Dr. Brad Heins and Team's Article Featured as Editor’s Choice

March 01, 2021

Dr. Brad Heins, who is an Associate Professor of Organic Dairy Production, and his team, recently had an article featured in the March issue of the Journal of Dairy Science. The article “Evaluation of solar photovoltaic systems to shade cows in a pasture-based dairy herd” has been selected as an “Editor’s Choice” by the editor-in-chief, Paul Kononoff. The article will be featured prominently on the journal’s homepage for the next month.

This research was part of Kirsten Sharpe's Masters thesis that she defended in 2020.  She is currently a Research Scientist at the UMN WCROC working with Dr. Brad Heins on dairy calf management research.