Professor Wattiaux's Research Publications

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Full-Length, Peer-Reviewed

  1. Santana, O., J. J. Olmos Colmenero, and M. A. Wattiaux. Replacing alfalfa hay with triticale hay has minimal impacts on lactation performance and nitrogen utilization of dairy cows in a semi-arid region of Mexico. J. Dairy Sci. 102:8546-8558.

  2. Velarde-Guillén, D. Pellerin, C. Benchaar, M. A. Wattiaux, and E. Charbonneau. 2019. Development of an equation to estimate the enteric emissions from Holstein dairy cows in Canada. Canadian Journal of Animal Science (In press: 10.1139/CJAS-2018-0241).

  3. Favre, J., T. Munoz Castiblanco, D. E. Combs, M. A. Wattiaux, and V. D. Picasso. Forage Nnutritive value and digestibility of Kernza intermediate wheatgrass in monoculture and in mixture with red clover. Animal Feed Science and Technology (in review).

  4. Wattiaux, M. A., M. E. Uddin, P. Letelier, R. D. Jackson, and R. A. Larson. 2019. Invited Review: Emission and mitigation of greenhouse gases from dairy farms: The cows, the manure, and the field. Applied Animal Science 35:238-254.

  5. (Dataset) Barford, Carol; Sun, Fei, Aguerre, Matias, J. Wattiaux, Michel A. 2019. Data from: Starch and dextrose at 2 levels of rumen-degradable protein in iso-nitrogenous diets: Effects on lactation performance, ruminal measurements, methane emission, digestibility, and nitrogen balance of dairy cows. USDA National Agricultural Library: Ag Data Commons.

  6. Sun, F., M. J., and M. A. Wattiaux. 2019. Starch and dextrose at 2 levels of rumen degradable protein in iso-nitrogenous diets: Effects on lactation performance, ruminal parameters, methane emission, digestibility, and N balance of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 102:1281-1293.

  7. Barros, T., K. Reed, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2019. Short Communication: Milk urea nitrogen as a predictor of urinary nitrogen and urea nitrogen excretion in late-lactation dairy cows fed nitrogen-limiting diets. J. Dairy Sci. 102:1601-1607.

  8. Pellerin, D., E. Charbonneau, L. Fadul-Pacheco, O. Soucy, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2017. Economic impact of reducing nitrogen and phosphorus mass balance on Wisconsin and Québec dairy farms. J. Dairy Sci. 100(10):8614-8629

  9. Powell, J. M., T. Barros, M. Danes, M. Aguerre, M. Wattiaux and K. Reed. 2017. Nitrogen use efficiencies to grow, feed, and recycle manure from the major diet components foe to dairy cows in the USA. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 239:274-282.

  10. Barros, T., J. M. Powell, M. A. C. Danes, M. J. Aguerre, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2017. Relative partitioning of N from alfalfa silage, corn silage, corn grain and soybean meal into milk, urine, and feces, using stable 15N isotope. Animal Feed Science and Technology 229:91-96.

  11. Fadul-Paheco, L., D. Pellerin, P. Y. Chouinard, M. A. Wattiaux, M. Duplessis, and E. Charbonneau. 2017. Nitrogen efficiency of eastern Canadian dairy herds: Effect of production performance and farm profitability. J. Dairy Sci. 100(8):6592-6601.

  12. Liang, D., F. Sun, M. A. Wattiaux, V. Cabrera, J. Hedtcke, and E. Silva. 2017. Effect of feeding strategies and cropping systems on greenhouse gases emission from Wisconsin certified organic dairy farms. J. Dairy Sci. J. Dairy Sci. 100(7):5957-5973.

  13. Barros, T., M. A. Quaassdorff, M. J. Aguerre, J. J. Olmos Colmenero, S. J. Bertics and M. A. Wattiaux. 2017. Effects of dietary crude protein concentration on late-lactation dairy cow performance and indicators of nitrogen utilization. J. Dairy Sci.J. Dairy Sci. 100(7):5434-5448.

  14. Wattiaux, M. A., J. P. Iñamagua Uyaguari, L. Guerra, F. Casasola, and A. Jenet. 2016. Feeding and Fertilization practices and greenhouse gases emission in specialized dairy farms of Dos Pinos in Costa Rica. Tropical Grassland 4(3):146-158,

  15. Duval, B., M. Aguerre, M. A. Wattiaux, P. A. Vadas, and J. M. Powell. 2016. Reducing on-farm greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions from dairy cows with prolonged diet alteration. Water, Air, & Soil Pollut. 227:329-339.

  16. Aguerre M. J., M. C. Capozzolo, P. Lencioni, C. Cabral and M. A. Wattiaux. 2016. Effect of quebracho-chestnut tannin extracts at 2 dietary crude protein levels on performance, rumen fermentation and nitrogen partitioning in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 99:4476-4486.

  17. Iñamagua Uyaguari, J. P., A. Jenet, L. G. Alarcón Guerra, S. J. Vilchez Mendoza, F. Casasola Coto, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2016. Impactos económicos y ambientales de las estrategias de alimentación en lecherías de Costa Rica. Agronomía Mesoamericana 27:1-17.
     
  18. Arndt, C., J. M. Powell, M. J. Aguerre, P. C. Crump, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2015. Gross feed efficiency in dairy cows: Persistency, variation in digestion and metabolism of energy and nitrogen, and luminal methanogens. J. Dairy Sci. 98(6):3938-3950

  19. Aguirre-Villegas, H. A., T. H. Passos-Fonseca, D. J. Reinemann, L. E. Armentano, M. A. Wattiaux, J. M. Norman, and R. Larson. 2015. Green Cheese: Partial life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions and energy intensity of integrated dairy production and bioenergy systems. J. Dairy Sci. 98(3):1571-1592

  20. Arndt, C., J. M. Powell, M. J. Aguerre, and M. A. Wattiaux. Performance, digestion, nitrogen balance, manure ammonia, enteric methane and carbon dioxide emissions of lactating cows fed varying dietary ratios of alfalfa silage and corn silage. J. Dairy Sci. Published online Nov. 13, 2014 98(1):418-430

  21. Dutreuil, M., M. A. Wattiaux, C. Hardie, and V. Cabrera. 2014. Impact of feeding strategies and manure management on mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and profitability of dairy farms in Wisconsin. J. Dairy Sci. 97(9):5904-5917.

  22. Hardie, C., M. A. Wattiaux, M. Dutreuil, R. Gildersleeve, N. Keuler and V. Cabrera. 2014. Feeding Strategies on certified organic dairy farms in Wisconsin and their impact on milk production and income over feed costs. J. Dairy Sci. 97(7):4612-4623.

  23. Martínez-García, C. G, S. J. Ugoretz, C. M. Arriaga-Jordán, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2014. Farm, household and farmer characteristics associated with changes in management practices and technology adoption among dairy smallholders. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 47(2):311-316

  24. Powell, J. M., C. A. Rotz and M. A. Wattiaux. 2014. Abatement of ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions from dairy farms using milk urea N (MUN) as a management tool. J. Env. Qual. 43(4):1169-1175

  25. Fadul-Pacheco, L., M. A. Wattiaux, A. Espinoza-Ortega, E. Sánchez-Vera, and C.M. Arriaga-Jordán. Evaluation of sustainability of small-scale dairy production systems in the highlands of Mexico during the rainy season. J. Sustainable Agriculture. 37(8):882-901

  26. Aguerre, M. J., M. A. Wattiaux, and J. M. Powell. 2012. Emission of ammonia, nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide during storage of dairy cow manure as affected by dietary forage to concentrate ratio and crust formation. J. Dairy Sci. 95(12):7409-7416

  27. Aguerre, M. J., M. A. Wattiaux, T. Hunt, and N.E. Lobos. Effect of nitrogen and straw on manure ammonia emission during long-term storage. J. Dairy Sci. 95(6):4354-3466

