Dr. Joseph C. Dalton is a Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist at the University of Idaho. A graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Utah State University, and Virginia Tech, Dr. Dalton’s research and extension program in male and female reproductive physiology focuses on factors important to increasing fertility of cattle, including AI technician proficiency, sperm dose per straw, synchronization programs and genomics. Dr. Dalton has conducted research in dairy and beef cattle and published refereed articles in the Journal of Dairy Science and Theriogenology, as well as popular press articles in The Progressive Dairyman, Hoard’s Dairyman, and Dairy Herd Management magazines. Dr. Dalton is a senior author of a chapter titled “The Male Component of Dairy Fertility” in the recently published Large Dairy Herd Management book. Dr. Dalton has been invited to give presentations at conferences and producer meetings throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia.