Innovation Inspires New Director of the DPTC

For more than 30 years, the Dairy Products Technology Center (DPTC) at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, has provided three key programs — Dairy Ingredients Application, Research and Outreach Activities — in its pursuit to excel and expand … Continue reading

A Career in Food Science can be Cheesy—and Rewarding

Before college, Dr. Philip Tong, former Director of the Dairy Products Technology Center and professor at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, had never eaten fancier cheese than a simple American Single. Today, after nearly 30 years at Cal Poly, he … Continue reading

California Investment in New Technologies and Training for Better Dairy Herd Management

One might easily say that California’s “bread and butter” is the dairy industry. Dairying is California’s number one agricultural commodity and California’s dairy farms produce 20 percent of the nation’s milk supply. Pretty impressive, since 99 percent of California’s dairy … Continue reading