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Dairy Program

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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

ANR News Blog
  • November News Clips (11/15-11/30)

    How they survived: Owners of the few homes left standing around Paradise, Calif., took critical steps to ward off wildfires (Washington Post) Sarah Kaplan, Frances Stead Sellers, Nov. 30 …Though the United States spends upwards of $2 billion...

    By Pamela Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach
  • Graduate student Lindsay Upperman (left) and UCCE specialist Alison Van Eenennaam with gene-edited hornless dairy calves. (Photo: Karin Higgins)
    Scientists using genetic editing to delete dairy cow horns

    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 Bee. Dairy cows have been bred for optimal dairy production, but the gene mix brought...

    By Jeannette E. Warnert
    Author - Communications Specialist
  • Alfalfa is an important part of a lactating cow's diet.
    UC ANR clarifies drought misconceptions

    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...

    By Jeannette E. Warnert
    Author - Communications Specialist
California Dairy Newsletter
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Golden State Dairy Newsletter - February 2024 PDF