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28 February 2022
New report: drivers of US dairy productivity & efficiency
The U.S. dairy sector has undergone substantial structural change characterized by a shift to larger and fewer dairy operations, concentrated in relatively few States, according to a new report authored by Eric Njuki with USDA's Economic Research Service....
25 February 2022
Danish private-public partnership explores health effects of dairy products
Arla Food for Health has selected three new research projects for 2022...
23 February 2022
Bioenergy sorghum’s roots can replenish carbon in soil
Texas A&M AgriLife study shows the annual crop can sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide...
21 February 2022
University of Minnesota plans advanced agricultural research complex
The complex will aid studies in cattle, swine and poultry health...
18 February 2022
Canadian alliance aims to improve dairy competitiveness, sustainability
Dr. Gisèle LaPointe will lead the five-year initiative...
15 February 2022
Cornell University receives grant to study sustainable milk production
The funding will be used to test a novel strategy to make milk production more efficient, and to communicate animal science to the public...
11 February 2022
Merck Animal Health and Iowa State University announce strategic alliance
The first phase of sponsored research projects involves exploring innovations in drug and vaccine delivery...
09 February 2022
Dairy herds with desired milk properties being developed in Russia
Scientists of the Stavropol State Agrarian University are implementing an ambitious strategic project for the development of dairy cattle breeding as part of the Agroinnopolis-2030 program....
02 February 2022
Facial recognition comes for cattle
A University of New England (UNE) researcher has developed an AI-powered facial recognition system for cattle that has demonstrated near-perfect accuracy in early testing....
18 January 2022
Purdue Ag-Celerator program funds fertility innovation
The funding will help finalise the proof-of-concept stage...
14 January 2022
Cornell researcher recognised for invention of livestock feed enzyme
Xingen Lei was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors...
12 January 2022
10 January 2022
Canadian researchers working on new testing method for cattle-adapted Salmonella bacteria
A research team at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) is developing a more cost-effective method to detect a type of salmonella bacteria that’s difficult to diagnose and even more difficult to eradicate from dairy cattle herds....
05 January 2022
Purdue dashboard reveals weaknesses in US food supply chain
The meat industry received the lowest diversity score...
UK research reveals barriers to healthy eating
64% of consumers say eating healthy is more expensive...
04 January 2022
Study finds heat-tolerant cows could boost dairy milk production
The researchers have identified five genes strongly associated with heat tolerance in dairy cows...
03 January 2022
Canadian scientists aim to disrupt growth of M. bovis
A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team is evaluating how a panel of drugs might affect Mycoplasma bovis — a bacterium that’s responsible for causing serious health issues among Canada’s cattle herds, writes Jessica Colby....
27 December 2021
Cow's digestive system influences human’s vitamin B12 intake
Milk is the main source of vitamin B12 consumption for Canadians. A glass of cow’s milk contains about 46% of the daily-recommended dietary intake of vitamin B12 for adults. But what factors influences the concentration of B12 in a glass of milk? Turns...
07 December 2021
US research aims to improve value of tropically-adapted beef cattle
Texas A&M research looks to compensate for rising temperatures without compromising beef quality ...
Ireland: Breeding for low-methane beef cattle possible
Some beef cattle produce up to 30% less methane emissions for the same level of productivity...
06 December 2021
EU investigates alternative sources of high-protein animal feed
Project results will help European farmers become less dependent on imported protein for feed...
01 December 2021
Looking to improve antimicrobial resistance monitoring in animals?
Antimicrobial resistance monitoring is essential to guide the proper use of antibiotics, and thus reduce the resistance of microorganisms. ...
29 November 2021
USDA supports antimicrobial resistance research
The goal is to reduce the adverse effects of antimicrobials used in agriculture...
Researchers look at how to prevent spoiled milk, improve shelf life
Too much milk gets pitched, something that was an issue long before these pandemic times of global food insecurity. ...
25 November 2021
High-parity cows show cubicle preference
Swedish research shows they prefer cubicles near feed, milking stations...
15 November 2021
Next-gen sequencing diagnoses 1st US case of boosepivirus
The sample that arrived at the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the fall of 2019 came from a petting zoo. The zoo’s 10-day-old calf had diarrhea, and the zoo wanted to know what pathogens were present in the fecal sample, in...
12 November 2021
Research: younger generation in Germany eat climate-consciously
Climate change is now attracting enormous media attention and, in particular, how it affects the future of young people. ...
05 November 2021
AFBI Research: understanding how to manage the UK hills and uplands
Recent research at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), Hillsborough has highlighted the need for a future priority research programme to understand how farmers can effectively manage the hills and uplands, writes Dr Denise Lowe, Livestock...
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