  28. Alfonso-Avila, A., M. A. Wattiaux, A. Espinoza-Ortega, E. Sánchez-Vera and C. M. Arriaga-Jordan. 2011. Local Feeding Strategies and milk composition in small-scale dairy production systems during the rainy season in the Highlands of México. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 44(3):637-644

  29. Powell, J. M., M. A. Wattiaux, and G. A. Broderick. Evaluation of milk urea nitrogen as a management tool to reduce ammonia emissions from dairy farms. J. Dairy Sci. 94(9):4690-4694

  30. Powell, J. M., M. J. Aguerre, and M. A. Wattiaux. Dietary crude protein and tannin impact dairy manure chemistry and ammonia emissions from soils. J. Environ. Quality. 40(6):1767-1774

  31. Aguerre, M. J., M. A. Wattiaux, J. M. Powell and G. Broderick. 2011. Effect of forage to concentrate ratio in dairy cow diets on emission of methane, carbon dioxide and ammonia, lactation performance and manure excretion. J. Dairy Sci. 96(6):3081-3093

  32. Powell, J. M., M. J. Aguerre, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2011. Tannin Extracts Abate Ammonia Emission from Simulated Dairy Barn Floors. Journal Environmental Quality. 40(3):907-914

  33. Aguerre, M. J., T. Hunt, B. R. Larget, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2010. Effect of Dietary Crude Protein on Ammonia-N Loss Measured by Herd Nitrogen Mass Balance in a Freestall Dairy Barn Under Wisconsin Farm-like Conditions. Animal. 4(8):1390-1400

  34. Hoffman, P.C., C. R. Simson, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2007. Limit Feeding of Gravid Holstein Heifers: Effect on Growth, Manure Nutrient Excretion, and Subsequent Early Lactation Performance. J Dairy Sci. 90(2):946-954 

  35. 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 Science Society of America Journal. 70(3):786-794

  36. Khampa, S., M. Wanapat, C. Wachirapakorn, N. Nontaso and M. Wattiaux. 2006. Effects of urea level and sodium dl-malate in concentrate containing high cassava chip on ruminal fermentation efficiency, microbial protein synthesis in lactating dairy cows raised under tropical condition. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 19(6):837-844

  37. Khampa, S., M. Wanapat, C. Wachirapakorn, N. Nontaso and M. Wattiaux. 2006. Effects of levels of sodium dl-malate supplementation on ruminal fermentation efficiency in concentrate containing high levels of cassava chip in dairy steers. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 19(3):368-375

  38. Nennich, T. D., J. H. Harrison, L. M. VanWieringen, N. R. St-Pierre, R. L. Kincaid, M. A. Wattiaux, D. L. Davidson and E. Block. 2006. Prediction and evaluation of urine and urinary nitrogen and mineral excretion from dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 89(1):353-364

  39. Wattiaux, M. A., E. V. Nordheim, and P. Crump. 2005. Statistical evaluation of factors and interactions affecting dairy herd improvement milk urea nitrogen in commercial Midwest dairy herds. J. Dairy Sci. 88(8):3020-3035 

  40. Flis, S. A. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2005. Effects of parity and levels of rumen degradable and undegradable protein on production and nitrogen balance in Holsteins. J. Dairy Sci. 88(6):2096-2106

  41. Wattiaux, M. A. and K. L. Karg. 2004. Protein level for alfalfa and corn silage-based diets: II. Nitrogen balance and manure characteristics. J. Dairy Sci. 87(10):3492-3502

  42. Wattiaux, M. A. and K. L. Karg. 2004. Protein level for alfalfa and corn silage-based diets: I. Lactational response and milk urea nitrogen. J. Dairy Sci. 87(10):3480-3491

  43. Wattiaux, M. A. 2004. In Appreciation of Dr. Larry D. Satter — How a career-long effort in nutrition research will serve livestock production in the future. J. Dairy Sci. 87(Supplement):E1-E5

  44. Wattiaux, M. A. and J. R. Reed. 1995. Change in natural abundance of nitrogen isotopes by mixed rumen microbes. J. Anim. Sci.  

  45. Wattiaux, M. A., D. K. Combs, and R. D. Shaver. 1994. Lactational response to undegraded intake protein by dairy cows fed alfalfa silage based diets. J. Dairy Sci. 77(6):1604-1617

  46. Wattiaux, M. A., L. D. Satter, and D. R. Mertens. 1993. Factors affecting volume and specific gravity measurements of neutral detergent fiber and forage particles. J. Dairy Sci. 76(7):1978-1988

  47. Wattiaux, M. A., L. D. Satter, and D. R. Mertens. 1992. Kinetics of hydration and impact of liquid of hydration on specific gravity of small hay and silage particles. J. Anim. Sci. 70(11):3597-3606

  48. Wattiaux, M. A., L. D. Satter, and D. R. Mertens. 1992. Effect of microbial fermentation on functional specific gravity of small forage particles. J. Anim. Sci. 70(4):1262-1270

  49. Wattiaux, M. A., D. R. Mertens, and L. D. Satter. 1991. Effect of the source and amount of fiber on digestion and specific gravity kinetics of forages in the rumen. J. Dairy Sci.74(11):3872-3883

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Wattiaux, M. A. 2019. Desafío de la Agricultura Ganadea Frente al Cambio Climático. Pg 33-47 In: Experiencias Ganaderas, Agrícolas, y Forestales en la Conservación de Recursos Naturales. ICAR, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEMéx)

  2. Michel A. Wattiaux, Matias A. Aguerre and Sanjeewa D. Ranathunga. 2017. ‘Sustainable nutrition management of dairy cattle in intensive systems’, in J. Webster (ed.), Achieving sustainable production of milk Volume 3: Dairy herd management and welfare, Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2017, Cambridge, United Kingdom (print ISBN: 978 1 78676 052 4).

  3. Wattiaux, M.A. 2017. Dairy sector across the world: National trends and opportunities for sustainable growth pp 3-19 in Large Dairy Herd Management, 3rd ed. American Dairy Science Association. (doi.org/10.3168/ldhm.0101) (download pdf here) (complete E-Book here).

  4. Wattiaux, M. A. (Ed). Proceedings of the Babcock Institute 3rd Technical Workshop, Nutrient Management Challenge in Livestock and Poultry Operations: International and National Perspectives. The Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research and Development, UW-Madison, pp 148.

Invited Presentations and Proceedings articles (National and International)

  1. Wattiaux, M. A., M. E. Uddin, P. Letelier, R. D. Jackson, and R. A. Larson. 2019. Mitigation of greenhouse gases from dairy farms: The cows, the manure, and the field. Invited presentation at the 70th meetings of the European Association of Animal Production (EAAP, 2019), August 26-30, 2019; Ghent Belgium.

  2. Wattiaux, M. A. 2018. Invited Guest Lecture: Carbon flow in the dairy production system (Animal Component; Nov 04, 2018 Webinar. National Initiative on multi-disciplinary training of graduate Students (on-line nationwide audeince).

  3. Wattiaux, M. A. 2018. Invited Review: Mitigación de las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero en lecherías (La vaca, el Estiércol, el campo) – Con énfasis sobre la contribución de óxido nitroso en Sistema estabulado de Wisconsin EEUU. Webinar invited presentation CATIE, Fontagro, Nov 13, 2018 (on-line attendance from Latin America ± 35)

  4. Wattiaux, M. A., M. E. Uddin, P. Letelier, R. D. Jackson, and R. A. Larson. 2018. Invited Review: Emission and mitigation of greenhouse gases from dairy farms: The cows, the manure, and the field. Invited presentation at the ARPAS symposium: Sustainable Dairy Production at the 2018 ADSA Annual Meeting in Knowxville Tennessee TN.

  5. Ranathunga, S. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2017. Dairy Production Systems: Nitrous oxide emissions and its relationship with dietary crude protein and milk urea-N. Invited presentation 3rd conferencía de gases a efecto invernadero en sistemas agropecuarias de Latinoamérica (GALA); 4-6 October, INIA, La Estanzuela, Colonia, Uruguay.

