Department News and Updates! November 25, 2015


  • Happy Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Holiday Hoedown Dec 4—get your tickets!
  • Alison Van Eenennaam & Amy Young’s paper ““Animal agriculture and the importance of agnostic governance of biotechnology” published in Agriculture and Food Security highlighted on UCD homepage
  • Jan Carlson received the American Dairy Goat Assoc. 2015 Mary Farley Award for lifetime achievement in dairy goats


  • Frank Mitloehner presented a dairy air quality talk to the Western United Dairymen “Dairy Leaders Program”
  • Gabbi Simon presented at talk on assessing cow-calf health and handling at the ANR meeting and also presented a poster on the topic at the California Cattlemen's meeting; both meetings were held in Sparks NV
  • Russ Hovey gave a talk to SaveOurselves Breast Cancer Survivor group on "environmental factors and breast cancer risk"
  • Cass Tucker undertaking research in Denmark


  • Seunghyung Lee, Silas Hung & Anne Todgham co-author "Effects of nutritional deprivation on juvenile green sturgeon growth and thermal tolerance" in Environmental Biology of Fishes