Department News and Updates! March 1, 2013


  • UCD Meats Lab students won Grand Champion and Champion in the Collegiate category at the 2013 California Association of Meat Processors Annual Convention and Cured Meat Show; students are Kristina Rothery, Cindy Garcia, Antonio Beltran & Kyle Anderson with Caleb Sehnert, Meat Lab manager, advising.
  • AG SCI FIELD DAY TOMORROW!!! Stop by Cole, Dairy, Feedlot, Meyer Hall & check it out


  • Students in the FARMS program coming to ANS on March 5th
  • Thanks to Joel Viloria, Dan Sehnert, & Horse barn crew for ably assisting with the West Coast Reining Horse Association Judges Seminar held at the horse barn
  • Thanks to Caleb Sehnert, Dan Sehnert, Farm Crew, & Meat lab staff for expertly hosting the California Association of Meat Processors Annual Convention


  • Mike Miller coauthor on  “Genomic patterns of introgression in rainbow and westslope cutthroat trout illuminated by overlapping paired-end RAD sequencing ” in Molecular Ecology 
  • Angela Cánovas, Gonzalo Rincón, Alma Islas-Trejo, & Juan Medrano coauthor “RNA sequencing to study gene expression and single nucleotide polymorphism variation associated with citrate content in cow milk” in J Dairy Sci Feb 2013
  • Tom Famula coauthor on “Pedigree analysis and exclusion of alpha-tocopherol transfer protein (TTPA) as a candidate gene for neuro-axonal dystrophy in the American Quarter Horse” in J Vet Intern Med Jan-Feb 2013