  6. Wattiaux, M. A. and H. Busse. 2017. How livestock systems could better contribute to health, nutrition and sustainable livelihood in Ethiopia. 25th Annual Conference Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP) August 24-25, 2017, Haramaya Universtity, Ethiopia.

  7. Wattiaux, M. A. 2017. Visión general de la alimentación de las vacas lecheras y aspectos particulares de la nutrición proteica / Overview of dairy cow nutrition and particular aspects of protein nutrition. Xl Reunión Científica Anual Associacieon Peruana de Producción Animal (APPA), Agosto 1-3 2017, Universidad Nacional Toribio Rodríguez de Mendoza de Amazonas (UNTRM) Chachapoyas, Peru.

  8. Wattiaux, M. A. 2017. Retos de la ganadería ante el cambio climático / Challenges of the livestock facing climate change. 5° Simposio Internacional sobre Producción Animal, 17-18 de Mayo 2017, Temascaltepec, México.

  9. Wattiaux, M. A. 2016. Reto de la Ganadería ante el cambio climático pp 23-28 in Foro Ganadería Sustentable en Territorios de Montaña de México. Reto y Oportunidades de Los Sistemas Agrosilvopastoriles en Áreas Protegidas. (June 30 - July 3, 2016, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Mexico, Toluca, México; See Proceedings here).

  10. Wattiaux, M. A. and S. Ranathunga. 2016. Milk urea Nitrogen as a tool to assess efficiency of Nitrogen utilization in dairy cows, pp 79-88 in Proceedings of Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference (Dubuque Iowa, June 15-16, 2016).

  11. Aguerre, M. J. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2016. Carbon Balance in the Northern Hemisphere Agricultural Systems. Invited Presentation. II International Symposium on Greenhouse Gases in Agriculture (SIGEE), Campo Grande, Brazil, June 7-9, 2016.

  12. Wattiaux, M. A. 2016. Dairy sector across the world: National trends and opportunities for sustainable growth. Large Dairy Herd Management Conference, Oak Brook, IL, May 1-4, 2016.

  13. Wattiaux, M. A. 2015. Towards best practices for low emissions from livestock systems: Lessons learned from a partial carbon footprint of milk production in Costa Rica. Conference: Climate Smart Livestock Production in Costa Rica, CATIE & MAG (Ministry of Agriculture), Feb. 18-19, 2015, San José Costa Rica.

  14. Wattiaux, M. A. Comparative digestion strategies and protein nutrition of lactating dairy cow, sheep and Goats. Pp 52-68 in Seminario Internacional Ensminger School. Avances en Producción Animal en América Latina. Nov. 5-7, 2014, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima, Peru. 

  15. Wattiaux, M. A. 2014. Evaluación de la Nutrición de Vacas Lecheras sobre pérdidas de Nitrógeno al medio ambiente y Emisión de gases de efecto invernadero. 37th Congreso Argentino de Producción Animal (AAPA), 2nd Joint Meeting ASAS-AAPA and 39th Congreso de las Sociedad Chilena de Producción Animal, Buenos Aires, Argentina , October 20-22, 2014 (attendance ± 60). 

  16. Hernández-García, N. E., S. J. Ugoretz, M. A. Wattiaux, D. Heredia-Nava, I. A. Domínguez-Vara, C. M. Arriaga-Jordán y C. G. Martínez-García. 2014. La influencia de los servicios de extensión en productores de leche en pequeña escala del noroeste del Estado de México en la toma de decisiones para la adopción de nuevas prácticas e innovaciones. Pp 195-205 in Cavallotti Vázquez, B., Cesin Vargas, A., Ramírez Valverde, B. y Marcof Álvarez, C. La Ganadería en la Seguridad Alimentaria de las Familias Campesinas. Universidad Autónoma Chapingo. (ISBN 432-341-300-0).

  17. Wattiaux, M.A. 2013. Antecedentes y Alternativas Para Reducir Emisiones de Gases Invernaderos en Fincas Ganaderas con Énfasis sobre la Nutrición del Ganado Lechero. Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE), Turrialba, June 11, 2013. Instituto Técnico de Costa Rica (ITCR), San Carlos, Costa Rica, June 12, 2013.

  18. Galdino Martínez_García, C., S. Janes, C. M. Arriaga-Jordán y M. A. Wattiaux. 2012. Caracterización de productores de leche en pequeña escala del estado de México para la identificación de mecanismos de comunicación y extensión. Pp 415-425 in Cavallotti Vázquez, B., Cesin Vargas, A., Ramírez Valverde, B. y Marcof Álvarez, C. Ganadería y alimentación: alternativas frente a la crisis ambiental y el cambio social Vol. 2. Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo, México (ISBN: 978-607-715-076-3). 13er. Congreso Nacional de Investigación Socioeconómica y Ambiental de la Producción Pecuaria. Puebla, Oct 18-19, 2012 México.

  19. Wattiaux, M. A., M.J. Aguerre, and J.M. Powell. 2012. Antecedentes y Visión General de Como Contribuye la Nutrición del Ganado Lechero en los Problemas Ambientales: Amonio (NH3), Oxido Nitroso (N20) y Metano (CH4). Taller Internaciónal sobre el Desarrollo de bajas emisiones de carbono en el sector ganadero costarricense, Agosto 7-8, CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica. Download presentation here (10 MB pdf document). 

  20. Wattiaux, M. A. 2012. Introducción a la preservación por ensilaje (Introduction to silage preservation) Optimización para producer silaje de calidad. Simposio Internacional Avances en Producción Lechera, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima Peru, June 28, 2012.

  21. Wattiaux, M. A. 2012. Uso de la medición de Urea en la leche para evaluar estado nutricional en vacunos (Using milk urea nitrogen to evaluate dairy ration). Simposio Internacional Avances en Producción Lechera, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima, Peru, June 28, 2012.

  22. J. M. Powell and M. A. Wattiaux. 2012. Mitigation of greenhouse gasses (GHG): Examples from dairy production. Invited Keynote Paper. XLVIII National Meeting on Livestock Research, VII National Meeting on Agricultural Innovation, VII National Meeting on Forestry Innovation, and the III VII National Meeting on Fisheries Innovation. INIFAP (National Research Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock) Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, México, 10-13 September, 2012

  23. Wattiaux, M. A. 2011. Visión general de la Alimentación Proteica de Vacas Lecheras. 2nd International Symposium on Animal Production, CentroUniversitario UAEM Temascaltepec, State of México, México, May 23-24, 2011.

  24. Wattiaux, M. A., M. J. Aguerre, and J. M. Powell. 2011. Background and overview on the contribution of dairy nutrition to addressing environmental concerns in Wisconsin: Phosphorus, Nitrogen (Ammonia) and Methane. Pp 111-139 In: La Ganadéría ante el agotamiento de los paradigas dominantes Vol. 1. Carlos F. Marcof álvarez (ed), Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Chapingo, México. (ISBN 978-968-839-586-8). Proceedings of the 3ro Congreso Internacional y 12do Congreso Nacional de Investigación Socioeconómica y Ambiental de la Producción Pecuaria, May 18-20, Morelia, Mexico. Download presentation here (20 MB pdf document). 

  25. Wattiaux. 2008. Summary of Environmental Research Program. NE 1024 Whole Farm Dairy and Beef Systems for Environmental Quality, Annual Meeting, Tillamock, OR, October 26-27, 2008

  26. Wattiaux, M. A., J. J. Olmos Colmenero, J. R. Blazek, y M. Castellanos. 2008. Mejorar La Eficiencia Economica a través de la integración del Manejo del Hato y del Manejo de Los Cultivos. Expo Leche, Aguascalientes, Mexico April 21-23, 2008.

  27. Wattiaux, M. A., J.J. Olmos Colmenero, J. R. Blazek and M. Castellanos. 2007. Análisis de la Eficiencia de la Utilización del Nitrógeno y Fósforo en Granjas Lecheras de Los Altos de Jalisco. In: “1a Reunión Internacional de Leche y Forraje”. Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de Los Altos., Jalisco, México, December 5-7, 2007 (estimated attendance: 250).

