Fadul-Pacheco, T. E. da Silva, and V. E. Cabrera. 2021. Improving farm decisions: The application of data engineering techniques to manage data streams from contemporary dairy operations. Livestock Science 10462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2021.104602. (Paper)
  6. Hansen, T. L., M. Li, J. Li, C. J. Vankerhove, M. A. Sotirova, J. M. Tricarico, V. E. Cabrera, E. Kebreab, and K. F. Reed. 2021. The Ruminant Farm Systems Animal Module: A Biophysical Description of Animal Management and Industry Applications. Animals 11(5): 1373. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051373. (Paper)
  7. Fadul-Pacheco, L., M. Liou, D. J. Reinemann, and V. E. Cabrera. 2021. A Preliminary Investigation of Social Network Analysis Applied to Dairy Cow Behavior in Automatic Milking System Environments. Animals 11(5): 1229. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051229. (Paper)
  8. Cabrera, V. E. , and L. Fadul-Pacheco. 2021. Future of dairy farming from the Dairy Brain perspective: Data integration, analytics, and applications. International Dairy Journal 121:105069. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.idairyj.2021.105069. (Paper)
  9. Skevas, T., I. Skevas, and V. E. Cabrera. 2021. Examining the Relationship Between Social Inefficiency and Financial Performance. Evidence from Wisconsin Dairy Farm. Sustainability 13(7): 3635. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13073635. (Paper)
  10. Fadul-Pacheco, H. Delgado, and V. E. Cabrera. 2021. Exploring machine learning algorithms for early prediction of clinical mastitis. International Dairy Journal 119: 105051. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.idairyj.2021.105051. (Paper)
  11. Cabrera, V. E. , and P. M. Fricke. 2021. Economics of twin pregnancies in dairy cattle. Animals 11(2):552. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11020552. (Paper)
  12. Li, W., and V. E. Cabrera.2021. Revealing the Effects of Reproduction and Turnover Rate on Farm Profitability through Herd Structure Dynamics. Appro. Poult. Dairy & Vet Sci 8(1). https://doi.org/10.31031/APDV2020.08.000678. (Paper)
  13. Skevas, T., I. Skevas, and V. E. Cabrera. 2021. Farm profitability as a driver of spatial spillovers: The case of somatic cell counts on Wisconsin dairies. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 50(1): 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1017/age.2020.22. (Paper)
  14. Skevas, T., W. Thompson, S. Brown, and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Milk income over feed cost margin, Margin Protection Program, and farm finances for a sample of Wisconsin dairies in 2000-2017. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 00:00-00. https://doi.org/10.1002/aepp.13108. (Paper)
  15. Ouellet, V. P. Grenier, D. E. Santschi, V. E. Cabrera, L. Fadul-Pacheco, and E. Charbonneau. 2020. Projected economic losses from milk performance detriments under heat stress in Quebec dairy herds. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 00:00-00. https://doi.org/10.1139/CJAS-2020-0069. (Paper)
  16. Skevas, T., and V. E. Cabrera.2020. Measuring farmers' dynamic technical and udder health management inefficiency: the case of Wisconsin dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 103:12117-12127. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18656. (Paper)
  17. Bellingeri, A., A. Gallo, D. Liang, F. Masoero, and V. E. Cabrera.2020. Development of a linear programming model for the optimal allocation of nutritional resources in a dairy herd. Journal of Dairy Science 103:10898-10916. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2020-18157. (Paper)
  18. Ricci, A., M. Li, P. M. Fricke, and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Short Communication: Economic impact among 7 reproductive programs for lactating dairy cows including a sensitivity analysis of the cost of hormonal treatments. Journal of Dairy Science 103:56545661. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2019-17658. (Paper) (Corrigendum)
  19. Njuki, E., B. Bravo-Ureta, and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Climatic effects and total factor productivity: econometric evidence for Wisconsin dairy farms. European Review of Agricultural Economics 47:1276-1301. https://doi.org/10.1093/erae/jbz046. (Paper)
  20. Barrientos, J. A., H. White, R. D. Shaver, and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Improving nutritional accuracy and economics through multiple ration-grouping strategies. Journal of Dairy Science 103:3774-3785.https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2019-17608. (Paper)
  21. Cabrera, V. E. , J. A. Barrientos, H. Delgado, and L. Fadul-Pacheco. 2020. Real-time continuous decision making using big data on dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 103:38563866. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2019-17145. (Paper)
  22. Ouellet, V., V. E. Cabrera, L. Fadul-Pacheco, and E. Charbonneau. 2019. The relationship between the number of consecutive days with heat stress and production performance of Holstein dairy cows raised in a continental climate. Journal of Dairy Science 102:8537-8545. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2018-16060. (Paper)
  23. Kebreab, E., K. F. Reed, V. E. Cabrera, P. E. Vadas, G. Thoma, and J. M. Tricarico. 2019. A new modeling environment for integrated dairy system management. Animal Frontiers 9:25-32. https://doi.org/10.1093/AF/VFZ004. (Paper)
  24. Wu, Y., D. Liang, R. D. Shaver, and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. An income over feed cost nutritional grouping strategy. Journal of Dairy Science. 102:1-12. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2018-15302. (Paper)
  25. Bellingeri, A., V. E. Cabrera, A. Gallo, D. Liang, and F. Masoero. 2019. A survey of dairy cattle management, crop planning, and forages cost of production in Northern Italy. Italian Journal of Animal Science18-786-798. https://doi.org/10.1080/1828051X.2019.1580153. (Paper)
  26. Krpalkova, L., V. E. Cabrera, L. Zavaldilova, and M. Stipkova. 2019. Importance of hoof health in dairy production. Effect of claw disorders on milk production, fertility, and longevity, and their economic impact in Holstein cows. Czech Journal of Animal Science 64:107-117. https://doi.org/10.17221/27/2018-CJAS. (Paper)
  27. Jabarzareh, A., A. Sadeghi-Sefidmazgi, G. Ghorbani, and V. E. Cabrera. 2018. Economic evaluation of sexed semen use in Iranian dairy farms according to field data. Reprod Dom Anim. 2018:18. https://doi.org/10.1111/rda.13247. (Paper)
  28. Mur-Novales, R., F. Lopez-Gatius, P. Fricke, V. E. Cabrera. 2018. An economic evaluation of management strategies to mitigate the negative impact of twinning in dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science 101:83358349. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2018-14400. (Paper)
  29. Cordoba, M. C., P. L. Ruegg, R. D. Shaver, K. A. Weigel, P. D. Carvalho, P. M. Fricke, and V. E. Cabrera. 2018. Repro Money: an Extension program to improve dairy farms' reproductive performance. Journal of Extension 56:2-16263RIB. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol56/iss2/11/. (Paper)
  30. Cabrera, V. E. 2018. Helping dairy farmers to improve economic performance utilizing data-driving decision support tools. Animal 12(1):134-144. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731117001665. (Paper)
  31. Bach, A., and V. E. Cabrera. 2017. Robotic milking: feeding strategies and economic returns. Journal of Dairy Science 100:7720-7728. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2016-11694. (Paper)
  32. Liang, D. F. Sun, M. A. Wattiaux, V. E. Cabrera, J. L. Hedtcke, and E. M. Silva. 2017. Effect of feeding strategies and cropping systems on greenhouse gas emission from Wisconsin certified organic dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 100:5957-5973.https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11909. (Paper)
  33. Lopez-Gatius, F., C. Andreu-Vazquez, R. Mur-Novalesd, V. E. Cabrera, R. H. F. Hunter. 2017. The dilemma of twin pregnancies in dairy cattle. A review on practical prospects. Livestock Science 197:12-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.LIVSCI.2017.01.001. (Paper)
  34. Krpalkova, L., V. E. Cabrera, J. Kvapilik, and J. Burdych. 2016. Associations of reproductive and health problems with the performance and profit of commercial dairy cows. Agricultural Economics 62:385-394. https://doi.org/10.17221/176/2015-AGRICECON. (Paper)
  35. Krpalkova, L., V. E. Cabrera, J. Kvapilik, and J. Burdych. 2016. Dairy farm profit according to herd size, milk yield, and number of cows per worker. Agricultural Economics 62:225-234. https://doi.org/10.17221/126/2015-AGRICECON. (Paper)
  36. Batista, E. O. S., L. M. Vieira, M. F. Sa Filho, P. D. Carvalho, H. Rivera, V. E. Cabrera, M. C. Wiltbank, P. S. Baruselli, and A. H. Souza. 2016. Field fertility in Holstein bulls: Can type of breeding strategy (artificial insemination following estrus versus timed artificial insemination) alter service sire fertility? Journal of Dairy Science 99:2010-2015. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2015-10021. (Paper)
  37. Kalantari A. S., L. E. Armentano, R. D. Shaver, and V. E. Cabrera. 2016. Economic impact of nutritional grouping in dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science 99:1672-1692. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2015-9810. (Paper)
  38. Cabrera, V. E. , and A. S. Kalantari. 2016. Economics of production efficiency: Nutritional grouping. Journal of Dairy Science 99:825841. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2015-9846. (Paper) (Chinese excerpt)
  39. Qi, L., B. E. Bravo-Ureta, and V. E. Cabrera. 2015. From cold to hot: Climatic effects and productivity in Wisconsin dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 98:86648677.https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2015-9536. (Paper)
  40. Mahnani, A., A. Sadeghi-Sefidmazgi, and V. E. Cabrera. 2015. Consequences and economics of metritis in Iranian Holstein dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 98:6048-6057. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2014-8862. (Paper)
  41. Shahinfar, S., J. N. Guenther, D. Page, A. Samia-Kalantari, V. E. Cabrera. P. M. Fricke, and K. A. Weigel. 2015. Optimization of reproductive management programs using lift chart analysis and cost sensitive evaluation of classification errors. Journal of Dairy Science 98:3717-3728. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2014-8255. (Paper)
  42. Liang, D., and V. E. Cabrera. 2015. Optimizing productivity, herd structure, environmental performance, and profitability of dairy cattle herds. Journal of Dairy Science 98:2812-2823. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2014-8856. (Paper)
  43. Kalantari, A. S., V. E. Cabrera. 2015. Stochastic economic evaluation of dairy farm reproductive performance. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 95:59-70. https://doi.org/10.4141/CJAS-2014-072. (Paper)
  44. Contreras-Govea, F. E., V. E. Cabrera, L. E. Armentano, R. D. Shaver, P. M. Crump, D. K. Beede, and M. J. VandeHaar. 2015. Constraints for nutritional grouping in Wisconsin and Michigan dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 98:1336-1344. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2014-8368. (Paper)
  45. Aguirre-Villegas, H. A., T. H. Passos-Fonseca, D. J. Reinemann, L. E. Armentano, M. A. Wattiaux, V. E. Cabrera, J. M. Norman, and R. Larson. 2015. Green cheese: Partial life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions and energy intensity of integrated dairy and bioenergy systems. Journal of Dairy Science 98:1571-1592. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2014-8850. (Paper)
