August 25, 2015
British Columbia may be best known for its natural resources, real estate and tourism industries, but the province is also considered a leader in food science and technology, particularly when it comes to the dairy cow.
August 11, 2015
On July 25, 2015, more than 900 people visited UBC’s Dairy Education and Research Centre in Agassiz during its annual Open House. Visitors arrived from across the country, as well as from as far away as France. The Open House has seen an increasing number of visitors each year, as it provides an opportunity for […]
July 28, 2015
145 Dairy Farmers of Canada representatives from across the country visited the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre on July 13, 2015.
June 22, 2015
The UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre receives about 3,000 visitors each year, but on June 18, 2015, a special visitor arrived for a tour. UBC President Arvind Gupta made a trip to Agassiz to see the Dairy Centre’s teaching and research facilities. He spoke with 20 undergraduate and graduate students as well as with […]
June 15, 2015
Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is proud to announce Perryhill Farm’s Dwayne and Becky Perry (New Brunswick), Ferme Bois Mou’s Mario Lefebvre and Denise Joyal (Quebec), as well as UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre’s management (British Columbia) as finalists of this year’s edition of the Dairy Farm Sustainability Award. Sponsored by DeLaval Canada, this […]
March 3, 2015
You are invited to the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre open house on Saturday, July 25 from 9am-4pm. This is a great 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.
February 28, 2015
Assembling prefabricated sections of the second floor of UBC Dairy Centre’s new 32-bed residence.
January 30, 2015
Nelson Dinn gently taps a dairy cow on the back, and she shuffles happily along and out of his way. Dinn, manager of the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre in Agassiz, is eager to show reporters what the innovation they’re using to save money while lessening their environmental impact. [read more]
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October 16, 2014
Genomic analysis could allow B.C. dairies to predict which calves will become elite milkers, with the promise of huge savings for farmers who don’t have to raise inferior cows that will ultimately be made into hamburgers and bologna. Using cells recovered from hair samples taken from young heifers, veterinarian Martin Darrow and University of B.C. […]
August 26, 2014
We are pleased to announce that we have broken ground on the construction site for our new student residence building! This residence will provide our researchers with round-the-clock access to their animals and research facilities.