  28. Wattiaux, M. A. and A. Garcia. 2007 Legacy in Workforce Development: Four years of Collaboration to Strengthen Mexico – U.S. Dairy Sectors. USAID – TIES Annual Meeting Conference, Querétaro, Mexico, June 13-15, 2007.

  29. Wattiaux, M. A. 2007. Improving the efficiency of utilization of N and P on dairy farm: Managing herd nutrition, manure, and crop fertilization as a single unit of management. Seminario graduado. Universidad de Guadalajara, CUAltos, Tepatilan de Merenos, Nov 21, 2007.

  30. Brinker, J. L., D. J. Reinemann, L. E. Armentano, T. R. Fortenbery and M. A. Wattiaux. 2007. Biofuel Production Based on Dairy Consumption of DDSC and Soybean Meal in Wisconsin, Pp 120-123 in: Biofuels, Food & Feed Tradeoffs, Eds. Joe. L. Outlaw, James A. Duffield, and David P. Ernstes. Proceedings of a conference April 12-13, 2007, St. Louis Missouri.

  31. Wattiaux. M.A. 2006. Monitoring Apparent Ammonia-N Loss in Freestall Barn under Farm-like Conditions. 10th Annual Arlington Dairy Day. UW-Extension , Department of Dairy Science, Dec. 13, 2006, Arlington WI.

  32. Kohn, R. A. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2006. Source, amounts, and fate of nitrogen on U.S. dairy farms. Invited presentation at the symposium titled: Transforming Forages to Improve Utilization in the Dairy Cow and Decrease Nitrogen Emissions to the Environment. American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) / American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) annual meeting, Minneapolis, July 9-13, 2006. 

  33. Aguerre, M. J., T. Hunt, C. Weigel, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2006. Nitrogen Emission During Manure Collection in a Freestall Barn. Pg 25-34. 3rd Annual Symposium Pioneer Research Farm/ March 22, 2006. 

  34. Wattiaux, M. A., D. Pellerin, S. A. Flis and E. Charboneau. 2005. Economic and environmental analysis of whole-farm nitrogen and phosphorus balance and cycling in mixed livestock-crop farms, pp 145-156 in: Proceedings of AHAT (Animal Husbandry Association of Thailand) and BSAS (British Society of Animal Science) International Conference, Integrating Livestock-Crop Systems to Meet the Challenges of Globalisation (volume 1). Nov 14-18, 2005, Khon Kean, Thailand; edited by P. Rowlinson, C. Wachirapakorn, P. Pakdee and M. Wanapat (estimated attendance: 70).

  35. Wattiaux, M. A. 2005. Feeding dairy cows to minimize nitrogen and phosphorus excretion. Land-O-Lakes, Staff Meeting, Madison, WI, October 6, 2005.

  36. Wattiaux, M. A. 2005. Fine-tuning test-day MUN records for DHI-related variables, pp 71-85 in: Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. June 15-16, Dubuque IA. MidWest Plan service 4SD18 (estimated attendance: 70).

  37. Aguerre, M., T. Hunt, C. Weigel, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2005. Validation of a sampling protocol for nutrient balance and loss from dairy herd, pp 12-17 in: 1st Annual Pioneer Farm Research Symposium, Collaboration in Agriculture and Environment. March 10-11, 2005, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

  38. Wattiaux, M. A. 2005. Effects of Breed and other DHI-collected data on milk urea nitrogen, pp 195-210 in: Proceedings of the 7th Intermountain Nutrition Conference. January 25-26, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT (estimated attendance: 100).

  39. Wattiaux, M. A. 2004. Using milk urea nitrogen as a nutrition and nitrogen management tool on Wisconsin farms. September 15, 2004. Board of Directors Meeting, Ag Source/ CRI International. Verona WI.

  40. Wattiaux, M. A. 2004. New frontiers in milk urea nitrogen research. 2004 annual meeting Ag Source / CRI International. Wisconsin Rapids, March 17.

  41. Wattiaux, M. A. 2003. N-CyCLE: an optimization tool for whole farm nutrient balance. UW-Madison Cornell University on-line seminar series on nutrient management tools for protecting environmental quality while maintaining economic sustainability, October 28, 2003.

  42. Wattiaux, M. A. and D. Pellerin. 2003. Optimization of whole farm nutrient balance, what you see is not always what you get! 2003 Annual Meeting of Nutrition Professionals. UW-Madison, May 2.

  43. Guzman, A., Z. Miller and M. A. Wattiaux. 2002. Using milk urea nitrogen (MUN) on Wisconsin farms. Barn walk, Outagamie County October 29, 2002.

  44. Wattiaux, M. A. 2001. A simple model to optimize feeding programs and crop rotation of dairy farms, pp 54-69 in: Nutrient Management Challenges in Livestock and Poultry Operations: International and National Perspectives, Babcock Institute 3rd Technical Workshop, August 21-24, 2001, The Edgewater, Madison, WI.

  45. Wattiaux, M. A. 2000. The dairy sector in the People’s Republic of China: Overview and future potential. Proceedings Wisconsin Ag. Export Symposium. Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection, Madison, WI, August 23, 2000.

  46. Wattiaux, M. A., J. M. Powell, G. G. Frank, and Z. Wu. Economic and environmental analysis of dairy systems: a China-state of Wisconsin, United States comparison. Pp 467-471 Proceedings 2000 Beijing International Conference and Exhibition on Dairy, Beijing, China June 28-30, 2000.

  47. Wattiaux, M. A. 1999. Introducción al proceso de ensilaje, pp 54-69 in Quinto Ciclo Internacional de conferencias sobre nutrición y manejo, Noviembre 11-13, 1999, Torréon, Coahuila, Mexico.

  48. Wattiaux, M. A. and T. C. Moermond. 1998. Livestock-natural resource interfaces at the internal frontier in Latin America. End-of-Year Annual Conference of Global-Livestock, Collaborative Research Support Program, December 6 - 11, 1998, Tanzania.

Abstracts/Posters

  1. Wattiaux, M. A., M. E. Uddin, P. Letelier, R. D. Jackson, and R. A. Larson. 2018. Emission and Mitigation of greenhouse gases from dairy farms: The cow, the manure, and the field. Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the EAAP pg 612. Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands (ISBN 1382-6077; DOI: 10.3920/978-90-8686-890-2).

  2. Uddin, M. E., Santana, O. I. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2019. Nitrogen and energy balance of primiparous Holstein and Jersey cows fed 2 levels and 2 sources of forage neutral detergent fiber. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 102 (Suppl. 1):71.

  3. P. Letelier, P., Contreras-Góvea1, F., Albarrán-Portillo, B., Gomes, F and M. A. Wattiaux. 2019. Effects of the interaction between cow phenotypic milk urea nitrogen and dietary crude protein on milk production responses and efficiency. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 102 (Suppl. 1):223.

  4. D’Huyvetter, Md. E. Uddin, O. I. Santana, T. Wieckert, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2018. Production performance and indicators of environmental sustainability of lactating Holstein and Jersey cows fed 2 levels and 2 sources of forage fiber. University of Wisconsin Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 18, 2018, UW-Madison campus.

  5. Sun, F. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2018. Poster at the First UW-Madison on Climate Change, Union South UW-campus, February 15, 2018.

  6. Uddin, Md. E., O. I. Santana, T. Wieckert, D. D’huyvetter, and M. A. Wattiaux. Enteric methane emission of lactating Holstein and Jersey cows fed two levels and two sources of neutral detergent fibre. SH 664 in Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2nd-6th September 2018.

  7. Reed, K. F., T. Barros, J. M. Powell, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2018. Kinetics of nitrogen secretion in milk and excretion in urine and faeces of four common dairy feeds intrinsically enriched with 15N. SH 609 in Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2nd-6th September 2018.

