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Researcher: Perez Fontes, AJ (Mr Alexis Perez Fontes)

Fields of Research

Farm management, rural management and agribusiness
Agricultural systems analysis and modelling
Animal production
Animal management
Agricultural hydrology
Animal nutrition

Research Objectives

Dairy cattle
Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences
Pasture, browse and fodder crops
Browse crops
Other animal production and animal primary products
Sown pastures (excl. lucerne)
Productivity (excl. public sector)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A good year for dairy
Awareness campaign needed to improve dairy's image
Five principles for profitable feeding; The Australian Dairy Farmer
Focus farm showcase for automatic milking
Get the best out of your farm
Increase pasture to lift profits
Many factors in choosing the best system; New Zealand Dairy Exporter
Milking it for all it's worth
New tools make farm life easier
Nine key management lessons gleaned from dairy farms over the ditch: farmers learn the NZ way
Pasture wedge for better pasture management decisions
Support for AMR implementation in the Australian dairy industry
Tasmanian farmers study tour
Would I make money if I agist my young stock instead of grazing on the milking platform?

Research Projects

AMS and AMR Support ; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Dairy Smart (Phase 2); Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Support for AMR Implementation in the Australian Dairy Industry; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Tasmanian Dairy Benchmarking (Dairy Farm Monitor Project) ; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Tactics for Tight Times Monitor Farms Operation

Research Candidate Supervision