  46. Kalantari, A. S., V. E. Cabrera, D. Solis. 2015. A comparison analysis of two alternative dairy cattle replacement strategies: Optimization versus simulation models. Revista Economia Agraria 18:12-24. https://doi.org/10.22004/ag.econ.246052. (Paper)
  47. Krpalkova, L., V. E. Cabrera, J. Kvapilik, J. Burdych, and P. Crump. 2014. Associations between age at first calving, rearing average daily weight gain, herd milk yield level and dairy herd production, reproduction, and profitability of costs. Journal of Dairy Science 97:6573-6582. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2013-7497. (Paper)
  48. Dutreuil, M., M. A. Wattiaux, C. A. Hardie, and V. E. Cabrera. 2014. Feeding strategies and manure management for cost effective mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farms in Wisconsin. Journal of Dairy Science 97:5904-5917. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2014-8082. (Paper)
  49. Hardie, C., M. Wattiaux, M. Dutreuil, R. Gildersleeve, N. Keuler, and V. E. Cabrera. 2014. Feeding strategies on certified organic dairy farms in Wisconsin and their impact on milk production and income over feed costs. Journal of Dairy Science 97:4612-4623. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2013-7763. (Paper)
  50. Cabrera, V. E. 2014. Economics of fertility in high-yielding dairy cows on confined TMR systems. Animal 8:211-221. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731114000512. (Paper)
  51. Krpalkova, L., V. E. Cabrera, M. Vacek, M. Stipkova, L. Stadnik, and P. Crump. 2014. Impact of prepubertal and postpubertal growth and age at first calving on production and reproduction traits during the first 3 lactations in Holstein dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science 97:3017-3027. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2013-7419. (Paper)
  52. Shahinfar, S, A. Kalantari, V. E. Cabrera, K. Weigel. 2014. Short communication: Prediction of retention pay-off using a Machine Learning algorithm. Journal of Dairy Science 97:2949-2952. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2013-7373. (Paper)
  53. Shahinfar, S. D. Page, J. Guenther, V. E. Cabrera, P. Fricke, and K. Weigel. 2014. Prediction of insemination outcomes in Holstein dairy cattle using alternative machine learning algorithms. Journal of Dairy Science 97:1-12. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2013-6693. (Paper)
  54. Giordano, J. O., P. M. Fricke, and V. E. Cabrera. 2013. Economics of resynchronization strategies including chemical tests to identify non-pregnant cows.Journal of Dairy Science96:949-961. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2012-5704. (Paper)
  55. Kalantari, A. S., V. E. Cabrera. 2012. The effect of reproductive performance on the dairy cattle herd value assessed by integrating a daily dynamic programming with a daily Markov chain model. Journal of Dairy Science 95:6160-6170. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2012-5587. (Paper)
  56. Giordano, J. O., A. Kalantari, P. M. Fricke, M. C. Wiltbank, and V. E. Cabrera. 2012. A daily herd Markov-chain model to study the reproductive and economic impact of reproductive programs combining timed artificial insemination and estrous detection. Journal of Dairy Science 95:5442-5460. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2011-4972. (Paper)
  57. Cabrera, V. E. 2012. A simple formulation and solution to the replacement problem: A practical tool to assess the economic cow value, the value of a new pregnancy, and the cost of a pregnancy loss. Journal of Dairy Science 95:4683-4698. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2011-5214. (Paper)
  58. Giordano, J. O., P. M. Fricke, M. C. Wiltbank, and V. E. Cabrera. 2011. An economic decision-making decision support system for selection of reproductive management programs on dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 94:6216-6232. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2011-4376. (Paper)
  59. Valvekar, M., J. P. Chavas, B. W. Gould, and V. E. Cabrera. 2011. Revenue risk management, risk aversion and the use of LGM-Dairy insurance. Agricultural Systems 104:671-678. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2011.07.004. (Paper)
  60. Cabrera, V.E., Janowski, J.M. 2011. Wisconsin dairy business and production survey: Comparison between farms planning to expand and farms not planning to expand. Journal of Extension 3RIB1. (Paper)
  61. Pinzon-Sanchez, C., V. E. Cabrera, and P. L. Ruegg. 2011. Decision tree analysis of treatment strategies for mild and moderate cases of clinical mastitis. Journal of Dairy Science 94:1873-1892. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2010-3930. (Paper)
  62. Chidmi, B., D. Solis and V. E. Cabrera. 2011. Analyzing the sources of technical efficiency among heterogeneous dairy farms: A quantile regression approach. Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics 3(7):318-324. https://doi.org/10.5897/JDAE.9000020. (Paper)
  63. Cabrera, V. E. 2010. A large Markovian linear program for replacement policies to optimize dairy herd net income for diets and nitrogen excretion. Journal of Dairy Science 93:394-406. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2009-2352. (Paper)
  64. Valvekar, M., V. E. Cabrera, and B. W. Gould. 2010. Identifying cost-minimizing strategies for guaranteeing target dairy income over feed cost via use of the Livestock Gross Margin dairy insurance program. Journal of Dairy Science 93:3350-3357. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2009-2815. (Paper)
  65. Cabrera, V. E. , D. Solis, and J. del Corral. 2010. Determinants of technical efficiency among dairy farms in Wisconsin. Journal of Dairy Science 93:387-393. https://doi.org/10.3168/JDS.2009-2307. (Paper)
  66. Inostroza, J. F., R. D. Shaver, V. E. Cabrera, and J. M. Tricarico. 2010. Effect of diets containing a controlled-release urea product on milk yield, composition and component yields in commercial Wisconsin dairy herds and economic implications. Professional Animal Scientist 26:175-180. https://doi.org/10.15232/S1080-7446(15)30577-5. (Paper)
  67. Breuer, N. E., C. W. Fraisse, and V. E. Cabrera. 2010. The Cooperative Extension Service as a boundary organization for diffusion of climate forecast: A 5-year study. Journal of Extension 4RIB7. (Paper)
  68. Cabrera, V.E., D. Solis, and D. Letson. 2009. Optimal crop insurance under climate variability: contrasting insurer and farmer interests. Transactions of the ASABE 52, 623-631. https://doi.org/10.13031/2013.26813. (Paper)
  69. Cabrera, V.E., L. J. Stavast, T. T. Baker, M. K. Wood, D. S. Cram, R. P. Flynn, and A. L. Ulery. 2009. Soil and runoff response to dairy manure application on rangeland. Agriculture, Ecology, and Environment 131:255-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2009.01.022. (Paper)
  70. AitSahlia, F., C. Wang, V. E. Cabrera, S. Uryasev, and C. W. Fraisse. 2009. Optimal crop planting schedules and financial hedging strategies. Annals of Operations Research https://doi.org/10.1007/S10479-009-0551-2. (Paper)
  71. Liu, J., C. Men, V. E. Cabrera, S. Uryasev, and C. W. Fraisse. 2008. Optimizing crop insurance under climate variability. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 47:2572-2580. https://doi.org/10.1175/2007JAMC1490.1. (Paper)
  72. Cabrera, V. E. , R. Hagevoort, D. Solis, R. Kirksey, and J. A. Diemer. 2008. Economic impact of milk production in the State of New Mexico. Journal of Dairy Science 91:2144-2150. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2007-0791. (Paper)
  73. Cabrera, V. E. , C. P. Mathis, R. Kirksey, and T. T. Baker. 2008. Development of a seasonal prediction model for manure excretion by dairy cattle. The Professional Animal Scientist 24:175-183. https://doi.org/10.15232/S1080-7446(15)30833-0. (Paper)
  74. Fraisse, C. W., V. E. Cabrera, N. E. Breuer, J. Baez, J. Quispe, E. Matos. 2008. El Nino Southern Oscillation Influences on Soybean Yields in Eastern Paraguay. International Journal of Climatology 28:1339-1407. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.1641. (Paper)
  75. Cabrera, V. E. , N. E. Breuer, and P. E. Hildebrand. 2008. Participatory modeling in dairy farm systems: a method for building consensual environmental sustainability using seasonal climate forecasts. Climatic Change 89:395-409. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-007-9371-z. (Paper)
  76. Breuer, N. E., V. E. Cabrera, K. T. Ingram, K. Broad, and P. E. Hildebrand. 2008. AgClimate: A case study in participatory decision support system development. Climatic Change 87:385-403. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-007-9323-7. (Paper)
  77. Cabrera, V. E. , S. Jagtap, and P. E. Hildebrand. 2007. Strategies to limit (minimize) nitrogen leaching on dairy farms driven by seasonal climate forecasts. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 122:479-489. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2007.03.005. (Paper)
  78. Cabrera, V. E. , D. Letson, and G. Podesta. 2007. The value of the climate information when Farm Programs matter. Agricultural Systems 93:25-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2006.04.005. (Paper)
  79. Cabrera, V. E. , A. de Vries., and P. E. Hildebrand. 2006. Prediction of nitrogen excretion in dairy farms Located in North Florida: A comparison of three models. Journal of Dairy Science 89:1830-1841. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.s0022-0302(06)72252-4. (Paper)
  80. Cabrera, V. E. , N. E. Breuer, and P. E. Hildebrand. 2006. North Florida dairy farmer perception toward the use of seasonal climate forecast technology. Climatic Change 78:479-491. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-006-9053-2. (Paper)
  81. Cabrera, V. E. , C. Fraisse, D. Letson, G. Podesta, and J. Novak. 2006. Impact of climate information on reducing farm risk by optimizing crop insurance strategy. Transactions of the ASABE 49:1223-1233. https://doi.org/10.13031/2013.21722. (Paper)
  82. Cabrera, V. E. , P. E. Hildebrand, J. W. Jones, D. Letson, and A. de Vries. 2006. An integrated North Florida dairy farm model to reduce environmental impacts under seasonal climate variability. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 113:82-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2005.08.039. (Paper)
  83. Fraisse, C. W., J. G. Bellow, N. E. Breuer, V. E. Cabrera, L. Hatch, G. Hoogenboom, K. Ingram, J. W. Jones, J. J. O'Brien, J. Paz, and D. Zierden. 2006. AgClimate: A Climate Forecast Information System for Agricultural Risk Management in the Southeastern USA. Computer and Electronics in Agriculture 53:13-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2006.03.002. (Paper)
  84. Cabrera, V. E. , N. E. Breuer, P. E. Hildebrand, and D. Letson. 2005. The dynamic north-Florida dairy farm model: a user-friendly computerized tool for increasing profits while minimizing environmental impacts. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 49:286-308. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2005.07.001. (Paper)
  85. Cabrera, V. E. , P. E. Hildebrand, and J. W. Jones. 2005. Modeling the effect of household composition on the welfare of limited-resource farmers in Coastal Canete, Peru. Agricultural Systems 86:207-222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2004.08.009. (Paper)
  1. Cabrera, V. E. 2020. Data-driven decision support tools in dairy herd health. In: Improving dairy herd health. Prof. Emile Bouchard (Ed). Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, ISBN-13: 978-1786764676 https://tinyurl.com/smss9392.