  8. Letelier, P., M. Chacón, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2018. Milk and meat versus human-edible nutrient production from Costa Rica’s livestock sector. SH 342 in Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2nd-6th September 2018.

  9. Uddin, M. E., O. I. Santana, D. D’Huyvetter, T. Wickert, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2018. Feed, nitrogen and energy conversion efficiencies of lactating Holstein and Jersey cows fed 2 levels and 2 sources of forage neutral detergent fiber. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 101 (Suppl. 2):312.

  10. Wattiaux, M. A., R. D. Jackson, and R. A. Larson. 2018. Mitigation of greenhouse gases emissions from dairies (the cow, the manure, and the field). J. Dairy Sci. Vol 101 (Suppl. 2):137.

  11. Santana, O. I., M. E. Uddin, and M. Wattiaux. 2018. Effet of source and level of forage neutral detergent fiber on feeding behavior of Holstein and Jersey cows. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 101 (Suppl. 2):310.

  12. Santana, O. I. and M. Wattiaux. 2018. Whole-farm nitrogen and phosphorus balance of intensive dairies in central Mexico. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 101 (Suppl. 2):79.

  13. Velarde-Guillén, J., D. Pellerin, C. Benchaar, M. A. Wattiaux, and É. Charbonneau. 2018. Development of an equation to estimate the enteric methane emissions from Canadian Holstein dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 101 (Suppl. 2):78.

  14. Blanco Castellanos, C. H., .J. J. Olmos-Colmenero, F.E. Contreras-Govea and M. Wattiaux. 2018. Dry matter yield, nutritive value, and ensilability of triticale harvested at 3 maturity stages and 2 cutting times in Los Altos de Jalisco, Mexico. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 101 (Suppl. 2):63.

  15. Ranathunga, S., S, Vijn, D. Liang, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2017. Dairy production in the United States and its effects on resource utilization and the environment buy 2050. International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit. Oct 29- Nov 3, 2017 Belfast, Ireland.

  16. Sun, F., M. A. Aguerre and M. A. Wattiaux. 2017. Intake and digestibility of nutrients, manure production, and nitrogen excretion as affected by nonfiber carbohydrate sources and rumen degradable protein levels in the diet of dairy cows. Waste to Worth 2017 Conference April 17-21 2017, North Carolina State University (https://articles.extension.org/pages/74357/proceedings-from-waste-to-worth-2017).

  17. Santana, O. J. Olmos-Colmenero, and M. Wattiaux. 2017. Effect of replacing alfalfa hay with triticale hay on milk production and nitrogen metabolism in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 100, Suppl. 2:310.

  18. Sun, F., M. A. Aguerre, J. M. Powell, K. Weigel, A. Pelletier, P. Crump, and M. Wattiaux. 2017. Feeding behavior of lactating dairy cows with genomic predisposition for residual feed intake fed at two levels of dietary neutral detergent fiber. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 100, Suppl. 2:229-230.

  19. Aguerre, M. A., F. Sun, J. M. Powell, K. Weigel, A. Pelletier, P. Crump, and M. Wattiaux. 2017. Effect of contrasting predicted residual feed intake on performance and CH4 emission of dairy cows fed 2 levels of forage neutral detergent fiber. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 100, Suppl. 2:109.

  20. Sun, F., M. Aguerre, and M. Wattiaux. 2017. Is Phenotypic residual feed intake associated with feed efficiency, nitrogen use efficiency, urinary nitrogen and methane losses in lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 100, Suppl. 2:81.

  21. Danes, M. A. C., F. Batistel, G. A. Broderick, M. A. Wattiaux, and J. J. Loor. 2016. Lipogenic gene network expression in mammary tissue in response to abomasa infusion of casein, glucose, and acetate into feed-restricted lactating cows. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 94, E-Suppl. 5 /J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99, E-Suppl.1:724 (Abstract 1516).

  22. Wattiaux, M. A., J. P. Iñamagua-Uyaguari, F. Casasola-Coto, L. Guerre-Alarcón, and A. Jenet. 2016. Partial carbon footprint of milk and interaction between enteric methane and nitrous oxide emissions in grazing dairy farms: The case of Costa Rica. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 94, E-Suppl. 5 /J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99, E-Suppl.1:556 (Abstract 1180).

  23. Fadul-Pacheco, L., D. Pellerin, P. Y. Chouinard, M. A. Wattiaux, and E. Charbonneau. 2016. Optimizing nitrogen efficiency on commercial dairy farms: Impact on production performance and herd profitability. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 94, E-Suppl. 5 /J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99, E-Suppl.1:562 (Abstract 1193).

  24. Liang, D., F. Sun, M. A. Wattiaux, V. Cabrera, 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. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 94, E-Suppl. 5 /J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99, E-Suppl.1:567 (Abstract 1201).

  25. Aguerre, M. J., M. J. Powell, A. R. Pelletier, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2016. Intake, milk production, and methane emission of dairy cows fed diets that differ in ruminal in vitro NDF digestibility. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 94, E-Suppl. 5 /J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99, E-Suppl.1:561 (Abstract 1190).

  26. Sun, F., M. J. Aguerre, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2016. Effect of dextrose and purified starch at two levels of rumen degradable protein on lactation performance and enteric methane emission in dairy cow. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 94, E-Suppl. 5 /J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99, E-Suppl.1:343 (Abstract 0729).

  27. Danes, M. C., M. A. Wattiaux, and G. A. Broderick. 2015. Effects of casein, glucose and acetate infused into the abosmasum of feed-restricted cows on milk and milk components yield. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 93, Suppl. S3 / J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 98, Suppl.2:463-464.

  28. Barros, T., and M. A. Wattiaux. 2015. Milk urea nitrogen as a predictor of urinary nitrogen excretion in late lactation dairy cows fed four levels of dietary crude protein. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 93, Suppl. S3 / J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 98, Suppl.2:755.

  29. Lobos, N. E., G. A. Broderick, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2015. Comparison of two methods to quantify free amino acids in cow plasma. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 93, Suppl. S3 / J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 98, Suppl.2:466.

  30. Aguerre, M. J., F. Sun, S. Welch, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2015. Effects of a ruminal acidosis challenge on methane emission rate in lactating cows. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 93, Suppl. S3 / J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 98, Suppl.2:781.

  31. Aguerre, M. J., B. Duvall, J. M. Powell, P. Vadas, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2015. Effects of dietary tannin extracts levels during a thirteen-week period on lactating cow performance and N use efficiency. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 93, Suppl. S3 / J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 98, Suppl.2:775.

  32. Quaassdorff, M. A. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2015. Calculation method alters the ratio of milk true protein production to milk urea nitrogen production in late-lactation cows fed four levels of dietary crude protein. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 93, Suppl. S3 / J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 98, Suppl.2:113

  33. Fadul-Pacheco, L., D. Pellerin, P.Y. Chouinard, M. A. Wattiaux and E. Charbonneau. 2015. Relationship between milk urea nitrogen and milk protein ratio with dietary and non-dietary variables in commercial dairy herds. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 93, Suppl. S3 / J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 98, Suppl.2:746.

  34. Inamagua-Uyaguari J. P., Jenet A., Wattiaux M., Guerra L., Vilchez S., Chacón-Cascante A., Posada K., Barrantes L., Casasola F., Villanueva C., Leon H., and Lapidus D. 2015. Impact of feeding strategies on GHG emissions, income over feed cost and economic efficiency on milk production. Global Science Conference, March 16-18, 2015, Le Corum, Montpellier, France.

  35. Dado, B. M., M. A. C. Danes, G. A. Broderick and M. A. Wattiaux. 2015. Effect of amount and profile of amino acid supply on mammary amino acid metabolism J. Anim. Sci 93(E-Suppl) / J. Dairy Sci. 98(E-Suppl.):1-198.

