Department News and Updates! October 2, 2015



  • Andrea Schreier co-author on “The case of the endangered Kootenai River white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) highlights the importance of post-release genetic monitoring in captive and supportive breeding programs" in Biological Conservation
  • Jennifer Chen & Cassandra Tucker co-authors on "Cooling cows efficiently with sprinklers: physiological responses to water spray" in J Dairy Sci


  • Briana Ebbinghaus, ANS undergrad, featured in advertising campaign for UCD; Look for her in ads run in Ag Alerts
  • Frank Mitloehner was an invited speaker at the California Department of Food and Agriculture & USDA  Statewide Conference in Sacramento to present on “Greenhouse mitigation in livestock production”
  • Ermias Kebreab conducted a short course on mathematical modeling at the State University of Sao Paulo (UNESP), Jaboticabal, Brazil
  • Richard Blatchford gave a talk on poultry production and welfare at a Food Animal Welfare Course offered to veterinarians across the country through the Vet School