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Argentina, Chile, Uruguay: Ignacio Reano
Ignacio studied Veterinary Medicine at Universidad Catolica de Cordoba. Ignacio serves as Specialist in Bovine Reproduction at Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, and is currently coursing Specialist in Animal Nutrition at Universidad Nacional de la Plata. Ignacio works at Grupo Pilar S.A., as Technical Commercial Manager. Contact Ignacio Reano via email. gepsa.com
Brazil: Marcelo Hentz Ramos
Marcelo Hentz Ramos and Professor Marcos Neves Pereira (Universidade Federal de Lavras) along with their student group,Grupo do Leite, represents AMTS in Brazil. Marcelo attended Universidade Federal de Lavras (UFLA) in 2001 for veterinary medicine, acheived his Masters at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and PhD at the University of Missouri. Currently, Marcelo is the director for 3RLAB (a small company formed between Rock River Laboritory and Rehagro). Contact Marcelo Ramos via email.
China: Shucong (Shawn) Li
Shucong Li , obtained his bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Northwest A&F University in Yangling, Shaanxi, China. He received a Doctoral degree from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science and is a trained dairy nutritionist. He worked in teaching and research at Huazhong Agricultural University until 2006 when he began research at the University of Manitoba in Canada. Dr Li founded Anscitech Inc and Pufeng Laboratory Inc. Contact Shawn Li via email.
Mexico: Martin Traxler
Martin Traxler is the AMTS distributor for Mexico. Marty’s experience with AMTS and the CNPCS model goes back to the early to mid 1990’s when he was a PhD student at Cornell and was involved with the development of the CNCPS model. Currently Marty owns a feed laboratory in a very important dairy region in northern Mexico. He is also works with Lattech, a nutritional consulting compnay in Mexico; for more information, go to their website. Contact Martin Traxler via email.
South Africa: Stephen Slippers
Stephen Slippers is the AMTS distributor in South Africa. Stephen is sole proprietor of SCS Feed Consult, a private consultancy conducting business since mid-2011 from a small farm near Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa. He holds a Masters in Animal Science from Free State University in South Africa, and has been working in animal agriculture for over 35 years, with just under half of that time spent as an academic at three South African Universities (Free State, Zululand, and KwaZulu-Natal respectively). Contact Stephen Slippers via email.
Italy: Elena Bonfante
Dr. Elena Bonfante is a veterinary doctor, graduated in Bologna. She completed her PhD in Veterinary Sciences under the supervision of Prof. Andrea Formigoni. Her research focused on understanding and modeling digestibility of fiber in lactating cows. During her Ph.D., she spent 7 months at Cornell University where she conducted research at the Cornell University Research Center under the supervision of Dr. Mike Van Amburgh. While at the CURC she began her training in applied dairy nutrition and management through working with dairies throughout the US and Italy. Contact Elena Bonfante via email.
Russia: Vadim Bakhchevnikov
Dr. Vadim Bakhchevnikov is a veterinarian and graduate of the University of Agriculture in Persianovsky, Russia. Vadim has worked managing large dairy operations in the USA for the past 10 years. In 2015, Vadim founded Dairy Consulting International LLC. In January 2018, Vadim opened Nova Lab, a feed and forage laboratory in the Rostov on Don Region, Russia. Nova Lab is affiliated with Cumberland Valley Analytical Laboratory.
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