  36. Barros, T., Powell, J. M., M. A. C. Danes, M. A. Aguerre and M. A. Wattiaux. 2015. Contribution of feed ingredients to nitrogen in milk, urine and feces, using stable 15N isotope Conference: The XVII International Silage Conference, July 1-3, 2015. Piracicaba, Brazil.

  37. Inamagua Uyaguri, J. P., L. Y. Peña-Avelino, L. Guerra, F. Cassasola, A. Jenet, and M. A. Wattiaux3. 2014. Offsetting Greenhouse Gases Emissions from Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizers with Carbon Sequestration by Adding Trees to Farm Land: A Case Study of Costa Rican Dairy Farms Conference: 7th Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP), September 8-12, 2014. San José, Costa Rica.

  38. Powell,J. M., T. Barros M. Danes M. A. Aguerre and M. A. Wattiaux. 2014. How much of the nitrogen contained in dairy ration components is partitioned into milk, manure, crops and environmental N loss? Conference: Waste to Worth: Advancing Sustainability in Animal Agriculture, March 30-April 3, 2015, Seattle, WA.

  39. Wattiaux, M. A., and P. M. Crump. 2014. Exploring milk urea-N excretion as a nutritional and environmental management tool for the dairy industry. J. Anim. Sci  92(E-Suppl.2) / J. Dairy Sci. 97(E-Suppl.):1-350.

  40. Powell, M. J., T. Barros, M. A. C. Danes, M. J. Aguerre, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2014. Relative excretion of nitrogen from alfalfa silage, corn silage, corn grain and soybean meal in urine and feces by lactating dairy cows. J. Anim. Sci 92(E-Suppl.)2 / J. Dairy Sci. 97(E-Suppl.):1-781.

  41. Barros, T., M. A. Quaassdorff, J. J. Olmos Colmenero, M. J. Aguerre, S. J. Bertics, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2014. Effects of dietary crude protein level on nitrogen use efficiency and urinary Nitrogen excretion during a twelve-week period in late lactation dairy cows. J. Anim. Sci 92 (E-Suppl.)2 / J. Dairy Sci. 97(E-Suppl.):1-176.

  42. Quaassdorff, M. A., T. Barros, J. J. Olmos Colmenero, M. J. Aguerre, S. J. Bertics, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2014. Effects of dietary crude protein levels during a twelve-week period on late-lactation dairy cow performance. J. Anim. Sci Vol. 92(E-Suppl.)2 / J. Dairy Sci. 97(E-Suppl.) 1:565-566.

  43. Lobos, N. E., G. A. Broderick, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2014. Effect of rumen-protected lysine supplementation of corn-protein based diets fed to lactating dairy cows. J. Anim. Sci 92(E-Suppl.)2 / J. Dairy Sci. 97(E-Suppl.):1-328.

  44. Aguerre, M. J., M. J. Powell, C. Arndt and M. A. Wattiaux. 2013. Exploring relationships among selected animal performance measurements, methane emission, and ammonia emission Advances in Animal Biosciences 4(2):535.

  45. Arndt, C., J. M. Powell, M. J. Aguerre and M. A. Wattiaux. 2013. High partial feed conversion efficiency appears to be a persistent trait associated with reduction in selected measures of methane emissions in dairy cattle. Advances in Animal Biosciences 4(2): 516.

  46. Hardie, C. A., M. Dutreuil, R. Gildersleeve, M. A. Wattiaux, N. S. Keuler, and V. E. Cabrera,. 2013. Impact of feeding strategies on milk production and profitability on Wisconsin Organic Dairy Farms. J Anim. Sci. 91 (E-Suppl.) 2 / J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl.):1-604.

  47. Arndt, C., M. A. Wattiaux, J. M. Powell, and M. J. Aguerre. 2013. High feed efficiency for milk is associated with high feed nitrogen efficiency in dairy cows. J Anim. Sci. 91(E-Suppl.) 2 / J. Dairy Sci. 96(E-Suppl.)1-133

  48. Dutreuil, M., V. E. Cabrera, R. Gildersleeve, C. A. Hardie and M. A. Wattiaux. 2012. Impact of animal density on predicted greenhouse gas emission from selected conventional, organic and grazing dairy farms in Wisconsin. J Anim. Sci. 90(E-Suppl.):1 / J. Dairy Sci. 95(E-Suppl.):1-777

  49. Aguerre, M. J., J. O. Giordano, A. S. Kalantari, M. A. Wattiaux, P. M. Fricke, and V. E. Cabrera. 2012. Impact of dairy herd reproductive performance on predicted economic performance, enteric CH4 emission and excretion of N and P using Markov-chain model. J Anim. Sci. 90(E-Suppl.):1 / J. Dairy Sci. 95(E-Suppl.):1-M240

  50. Hardie, C. A., V. E. Cabrera, M. Dutreuil, R. Gildersleeve, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2012. Characterization of certified organic Wisconsin dairy farms: Management practices, feeding regimens, and milk production. J Anim. Sci. 90(E-Suppl.): 1 / J. Dairy Sci. 95(E-Suppl.):1-M239

  51. 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. J Anim. Sci. Vol 90, E-Suppl. 1 / J. Dairy Sci. 95(E-Suppl.):1-M119

  52. Powell, J. M., M. J. Aguerre, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2012. Dietary Tannin and crude protein impact dairy N excretion and ammonia emissions from barn floors and manure-amended soils. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Intenational Annual Meetings. Oct 21-24, Cincinati, OH. 

  53. Fadul-Pacheco, L., M. A. Wattiaux, A. Espinoza-Ortega, E. Sánchez-Vera, and C.M. Arriaga-Jordán. 2011. Evaluacion de la sustentabilidad en sistemas de produccion de leche en pequeña escala en el Altiplano de Mexico. Arch. Latinoam. Prod. Anim. 19(Suppl.):1-693.

  54. Powell, J. M., M.J. Aguerre, M. J., and M. A. Wattiaux. 2011. Feeding Tannins to Dairy Cows Abates Ammonia Emissions from Barns and Soils. 242nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Denver Colorado.

  55. Aguerre, M. J., M. C. Capozzolo, M. A. Wattiaux, and J. M. Powell. 2011. Effect of Quebracho-Chestnut tannin extracts at two forage levels on dairy cow lactation performance and emission of methane and ammonia. J Anim. Sci. 89(E-Suppl.):1 / J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl.):1-608.

  56. Dutreuil, M., M. A. Wattiaux, R. Gildersleeve, 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. J Anim. Sci. Vol 89, E-Suppl. 1 / J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl.):1-313.

  57. Arndt, C., M. A. Wattiaux, J.M. Powell, and M.J. Aguerre. 2011. Effect of air-flow controlled chambers and cows of contrasting feed efficiency on methane emission. J Anim. Sci. Vol 89, E-Suppl. 1 / J. Dairy Sci. 94(E-Suppl.):1-65.

  58. Blazek, J., and M. A. Wattiaux. 2011. Attitude and satisfaction of Mexican dairy farm families and smallholders. International Symposium on Society & Natural Resource Management: Integrating Conservation and Sustainable Living. Madison WI, June 4-8, 2011.

  59. Stoffel, C., and M. A. Wattiaux. 2011. Effect of temperature on specific gravity and prediction of IgG in colostrum of dairy cows. P 182 In: University of Wisconsin Undergraduate Research Symposium, Abstract 2011.

  60. Aguerre, M, M. A. Wattiaux, J. M. Powell and C. Arndt. 2011. Mitigation strategies to reduce ammonia and methane emission from dairy farms (Matias Aguere’s invited presentation as recipient of ADSA Young Dairy Scholar), Des Moines, IA. March 16-16, 2011.

  61. Dutreuil, M., M. A. Wattiaux, 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. 22nd Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Services (MOSES) Organic Farming Conference, La Crosse, WI, February 24-26 .

  62. Aguerre, M, M. A. Wattiaux, J. M. Powell. And G. A. Broderick. 2010. Effect of dietary forage to concentrate ratio on lactation performance and methane emission from dairy cows Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference. October 3-8, Banff-Canada. Poster T44 page 84.

