September 18, 2014
Last weekend, our students at the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre celebrated the 110th Agassiz Fall Fair and 66th Corn Festival in Agassiz by entering the annual parade – this year, our float had the theme “MOOlti-COW-tural” to highlight the diversity of students from many different countries that are studying here!
March 5, 2013
PhD students Katy Proudfoot and Gosia Zobel are two of only four students selected from across Canada to compete in the Western Canadian Dairy Seminar’s first ever graduate student oral competition. The aim of these talks is for students to present their research in a way producers will find applicable and meaningful to their daily […]
January 16, 2013
Can the good example set by your peers help to motivate improved welfare on dairy farms? New work in the UBC Animal Welfare Program has been examining the use of benchmarking as a service for farmers and a vehicle for engagement on issues of cow comfort and lameness. A new paper, entitled “Benchmarking cow comfort on […]
November 20, 2009
The Faculty of Land and Food Systems (LFS) has gained an international reputation for pioneering research that pays close attention to the environmental and social needs of diary cattle. At the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre (DERC) in Agassiz, LFS expertise attracts scholars and industry partners from countries such as Brazil, Chile, and Germany. […]