Dairy Security and Crime Prevention

Dairy Security and Crime Prevention

By Dr. Michael Payne, UC Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine; Director, CDQAP A previous CMAB survey suggested at least half of California’s dairies have experienced some form of rural crime, including theft, trespass, vandalism, illegal dumping, clandestine...
AMMP Webinar on Compost Pack Barns: February 2 at 4:00 pm

AMMP Webinar on Compost Pack Barns: February 2 at 4:00 pm

Additional AMMP funding is anticipated in late February. Dairy producers have successfully reduced manure flow to lagoons by installing and managing compost bedded pack barns. Join us for a webinar to explore a case study. Ask questions of dairy producers who have...

CDQAP 2021: Year in Review The new year is off to a fast start, and similar to you and your dairy staff, CDQAP adapted to the changing needs of the COVID-19 pandemic. In spite of the ever-changing requirements associated with COVID-19 CDQAP continued to support our...
Dairy Seminars at World Ag Expo Feb 8 – 10

Dairy Seminars at World Ag Expo Feb 8 – 10

Dairy Seminars at World Ag Expo, February 8 – 10, 2022 The University of California ANR (Agriculture and Natural Resources) is hosting four different seminars at World Ag Expo. Come hear about: Nutrient Management and Manure Treatment Technologies (Tuesday, 1:00...
FARM Animal Care Evaluations Are Resuming

FARM Animal Care Evaluations Are Resuming

Here’s what California producers can expect. By Dr. Michael Payne, UC Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine and Director, CDQAP Every three years the National Dairy FARM Animal Care Program checks in with California producers (via local cooperative/ processor staff),...
Harvest Samples with the Harvest Moon

Harvest Samples with the Harvest Moon

By Deanne Meyer, Ph.D., Livestock Waste Management Specialist, UC Davis, Department of Animal Science, UC ANR Choppers are going full throttle. That means it’s time to record harvested forage weights and sample forages from each field where manure was applied. These...