Glenn County
University of California
Glenn County


B Karle
Specific programs in Dairy Science address the complex issues of animal health and welfare, dairy waste management, and water quality. Programs are developed locally, but have a national scope, serving to improve the quality and safety of milk and dairy foods and to encourage environmentally sound dairy management.

Betsy M. Karle



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California Dairy Newsletter

Keeping Dairy Producers Informed and Up-To-Date On Dairy Issues and University Research.

Issue Type Date Added
California Dairy Newsletter - September 2018 (500KB) PDF 9/12/18
California Dairy Newsletter - May 2018 (870KB) PDF 5/18/18
California Dairy Newsletter - February 2018 (697KB) PDF 2/27/18
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ANR News Blog

Scientists using genetic editing to delete dairy cow horns

Graduate student Lindsay Upperman (left) and UCCE specialist Alison Van Eenennaam with gene-edited hornless dairy calves. (Photo: Karin Higgins)

Two calves whose genes have been edited so they won't grow horns are being raised and will later be bred at UC Davis, reported Edward Ortiz in the Sacramento...

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 2:20 PM

UC ANR clarifies drought misconceptions

Alfalfa is an important part of a lactating cow's diet.

In two recent broadcast media stories, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources experts were able to provide accurate information about the water use on commodities that have been criticized for water consumption during the drought. The director of UC...

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 11:42 AM

The days of guess work in cattle breeding are gone

Mapping of the cow genome has provided scientists with information on the 3 billion base pairs on cattle DNA.

Advances in cattle breeding over the past 60-plus years has reduced the carbon footprint of the dairy industry. DNA sequencing suggests still more productive cows and less pollution in the future, reported Lesley McClurg on Capital Public Radio. McClurg...

Posted on Friday, June 5, 2015 at 3:12 PM
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