CDQAP 2020: Year in Review

CDQAP 2020: Year in Review

By Dr. Michael Payne, UC Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine and Director, CDQAP This year, CDQAP, like the entire California dairy industry, had to adapt quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic. In spite of lockdown orders and new urgent priorities, our partnership saw a...
Quick Convos Webinars

Quick Convos Webinars

National FARM Program Most of California’s producers participate in the National Dairy FARM Program, most often through second party evaluations provided by their processors. To further explain how it works, this year, the program has been holding 30-minute webinars...
Keep Your Eyes Open for Salt  Program Letters

Keep Your Eyes Open for Salt Program Letters

by J.P. Cativiela, Administrator, Central Valley Dairy Representative Monitoring Program It’s been a long five months since June. As a reminder, some 720 Central Valley dairies in Priority 1 groundwater basins received a certified letter from the Central Valley...
Keep Your Eyes Open for Salt  Program Letters

Interested in Moving More Manure Off-farm?

Interested in Vacuum Technology? Listen to dairy producers talk about they use vacuums on their dairies and how vacuums have helped improve their manure management program Managing Manure: Complimenting Flush Systems to Manage Solids & Increase Solids Exports...
To Avoid Carcass Confusion, Don’t Use An Orange “B”

To Avoid Carcass Confusion, Don’t Use An Orange “B”

As covered in our August CDQAP newsletter, veterinarians using barbiturates to euthanize livestock must mark the forehead with an orange “B.” Producers will sometimes use paint stick “B” in a variety of colors to indicate a beef cow, bucket cow or Banamine etc....