July 23, 2011
The UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre will, again, be included in Slow Food Vancouver’s Agassiz Cycle Tour to be held 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday July 23, 2011. Cyclists are invited to visit the Centre and learn about it’s research and education programs in animal welfare, animal reproduction and recovery of nutrients from manure all […]
July 6, 2011
July 6, 2011 at 1pm Seminar: Wednesday, July 6th at 1PM Title: Feeding and managing dairy replacement heifers for future optimal performance Location: UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre – Conference Room Presenter: Dr. Alex Bach UBC is proud to welcome Dr. Alex Bach, a prolific and innovative researcher in the field of dairy nutrition. Alex […]
September 9, 2010
A picnic and Dairy Centre tour for family members and donors to a new endowment fund supporting the Mary and John Young Memorial Scholarship will be held September 11, 2010. This rapidly growing fund already provides $1,000 per year to a graduate student studying at the Dairy Centre. We are seeking additional donations so that this important award honouring a key […]
August 21, 2010
The UBC Dairy Centre will be included in Slow Food Vancouver’s Agassiz Cycle Tour to be held 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday, August 21, 2010. It is anticipated that about 800 cyclists will visit the Centre to learn about its research leading to improved animal welfare and helping to develop sustainable food production systems.
June 16, 2010
Dairy Innovation Day, the Dairy Industry Reserach & Education Committee of the BC Milk Producers Association will present a major dairy producer educational event from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, June 16, 2010. The event will be held at UBC’s Dairy Education and Research Centre, 6947 Lougheed Highway, Agassiz. Topics include; Forage Varieties Robotic Milk […]
June 8, 2010
June 8, 2010 — 11:00am, Conference Centre at UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre Guilherme Borges Bond Research Project – Calf & Heifer Rearing Survey Overview of a research project to provide benchmark information about calf and heifer rearing practices and facilities to B.C. producers. To identify successful management practices related to high performance and low risk of […]
April 19, 2010
After an international search the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of new faculty member, Dr. Ronaldo Cerri. Dr. Cerri who holds both DVM and PhD degrees will join the Centre September 2010 to develop a research and teaching program in dairy cattle reproduction.
April 9, 2010
The NSERC Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in Dairy Cattle Welfare has been awarded to Professors Dan Weary, Marina von Keyserlingk and David Fraser. The five year (2009 – 2013) research award, funded jointly by NSERC and partner organizations linked to dairy farming, will allow the Animal Welfare Program to continue and expand the research and […]