  2. Fraisse, C. W., N. E. Breuer, and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. Developing climate-based decision support systems (DSS) from agricultural systems models. In: Advances in crop modelling for sustainable agriculture. Boote, K. (Ed), Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science, ISBN-13:978-1786762405. (Book)
  3. Overton, M. W., and V. E. Cabrera. 2017. Monitoring and quantifying the value of change in reproductive performance. In: Large Dairy Herd Management Book (http://ldhm.adsa.org) American Dairy Science Association.. (Chapter)
  4. Liang, D., and V. E. Cabrera.2017. Dairy Farm Management Strategies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Mitigation Strategies and Economic Considerations in the US. in: Agricultural Research Updates. Volume 20. Nova Science Publishers, ISBN-20: 978-1-53612-216-9. (Chapter)
  5. Krpalkova, L., V. E. Cabrera, J. Kvapilik, J. Burdych, M. Stipkova, P. Crump, L. Stadnik, and M. Vacek. 2014. Optimal growth of heifers and effect of milk yield level on dairy herd production, reproduction, and profitability. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Deutschland, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-58200-4. (Chapter)
  6. Cabrera, V. E. 2012. DairyMGT: A suite of decision support systems in dairy farm management. IN Decision Support Systems. Jao C. (Ed), INTECH, Rijeka, Croatia. ISBN: 978-953-51-0799-6. (Chapter)
  7. Cabrera, V. E. , P. E. Hildebrand. 2011. Chapter 7th: Linear programming for dairy herd simulation and optimization: An integrated approach for decision-making. IN Linear programming - New frontiers in theory and applications. Zoltan, A. M. (Ed.), Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY. ISBN: 978-1-61209-579-0. (Chapter)
  8. Cabrera, V. E. , D. Solis, G. A. Baigorria, and D. Letson. 2009. Chapter 7th: Managing climate variability in agricultural analysis. IN: Long, J.A., and D. S. Wells (Eds), Ocean circulation and El Nino: New research, p. 163-179, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY. ISBN: 978-1-60692-084-8. (Chapter)
  9. Hoogenboom, G., C. W. Fraisse, J. W. Jones, K. T. Ingram, J. J. O'Brien, J. G. Bellow, D. Zierden, D. E. Stooksbury, J. O. Paz, A. Garcia y Garcia, L. C. Guerra, D. Letson, N. E. Breuer, V. E. Cabrera, L. U. Hatch, and C. Roncoli. 2007. Climate-based agricultural risk management tools for Florida, Georgia and Alabama, USA. In: Sivakumar, M. V. K. and J. Hansen (Eds.), Climate Prediction and Agriculture: Advances and Challenges, p. 273-278, Springer, Berlin. ISBN: 978-3-540-44650-7.
  10. Langeveld, J.W.A., A. Crawford, M. Paine, S. Pinheiro, W. de Boef, I. S. Kristensen, J. Hermansen, B. Dedieu, P. E. Hildebrand, V. E. Cabrera, D. Jansen, and J. Dixon. 2006. Project setup and learning processes in participative systems-oriented research initiatives. In: Langeveld, H., N. Roling (Eds), Changing European farming systems for a better future. New visions for rural areas. p. 89-91, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen. ISBN: 978-9-086-86002-9.
  1. Cabrera, V. E. 2021. The economic value of nutritional grouping on dairy farms (O valor economico do agrupamento nutricional em fazendas leiteiras). 56th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Animal Science + Formuleite Brazil. Florianopolis, Brazil.16-20 August 2021.
  2. Cabrera, V. E. 2021. Economics of using beef semen. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting (ADSA), Virtual, Louisville, KY, 11-14 July 2021. Journal of Dairy Science 00: (Suppl. 1): 00.
  3. Cabrera, V. E. 2021. Panel on Data integration in dairy farms from the Dairy Brain perspective. Precision Dairy Conference. Bloomington, MN, 22-23 June 2021.
  4. Cabrera, V. E. , and M. Ferris. 2021. Applications of integrated data on dairy farms. Keynote Speakers. The Center for Digital Agriculture at Cornell University. 28 January 2021.
  5. Cabrera, V. E. 2020. Developing a Dairy Brain: The Next Big Leap in Dairy Farm Management Using Coordinated Data Ecosystems and Artificial Intelligence. American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting. 8-11 November 2020.
  6. Cabrera, V. E. 2020. Developing a Dairy Brain: The Next Big Leap in Dairy Farm Management Using Coordinated Data Ecosystems and Artificial Intelligence. Keynote speaker. International Milk Genomics Consortium. 2020 Symposium. 13-16 October 2020.
  7. Fadul-Pacheco, L., F. Zhang and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Comparing Machine Learning Algorithms for Prediction of Clinical Mastitis in Early Lactation. International Milk Genomics Consortium, Virtual Symposium 2020. 13-16 October 2020.
  8. Cabrera, V.E. 2020. Developing a Dairy Brain: Improved Decision-Making from Continuous Integrated Data. Midwest section meeting of the American Society of Animal Science. 2-4 March 2020. Omaha, Nebraska.
  9. Cabrera, V. E. , J. Barrientos, L. Fadul, and H. Delgado. 2019. Real-time continuous decision-making using big data. American Dairy Science Annual Meeting. Cincinnati, OH. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): 322.
  10. Cabrera,V. E. 2018. What are the economic advantages of grouping and feeding dairy cows by nutritional need? Proceedings of 29th Annual Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium. Gainesville, FL 5-7 February 2018. (Paper)
  11. Mur-Novales, R. M., and V. E. Cabrera.2017. What type of semen should I use? Proceedings Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Convention. Reno, NV 7-9 November 2017. (Paper)
  12. Bach, A., and V. E. Cabrera. 2016. Nutritional approaches in robotic herds. Journal of Dairy Science 99 (Suppl. 1):35.
  13. Cabrera, V. E. 2015. Economics of production efficiency: Nutritional grouping. Journal of Dairy Science 98 (Suppl. 2):350. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  14. Cabrera, V. E. 2014. Impact of decision support tools available for dairy farm management. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. Kansas City, MO. 23 July 2014. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  15. Cabrera, V. E. 2014. Economics of fertility in high-yielding dairy cows on confined TMR systems. In Proceedings. International Cow Fertility Conference, New Science New Practices. Westport, Mayo, Ireland. 18-21 May 2014. (Paper) (Presentation)
  16. Cabrera, V. E. 2013. Grouping strategies to improve feed efficiency. 26th American Dairy Science Association Discover Conference: Dairy Feed Efficiency. Naperville, IL. 23-26 September 2013. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  17. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. The need for applied research and decision support tools in dairy farm management and decision-making. 2011 American Dairy Science Association Foundation Lecture. New Orleans, LO. 12 July 2011. (Paper) (Presentation)
  18. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. Economic comparison of reproductive management programs. 21st American Dairy Science Association Discover Conference: Improving Reproductive Efficiency of Lactating Dairy Cows. Itasca, IL. 11 May 2011. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  19. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. The economic value of changes in the 21-day pregnancy rate and what controls this value. 21st American Dairy Science Association Discover Conference: Improving Reproductive Efficiency of Lactating Dairy Cows. Itasca, IL. 10 May 2011. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  20. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. Exploring methods to assess the economic value of dairy cattle reproductive programs. Midwest American Dairy Science Association Meeting. Des Moines, IA. 15 March 2011. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  21. Cabrera, V. E. 2009. A large Markovian linear program model for dairy herd decision-making. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. Montreal, Canada. 15 July 2009. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  1. Fadul-Pacheco, L., M. Liou, D. Reinemann, and V. E. Cabrera. 2021. Using social network analysis to Identify cows affinities in automatic milking systems. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting (ADSA), Virtual, Louisville, KY, 11-14 July 2021. Journal of Dairy Science 00: (Suppl. 1): 00.
  2. Fadul-Pacheco, L., E. Rolli, D. Reinemann, and V. E. Cabrera. 2021. Precision milking management strategies to improve automatic milking systems performance. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting (ADSA), Virtual, Louisville, KY, 11-14 July 2021. Journal of Dairy Science 00: (Suppl. 1): 00.
  3. Fadul-Pacheco, L., and V. E. Cabrera. 2021. Exploring integrated data as a tool for better understanding health-associated issues in dairy farms. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting (ADSA), Virtual, Louisville, KY, 11-14 July 2021. Journal of Dairy Science 00: (Suppl. 1): 00.
  4. Zhang, F., K. A. Weigel, and V. E. Cabrera. 2021. A non-time-series approach to predict milk lactation curves for primiparous cows relying on dam and siblings production information. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting (ADSA), Virtual, Louisville, KY, 11-14 July 2021. Journal of Dairy Science 00: (Suppl. 1): 00.
  5. Fadul-Pacheco, L., and V. E. Cabrera. 2021.Understanding health-associated issues in dairy farms using integrated data. Precision Dairy Conference. Bloomington, MN, 22-23 June 2021.
  6. Cabrera, V. E. , L. Fadul-Pacheco, S. Wangen, T. da Silva, R. H. Fourdraine, and J. M. Mattison. 2021. Collecting, integrating, harmonizing and connecting data from dairy farms: The US Dairy Brain project experience. The International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR) INTERBULL Virtual Conference, Leeuwarden, 26-30 April 2021. (Paper)
  7. Fadul-Pacheco, L., V .E., Cabrera, S. Wangen, T. da Silva, R. H. Fourdraine, and J. M. Mattison. 2021. The US Dairy Brain project: Data integration and data applications for improved farm decision-making. The International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR) INTERBULL Virtual Conference, Leeuwarden, 26-30 April 2021. (Paper)
  8. Fadul-Pacheco, L., M. Liou, D. Reinemann and, V. E. Cabrera. 2021. Relationship between cows social interactions and milk performance: An exploratory use of social network analysis. National Mastitis Council (NMC) 60th Annual meeting. Virtual. 26-28 January 2021.
  9. Fadul-Pacheco, L., S. Wangen and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Open discussion of data bottlenecks in the dairy industry: Dairy Brain Coordinated Innovation Network (Virtual- ASAS, July 2020). Journal of Animal Science, Volume 98, Issue Supplement_4, November 2020, Page 133, https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa278.244.
  10. Fadul-Pacheco, L., S. Wangen and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Towards better usage of data in dairy farms: The Dairy Brain initiative (Virtual- ASAS, July 2020). Journal of Animal Science, Volume 98, Issue Supplement_4, November 2020, Pages 133134, https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa278.245.
  11. Li, W., and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Revealing the effects of reproduction and turnover rate on farm profitability through herd structure dynamics. American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. Journal of Dairy Science 103: (Suppl. 1): 306.
  12. Li, M., V. E. Cabrera, and K. Reed. 2020. An application of the Ruminant Farm System Model (RuFaS): The use of a combination of sexed and beef semen on dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science 103: (Suppl. 1): 309.
  13. Li, M., V. E. Cabrera, and K. Reed. 2020. A time-series analysis of increasing milk productivity and yearly seasonality. Journal of Dairy Science 103: (Suppl. 1): T78.
  14. Fadul-Pacheco, L., H. Delgado and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Data Integration and Use of Machine Learning Algorithms to Monitor Individual Cows Health. Data Science Research Bazaar, University of Wisconsin Madison.
  15. Li, M, V. E. Cabrera, and K. Reed. 2019. Updating Holstein and Jersey lactation curve parameters for the Rumination Farm System Model (RuFaS). Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): M128.
  16. Li, W., and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. Interactions among pregnancy rate, turnover ratio, and herd structure. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): M131.
  17. Delgado, H., L. Fadul-Pacheco, and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. The use of integrated data to identify first-lactation cows at high risk of clinical mastitis. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): M134.
