Department News and Updates! April 25, 2014


  • Kelly Wade accepts CAO position for Food Chain Cluster
  • Davis Enterprise article highlighted the UC Davis Dairy with Ed DePeters & students pictured
  • Two of Action Jackson sired and UCD Horse Barn bred mules win at Red Bluff race meet this past weekend: Action’s Shinanigin won Friday & Action’s Graduate won Saturday
  • Dan Sehnert gives KDVS interview on Picnic Day animals


  • Cass Tucker coauthor of “A field study of the behavioral and physiological effects of varying amounts of shade for lactating cows at pasture” J Dairy Sci
  • Fernando Villarreal & Dietmar Kueltz coauthors on “Sublethal effects of CuO nanoparticles on mazambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) are modulated by environmental salinity” in Plos One


  • Alison Van Eenennaam gave a presentation entitled “Cost-benefit considerations of livestock genomics:  who pays, who benefits” at  Livestock Genomics in Alberta: Economic, Environmental, Ethical, Legal and Social (GE3LS) Implications Conference in Calgary, Canada hosted by Genome Alberta/Alberta Livestock and Meat Association
  • Annie King & Dana Welch key in planning Common Threads North event honoring women in agriculture. Caleb Sehnert cooked & Dan Sehnert served the main meat dish
  • Doug Gisi hosts Plant Science PLS150 - Sustainability and Agroecosystem Management, at the Dairy facility