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  • News Articles

    • 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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    • How we can do a better job at getting research results into practice

      Milk Producer, Late Summer 2022: Most livestock producers, through their service fees or checkoffs, support research in their respective sectors – but there is general agreement that more needs to be done to ensure the outcomes of that research are ultimately used on the farm. 

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    • Dairy Farmers of Ontario contribute nearly $540,000 to antimicrobial stewardship research

      University of Guelph researchers, who are leaders in the field of antimicrobial stewardship, are receiving more than $3 million from Ontario Research Fund for their projects. Dairy Farmers of Ontario is proud to support Dr. David Kelton in his research into antimicrobial stewardship solutions in the Ontario dairy sector. 

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    • Kim Schneider in front of grazing beef cattle at Elora Research Station

      Forage and pasture research ramping up in Ontario with new faculty and facilities

      Ontario Beef, August 2021: Forage and pasture research at the University of Guelph is kicking into high gear with pastureland renovation and expansion at the University of Guelph beef research facilities at Elora and the hiring of a new forage and service crops professor.

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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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