The ADSA® Foundation is pleased to announce that after untold hours of work by a dedicated group of 171 chapter authors, 18 section editors, and 73 external reviewers, under the leadership of Dr. David Beede, the third edition of Large Dairy Herd Management (e-book) is available for purchase. This edition was developed to help meet the growing information needs of dairy farmers, service professionals, and students worldwide. It brings peer-reviewed dairy science and management information to users in an accessible, easy-to-use format. The e-book includes 97 chapters in 15 sections. The sections and section editors are listed below.

The book is available for purchase at student and professional (member and nonmember) rates exclusively from ADSA. This third edition is fully updated and includes numerous color figures, video, and separate metric and imperial versions.

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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

David K. Beede

SECTION EDITORS

BUILDING SUSTAINABILITY AND CAPACITY
David K. Beede

LARGE HERD SYSTEMS
Steven P. Washburn

FACILITIES AND ENVIRONMENT
Joseph Zulovich and Joseph Harner

MILK MARKETS AND MARKETING
Normand St-Pierre

GENETIC SELECTION PROGRAMS AND BREEDING STRATEGIES
Kent Weigel

CALVES AND REPLACEMENTS
Robert James

REPRODUCTION AND REPRODUCTIVE MANAGEMENT
William Thatcher

NUTRITION AND NUTRITIONAL MANAGEMENT
Richard Grant and Heather Dann

LACTATION AND MILKING SYSTEMS
Rupert Bruckmaier

MASTITIS AND MILK QUALITY
Joseph Hogan

ANIMAL AND HERD WELFARE
Trevor DeVries

HERD HEALTH
Carlos Risco

BUSINESS, ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, AND DECISION-MAKING
Albert De Vries

EFFECTIVELY MANAGING FARM EMPLOYEES
Stanley Moore and Philip Durst

PRECISION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES
Jeffrey Bewley

AUTHORS

Mike Akers

R. P. Amann

Dennis Armstrong

Alex Bach

David Barbano

David K. Beede

Don Bennink

Donagh Berry

Jeffrey M. Bewley

Rodrigo Bicalho

Brenda Boetel

Matthew Borchers

Barry Bradford

Andre Brito

Rupert Bruckmaier

Victor Cabrera

A. J. Carpenter

Kay Carson

David Casper

Hugh Chester-Jones

David Christensen

Rebecca Cockrum

Hans Coetzee

Mathew Cohen

John B. Cole

Robert Collier

Victor Cortese

Geoffrey Dahl

Cynthia Daley

Joe Dalton

Heather M. Dann

Barbara Dartt

Albert De Vries

Chad Dechow

Mel DeJarnette

Brian Dela Rue

Trevor DeVries

Kevin C. Dhuyvetter

Karmella Dolecheck

Danny Donaghy

Philip T. Durst

Steve Eicker

Marcia Endres

Jorge Estrada

Gonzalo Ferreira

John Fetrow

Lawrence K. Fox

David Fraser

Paul Fricke

Julio Giordano

Sandra Godden

Jesse Goff

Richard J. Grant

Ted Halbach

Les Hansen

Peter Hansen

Joseph P. Harner

Kevin Harvatine

Brad Heins

Torsten Hemme

Laura Hernandez

Eric Hillerton

Pat Hoffman

Joseph S. Hogan

Henk Hogeveen

Brendan Horan

Heather Huson

M. F. Hutjens

Julie Huzzey

Robert James

Gordon A. Jones

David W. Kammel

Claudia Kamphuis

K. L. Kerrisk

Quirine Ketterings

M. A. Khan

Dana M. Kirk

Mark Kirkpatrick

Katharine F. Knowlton

Richard K. Koelsch

Paul Kononoff

Katie Koralesky

Limin Kung Jr.