  18. Fadul-Pacheco, L., H. Delgado, and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. Machine learning algorithms for early prediction of clinical mastitis. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): 94.
  19. Li, M., V. E. Cabrera, and K. Reed. 2019. A stochastic animal life-cycle simulation model and its herd structure. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): 96.
  20. Barrientos-Blanco, J., V. E. Cabrera, and R. D. Shaver. 2019. Executing a better nutritional grouping strategy in commercial dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): 98.
  21. Bellingeri, A., A. Gallo, D. Liang, F. Masoero, and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. Development of a decision support tool for optimal allocation of nutritional resources in a dairy herd. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): 100.
  22. Li, W., and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. Economics of using beef semen. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): 102.
  23. Mur-Novales, R., P. M. Fricke, V. E. Cabrera, J. O. Giordano, M. C. Wiltbank, and J. P. N. Martins. 2019. Effects of parity, season and region on fertility of lactating dairy cows submitted to a Double-Ovsynch protocol for first timed-AI. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): W110.
  24. Ricci, A., M. Li, P. M. Fricke, and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. The reproductive and economic impact among 6 reproductive programs for lactating dairy cows including a sensitivity analysis of the cost of hormonal treatments. Journal of Dairy Science 102: (Suppl. 1): W115.
  25. Skevas, T., and V. E. Cabrera. Spatial dependence and dynamic productivity growth in Wisconsin dairy farming. Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the 2019 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, July 21 23. (Paper)
  26. Njuki, E., B. Bravo-Ureta, and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. Productivity, weather and climate: Evidence for a sample of Wisconsin dairy farms from a GTRE model. Asociacion Espanola de Economia Agraria, XII Congreso de Economia Agraria, Lugo, Galicia, September 5, 2019.
  27. Liang, D., H. Delgado, and V. E. Cabrera.2018. A virtual dairy farm brain. 13th European International Farming System Association Symposium of the Farming and Rural Systems: Farming systems: facing uncertainties and enhancing opportunities. Chania, Crete, Greece, 01-05 July 2018. (Paper)
  28. Ouellet, V., V. E. Cabrera, L. Fadul-Pacheco, P. Greiner, and E. Charbonneau. 2018. Relationship between the accumulative effects of heat stress and Holstein dairy cows milk performances in eastern Canada. Journal of Dairy Science 101: (Suppl. 2): 94. (Abstract)
  29. Barrientos, J. A., V. E. Cabrera, and R. D. Shaver. 2018. Improving nutritional accuracy through multiple ration-grouping strategy. Journal of Dairy Science 101: (Suppl. 2): 100. (Abstract)
  30. Wangen, S. R., H. D. Rodriguez, D. Liang, A. Christensen, M. Ferris, and V. E. Cabrera. 2018. Development of an integrated dairy farm decision sup- port system to facilitate dairy management-I. Data integration and warehousing. Journal of Dairy Science 101: (Suppl. 2): 320. (Abstract)
  31. Christensen A., S. R., Delgado, D. Liang, S. R. Wangen, M. Ferris, and V. E. Cabrera. 2018. Development of an integrated dairy farm decision support system to facilitate dairy management II. Analysis from integrated data. Journal of Dairy Science 101: (Suppl. 2): 321. (Abstract)
  32. Delgado, H., D. Liang, and V. E. Cabrera. 2018. The lifetime impact of a clinical mastitis case during the first 100 lactation days in first lactation. Journal of Dairy Science 101: (Suppl. 2): 326. (Abstract)
  33. Liang, D., A. Golechha, V. E. Cabrera, and J. Patel. 2018. Predicting clinical mastitis at 30 to 60 DIM using an integrated real-time data warehouse. Journal of Dairy Science 101: (Suppl. 2): 327. (Abstract)
  34. Liang, D., T. Rutherford, B. Jones, R. D. Shaver, and V. E. Cabrera. 2017. Trade-off between farm profitability and greenhouse gas emission. Journal of Dairy Science 100 (Suppl. 2): M147.
  35. Santana, R. A. V., A. F. Brito, V. E. Cabrera, F. A. Barbosa, A. K. Hoshide, A. F. Benson, A. N. Hafla, H. M. Darby, K. J. Soder, R. Kersbergen. 2017. Economic and environmental performance of traditional and grass-fed organic dairies using the Integrated Farm System Model. Journal of Dairy Science 100 (Suppl. 2): 329.
  36. Wu, Y., V. E. Cabrera, R. D. Shaver. 2017. Maximizing income over feed cost by grouping cows with mixed-integer programing. Journal of Dairy Science 100 (Suppl. 2): 327.
  37. Mur-Novales, R., I. Garcia-Ispierto, B. Serrano-Perez, V. E. Cabrera, F. Lopez-Gatius. 2017. Pre-ovulatory follicular size and the subsequent conception rate in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 100 (Suppl. 2): 310.
  38. Liang D., T. F. Rutherford, B. L. Jones, R. D. Shaver, and V. E. Cabrera. 2016. Developing a feed allocation model to maximize income over feed cost and minimize enteric methane emission considering farmers risk preferences and reduce enteric methane production. Journal of Dairy Science 99 (Suppl. 1): 589.
  39. Liang, D. F. Sun, M. A. Wattiaux, V. E. Cabrera, J. Hedtcke, and E. M. Silva. 2016. Impact of corn or soybean in crops and lactating cow diets on estimated greenhouse gas emission from Wisconsin certified organic dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 99 (Suppl. 1): 1201.
  40. Cabrera, V. E. 2015. Economics of production efficiency: Nutritional grouping. Journal of Dairy Science 98 (Suppl. 2): 350. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  41. Liang, D., T. F. Rutherford, and V. E. Cabrera. 2015. Optimal dairy farm management subject to greenhouse gas emissions constraints. Journal of Dairy Science 98 (Suppl. 2): 406. (Abstract)
  42. Kalantari, A. S., L. E. Armentano, R. D. Shaver, and V. E. Cabrera. 2015. Economic impact of nutritional grouping in dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science 98 (Suppl. 2): M279. (Poster)
  43. Weigel, K. A., A. A. Mikshowsky, and V. E. Cabrera. 2015. Western Dairy Management Conference. Reno, Nevada. 3-5 March 2015.
  44. Cabrera, V. E. 2014. USDA NC-2042 2013-2014 Wisconsin station report. Management systems to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of dairy enterprises (Rev. NC-1119). Lied Lodge & Conference Center, NE. 8-10 October 2014. (Report) (Presentation)
  45. Cabrera, V. E. 2014. Sustainable production of dairy farm systems. in Proc. VI Brazilian Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and III International Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture, Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil. 26-27 September 2014. (Paper)
  46. Krpalkova, L, V. E. Cabrera. J. Kvapilik, J. Burdych, and P. Crump. 2014. Effect of rearing period of heifers and herd level of milk yield on performance and profitability. In Proceedings 65th Annual Meeting of the EAAP. Copenhagen, Denmark. 25-29 August 2014. (Poster)
  47. Lingqiao, Q., B. E. Bravo-Ureta, and V. E. Cabrera. 2014. From hot to cold: a preliminary analysis of climatic effects on the productivity of Wisconsin dairy farms. In Proceedings 2014 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. 27-29 July 2014. (Paper) (Presentation)
  48. Shahinfar, S., J. N. Guenther, D. Page, A. Samia-Kalantari, V. E. Cabrera. P. M. Fricke, and K. A. Weigel. 2014. Optimization of reproductive management programs using lift chart analysis and cost sensitive evaluation of classification errors. Animal Science 92 (E-Suppl. 2):576. (Abstract)
  49. Liang, D., and V. E. Cabrera. 2014. Optimizing concurrently dairy farm productivity and environmental performance. Animal Science 92 (E-Suppl. 2):571. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  50. Lingqiao, Q., B. E. Bravo-Ureta, and V. E. Cabrera. 2014. A preliminary analysis of climatic effects on the productivity of Wisconsin dairy farms. In Proceedings VI Congreso de Eficiencia y Productividad. Cordoba, Spain. 26-28 May 2014. (Paper) (Presentation)
  51. Cabrera, V. E. , and M. Dutreuil. 2014. Implementation of greenhouse gas mitigation strategies on organic, grazing and conventional dairy farms. In Proceedings 11th European International Farming System Association Symposium of the Farming and Rural Systems. Berlin, Germany. 1-4 April 2014. (Paper) (Presentation)
  52. Bytyqi, H., M. Thaqi, F Hoxha, A. Misini, B. Haxhija, H. Mehmeti, V. E. Cabrera. 2014. Economic assessment of dairy farm production in Kosovo. In Proceedings 11th European International Farming System Association Symposium of the Farming and Rural Systems. Berlin, Germany. 1-4 April 2014. (Paper)
  53. Kalantari, A., and V. E. Cabrera. 2013. Stochastic economic evaluation of dairy farms reproductive performance. Journal of Animal Science 91 (E-Suppl. 2):791. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  54. Shahinfar, S., A. S. Kalantari, V. E. Cabrera, and K. A. Weigel. 2013. Retention pay-off prediction using machine learning algorithms. Journal of Animal Science 91 (E-Suppl. 2):709. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  55. Kalantari, A., and V. E. Cabrera. 2013. Agreement of dairy cattle replacement policies by two models: Optimization and simulation. Journal of Animal Science 91 (E-Suppl. 2):TH380. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  56. Hardie, C. A., M. Dutreuil, R. Gildersleeve, M. Wattiaux, N. S. Keuler, and V. E. Cabrera. 2013. Impact of feeding strategies on milk production and profitability on Wisconsin organic dairy farms. Journal of Animal Science 91 (E-Suppl. 2):TH378. (Abstract) (Poster)
  57. Souza, A. H., P. A. Carvalho, R. D. Shaver, M. C. Wiltbank, and V. E. Cabrera. 2013. Epidemiology of synchronization programs for breeding management in US dairy herds. Journal of Animal Science 91 (E-Suppl. 2):W182. (Abstract) (Poster)
  58. Souza, A. H., P. A. Carvalho, R. D. Shaver, M. C. Wiltbank, and V. E. Cabrera. 2013. Impact of timed AI use on reproductive performance and culling rate in Wisconsin dairy herds. Journal of Animal Science 91 (E-Suppl. 2):W303. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  59. Cabrera, V. E. , P. M. Fricke, P. L. Ruegg, R. D. Shaver, M. C. Wiltbank, K. A. Weigel, and M. Cordoba. 2013. An integrated approach to improve dairy cow fertility. Pp. 45-51 in Proceedings USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Animal Reproduction Project Director Meeting. Montreal, QC. July 2013. (Presentation)
