Building Healthy Microbiomes to Combat Mastitis on Organic Dairy Farms

Researchers at UVM are evaluating how cow bedding systems impact disease transmission.
John Barlow, Caitlin Jeffrey and Graecia Pacheco in the Barlow Lab.

A team of researchers at the University of Vermont is seeking solutions to help combat mastitis, a costly health problem among dairy cows that can be challenging for herd health on organic farms.

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Brittany Verrico and Steve Keller standing next to a lab bench in the Keller Lab.

Climate Adaptation Research Will Benefit Future Reforestation Efforts

How are plants and animals affected by rapid changes in their environment? Researchers at the University of Vermont's Keller Lab are combining aspects of evolutionary biology and ecology—known as ecological genomics—to find out.

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