  63. Arndt, C., M. A. Wattiaux, J.M. Powell, and M.J. Aguerre. 2010. The effect of dietary alfalfa silage to corn silage ration on lactating cow performance and methane emission. Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Conference. October 3-8, Banff-Canada. Poster T01 Page 53

  64. Arndt, C., M. A. Wattiaux, and J. M. Powell. 2010. The effect of dietary alfalfa silage to corn silage ratios on cow performance and ammonia nitrogen emission. J. Anim. Sci. 88 (E-Suppl. 2):692 / J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1):692  / Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1) :692 Abstract | Poster

  65. Powell, J. M., M. J., Aguerre, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2010. Dietary CP and tannin extracts impact ammonia emissions from manure deposited on dairy barn floors. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2):693  / J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1):693 / Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1):693   Abstract | Poster

  66. Aguerre, M. J., M. A. Wattiaux, M. C. Capozzolo, P. Lencioni and C. Cabral. 2010. Effect of quebracho-chestnut tannin extracts at two dietary crude protein levels on performance and rumen fermentation of dairy cows. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl. 2):445-446/ J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl. 1):445-446 / Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl. 1) :445-446 Abstract | Poster

  67. Aguerre, M. J., M. A. Wattiaux, M. C. Capozzolo, P. Lencioni, and C. Cabral. 2010. Effect of quebracho-chestnut tannin extracts at two dietary crude protein levels on nitrogen partitioning in lactating dairy cows. J. Anim. Sci. 88(E-Suppl.) 2/J. Dairy Sci. 93(E-Suppl.)1/Poult. Sci. 89(E-Suppl.):1-446.

  68. Lobos, N. E., M. A. Wattiaux, Broderick, G. A. and P. M. Crump. 2009. Pattern of change and correlation of blood NEFA and urea with energy balance and related variables in dairy cows the first 21 days post-calving. Pp 576-578 In: Ruminant physiology; digestion, metabolism, and effects of nutrition on reproduction and welfare; Y. Chilliard, F. Glasser, Y. Faulconnier, F. Bocquier, I. Veisssier and M. Doreau (Eds), Proceedings of the XIth International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology (ISRP), Clermont-Ferrand, France, September 6-9, 2009. Wageningen Academic Publishers.

  69. Aguerre, M. J., G. A. Broderick, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2008. Change in natural abundance of 15N and estimation of nitrogen losses from dairy manure during storage by mass balance and nitrogen to phosphorus ratio. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl. 2):255 / J. Dairy Sci. 91(E-Suppl. 1):255 . Abstract

  70. Lobos, N. E., Wattiaux, M. A., and Broderick, G. A. 2007. Comparison of three analytical methods to assess urea nitrogen in colostrum. Journal of Dairy Science. 90 (supplement 1):114. Joint Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA). San Antonio, Texas. July, 2007.

  71. Aguerre, M. A., M. A. Wattiaux, and T. Hunt. 2007. Effect of nitrogen intake, straw and days of storage on pH, temperature and ammonia emission from dairy cow manure. Electronic conference proceedings (abstract), American Dairy Science Association Joint Meeting, San Antonio, Texas. J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 90, Suppl. 1. (331-332).

  72. Daehnert, M. J., N. E. Lobos, R. R. Rastani, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2007. Direct measure of the depression between Ischial tuber (hook) and Coxae tuber (pin), as an alternative to change in body condition score in assessing body tissue mobilization. Annual joint meetings of the MidWest American Dairy Science Association and the American Society of Animal Sciences, Des Moines, IA, March 17-19, 2007.

  73. Hoffman, P. C, C. R. Simons and M. A. Wattiaux. 2006. Limit feeding strategies to control energy intake and body condition of post-pubertal dairy heifers. Midwest American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) / American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) annual meeting, DesMoines, IA, March 20-22, 2006 Abstract# 278.

  74. Hermans, J., D. Reinemann, L. Armentano, R. Fortenbery, M. Wattiaux. 2006. An Integrated Analysis Of Energy, Mass And Nutritional Balances Of An Integrated Biofuels And Dairy Feeding System In Wisconsin. Paper accepted for presentation at the Biofuels Development Research Session of the 2006 international meeting of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), July 2006, Portland, Oregon.

  75. Aguerre, M. J., T. Hunt, C. Weigel, and M. A. Wattiaux**. 2005. Effect of dietary nitrogen on estimates of nitrogen emission during manure collection in a freestall barn. J Anim. Sci. 83(Suppl.1)/ J. Dairy Sci. 88:45.

  76. Flis, S. A. and M.A. Wattiaux. 2004. Prediction of urine N excretion from creatinine and milk urea nitrogen in primiparous and multiparous Cows. . J Anim. Sci. 82(Suppl.)1 / J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl.) 1/ Poult. Sci. 83(Suppl.):1-347 (http://www.fass.org/2004/abstracts/).

  77. Flis, S. A. and M.A. Wattiaux. 2004. Effects of parity and levels of protein on production response and N-balance in Holsteins. J Anim. Sci. 82(Suppl.):1/J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl.):1/Poult. Sci. 83(Suppl. 1): 160 (http://www.fass.org/2004/abstracts/).

  78. Nennich, T. D., J. H. Harrison, L. Johnson VanWieringen, D. Meyer, W. Weiss, N. R. St-Pierre, R. L. Kincaid, M. Wattiaux, and D. L. Davidson. 2004. Evaluation of prediction equations for estimating urinary output of nitrogen in lactating dairy cows. J Anim. Sci. 82(Suppl. 1)/J. Dairy Sci. 87(Suppl. 1) / Poult. Sci. 83(Suppl.):1-162 (http://www.fass.org/2004/abstracts/).

  79. Moreira, V. R., M. A. Wattiaux, D. Pellerin, E. Chabornneau, S. A. Flis. 2004. N-CyCLE, a tool to study the feeding and cropping strategies of a farm as a single unit of management. J. Anim. Sci. 82(Suppl 2):82 (http://www.asas.org/abstracts/2004sectional/index.htm).

  80. Towns, B. J. and M.A. Wattiaux. 2003. Contribution of manure and legume nitrogen to crop fertilization plans of Wisconsin dairy farms. J. Anim. Sci. 81(Suppl 1) / J. Dairy Sci. 86(Suppl 2):82.

  81. Nennich, T.D., J. H. Harrison, L. Johnson, D. Meyer, W. Weiss, N. R. St-Pierre, R. L. Kincaid, M. Wattiaux, and D. L. Davidson. 2003. Prediction of urine volume and urinary output of nitrogen and minerals in lactating dairy cows. J. Anim. Sci. 81, Suppl 1 / J. Dairy Sci. 86(Suppl 1):107.

  82. Karg, K. L. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2002. Lactational responses of early lactation cows to two crude protein levels in corn silage and alfalfa silage based diets. J. Dairy Sci. 85 / J. Anim. Sci. 80(Suppl 1):72.

  83. Karg, K. L. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2002. Effects of crude protein levels and forage source on nitrogen balance of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 85 / J. Anim. Sci. 80(Suppl 1):241.

  84. Karg, K. L., L. Perdereau and M. A. Wattiaux. 2002. Effect of alfalfa silage, corn silage and levels of crude protein on ruminal pH and ammonia concentration over a 24 hour period in lactating dairy cows Midwest ADSA meeting, DesMoines Iowa, March 2002. J. Dairy Sci. 85(Suppl 1)/ J. Anim. Sci. 80(Suppl 2):273.

