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Seminar: Andressa Amorim de Oliveira

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 – 12:00pm Speaker: Andressa Amorim de Oliveira Topic: “Assessing motivation of dairy cows to access pasture using a weighted push-gate” Location: BMO Conference Room, UBC Dairy Education & Research Centre, Agassiz Andressa Amorim de Oliveira is a PhD student from Curitiba, Brazil. Her work is focused on transition cow welfare.

Seminar: Julie Johnsen & Lucia De Simone

Friday, August 10, 2012 at 12pm (noon), BMO Conference Room Two speakers will be presenting their research at Thursday’s seminar: The first speaker will be Julie Johnsen talking about: Mothering with or without suckling and its effect on cow and calf behaviour, cow milk production and calf weight gain. The second speaker will be Lucia De Simone talking about: Is lameness […]

ICAR delegates to visit UBC Dairy Centre

ICAR delegates to visit UBC Dairy Centre

The International Congress on Animal Reproduction (ICAR) delegates will visit UBC Dairy Centre on July 29. The Congress will be held in Vancouver from July 29 to August 2. The Congress is held every 4 years and this is the first time it is being hosted in  Canada.

UBC Senior Executive Team visits the Dairy Centre

UBC Senior Executive Team visits the Dairy Centre

The university’s Senior Executive team recently visited the Dairy Education and Research Centre, located in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley.

MP Mark Strahl visits the Dairy Centre

MP Mark Strahl visits the Dairy Centre

Mark Strahl (centre), MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon, tours the facilities at the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre with Director Jim Thompson (left) and Manager Nelson Dinn.

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Faculty of Land and Food Systems
2357 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
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Dean: Rickey Yada
UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre
6947 #7 Lougheed Highway
Box #202,
Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0, Canada
Tel: 1-604-796-8410
Fax: 1-604-796-8413
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Director: Jim Thompson
Manager: Nelson Dinn
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