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Maristela Rovai

Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Dairy Specialist


Alfred Dairy Science Hall 113N
Dairy & Food Science-Box 2104
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Maristela develops Extension programs for the improvement of milk quality. Additionally, she assists dairy producers in training hispanic employees and develops training programs specifically for hispanic employees.

State & Regional Offices

SDSU Campus

Also by Maristela Rovai

Small group of employees inspecting a milking parlor.

Factors Affecting Teat Skin Condition in Winter

Even though cows are housed in many parts of the country, cold weather may play an important factor in udder health and milk quality.

a woman receiving a shot

SDSU Extension Addresses Vaccine Safety with Dairy Workforce

April 07, 2021

Dr. Maristela Rovai, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Dairy Specialist, has received federal funding from the High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety to help boost COVID-19 vaccination efforts among South Dakota’s dairy industry workforce.

a woman and a man standing in front of an audience

SDSU Extension to Cover Dry Cow Therapy in Spanish at CPDE

March 18, 2021

SDSU Extension will once again offer educational programming in Spanish at the 2021 Central Plains Dairy Expo in Sioux Falls.