Dairy Centre Open House – Saturday, July 21st

Save the date for the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre’s annual Open House on Saturday, July 22nd, from 9am-4pm. This is a perfect opportunity to meet student researchers and learn more about the Centre’s internationally renowned research and education programs in animal welfare, animal reproduction and resource recovery.

PhD student Christine Sumner wins prestigious 2017-18 Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

Christine is completing her PhD in the Animal Welfare Program at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Her research focuses on how dairy farmers and veterinarians can cooperate to improve calf welfare.

Some cows are more bullish than others: Animal Welfare study

Some calves are inherently optimistic or pessimistic, just as humans are, a new study from LFS Animal Welfare researchers has found.

New Entrant Program (NEP) Consultation

The BC Milk Marketing Board (the Board) is conducting a consultation, to assist in the development of a New Entrant Program (NEP), which will encourage new people to enter the dairy industry as producers. An effective New Entrant Program will support the sustainability and social license of the dairy industry.

Local MP Jati Sidhu Visits the UBC Dairy Centre

This story originally appeared in the Agassiz-Harrison Observer on September 7, 2017. On Aug. 31, Jati Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, toured the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre at the invitation of its Operations Manager Nelson Dinn. The Centre, located in Agassiz since 1997, has a well-deserved reputation for research and teaching excellence, […]
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The Dairy Education and Research Centre and its scientists provide educational opportunities for Canadian and international scientists and students from universities, colleges, schools, and industries as well as for the general public. Since 1998 more than 200 individuals from over 35 different countries have received training at the Centre.

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Welcome to The University of British Columbia's Dairy Education and Research Centre

The UBC Dairy Centre is a teaching and research unit located within UBC's Faculty of Land and Food Systems. As one of the world's leading universities, UBC's vision is to create an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world. The UBC Dairy Centre supports and contributes to this vision. [read more...]

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Director: Jim Thompson
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