Research Updates

DAIRY CARES COMMUNICATIONS AND CDQAP SUPPORT

DAIRY CARES COMMUNICATIONS AND CDQAP SUPPORT

Project Lead: Michael Boccadoro, Dairy Cares KEY TAKE-A-WAYS • Dairy Cares continued its commitment to supporting science-backed communication about sustainability and showcasing the California dairy industry’s global leadership. • Outreach activities included...

OPTIMUM DAIRY METHANE REDUCTION PATHWAYS

OPTIMUM DAIRY METHANE REDUCTION PATHWAYS

Researchers: Dr. Ermias Kebreab, Dr. Frank Mitloehner, and Dr. Daniel Sumner, UC Davis KEY TAKE-A-WAYS • California Senate Bill 1383 requires a 40% reduction in methane emissions from the livestock sector below 2013 levels by 2030. Analysis shows continued...

FEED INDUSTRY FELLOWSHIP WITH A FOCUS ON DAIRY FEEDING SYSTEMS

FEED INDUSTRY FELLOWSHIP WITH A FOCUS ON DAIRY FEEDING SYSTEMS

Researcher: Dr. Heidi Rossow, UC Davis KEY TAKE-A-WAYS • The 2021 Feed Industry Fellowship supported two graduate students while they conducted on-farm research projects and completed industry internships in dairy nutrition and feed management. • Fellows communicated...

CDQAP: CALIFORNIA DAIRY QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM

CDQAP: CALIFORNIA DAIRY QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM

Project Leaders: Dr. Michael Payne and Dr. Deanne Meyer, UC Davis, and Denise Mullinax, CDQAP/CDRF KEY TAKE-A-WAYS • CDQAP provided significant leadership to the industry on dairy food safety and animal health, and partnered with local, state, and federal law...

BIOACTIVITY OF MILK FAT GLOBULES

BIOACTIVITY OF MILK FAT GLOBULES

Researcher: Dr. Daniela Barile, UC Davis KEY TAKE-A-WAYS • The aim of this research was to identify novel uses for an undervalued dairy coproduct, Procream, also known as whey protein phospholipid concentrate (WPPC). • This was the first study to investigate the...