Improving Milk Quality from the Farm to the Table – Professor Ronald Erskine, Michigan State University

Jul 19, 2019 | biology, health and medicine

The US dairy industry has undergone major restructuring over the past couple of decades, with growing herd sizes and an increased reliance on labour from outside the family. These changes have brought about new challenges to prevent infectious diseases among cattle. To address these challenges, a team led by Professor Ronald Erskine of Michigan State University created a ‘hands on’ farm evaluation and an education program for dairy veterinarians.

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