Researchers representing several universities around the globe attended the Animal Behavior & Well-Being I session of the 2017 American Dairy Science Assn. Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh.
Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain to create new artificial intelligence models that help identify food hazards before outbreaks occur.
Despite increasing calls to require farms to build wastewater treatment plants, there are fundamental differences between livestock and municipal waste management systems.
As temperatures rise, watch calves closely for early signs of dehydration.
Poultry industry also hopeful dialogue with China will allow imports to resume.
Decisions on pasture use and feed management affect greenhouse gas emissions.
Management and ration changes like adding probiotic to close-up and fresh cow diets can help cows cope with stress during transition.