Department News and Updates! February 12, 2016


  • UC Davis Dairy has won The Hilmar Cheese CO. Cream of the Crop award for shipping the highest average milk quality for the year. This is the third time won by the dairy! Congratulations to Team Dairy: Doug Gisi, Maria Patino, Paul Domer, Jessica Dinis, Sean Eldridge, Farm Crew, interns, and residents!


  • Joy Mench authored “The Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply: A unique public–private partnership for conducting research on the sustainability of animal housing systems using a multistakeholder approach” in Journal of Animal Science
  • Berta Santiago-Juarez Perez. Luis Moraes, Ranga Appuhamy, and Ermias Kebreab coauthors of “Prediction and evaluation of enteric methane emissions from lactating dairy cows using different levels of covariate information” in Animal Production Science


  • Alison Van Eenennaam spoke at the Colusa Farm Show on “GMOs in the Dairy Industry” and also at the ANR “Newsmakers” meet the press event at the World Agricultural Expo in Tulare