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On Farm Research Projects

  1. Dr. Sid BosworthIntegrated bedded pack management and fly control reduce mastitis risk by promoting a beneficial teat skin microbiome -- Dr. John Barlow, Animal Science and Dr. Deborah Neher, Plant and Soil Science, 2-year project, $149,971 (view project summary)
  2. Improving the Viability of Dairy through Hay Crop Harvest and Silage Management -- Dr. Heather Darby and Dr. Sid Bosworth, Plant and Soil Science; Dr. Sabrina Greenwood and Dr. Jana Kraft, Animal Science; Dr. Bob Parsons, Community Development and Applied Economics, 3-year project, $149,994 (view project summary)
  3. Improving the Viability of Dairy Farms through Advanced Forage Selection -- Dr. Heather Darby and Dr. Sid Bosworth, Plant and Soil Science, 3-year project, $144,590 (view project summary)
  4. Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms of Glucose Transporters as Breed Selection Markers for Milk Productivity in Dairy Cattle -- Dr. Feng-Qi Zhao, Animal Science, 2-year project, $150,000 (view project summary)

Completed Research Projects

  1. Enhancing the nutritional attributes of bovine milk to achieve a more desirable product tailored to provide health-promoting benefits -- Dr. Jana Kraft, Animal Science, 2-year project, $149,960 (view findings)
  2. Molecular diversity of methane-producing microorganisms from methane digesters under different operating systems. - Dr. AndrĂ© Wright (view findings)

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