Hugo Mariano Rodrigues de Oliveira
Originally from Xinguara, state of Para in Brazil, Hugo received his BS degree in Animal Science at the University of Tocantins in 2015 where was involved in research related to soil analysis and pasture management.
He also completed his MS degree in the same university in 2017 completing a research project entitled 'The evaluation of carbon and nitrogen stock in fractions of soil organic matter in relation to land use and soil depth.' In 2018 he began his Ph.D with a research project to evaluation nitrogen sources in silvopastoral and monoculture systems.
In February 2020, Hugo arrived in Ona to complete an 11-month program as a research scholar, exchange visitor under the supervision of Dr. Joao Vendramini to assist with research evaluating the performance of beef calves consuming cool-season annual grass under two supplementation frequencies.