  60. Cabrera, V. E. 2012. USDA NC-1042 2011-2012 Wisconsin station report. Management systems to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of dairy enterprises (Rev. NC-1119). Hickory Corner, MI. 11-13 October 2012. (Report) (Presentation)
  61. Cabrera, V. E. , M. Dutreuil, C. Hardie, R. Gildersleeve, M. Wattiaux, and D. Combs. 2012. Strategies of pasture supplementation on organic and conventional grazing dairies: Assessment of economic, production and environmental outcomes. Pp. 27-30 in Proceedings USDA Institute of Food Production and Sustainability, Organic Programs Project Directors Meeting. Washington DC. 3-4 October 2012. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  62. Cabrera, V. E. , P. M. Fricke, P. L. Ruegg, R. D. Shaver, M. C. Wiltbank, K. A. Weigel, and M. Cordoba. 2012. An integrated approach to improve dairy cow fertility. Pp. 71-76 in Proceedings USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Animal Reproduction Project Director Meeting. State College, PA. 16 August 2012. (Poster)
  63. Dutreuil, M., V. E. Cabrera, R. Gildersleeve, C. A. Hardie, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2012. Impact of animal density on predicted greenhouse gas emission on selected conventional, organic, and grazing dairy farms in Wisconsin. Journal of Animal Science 90 (E-Suppl. 3):777. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  64. Kalantari, A. S., and V. E. Cabrera. 2012. The effect of reproductive performance on the herd value assessed by integrating a daily dynamic programming with a daily Markov chain model. Journal of Animal Science 90 (E-Suppl. 3):530. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  65. Dutreuil, M., V. E. Cabrera, R. Gildersleeve, C. A. Hardie, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2012. A cluster analysis to describe profitability on Wisconsin dairy farms. Journal of Animal Science 90 (E-Suppl. 3):M119. (Abstract) (Poster)
  66. Aguerre, M., Giordano, J. O., Kalantari, A. S., M. Wattiaux, Fricke, P. M., and V. E. Cabrera. 2012. Impact of dairy herd reproductive performance simulated with a Markov-chain model on predicted enteric methane emission and excretion of N and P. Journal of Animal Science 90 (E-Suppl. 3):M240. (Abstract) (Poster)
  67. Shahinfar, S., K. Weigel, D. Page, J. Guenther, V. E. Cabrera, and P. Fricke. 2012. Prediction of pregnancy outcome using machine learning algorithms. Journal of Animal Science 90 (E-Suppl. 3):M113. (Poster)
  68. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. USDA NC-1042 2010-2011 Wisconsin station report. Management systems to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of dairy enterprises (Rev. NC-1119). University of Maryland, MD. 13-15 October 2011. (Report) (Presentation)
  69. Pinzon-Sanchez, C. V. E. Cabrera, and P. L. Ruegg. 2011. Decision tree analysis of treatment strategies for mild and moderate cases of clinical mastitis occurring in early lactation. Pp. 85-86 in Proceedings Third International Symposium of Mastitis and Milk Quality. St. Louis, MO. 22-24 September 2011. (Paper)
  70. Dutreuil, M., M. A. Wattiaux, R. Gildersleeve, B. Barham, and V. E. Cabrera. 2011. Impact of feeding strategies on milk production and income over feed cost: A case study of organic, grazing, and conventional Wisconsin dairy farms. Journal of Animal Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1): 313. (Abstract) (Poster)
  71. Souza, H., H. Rivera, P. Crump, and V. E. Cabrera. 2011. Estimating field conception rates for Holstein sires in US herds (ACE index) and conception rate correlation from the same sires used for AI after natural estrus and timed AI breedings. Journal of Animal Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1):26. (Abstract) (Poster)
  72. Giordano, J. O., P. M. Fricke, M. C. Wiltbank, and V. E. Cabrera. 2011. Daily Markov-chain simulation model for selection of reproductive management programs in dairy herds. Journal of Animal Science 89 (E-Suppl. 1): 256. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  73. Cabrera, V. E. , P. M. Fricke, P. L. Ruegg, R. D. Shaver, M. C. Wiltbank, K. A. Weigel, and M. Cordoba. 2011. An integrated approach to improve dairy cow fertility. Pp. 128-129 in Proceedings USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Joint Animal Systems Project Director Meeting. Washington D.C. 19-21 April 2011. (Poster)
  74. Cabrera, V. E. , R. R. Gildersleeve, M. A. Wattiaux, D. K. Combs, M. Dutreuil, and C. Hardie. 2011. Strategies of pasture supplementation on organic and conventional grazing dairies: Assessment of economic, production, and environmental outcomes. In Proceedings USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Organic Research and Extension Initiative Project Director Meeting. Washington D.C. 16-18 March 2011. (Poster)
  75. Cabrera, V. E. 2010. USDA NC-1042 2010-2011 Wisconsin station report. Management systems to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of dairy enterprises (Rev. NC-1119). Twin Falls, ID. 14-16 October 2010. (Report) (Presentation)
  76. Cabrera, V. E. , P. M. Fricke, P. L. Ruegg, R. D. Shaver, M. C. Wiltbank, K. A. Weigel, and M. Cordoba. 2010. An integrated approach to improve dairy cow fertility. Pp. 49-50 in Proceedings USDA Animal Reproduction and Integrated Solutions to Animal Agriculture Annual Investigator Meeting. Milwaukee, WI. 3-4 August 2010. (Poster)
  77. Giordano, J. O., P. M. Fricke, P.M., M. C. Wiltbank, and V. E. Cabrera. 2010. A stochastic evaluation of reproductive management programs for dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science 93 (E-Suppl. 1):807. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  78. Valvekar, M., V. E. Cabrera, B. W. Gould. 2010. Optimal livestock gross margin for Dairy insurance contract design. Journal of Dairy Science 93 (E-Suppl. 1):1016. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  79. Passos-Fonseca, T. H., H. A. Aguirre-Villegas, D. J. Reinemann, L. E. Armentano, V. E. Cabrera, and J. Norman. 2010. Green Cheese: LCA of Energy Intensity and GHG Emissions of Integrated Dairy Bio-Fuels Systems in Wisconsin. No.: 1008719 in Proceedings American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. 20-23 June 2010. (Paper)
  80. Cabrera, V. E. , D. Solis, and J. del Corral. 2010. The effect of traditional practices in the efficiency of dairy farms in Wisconsin. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 42:582. (Paper)
  81. Cabrera, V. E. 2009. USDA NC-1042 2008-2009 Wisconsin station report. Management systems to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of dairy enterprises (Rev. NC-1119). University of British Columbia, Canada. 14-16 October 2009. (Report) (Presentation)
  82. Cabrera, V. E. , B. W. Gould, and M. Valvekar. 2009. Livestock gross margin insurance for dairy Cattle: an analysis of program performance and cost under alternative policy configurations. No.: 49262. AAEA, CAES, & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting. Milwaukee, WI. 26-28 July 2009. (Paper) (Presentation)
  83. Ruiz, M., and V. E. Cabrera. 2009. The economic impact of five dairy cattle clinical diseases as measured by the correlation between lactational incidence risk and the income over feed cost in Wisconsin dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science 92 (E-Suppl. 1):W1. (Abstract) (Poster)
  84. Inostroza, J. F., Shaver, R.D., Cabrera, V. E. , Tricarico, J.M. 2009. Effect of Optigen on milk yield composition and component yields in commercial Wisconsin dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science 92 (E-Suppl. 1):T297. (Abstract)
  85. Reinemann, D. J., P. D. Thompson, K. G. Karthikeyan, L. E. Armentano, V. E. Cabrera, J. M. Norman, and T. H. Passos-Fonseca. 2009. Energy intensity and environmental impact of integrated dairy/bio-energy systems in Wisconsin, USA. Proceedings 7th International Workshop: Modeling Nutrient Digestion and Utilization in Farm Animals. Paris. 10-12 September 2009. (Abstract)
  86. Inostroza, J. F., R. D. Shaver, V. E. Cabrera, V.E., and J. M. Tricarico. 2009. Effect of Optigen on milk yield composition and component yields in commercial Wisconsin dairy farms. Proceedings Alltech 25th International Symposium. 17-20 May 2009. Lexington, KY. (Abstract)
  87. Cabrera, V. E. 2008. USDA NC-1042 2007-2008 Wisconsin station report. Management systems to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of dairy enterprises (Rev. NC-1119). Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. 16-18 October 2008. (Report) (Presentation)
  88. Cabrera, V.E., and D. Solis. 2008. Managing the newly created LGM-Dairy insurance under seasonal climate variability Journal of Dairy Science 91 (Suppl. 1):654. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  89. Cabrera, V. E. 2007. USDA NC-1042 2006-2007 Wisconsin station report. Management systems to improve the economic and environmental sustainability of dairy enterprises (Rev. NC-1119). Rochester, MN. 11-13 October 2007. (Report) (Presentation)
  90. Cabrera, V. E. , D. Solis, and D. Letson. 2007. Optimal crop-insurance strategies under climate variability: Contrasting insurer and farmer interests. No: 9708 in Proceedings American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting. Portland, OR. July 29-August 1 2007. (Presentation) (Paper)
  91. Cabrera, V. E. 2007. NM-Manure: a seasonal prediction model of manure excretion for lactating dairy cows in New Mexico. No.: 074171 in Proceedings American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN. 18-20 June 2007. (Poster) (Paper)
  92. Langeveld, J. W. A., A. Crawford, M. Paine, S. Pinheiro,W. de Boef, I. S. Kristensen, J. Hermansen, B. Dedieu, P. E. Hildebrand, V. E. Cabrera, D. Jansen, and J. Dixon. 2006. Project setup and learning processes in participative systems oriented research initiatives. No: 9086860028 in Proceedings 7th European International Farming System Association Symposium. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 7-9 July 2006.
  93. Cabrera, V. E. , and D. Letson. 2006. Optimal climate crop insurance strategy: Contrasting insurer and farmer interests. In Proceedings NOAA 2006 Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop: Research and Applications on Use and Impacts. Tucson, AZ. 21-24 March 2006. (Presentation)
  94. Hayes, R., V. E. Cabrera, and M. Baker. 2006. Impact of Extension in the Canete Valley of Peru: A convergence of spatial, economical, statistical and anecdotal evidence. In Proceedings Cornell University's 3rd Annual Latin American Studies Program. Ithaca, NY. 24-25 February 2006. (Paper)
  95. Cabrera, V. E. , D. Letson, and G. Podesta. 2005. Climate information to reduce farm risk. No: 053057 in Proceedings American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual Meeting.. Tampa, FL. 17-20 July 2005. (Presentation) (Paper)
  96. Cabrera, V. E. 2005. Towards proactive environmental protection: the case of north Florida dairy farms and groundwater nitrogen pollution. Pp. 101 in Proceedings Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Santa Fe, NM. 5-10 April 2005. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  97. Cabrera, V. E. , and D. Letson. 2005. The value of climate information when farm programs matter. In Proceedings Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop Research and Applications on Use and Impacts. Palisades, NY. 15-17 March 2005. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  98. Fraisse, C., J. Bellow, N. E. Breuer, V. E. Cabrera, G. Hoogenboom, and K. Ingram. 2005. A vision for the Southeast Climate Consortium Extension Program. In Proceedings Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop Research and Applications on Use and Impacts. Palisades, NY. 15-17 March 2005. (Abstract)
  99. Jones, J. W., C. Fraisse, P. E. Hildebrand, N. E. Breuer, V. E. Cabrera, and J. J. O'Brien. 2005. User-driven research and agricultural system decision support. In Proceedings American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. February 2005. (Abstract)
  100. Cabrera, V. E. , and P. E. Hildebrand. 2004. Economic and ecologic assessment of groundwater nitrogen pollution from north Florida dairy farm systems: An interdisciplinary approach. Pp. 857-869 in Proceedings 6th European International Farming System Association Symposium of the Farming and Rural Systems. Vila Real, Portugal. 4-7 April 2004. (Paper)
  101. Breuer, N. E., P. E. Hildebrand, and V. E. Cabrera. 2004. Assessing socioeconomic resilience of rural livelihood systems in an Ecuadorian agrosocioecosystem. Pp. 195-206 in Proceedings 6th European International Farming System Association Symposium of the Farming and Rural Systems. Vila Real, Portugal. 4-7 April 2004. (Paper)
  102. Cabrera, V.E. 2004. Participatory modeling of north Florida dairy farm systems. Pp. 71 in Proceedings Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. March 31-April 4, 2004. (Abstract)
  103. Cabrera, V. E. , P. E. Hildebrand, and J. W. Jones. 2004. El Nino southern oscillation impact on nitrogen leaching in north Florida dairy forage systems. In Proceedings Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop Research and Applications on Use and Impacts. Tallahassee, FL. 9-11 March 2004. (Abstract)
  104. Breuer, N.E., V. E. Cabrera, and P. E. Hildebrand. 2004. Continuous stakeholder feedback: Improving adoption and user-friendliness of climate variability-based information and tools for livestock production. In Proceedings Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop Research and Applications on Use and Impacts. Tallahassee, FL. 9-11 March 2004. (Abstract)
  105. Cabrera, V. E. 2004. Economic and ecologic assessment of groundwater nitrogen pollution from north Florida dairy farm systems: An interdisciplinary approach. Pp. 10 in Proceedings 68th Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences. Orlando, FL. 11-13 March 2004. (Abstract)
  106. Cabrera, V. E. , and J. W. Jones. 2004. El Nino Southern Oscillation impact on nitrogen leaching in north Florida dairy farm systems. Pp. 23 in Proceedings Biological Systems Simulation Conference. Gainesville, FL. 8-10 March 2004. (Abstract)
  107. Sullivan, A. J., V. E. Cabrera, C. Pomeroy, and N. E. Breuer. 2002. People and the planet: Meeting the new millennium interdisciplinary ecology and farming systems at the University of Florida. Pp. 127 in Proceedings 17th Symposium International Farming Systems Association. Orlando, FL. 17-20 November 2002.
  108. Cabrera, V. E. , N. E. Breuer, and P. E. Hildebrand. 2002. Assessing the impact of long-term climate forecasting on north central Florida livestock producers using linear programming. In Proceedings International Workshop on Regional Integrated Assessment of Climate Impacts. Pascoly, Italy. 16-20 September 2002. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  109. Cabrera, V. E. , M. Baker, and P. E. Hildebrand. 2000. Formative evaluation of Valle Grande Rural Institute. Pp. 144-155 in Proceedings 27th National Agricultural Education Research Conference. San Diego, CA. 6-9 December 2000. (Paper)
  110. Cabrera, V. E. , M. Baker, M., and P. E. Hildebrand. 2000. Farm problems, solutions, and extension programs for small farmers in Canete, Peru. In Proceedings 16th Conference of the Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education. Arlington VA. March 29-April1, 2000. (Paper)
  111. Cabrera, V. E. 1999. Modeling diversity within an agricultural community in Peru. In Proceedings 4th Biennial Meeting of the North American Chapter International Farming Systems Association. Guelph, Canada. 20-23 October 1999. (Abstract)
  1. Cabrera, V. E. , M. Ferris, H. White. 2020. The University of Wisconsin Dairy Brain: The future of dairy management decisions based on big data analytics. Plenary Session, Keynote Speakers. Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting.
  2. Li, W., and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. Beef x Dairy: Fad or sustainable future? Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Meeting, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. (Article)
  3. Li, W., and V. E. Cabrera. 2019. Economics of beef semen on dairy cattle. Western Dairy Management Conference, Reno, Nevada. (Article)
  4. Barrientos, J. A., E. Charbonneau, S. Binggeli, and V. E. Cabrera. 2018. Ameliorer lefficacite alimentaire et la precision des rations dans les fermes au Quebec. Symposium sur les bovins laitiers. 30 October 2018. Centrexpo Cogeco, Drummondville, Canada. (Paper)
  5. Liang, D., A. Golechha, and V. E. Cabrera.2018. Predicting Mastitis Using a Real-Time Data Warehouse. In Proceedings XXIII International Congress ANEMBE of Bovine Medicine, Vigo, Spain, 06-09 June 2018.
  6. Liang, D., H. Delgado, and V. E. Cabrera.2018. A Virtual Dairy Farm Brain. In Proceedings XXIII International Congress ANEMBE of Bovine Medicine, Vigo, Spain, 06-09 June 2018.
  7. Liang, D., S. Wangen, A. Christensen, H. Delgado, M. Ferris, and V. E. Cabrera.2018. Virtual dairy farm brain. 2018 Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Business Conference. Alliant Energy Center, Madison, 14-15 March 2018.
  8. Liang, D., H. Delgado, H. White, and V. E. Cabrera.2018. Data up to your eyeballs. Proceedings 2018 Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Business Conference. Alliant Energy Center, Madison, 14-15 March 2018.
  9. Barrientos, J., R. Shaver, V. E. Cabrera,and D. Liang. 2018. Improving nutritional accuracy and economics in commercial dairy farms. 2018 Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Business Conference. Alliant Energy Center, Madison, 14-15 March 2018.
  10. Cabrera, V. E. 2018. What are the economic advantages of grouping andfeeding dairy cows by nutritional need? Proceedings of 29th Annual Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium. Gainesville, FL 5-7 February 2018. (Paper)
  11. Mur-Novales, R. M., and V. E. Cabrera. 2017. What type of semen should I use? Proceedings Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Convention. Reno, NV 7-9 November 2017. (Paper)
  12. Cabrera, V. E. , A. Ricci, and P. M. Fricke. 2017. Economics of dairy cattle improved fertility programs. Proceedings of the VI National and I International Congress of Turkish Society of Veterinary Gynecology. Marmaris, Turkey 12-15 October 2017.
  13. Liang, D, J. Tricarico, K. Weigel, V. E. Cabrera. 2017. Evaluating the effect of herd structure and milk production improvement on farm profitability and enteric methane emission. Journal of Dairy Science 100 (Suppl. 2): 412.
  14. Cabrera, V. E. , and A. Bach. 2017. Feeding strategies and economic returns in robotic milking systems. Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. Dubuque, IA, 14-15 June 2017.
  15. Colazo, M. G., J. O Giordano, and V. E. Cabrera. 2016. Economic evaluation of two reproductive management strategies in Alberta dairy herds. Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.
  16. Cabrera, V. E. 2016. Helping dairy farmers to improve economic performance utilizing data-driven decision support system tools. 67th European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP). 29 August September 2. Belfast, U.K. (Abstract)
  17. Cabrera, V. E. 2016. Impact of nutritional grouping on the economics of dairy production efficiency. 67th European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP). 29 August September 2. Belfast, U.K. (Abstract)
  18. Cabrera, V. E. 2016. Interaction between reproductive management and economic efficiency: Use of the UW-Cornell Dairy Repro tool. In Proceedings of XXI International Congress ANEMBE of Bovine Medicine, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, May 11-13, 2016.
  19. Alvarez, A., V. E. Cabrera, and J. Heras. 2016. Profitability ranges in small and medium dairy farms in Northeast Spain in 2015. In Proceedings of XXI International Congress ANEMBE of Bovine Medicine, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, May 11-13, 2016. (Article)
  20. Cabrera, V. E. 2016. Impact of nutritional grouping on the economics of dairy production efficiency. Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference. April 18-20, 2016. Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. (Paper)
  21. Cabrera, V. E. 2015. Tools for making economic reproductive decisions. Pp. 102-111 in Proceedings Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Convention. Buffalo, NY 12-13 November 2015. (Paper) (Presentation)
  22. Cabrera, V. E. , and A. Kalantari. 2014. Dietary grouping strategies to improve profitability on dairy farms. In Proceedings XIX International Congress ANEMBE of Bovine Medicine, pp. 151-159, Oviedo, Spain, 25-27 June 2014. (Paper) (Presentation) (Presentation in Spanish)
  23. Cabrera V. E. 2014. Using simulators to improve profitability on dairy farms. In Proceedings XIX International Congress ANEMBE of Bovine Medicine, pp. 160-170, Oviedo, Spain, 25-27 June 2014. (Paper) (Presentation) (Presentation in Spanish)
  24. Lopes, G., and, V. E. Cabrera. 2014. Premium beef semen on dairy calculator. Journal of Animal Science 92 (E-Suppl. 2):288. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  25. Contreras-Govea, F. E., V. E. Cabrera, L. E. Armentano, R. D. Shaver, and P. M. Crump. 2014. Constraints for nutritional grouping in Wisconsin dairy farms. Journal of Animal Science 91 (E-Suppl. 2):TH192. (Abstract) (Poster)
  26. Cordoba, M. C., P. M. Fricke, P. L. Ruegg, R. D. Shaver, K. A. Weigel, and V. E. Cabrera. 2014. An update on the Repro Money Program: A farmer-directed team-based extension program to improve reproductive performance in Wisconsin dairy herds. Journal of Animal Science 91 (E-Suppl. 2):TH198. (Abstract) (Poster)
