Dairy

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  • News Articles

    • Global leaders gather to take action on sustainable livestock production

      Milk Producer, April 2024: Livestock are seen as both a source of greenhouse gas emissions and a solution to climate change. To help bring balance, dialogue and understanding to the issue, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations last fall hosted the first-ever Global Conference on Sustainable Livestock Transformation. 

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      Recommendations for developing an Ontario path forward for deadstock

      Milk Producer, February 2024: A new report for Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) has set forward a list of recommendations for managing on-farm livestock mortalities in Ontario. Topping the list is the establishment of a coordinating body to oversee deadstock management in the province, coupled with continued investment by both industry and government to support that organization’s activities.

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    • Charting the path forward for the livestock sector with research and innovation

      Milk Producer, December 2023: A new report puts research, innovation and a comprehensive policy approach as core pillars underpinning the successful future of Canada’s livestock industry. The report by the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) notes that the complexity and interconnectedness of animal agriculture means its value and impact can’t be measured with simple metrics and that many challenges and opportunities are shared ac

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    • New approaches to calf nutrition

      Calf Care Corner, August 2023: There is a strong relationship between health and growth in a calf’s early life and that animal’s total lifetime production. This means what happens to a calf in its first few hours and days is extremely critical, particularly what it is fed. 

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  • Research Scouts

  • Scientists Use Gene-Editing Technology to Produce First Calf Resistant to Major Viral Disease

    Published May 9, 2023

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  • Researchers work to develop Johne’s vaccine

    Published April 21, 2023

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  • Dairy farmers welcome Bald Eagles

    Published March 16, 2023

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  • Additive to make slurry more climate-friendly

    Published March 16, 2023

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  • Baby kangaroo fecal microbes could reduce methane from cows

    Published February 15, 2023

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  • U of G researcher exploring automation for better dairy health, production

    Published January 19, 2023

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