Dr. Bradley Heins

Brad Heins is an associate professor of dairy management at the University of Minnesota's West Central Research Center in Morris, Minnesota. Currently, Heins conducts his research at the University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center. The center has a 130-head herd in a certified organic system and a 160-head herd in a conventional grazing system. His research and extension program focuses on best management practices for dairy production, crossbreeding of dairy cattle, group rearing of calves, and renewable energy for dairy production systems. He serves on the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture board of directors and the Minnesota Organic Advisory Task Force.