  27. Dutreuil, M., M. Wattiaux, R. Gildersleeve, and V. E. Cabrera. 2014. Modeling the impact of feeding and manure management strategies on Wisconsin organic, conventional and grazing farms to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In Proceedings, the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service Conference. La Crosse, WI. 27 February to 1 March 2014. (Poster)
  28. Cabrera, V. E. , and A. Kalantari. 2014. Strategies to improve economic efficiency of the dairy. In Proceedings Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, (WCDS) Advances in Dairy Technology 26:45-55. (Paper)
  29. Hardie, C. A., M. Dutreuil, R. Gildersleeve, and V. E. Cabrera. 2013. A comparison of feeding strategies on Wisconsin organic dairy farms. In Proceedings The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service Conference. La Crosse, WI. 23 February 2013. (Poster)
  30. Cordoba, M. C., P. M. Fricke, P. L. Ruegg, R. D. Shaver, K. A Weigel, and V. E. Cabrera. 2012. Repro Money: A farmer directed team-based extension program to improve reproductive performance in Wisconsin dairy herds. 2012 Agricultural and Natural Resources Conference from UW-Extension. Wisconsin Dells. 10-12 October 2012. (Abstract) (Poster)
  31. Cabrera, V. E. , R. D. Shaver, and P. C. Hoffman. 2012. Feed management decision-making tools for Wisconsin dairy farms. 2012 Agricultural and Natural Resources Conference from UW-Extension. Wisconsin Dells. 10-12 October 2012. (Abstract) (Poster)
  32. Dutreuil, M., Gildersleeve, R., and V. E. Cabrera. 2012. Dealing with high feed cost: Supplementation on pasture. In Proceedings 4th Annual World Dairy Expo Grazing Seminars. Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI. 5 October 2012 (Presentation)
  33. Hardie, C. A., V. E. Cabrera, M. Dutreuil, and R. Gildersleeve. 2012. Characterization of certified organic Wisconsin dairy farms: Management practices, feeding regimes, and milk production. In Proceedings UW-Extension Grazing, Teaching, and Technology Conference. US Dairy Forage Research Center, Prairie du Sac, WI. 28 August 2012 (Abstract) (Presentation)
  34. Dutreuil, M., V. E. Cabrera, R. Gildersleeve, and C. A. Hardie. 2012. Factors affecting profitability on Wisconsin dairy farms. In Proceedings UW-Extension Grazing, Teaching, and Technology Conference. US Dairy Forage Research Center, Prairie du Sac, WI. 28 August 2012. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  35. Cordoba, M. C., P. M. Fricke, P. L. Ruegg, R. D. Shaver, K. A Weigel, and V. E. Cabrera. 2012. Repro Money: A farmer directed team-based extension program to improve reproductive performance in Wisconsin dairy herds. Journal of Animal Science 90 (E-Suppl. 3):T81. (Abstract) (Poster)
  36. Hardie, C. A., V. E. Cabrera, M. Dutreuil, R. Gildersleeve, and M. Wattiaux. 2012. Characterization of certified organic Wisconsin dairy farms: Management practices, feeding regimes, and milk production. Journal of Animal Science 90 (E-Suppl. 3):M239. (Abstract) (Poster)
  37. Cabrera, V. E. , F. Contreras, R. D. Shaver, L. E. Armentano. 2012. Grouping strategies for feeding lactating dairy cattle. Pp. 40-44 in Proceedings Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. Dubuque, IA, 13-14 June 2012. (Paper) (Presentation)
  38. Giordano, J. O., A. S. Kalantari, and V. E. Cabrera. 2011. Economic and reproductive outcome of programs combining timed artificial insemination and estrous detection simulated with a daily Markov-chain model. In Proceedings 21st ADSA Discover Conference: Improving Reproductive Efficiency of Lactating Dairy Cows. Itasca, IL. 9-12 May 2011. (Abstract) (Poster)
  39. Dutreuil, M., M. Wattiaux, and V.E. Cabrera. 2011. Impact of feeding strategies on milk production and milk income over feed cost: A case study of organic, grazing, and conventional Wisconsin dairy farm. In Proceedings The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service Conference. La Crosse, WI. 25 February 2011. (Abstract) (Poster)
  40. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. Grouping strategies for feeding lactating dairy cattle. Pp. 17-33 in Proceedings 15th Annual UW-Arlington Dairy Day, Arlington, WI, 8 December 2011. (Paper) (Presentation)
  41. Cabrera, V. E. , Giordano, J., Fricke, P.2011. Economics of resynchronization with chemical tests to identify non-pregnant cows. Pp. 57-67 in Proceedings Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Convention. Kansas City, MO, 10-11 November 2011. (Paper) (Presentation)
  42. Cordoba, M., and V. E. Cabrera. 2010. Repro Money: A team-based program to improve the reproductive performance of your herd. Pp. 53-58 in Proceedings 14th Annual UW-Arlington Dairy Day, Arlington, WI, 8 December 2010. (Presentation)
  43. Cabrera, V. E. , and J. O. Giordano.2010. Economic decision making for reproduction. Pp. 77-86 in Proceedings Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Convention. St. Paul, MN, 11-12 November 2010. (Paper) (Presentation)
  44. Giordano, J. O., P. M. Fricke, M. C. Wiltbank, and V. E. Cabrera. 2010. An economic decision-making model for comparing reproductive management programs in dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science 93 (E-Suppl. 3):58. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  45. Janowski, J. M., and V. E. Cabrera. 2010. Differences between expanding and non-expanding Wisconsin dairy farms. Journal of Animal Science 93 (E-Suppl. 1):T321. (Abstract) (Poster)
  46. Cabrera, V. E. , and J. Vanderlin. 2010. The Wisconsin dairy ratio benchmark tool. In Proceedings National Farm Business Management Conference. Fargo, ND. 13-17 June 2010. (Abstract) (Presentation)
  47. Cabrera, V. E. 2010. The Wisconsin dairy feed cost evaluator. Pp. 105-114 in Proceedings Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. Dubuque, IA, 9-10 June 2010. (Presentation)
  48. Cabrera, V. E. 2009. When to use sexed semen on heifers. 14 pages in Proceedings 13th Annual UW-Arlington Dairy Day, Arlington, WI, 9 December 2009. (Presentation)
  49. Cabrera, V. E. 2009. When to use gender biased semen: economics. Pp. 83-91 in Proceedings Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Convention. St. Paul, MN, 12-13 November 2009 and Boise, ID, 19-20 November 2009. (Paper) (Presentation)
  50. Cabrera, V. E. , J. Pantoja, P. L. Ruegg, and G. Shook. 2009. Decision-making for early postpartum subclinical mastitis. Journal of Dairy Science 92 (E-Suppl. 1):T13. (Abstract) (Poster)
  51. Janowski, J., V. E. Cabrera. 2009. A stochastic decision support system tool for dairy expansion. Journal of Dairy Science 92 (E-Suppl. 1):T236. (Abstract) (Poster)
  52. Inostroza, J. F., V. E. Cabrera, R. D. Shaver, and J. M. Tricarico. 2009. Evaluation of the economic impact of Optigen use in commercial dairy herd diets with varying feed and milk prices. Journal of Dairy Science 92 (E-Suppl. 1):M131. (Abstract) (Poster)
  53. Valvekar, M., V. E. Cabrera, and B. W. Gould. 2009. Analysis of program performance and cost under alternative policy configurations and market conditions. Journal of Dairy Science 92 (E-Suppl. 1):W102. (Abstract) (Poster)
  54. Cabrera, V. E. , R. D. Shaver, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2009. Optimizing income over feed supplement costs. Pp. 116-120 in Proceedings Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. Dubuque, IA, 10-11 June 2009. (Paper) (Presentation)
  55. Inostroza, J. F., V. E. Cabrera, R. D. Shaver, J. M. Tricarico. 2009. Evaluation of the economic impact of Optigen use in commercial dairy herd diets with varying feed and milk prices. Proceedings Alltech 25th International Symposium. 17-20 May 2009. Lexington, KY. (Poster)
  56. Cabrera, V. E. 2008. Improving dairy farm sustainability through strategic alternatives to corn grain feeding. Pp. 4-11 in Proceedings 12th Annual UW-Arlington Dairy Day, Arlington, WI, 10 December 2008. (Presentation)
  57. Cabrera, V. E. , and B. W. Gould. 2008. LGM-Dairy: Livestock gross margin for dairy. Pp. 33-38 in Proceedings 12th Annual UW-Arlington Dairy Day, Arlington, WI, 10 December 2008. (Presentation)
  1. Hallbach, T., V. E. Cabrera, M. J. Fuenzalida, and L. Seefeldt. Records reveal heat stress losses. Herd management software like Dairy Comp 305 can be used to assess the potential impact of heat stress on your dairy. Hoard's Dairyman. 25 August 2020. Interview available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wu_Gyv-6Cvk&feature=youtu.be. (Article)
  2. Gunderson, S., and V. E. Cabrera. 2020. Considerations in Reducing Milk Production: Switching Cows from 3X to 2X Milking. Dairy Extension Resources. UW-Division of Extension. (Article)
  3. Fuenzalida, M. J., T. Kohlman, A. Olson, and V. E. Cabrera.2020. Milk Reduction Strategies Through Early Dry Off. Dairy Extension Resources. UW-Division of Extension. (Article)
  4. Cabrera, V. E. , and W. Li. Beef on dairy: Fad or sustainable future?. Hoard's Dairyman. 25 October 2020. (Article)
  5. Reed, K., V. E. Cabrera, E. Kebreab, K. Panke-Buisse, G.Thoma, J. Tricarico, and P. Vadas. 2020. Next-generation whole-farm dairy sustainability analysis: The Ruminant Farm Systems Model. Progressive Dairy Magazine, 15 July 2020. (Article)
  6. Dairy Brain Team. Creating value from data. Hoard's Dairyman. 10 May 2020. (Article)
  7. Dairy Brain Team. Making data work on the farm. Hoard's Dairyman. 25 April 2020. (Article)
  8. Dairy Brain Team. Data: Think big, but start small. Hoard's Dairyman. 10 April 2020. (Article)
  9. Dairy Brain Team. Farming out data-driven decisions. Hoard's Dairyman. 25 March 2020. (Article)
  10. Dairy Brain Team. Help us help you make better use of dairy data. Hoard's Dairyman. 10 February 2020. (Article)
  11. Cabrera, V. E. 2019. Um cerebro virtual para gestao da informacao recolhida nas exploracoes. Ruminantes, Abril-Maio-Junho 2019. (Article)
  12. Cabrera, V. E. 2019. Uso de herramientas de soporte de decision para mejorar el rendimiento economico de los productores lecheros. Boletin ANEMBE 124, Abril, Mayo, Junio 2019. (Publication)
  13. Bach, A., L. A. Quintela, V. E. Cabrera, A. de Prado. 2019.Strategies to improve the economic returns through dry-off management. CEVA- Dry Your Best Technical Publications. (Publication)
  14. Aguirre-Villegas, H., R. A. Larson, M. D. Ruark, D. Liang, M. Wattiaux, L. Chase, V. E. Cabrera. 2018. Enteric methane emissions from dairy cows: Accounting techniques. Sustainable Dairy Fact Sheet Series, UW-Extension Learning Store. (Publication)
  15. Aguirre-Villegas, H., R. A. Larson, M. D. Ruark, D. Liang, M. Wattiaux, L. Chase, V. E. Cabrera. 2018. Mitigation of enteric methane emissions from dairy cows. Sustainable Dairy Fact Sheet Series, UW-Extension Learning Store. (Publication)
  16. Cabrera, V. E. Information overload calls for 'virtual brain'. PDPW Dairy's Bottom Line. June 2018. (Article)
  17. Cabrera, V. E. Pick a straw: Conventional, sexed, or beef semen? Progressive Dairyman 19 April 2018 (Article)
  18. Cabrera, V. E. , and J. O. Giordano. 2017. Vyhodnoceni ekonomicke hodnoty pr i zme ne reprodukc ni ho programu konkre tni mle c ne farmy. Schaumann-uspech vestaji - Czech. (Paper)
  19. Cabrera, V. E. 2016. Evaluating the Economic Value of Changing the Reproductive Management Program for a Specific Dairy Farm. Engormix: 26 December 2016. (Publication)
  20. Cabrera, V. E. 2016. Using simulators to improve profitability on dairy farms. Engormix: 7 December 2016. (Publication)
  21. Cabrera, V. E. 2016. Dietary grouping strategies to improve profitability on dairy farms. Engormix: 7 October 2016. (Publication)
  22. Contreras-Govea, F. E., V. E. Cabrera and R. D. Shaver. How do your feeds compare? Pp. 787. Hoard's Dairyman. December 2015. (Article)
