Vinicius Moreira

Moreira, Vinicius R.
Title Associate Professor
Department School of Animal Sciences
E-mail VMoreira@agcenter.lsu.edu
Address 1 41217 Bethel Road
Franklinton, LA 70438
Phone 985-839-2322
Fax 985-839-3202


November 2006:

Named to Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®. 9th Edition. 2006-2007.

October 2004 through September 2009. State Project. LAB03729:
Strategic Management of Phosphorus Feeding of Lactating Dairy Cows in Louisiana.
 
October 1999 through September 2005 Hatch Project. LAB93728:
 NE-1024 – Environmental and Economic Impacts of Nutrient Management on Dairy Forage Systems (Multistate Project).

September 2005 through August 2006:
USDA-CSREES Special Grant – Dairy Waste Treatment and Utilization in Louisiana.

September 2006 through August 2007:
USDA-CSREES Special Grant – Dairy Waste Treatment and Utilization in Louisiana.

 
Peer-Reviewed Scientific Articles:

  1. Moreira, V. R., B. D. LeBlanc, E. C. Achberger, D. G. Frederick, C. Leonardi. 2010. Design and Evaluation of a Sequential Biological Treatment System for Dairy Parlor Wastewater in Southeastern Louisiana. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 26:125-136.
  2. Moreira, V. R., L. K. Zeringue, C. C. Williams, C. Leonardi, M. E. McCormick. 2009. Influence of Calcium and Phosphorus Feeding on Markers of Bone Metabolism in Transition Cows. J. Dairy Sci. 92:5189-5198.
  3. Moreira, V. R., and L. D. Satter. 2006. Effect of scraping frequency in a free-stall barn on volatile N loss from dairy manure. J. Dairy Sci. 89:2579-2587.
  4. Powell, J. M., M. A. Wattiaux, G. A. Broderick, V. R. Moreira, and M. D. Casler. 2006. Dairy Diet Impacts on Fecal Chemical Properties and Nitrogen Cycling in Soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 70: 786-794.
  5. Moreira, V. R., and L. D. Satter. 2005. Estimating nitrogen loss from dairy farms. Contributed Papers. 3rd International Nitrogen Conference. October 12-16, 2004, Nanjing, China, Science Press, p.56-60.
  6. Moreira, V. R., and L. D. Satter. 2005. Nitrogen loss from dairy farms: a comparison of free-stall and tie-stall barns. Contributed Papers. 3rd International Nitrogen Conference. October 12-16, 2004, Nanjing, China, Science Press, p.61-64.
  7. Moreira, V. R., L. D. Satter, and B. Harding. 2004. Comparison of conventional linted cottonseed and mechanically delinted cottonseed in diets for dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 87: 131-138.
  8. Lopez, H., F. D. Kanitz, V. R. Moreira, M. C. Wiltbank, and L. D. Satter. 2004. Effect of dietary phosphorus on performance of lactating dairy cows: Milk Production and Cow Health. J. Dairy Sci. 87:139-146.
  9. Lopez, H., F. D. Kanitz, V. R. Moreira, L. D. Satter, and M. C. Wiltbank. 2004. Reproductive performance of dairy cows fed two concentrations of phosphorus. J. Dairy Sci. 87:146-157.
  10. Moreira, V. R., H. S. Santos, L. D. Satter, and I. B. M. Sampaio. 2003. Feeding high forage diets to lactating dairy cows. Arq. Bras. Med. Vet. Zootec. 55:197-202.
  11. Dhiman, T. R., M. A. Bal, Z. Wu, V. R. Moreira, R. D. Shaver, L. D. Satter, K. J. Shinners, and R. P. Walgenbach. 2000. Influence of mechanical processing on utilization of corn silage by lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 83:2521-2528.


July 2010 to date:
Associate Professor in Dairy Nutrition and Nutrient Management, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Southeast Research Station – Franklinton, La. Appointment: 75% Research and 25% Extension.

April 2005 to date:
Adjunct Assistant Professor. School of Animal Sciences, Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, La.

March 2004 to June 2010:
Assistant Professor in Dairy Nutrition and Nutrient Management, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Southeast Research Station – Franklinton, La. Appointment: 75% Research and 25% Extension.

July 2003 to October 2003:
Postdoctoral in Dairy Nutrient Management Modeling. Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Wis. Advisor: Dr. Michel A. Wattiaux.

October 2000 to June 2003:
Postdoctoral in Dairy Nutrient Management. Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Wis. Advisor: Dr. Larry D. Satter.

Current Main Interests:

Dairy Cow Nutrition:
to maximize efficiency of nutrient utilization for milk production. 

  1. Strategic management of phosphorus feeding of lactating dairy cows in Louisiana.
  2. Impact of different feeds on manure nutrient content.

Dairy Nutrient Management:
to develop and improve methods for manure treatment and recycling of nutrients. 
  1. Potential environmental impact of handling, storage and utilization of manure management.
  2. Wastewater sequential treatment in anaerobic/aerobic lagoons/constructed wetlands.
  3. Effects of management practices on manure nutrient composition and losses.

 

March 1996 to March 2000:
Ph.D. in Animal Science – Nutrition. Federal University of Minas Gerais (EV-UFMG) – Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

March 1994 to January 1996:
M.S. in Animal Science – Animal Production. EV-UFMG – Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

August 1988 to July 1993:
D.V.M. School of Veterinary Medicine. EV-UFMG – Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

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