Milk Research


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Personnel

Edwin C. Couch
Agricultural Service Assistant I
Senior Milker

Jenna Holder
Agricultural Service Aide II
Assistant Milker

Kasey Thomas
Service Aide II
Assistant Milker

Roger Tomberlin
Service Aide II
Assistant Milker

 

News

Israeli and UTIA Scientists Receive Grant to Study Bovine Mastitis in Dairy Cows, 2/18/2019

New Ventures | Rapid Diagnostic Test Reduces Testing Time and Increases Accuracy, 11/22/2017

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

Down to the Short Rows, 11/17/2015

Changes Coming to AgResearch Administration, 9/17/2015

Video


(7 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.



(1 mention)

Parasites 
It’s a common site on Tennessee farmland – a grazing herd of goats or sheep. But for small animal farmers, their herds can sometimes face health risks.



(1 mention)

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.


 

Recent Publications

Antimicrobial resistance patterns of S. aureus and other bacterial mastitis pathogens isolated from milk of dairy cows.  Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Mastitis Research Workers Annual meeting, October 24 – 26, Chicago, Illinois..

Investigation of DRD2 Adams, S., C. J. Kojima, J. Andrae, and S. Duckett.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Page 208. [Abstract]

Effect of Rumen-Protected Methionine Supplementation on Milk Production in Dairy Cows.  Bailey, H. R., E. M. Belanger, J. D. Kaufman, B. Barton, C. Zimmerman, K. Estes, and A. Rius.  2018.  Journal of Dairy Science, Vol. 101.

Effect of rumen protected lysine on milk production.  Bailey, H. R., J. D. Kaufman, and A. Rius.  2018.  Industry report, Balchem Corp.

Rumen-protected lysine prototype supplementation increased milk production in lactating dairy cows.  Bailey, H. R., J. D. Kaufman, B. Barton, C. Zimmerman, K. Estes, and A. Rius.  2018.  Journal of Dairy Science, Vol 101.

Impact of ergot alkaloid consumption during mid and late gestation on mammary development and lactation Britt, J., S. Adams, M. Miller Jr., C. J. Kojima, j. Andrae, and S. Duckett.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Pages 233. [Abstract]

Reducing skim milk powder dispersion turbidity by dissociation of casein micelles at acidic and neutral pH: Physicochemical properties and possible mechanisms.  Choi, I.  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Physicochemical properties of skim milk powder dispersions after heating at pH 2.4-3.0.  Choi, I., and Q. Zhong.  2018.  The 2018 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, July 15-18, Chicago, IL. Paper #E02 (E-poster presentation).

Isolation and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Staphylococcus aureus from milk of cows, camels and goats with mastitis in Southern Ethiopia.  Donde, B. G., A. Balemi,, K. A. Ejeta, S. Girma, M. Gebru, A. Rius, G. E. Agga, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  The 99th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, Chicago Marrio.

Current state of wearable precision technologies in disease detection.  Eckelkamp, E.  2018.  The Professional Animal Scientist. [Abstract]

Milk Price Jumps $1.45/cwt Month-over-Month in Southeast for October Griffith, A. P.  2018.  Dairy Herd Management.

Appalachian Region Milk Price Comes Down $2.50/cwt Since Last August Griffith, A. P.  2018.  Dairy Herd Management.