Dairy Research


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Personnel

George F. Grandle
Associate Professor, Post retirement appointment
Livestock Production Systems

Kristy Hill-Campbell
Extension Dairy Specialist
Dairy

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

Michael John De Veth
Assistant Professor
Bioactive compound influence on dairy cattle

Peter Downs Krawczel
Assistant Professor
Behavior and Welfare of Dairy Cows

 

News

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

A New Generation of Faculty, 8/2/2017

New Ventures | GAP Connections, 7/26/2017

Beef Heifer Development Center–One Year Later, 12/29/2016

2016 AgResearch Faculty Awards, 10/6/2016

Our Fondest Memories: Our Tribute to John Hodges, 7/24/2016

Five Things You Didn't Know about the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 5/24/2016

I AM UTIA -- In Knoxville, Meet Joe Sarten, PE, 12/9/2015

Do We Need More Space?, 11/17/2015

Down to the Short Rows, 11/17/2015

Video


(5 mentions)

Hatcher Family Dairy 
Tennessee has lost roughly half its dairy farms in the past decade. But one family wants to keep its centuries-old operation going, and is adapting new production plans to sell their dairy products.



(5 mentions)

Mastitis Research 
Dairy farmers face many challenges – including a disease that threatens their cattle and the quality of their milk. AgResearch and Extension team up with producers to fight this problem.



(3 mentions)

Little River Facility 
It’s long been an issue in farming – how can we be productive in agriculture and still protect the environment? UT Ag-Research has a new facility dedicated to that cause.


 

Recent Publications

Antimicrobial Resistance of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Dairy Cows and Genetic Diversity of Resistant Isolates Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, J. M. Vaughn, C. E. Merill, S. I. Headrick, D. B. Ensermu, D. H. D'Souza, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, G. E. Agga, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2018 Jul;15(7):449-458. [Abstract]

Bovine intramammary infection associated immunogenic surface proteins of Streptococcus uberis Kerro Dego, O., R. A. Almeida, A. M. Saxton, R. D. Abdi, D. B. Ensermu, and S. P. Oliver.  2018.  Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 115: 304 - 311, February 2018. [Abstract]

Qualitative analysis of nine forage mixtures designed for Southeastern U.S. organic dairy production.  Bailey, H. R., D. M. Butler, G. E. Bates, G. M. Pighetti, D. McIntosh, and A. Rius.  2017.  J. Dairy Sci., Vol. 100 (suppl.2):130.

Nutritive analysis of four spring forage mixtures for organic dairy production in the Southeastern United States.  Bailey, H. R., D. M. Butler, G. E. Bates, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, S. R. Smith, K. Mercier, D. McIntosh, and A. Rius.  2017.  UT Beef and Forage Center, 2nd Annual Graduate Research Poster Symposium and Competition.

A 100-Year Review: Lactating dairy cattle housing management Bewley, J. M., L. M. Robertson, and E. Eckelkamp.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(12), 10418-10431. [Abstract]

Prepartum lying behaviour of Holstein dairy cattle housed on pasture through parturition.  C. A. Rice, N. L. Eberhart, and P. D. Krawczel.  2017.  Animals, 7:32-41.

Behavioral changes in group-housed dairy calves infected with Mannheimia haemolytica.  C. L. Hixson, P. D. Krawczel, J. M. Caldwell, and E. K. Miller Cushon.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(Suppl. 2): 228.

Effects of stocking density and access on short-term responses in ruminal fermentation of Holstein dairy cows.  Campbell, M. A., H. M. Dann, P. D. Krawczel, and R. J. Grant.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(Suppl. 2): 367.

Effects of stocking density and access on short-term lying, feeding, and rumination responses of Holstein dairy cows.  Campbell, M. A., H. M. Dann, P. D. Krawczel, and R. J. Grant.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(Suppl. 2): 367.

Effects of stocking density and access on the behaviour of lactating Holstein dairy cows.  Campbell, M. A., P. D. Krawczel, H. M. Dann, and R. J. Grant.  2017.  Proceedings of the 51st International Congress of the International Society of Applied Ethology, Page 150. Aarhus, Denmark.

Relationship between the clinical and behavioral response to a mastitis challenge with Streptococcus uberis from Holstein dairy cows.  Couture, V. L., P. D. Krawczel, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(Suppl. 2): 29.

Farm Business and Operator Variables Associated with Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Count from Dairy Herds in the Southeastern United States DeLong, K. L., D. M. Lambert, S. M. Schexnayder, P. D. Krawczel, J. M. Fly, L. Garkovich, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(11):9298-9310. [Abstract]