Articles

10 Results

List Grid

Photo credit: Coleen Jones
Animal Feed Safety Practices to Prevent Aflatoxin in Milk - Articles Articles

Animal Feed Safety Practices to Prevent Aflatoxin in Milk

Ginger D Fenton, PhD, Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD

Animal feed production is undergoing a shift in approach to food safety, with preventive measures to address possible hazards before they occur. More
Photo credit: Ginger Fenton
Using Our Senses to Troubleshoot Milk Quality Issues - Articles Articles
Changes in milk odor, taste, or appearance could reflect issues with animal health, milking equipment, sanitation, nutrition, or ventilation. More
Food Safety Modernization Act - Preventive Controls for Animal Feed Rule
Food Safety Modernization Act - Preventive Controls for Animal Feed Rule - Articles Articles

Food Safety Modernization Act - Preventive Controls for Animal Feed Rule

Ginger D Fenton, PhD, Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD, Luke LaBorde, Ph.D.

Learn the details and find educational resources on the FSMA Animal Feed Rule, including videos and training opportunities that address requirements, exemptions, and deadlines of the rule. More
Photo credit: Jean Kummer
The Benefits of Playing It Safe - Articles Articles

The Benefits of Playing It Safe

Ginger D Fenton, PhD

Farm safety goes beyond equipment operation, personal protective equipment, and safe animal handling. More
Photo credit: Ginger Fenton
FSMA and VFD: How Is My Dairy Farm Affected? - Articles Articles

FSMA and VFD: How Is My Dairy Farm Affected?

Ginger D Fenton, PhD, Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD

Enacted to further improve the safety of our food supply, these laws will impact most farms. More
Calibration of Grain/Seed Drills
Calibration of Grain/Seed Drills - Articles Articles

Calibration of Grain/Seed Drills

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA, Ron Hoover

The seed delivery system in drills is not as precise as that used in planters because they use flutes or sponges to meter seed instead of seed singulation. More
Using Bacterial Counts as a Tool for Trouble-shooting Problems
Using Bacterial Counts as a Tool for Trouble-shooting Problems - Articles Articles
Microbiological parameters used to screen for milk quality can provide direction for trouble-shooting sanitation and procedural issues on the farm. More
PCR as a Diagnostic Tool for Mastitis: Weighing the Options PCR as a Diagnostic Tool for Mastitis: Weighing the Options - Articles

PCR as a Diagnostic Tool for Mastitis: Weighing the Options

Ginger D Fenton, PhD, Bhushan M. Jayarao, MVSc, PhD, MPH

PCR can be a useful diagnostic aid when combined with other currently available tools and herd data. More
Do Farm Audits or Inspections Correspond with Milk Quality?
Do Farm Audits or Inspections Correspond with Milk Quality? - Articles Articles
Inspections are an inevitable part of the routine on most dairy farms. More
Biofilms on Dairy Farms Biofilms on Dairy Farms - Articles

Biofilms on Dairy Farms

Ginger D Fenton, PhD

Research reveals some mastitis-causing bacteria use biofilms to survive inside the mammary gland. More