Feed Industry Fellowship with a Focus on Dairy Feeding Systems

Feed Industry Fellowship with a Focus on Dairy Feeding Systems

PROJECT LEAD: Dr. Heidi Rossow, VMTRC, UC Davis, 2020 KEY TAKE-A-WAYS • Dairy feed fellowships provide graduate students in animal nutrition with practical knowledge and experience about feeding systems and nutrient management in a large dairy herd environment.  • The...
California Dairy Quality Assurance Program (CDQAP)

California Dairy Quality Assurance Program (CDQAP)

PROJECT LEADS: Dr. Michael Payne, WIFSS, UC Davis; Dr. Deanne Meyer, UC ANR, UC Davis; Denise Mullinax, CDRF, CDQAP, 2021 KEY TAKE-A-WAYS • California dairy facilities certified through California Dairy Quality Assurance Program’s (CDQAP) Environmental Stewardship...
Evaluation of Enteric Methane Reduction Protocol Issues

Evaluation of Enteric Methane Reduction Protocol Issues

RESEARCHER: Dr. Ermias Kebreab, UC Davis, 2021 KEY TAKE-A-WAYS  • Feed additives offer a potential method for reducing enteric methane emissions, yet currently dairy farms are not able to receive credit for these types of emission reductions. • This project produced...
2021 Dairy Cares

2021 Dairy Cares

PROJECT LEADS: Michael Boccadoro and Jennifer Bingham, 2021 KEY TAKE-A-WAYS • Dairy Cares outreach efforts and communications focused on addressing climate concerns and highlighting how California dairy farmers lead the world in sustainable farming practices.   •...