Jonathan Lamb

Stephen LeBlanc

Amanda Lee

B. Leno

N. A. Lyons

Vinicius Machado

Christian Maltecca

Sabine Mann

Bengt-Göran Mårtensson

Joseph G. Martin III

Jessica McArt

Maris McCarthy

Scott McDougall

Dan McFarland

John Middleton

E. K. Miller-Cushon

Robert Milligan

Frank M. Mitloehner

Stanley J. Moore

Sam Mosley

Richard Muck

Keena Mullen

Steve Nickerson

Daryl Nydam

Tom Oelberg

Garret Oetzel

Steve Oliver

Jerry Olson

Nicole Olynk Widmar

Melissa O’Rourke

Mike Overton

Tom Overton

Kristen Parker Gaddis

Francisco Peñagaricano

Christina Petersson-Wolfe

Olaf Pichler

Pablo Pinedo

Katy Proudfoot

J. R. Pursley

Owen Rae

Partha P. Ray

Doug Reinemann

Robert Rew

Carlos A. Risco

John Roche

Jack Rodenburg

Al Rotz

Pam Ruegg

R. G. Saacke

José Santos

Roberto Sartori

Daniel Schaefer

Jan Shearer

Geof Smith

Daniel Snow

Kathy Soder

L. M. Sordillo

Ulrike Sorge

Felix Soriano

Diane Spurlock

Charles Staples

Nicole Steele

Mark W. Stephenson

Amanda Stone

Bill Stone

Normand R. St-Pierre

Turner Swartz

R. J. Tempelman

William W. Thatcher

Greg Thoma

Cameron Thraen

Carissa Truman

John T. Tyson

Mike Van Amburgh

Mariska van der Voort

Felix J. S. van Soest

Michael VandeHaar

John VanSickle

K. D. Vogel

Jennifer Walker

Steven P. Washburn

Michel Wattiaux

Kent A. Weigel

Bill Weiss

Lance Whitlock

Milo Wiltbank

Christopher Wolf

Geoffrey Zanton

Joseph M. Zulovich

EXTERNAL REVIEWERS

Amber Adams-Progar

John Bernard

Elizabeth Berry

Ashenafi Beyi

Jennifer Blazek

Jack Britt

J. Bromfield

Micheal Brouk

Ray Bucklin

Ron Butler

Larry Chase

Ricardo Chebel

Michael Cockram

Charles Contreras

Thomas Craig

Alfredo DiCostanza

Marc Drillich

Alen Dzidic

Tom Earleywine

Maurice Eastridge

Charlie Elrod

Fernanda Ferreira

Klibs Galvao

Sasha Hafner

Harald Hammon

Bob Harmon

Joe Harrison

Hugh Jones

Karun Kaniyamattam

John Kastelic

Ermias Kebreab

Sylvia Kehoe

David Kelton

Al Kertz

Joanne Knapp

Peter Krawczel

Teng Lim

Adam Lock

Matt Lucy

K. Macmillan

Lauren Mayo

Jorge Noricumbo

Andy Novakovic

Pompamol Pattamanont

Carl Oskar Paulrud

Greg Perry

Tom Phillips

Keith Poulsen

Morten Rasmussen

Corey Risch

Pablo Ross

Chris Rossiter

Steven Rust

Ian Sawyer

Charles Schwab

George Seidel

Randy Shaver

K. Smith

Marc Smith

Charlie Sniffen

Fernando Soberon

 

The ADSA® Foundation gratefully acknowledges the generous sponsorship of Large Dairy Herd Management (3rd ed., e-book) by the following companies:

EXCLUSIVE SPONSORS

Section 5: Genetic Selection Programs and Breeding Strategies
Section 12: Herd Health

Section 8: Nutrition and Nutritional Management

Sponsors

Section 2: Large Herd Systems


Section 6: Calves and Replacements

Section 7: Reproduction and Reproductive Management


Section 11: Animal and Herd Welfare

Section 14: Effectively Managing Farm Employees

Section 15: Precision Management Technologies