Our primary mission is to perform and communicate research that helps dairy farmers maintain healthy cattle and use antimicrobials in a way that is both economically and socially responsible. We emphasize development and implementation of practical strategies that help farmers prevent infectious bacterial diseases that may require antibiotic treatments.
Learn about management strategies to prevent mastitis, improve milk quality, and enhance animal welfare and farm profitability.
Learn about detection of clinical and subclinical mastitis, and diagnosis of the pathogens producing the disease to manage mastitis in a herd.
Learn how to make responsible choices about antibiotic use for treatment of mastitis and dry cow therapy.
Learn about milk quality key performance indicators and strategies to monitor udder health.
Learn about management strategies to minimize mastitis in heifers, dairy sheep, and dairy goats. Also, find information about animal welfare, bedding strategies, organic dairy farms, and more.
Learn about the impact on milking performance to produce high quality milk and the science behind effective and efficient milking routines.