  85. Wattiaux, M. A., J. M. Powell, G. G. Frank, and Z. Wu. 2000. Manure management in dairy systems: A China-state of Wisconsin comparison. J. Dairy Sci. 83(Suppl. 1):152

  86. Wattiaux, M. A., and E. Espinosa. 1996. Feeding behavior and Pasture utilization of native pasture by sheep and llamas in the Altiplano of Bolivia. J. Anim. Sci. 74(Suppl. 1): 288

  87. Wattiaux, M. A., and J. D. Reed. 1993. Change in natural abundance of 15N during deamination and nitrogen incorporation by rumen bacteria. J. Anim. Sci. 71(Suppl. 1):277

  88. Wattiaux, M. A., D. K. Combs, and R. D. Shaver. 1993. Milk yield and intake of cows fed alfalfa based diets supplemented with undegradable intake protein. J. Dairy Sci. 76(Suppl. 1):201

  89. Wattiaux, M. A., D. K. Combs, and M. A. Peterson. 1992. Effect of variety and cutting management on ruminal digestion kinetics of alfalfa. Annual meeting of American Society of Agronomy, Nov. 1-6, 1992, Minneapolis MN.

  90. Huset, D. E., D. A. Schnebbe, M. A. Peterson, M. A. Wattiaux, and D. K. Combs. 1992. In vitro and in situ evaluation of near in¬frared selected and unselected alfalfa lines. 33rd, North American Alfalfa Improvement Conf. Atlanta, Georgia. June 14-18, 1992.

  91. Wattiaux, M. A., and D. K. Combs. 1991. Effect of leaf to stem ratio on composition and in situ digestion of alfalfa leaves, stems, and herbages at late bud stage of maturity. J. Dairy Sci. 74(Suppl. 1):185.

  92. Wattiaux, M. A., and D. K. Combs. 1991. In situ digestion kinetics of cell wall components determined by sequential fiber analysis in leaves, stems, and herbages of alfalfa. Poster B18. International symposium on forage cell wall structure and digestibility. October 7-10, 1991, Madison, WI.

  93. Wattiaux, M. A., D. R. Mertens, and L. D. Satter. 1990. Influence of digestion kinetics on increase in specific gravity of forages. J. Anim. Sci. 68(Suppl. 1):565.

  94. Wattiaux, M. A., L. D. Satter, and D. R. Mertens. 1989. Measuring hydration kinetics of forages with pycnometers. J. Anim. Sci. 67 (Suppl. 1) and/or J. Dairy Sci. 72(Suppl. 1):283.

  95. Wattiaux, M. A., D. R. Mertens, and L. D. Satter. 1989. Effect of microbial fermentation on specific gravity of alfalfa hay incubated in vitro. J. Anim. Sci. 67 (Suppl. 1) and/or J. Dairy Sci. 72(Suppl. 1):283.

  96. Wattiaux, M. A., L. D. Satter, and D. R. Mertens. 1989. Effect of specific gravity of alfalfa hay and silage on rumen stratification. Abstr. 27, 20th Biennial Conference on Rumen Function, Chicago IL.

  97. Wattiaux, M. A., D. R. Mertens, and L. D. Satter. 1988. A new pycnometric approach to measure specific gravity of forage samples. J. Dairy Sci. 71(Suppl. 1):250.

Extension and Popular Press Articles

  1. Sun, F., M. A. Aguerre and M. A. Wattiaux. 2017. Intake and Digestibility of Nutrients, Manure Production, and Nitrogen Excretion as Affected by Nonfiber Carbohydrate Sources and Rumen Degradable Protein Levels in the Diet of Dairy Cows. Waste to Worth Conference, April 18-21, 2017 in Cary, North Carolina (eXtension link).

  2. Iñamagua Uyaguari, J. P. L. Guerra, A. Jenet, F. Casasola and M. A. Wattiaux. 2014. Estrategias de alimentación animal en lecherías y su relación con costos y emisiones de metano y oxido nitroso. Dos Pinos Cooperative Meetings August 26, 2014, San José, Costa Rica.

  3. 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.

  4. Wattiaux, M. A. 2012. Introducción a la Preservación por Ensilaje. Actualidad Ganadera Peruana. Febrero / Marzo:1-6.

  5. Cabrera, V. E., R.D. Shaver, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2009. Free spreadsheet lets you ask feeding “what ifs” Hoard’s Dairyman June 2009:400.

  6. Wattiaux, M. A., J.J. Olmos Colmenero, and O. Reynoso Campos. 2008. What Dairying is like in Mexico. National Statistics Cloud the Complexity of the Mexican Dairy Industry. Why Aren’t Mexican Producers Able to Grow Domestic Production to Meet National Demand? Hoard’s Dairyman July 2008:462.

  7. Wattiaux, M. A., J.J. Olmos Colmenero, and O. Reynoso Campos. 2008. Cómo es la Producción de leche en México. Hoard’s Dairyman en Español October 2008:600-601.

  8. Wattiaux, M. A., J.J. Olmos Colmenero, J. R. Blazek y M.E. Castellanos Sevilla. 2008. Análisis de eficiencia de la utilización de nitrógeno y fósforo en granjas lecheras de Los Altos de Jasilsco. Gaceta CUALTOS 1 (enero/febrero): 6-7.

  9. Wattiaux, M. A. 2005. What can MUNs really tell us? Hoard’s Dairymam. 150:697.

  10. Wattiaux, M. A. 2004. N-CyCLE, pp 41-51 In: Whole-farm nutrient management on dairy farms to improve profitability and reduce environmental impacts. Final Report to the National Center for Manure and Animal Waste. Cornell University Crop and Soil Sciences Research Series R04-1 and University of Wisconsin Extension Publication A3794 (estimated attendance: 20).

  11. Miller, Z., R. D. Shaver and M. A. Wattiaux. 2004. Milk Urea Nitrogen (MUN) factsheet. University of Wisconsin-Extension. 

  12. Towns, B. and M. A. Wattiaux. 2002. What is the Nitrogen and Phosphorus balance on your farm? Why does it matter? Discovery Farms’ Newsletter, The Tree:1(4):5

Software Manual

  1. Wattiaux, M. A., D. Pellerin, E. Charboneau, V. Moreira and S. A. Flis. 2005. N-CyCLE- user’s manual and model description. Pp 46 Available at: http://dairynutrient.wisc.edu/N-CyCLE/page.php?id=326

Babcock Institute Discussion Papers

  1. Wattiaux, M.A., J. Blazek and J. J. Olmos Colmenero. 2012. An Overview of the Mexican Family Dairy Production System: Result of Research done in Altos, Jalisco, Mexico. Babcock Institute Discussion paper. The Babcock Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison (in press).

  2. Wattiaux, M. A., G. G. Frank, J. Mark Powell, Z. Wu and Y. Guo. 2002. Agriculture and dairy production systems in China: an overview and case studies. Babcock Institute Discussion paper 2002-3. The Babcock Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, pp 56.

  3. Haumann, S and M. A. Wattiaux. 1999. Overview of World's Livestock Agriculture and Selected Dairy Industries. Babcock Institute Discussion paper 1999-3. The Babcock Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, pp 67.

Consulting, Projects and Travel Reports

  1. Reineman, D.J., T.H. Passos-Fonseca, H.A. Aguirre-Villegas, S. Kraatz, F. Milani, L.E. Armentano, V. Cabrera, M. Wattiaux, and J. Norman. 2011. Energy Intensity and Environmental Impact of Integrated Dairy and Bio-energy Systems in Wisconsin. The Green Chees; Final Project Report.

  2. Wattiaux, M. A., J. J. Rutledge, and R. L. Cates, Jr. 1999. Issues and opportunity for Cattle production in Yunnan, China. Report of an assessment field trip; July 15 - July 23, 1999. The Babcock Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, pp 15.

  3. Wattiaux, M. A. 1998. Report on the visit to the Chinese Academy of Sciences and related research and education institutions in the Yunnan Province of the People's Republic of China. The Babcock Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, pp 18.

  4. Wattiaux, M. A. 1995. Report on Feeding Dairy Cows in Nepal. Agro-Enterprise Technology Systems Project - Dairy Enterprise Support Component. Chemonics International Consulting Division, Washington, D.C. , pp 24.

  5. Wattiaux, M. A. 1994. Milk Production in the highlands of Bolivia. Report to Latin American and Iberian Studies and International Agricultural Programs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, pp 12.



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