Elwood Kirkpatrick Dairy Science Research Endowment: Completed & Ongoing Projects
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MSU Dairy Extension
MSU Extension and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources undergoing significant restructuring.
Guess Who Came to 2010 Breakfast on
Increasing efforts to educate and reconnect the consumer with the food system to build public trust.
Kirkpatrick Dairy Science Research Projects
Reported here are summaries of some completed and ongoing projects.
Long-term Johne's Disease Control Project
Completion of a multi-year research study looking at control and prevention of Johne’s Disease in cattle herds.
Cash Rent for Farm Land
Rental rate surveys show that average farm land rental rates continue to increase.
Refocusing on Sustainable Agriculture.
Michigan Milk Market
Looking back at the 2010 US milk market.
Thumb H20 Project: Part 1
Emphasizing the most important dairy nutrient of all: water.
Effect of Exit Alley Blocking Incidences
One way to make a robotic milker achieve more milkings and reduce labor.
Don't Give Up Your Sight
Ways to prevent eye injuries on the farm.