  23. Contreras-Govea, F. E., V. E. Cabrera and R. D. Shaver. Feed to meet cows needs. Pp. 607. Hoard's Dairyman. 25 September 2015. (Article)
  24. Contreras-Govea, F. E., A. S. Kalantari, V. E. Cabrera, R. D. Shaver and L. E. Armentano. Pp. 390. Feeding. 25 May 2015. (Article)
  25. Contreras-Govea, F. E., V. E. Cabrera, R. D. Shaver, D. K. Beede, L. E. Armentano and M. J. VandeHaar. Nutritional grouping bolsters feed efficiency Pp. 92. Hoard's Dairyman. 10 February 2015. (Article)
  26. Hardie, C. A., V. E. Cabrera, M. Dutreuil, and R. Gildersleeve. 2012. Characterization of certified organic Wisconsin dairy farms: Management, feeding regimes, and milk production. Pp. 20. Midwest Forage Association Forage Focus. December 2012. (Article)
  27. Cabrera, V. E. 2012. Free online app lets you calculate the cow value. Pp. 646. Hoards Dairyman. 10 October 2012. (Article)
  28. Cabrera, V. E. 2012. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. The dairy herd value according to reproductive performance (Publication)
  29. Cabrera, V. E. 2012. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Comparing the economic reproductive performance of timed artificial insemination and different levels of estrus detection (Publication)
  30. Cabrera, V. E. 2012. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Assessing the economic value of a cow, the value of a new pregnancy, and the cost of a pregnancy loss (Publication)
  31. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Improving your dairy farm bottom line by using price risk management. (Publication)
  32. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Choose the best reproductive program for your dairy herd. (Publication)
  33. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Differences between dairy farms planning to expand and farms not planning to expand. (Publication)
  34. Cabrera, V. E. 2011. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Treatment strategies for mild and moderate cases of clinical mastitis in early lactation. (Publication)
  35. Breuer, N. E., V. E. Cabrera, P. E. Hildebrand, and J. W. Jones. 2010. University of Florida IFAS Extension. Spanish publication from University of Florida Cooperative Extension. Opciones de manejo basadas en el clima para productores de ganado vacuno en el Centro-Norte de Florida. (Publication)
  36. Cabrera, V. E. 2010. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Exploring best replacement policies in dairy herds. (Publication)
  37. Cabrera, V. E. 2010. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Get the most from livestock gross margin for dairy insurance. (Publication)
  38. Cabrera, V. E. 2010. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Optigen could be a viable substitute for high-priced Soybean. (Publication)
  39. Janowski, J., and V. E. Cabrera. 2010. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Differences between expanding and non-expanding Wisconsin dairy farms. (Publication)
  40. Dutreuil, M. C. Hurtaud, B. Martin, C. Agabriel, and V. E. Cabrera. 2010. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. How feeding systems influence milk quality on French dairy farms? (Publication)
  41. Cabrera, V. E. 2009. Sexed semen: Big profits in well managed heifers. Repro Connections Magazine 1(5): 1-3. (Article)
  42. Cabrera, V. E. , K. Bolton, and P. Hoffman. 2009. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Cost-benefit of accelerated liquid feeding program for dairy heifers. (Publication)
  43. Cabrera, V. E. 2009. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Economic analysis of switching milking frequency. (Publication)
  44. Cabrera, V. E. 2009. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Economic value of sexed semen programs for dairy heifers. (Publication)
  45. Cabrera, V. E. , R. D. Shaver, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2009. Free Spreadsheet lets you ask feeding "what ifs". Pp. 400. Hoard's Dairyman. 10 June 2009. (Article)
  46. Cabrera, V. E. , R. D. Shaver, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2009. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Optimizing income over feed supplement cost (IOFSC). (Publication)
  47. Sterry, R. D. Brusveen, V. E. Cabrera, K. A. Weigel, P. M. Fricke. 2009. Why they use sexed semen. Pp. 205. Hoard's Dairyman. 25 March 2009. (Article)
  48. Cabrera, V. E. , B. W. Gould, and M. Valvekar. 2009. LGM-Dairy: livestock gross margin for dairy cattle. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article.
  49. Valvekar, M., V. E. Cabrera, and B. W. Gould. 2008. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. LGM-Dairy: livestock gross margin for dairy, a new risk management tool available for Wisconsin dairy farmers. (Publication)
  50. Cabrera, V. E. 2008. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article. Optimal corn grain feeding in Wisconsin dairy diets. (Publication)
  51. Gould, B. W., P. Mitchell, and V. E. Cabrera. 2008. Marketing and Policy Briefing Paper 95, August 2008.
  52. Cabrera, V. E. 2008. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article, August 2008. Optimal corn grain feeding in Wisconsin dairy diets. (Publication)
  53. Cabrera, V. E. , B. W. Gould, and M. Valvekar. 2008. LGM-Dairy: Dairy Management Brochure July 2008. Livestock gross margin for dairy cattle. (Publication)
  54. Valvekar, M., V. E. Cabrera, and B. W. Gould. 2008. University of Wisconsin Extension Dairy Management Web article, July 2008. LGM-Dairy: Livestock gross margin for dairy, a new risk management tool available for Wisconsin dairy producers. (Publication)
  55. Cabrera, V. E. 2008. Successful heat-stress abatement. Disminucion exitosa del estres calorico. Hoard's Dairyman. Manejo Lechero. April 2008. (Article)
  56. Cabrera, V. E. 2008. Clovis News Journal. February 5, 2008. Good nutrient balance quite valuable. (Publication)
  57. Cabrera, V. E. , C. P. Mathis, R. E. Kirksey, and T. T. Baker. 2007 NMSU Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 797. NM-Manure: A Seasonal Prediction Model for Manure Excretion by Dairy Cattle in New Mexico. (Publication)
  58. Cabrera, V. E. , M. Marsalis, and L. Lauriault. 2007. NMSU Cooperative Extension Service Publication. Las Cruces, NM. Circular 633. Using a computer application to predict irrigated alfalfa yield. (Publication)
  59. Cabrera, V. E. 2007. Calculate how much manure nitrogen you can add to intensively managed dairy grazing fields. Hoard's Dairyman, Western Dairy News. Pp. W168-W169. 10 November 2007. (Article)
  60. Cabrera, V. E. , M. Marsalis, and L. Lauriault. 2007. NMSU Cooperative Extension Service Publication. Las Cruces, NM. Guide A-333. User manual of Alfalfa Yield Predictor. (Publication)
  61. Cabrera, V. E. , R. Kirksey, and C. Mathis. 2007. NMSU Cooperative Extension Service Publication. Las Cruces, NM. Circular 611. Grazing-N: A Nitrogen Balance Model for Grazing Dairy Heifers and Dry Cows in New Mexico. (Publication)
  62. Cabrera, V. E. 2007. Clovis News Journal. November 6, 2007. Free dairy software available. (Publication)
  63. Cabrera, V. E. 2007. NMSU Cooperative Extension Service Publication. Las Cruces, NM. Guide D-209. User manual of Grazing-N: A Nitrogen Balance Model for Grazing Dairy Heifers and Dry Cows in New Mexico. (Publication)
  64. Cabrera, V. E. , and R. Hagevoort. 2007. NMSU Cooperative Extension Service Publication. Las Cruces, NM. Circular 613. Importance of the New Mexico dairy industry. (Publication)
  65. Cabrera, V. E. 2007. Clovis News Journal. May 1, 2007. Farm simulation important. (Publication)
  66. Cabrera, V. E. , N. E. Breuer, J. G. Bellow, and C. W. Fraisse. 2006. SECC Technical Report Series SECC-06-001, Gainesville, FL. Extension agent knowledge and perceptions of seasonal climate forecast in Florida (Publication)
  67. Cabrera, V. E. 2006. Clovis News Journal. 5 September 2006. Dairies efficient water users. (Publication)
  68. Breuer, N. E., G. Canales, V. E. Cabrera, P. E. Hildebrand, S. Galindo, T. Kulstad, T. Manganyi, M. Morris, L. Ramos, E. Stonebrook, and D. Toro. 2005. SECC Technical Report Series SECC-05-005, Gainesville, FL. Potential Applications of Seasonal Climate Forecasts for Water Management and Extension Agent Perceptions of Water Issues in South Florida. (Publication)
  69. Cabrera, V. E. , D. Letson, and G. Podesta. 2005. SECC Technical Series SECC-05-004, Gainesville, FL. The value of climate information when farm programs matter. (Publication)
  70. Cabrera, V. E. , N. E. Breuer, and P. E. Hildebrand. 2005. Coop. Ext. Serv. Circ. 1464 Univ. Florida, Gainesville, FL. Link. Climate-based management to reduce nitrate leaching from dairies in the Suwannee River Basin. (Publication)
  71. Breuer, N. E., V. E. Cabrera, P. E. Hildebrand, and J. W. Jones. 2005. Coop. Ext. Serv. Circ. 1476 Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Link. Climate-based management options for north central Florida Beef Cattle Producers. (Publication)
  72. Fraisse, C., J. Bellow, N. E. Breuer, V. E. Cabrera, J. W. Jones, K. T. Ingram, and G. Hoogenboom. 2005. Technical Report Series SECC-005-02. Gainesville, Florida. Strategic plan for the Southeast Climate Consortium extension program. (Publication)
  73. Barham, J., Y. Gichon, S. Humphries, F. Rossi, D. Alvira, A. Rios, P. E. Hildebrand, V. E. Cabrera, and N. E. Breuer. 2004. Technical Report Series SECC 04-001. Assessment of the format, content, and potential uses of the AgClimate Website and crop yield risk assessment tool by extension agents in north Florida. (Publication)
  74. Cabrera, V. E. , P. E. Hildebrand, and J. W. Jones. 2004. University of Florida, Food and Resource Economics Department, Staff Paper Series SP 04-01. Gainesville, Florida. Modeling the effect of household composition on the welfare of limited-resource farmers in Canete, Peru. (Publication)
  75. Hildebrand, P. E., N. E. Breuer, V. E. Cabrera, and A. J. Sullivan. 2003. University of Florida, Food and Resource Economics Department, Staff Paper Series, SP 03-05. Gainesville, Florida. Modeling diverse livelihood strategies in rural livelihood systems using ethnographic linear programming. (Publication)
  76. Breuer, N. E., V. E. Cabrera, P. E. Hildebrand, and J. W. Jones. 2003. University of Florida, Food and Resource Economics Department, Staff Paper Series, SP 03-04. Gainesville, Florida. Potential response of north central Florida livestock producers to long-term climate forecasting. (Publication)
  77. Hildebrand, P. E., and V. E. Cabrera. 2003. University of Florida, Food and Resource Economics Department, SP 03-03. Gainesville, Florida. Modeling and analyzing small farm livelihood systems with linear programming. (Publication)
  78. Breuer, N. E., V. E. Cabrera, P. E. Hildebrand, and J. W. Jones. 2003. Potential response of north central Florida livestock producers to long-term climate forecasting. The Southeast Climate Consortium. Technical Report Series 01-03. Tallahassee, Florida.
  79. Cabrera, V. E. , and P. E. Hildebrand. 2003. University of Florida, Food and Resource Economics Department, Staff Paper Series, SP 03-02. Gainesville, Florida. Economic and ecological assessment of groundwater nitrogen pollution from north-Florida dairy farms: an interdisciplinary approach. (Publication)
  80. Cabrera, V. E. , M. Downs, M. Langholtz, A. Mugisha, R. Sandals, A. J. Shriar, and D. Veach. 1999. University of Florida, Food and Resource Economics Department, Staff Paper Series, SP 99-09. Gainesville, Florida. Potential use of long-range climate forecasts by agricultural extension agents in Florida. (Article)
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