Milk Research


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Personnel

Christopher B. Campbell
Agricultural Service Aide II
Milker

Edwin C. Couch
Agricultural Service Assistant I
Senior Milker

Jenna Holder
Agricultural Service Aide II
Assistant Milker

Kasey Thomas
Service Aide II
Assistant Milker

Roger Tomberlin
Service Aide II
Assistant Milker

 

News

Highlights from the Field - October 2019, 11/24/2019

Israeli and UTIA Scientists Receive Grant to Study Bovine Mastitis in Dairy Cows, 2/18/2019

New Ventures | Rapid Diagnostic Test Reduces Testing Time and Increases Accuracy, 11/22/2017

Five Things You Didn't Know about the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 5/24/2016

Down to the Short Rows, 11/17/2015

Changes Coming to AgResearch Administration, 9/17/2015

Video


(7 mentions)

Mastitis Research 
Dairy farmers face many challenges – including a disease that threatens their cattle and the quality of their milk. AgResearch and Extension team up with producers to fight this problem.



(1 mention)

Parasites 
It’s a common site on Tennessee farmland – a grazing herd of goats or sheep. But for small animal farmers, their herds can sometimes face health risks.



(1 mention)

Hatcher Family Dairy 
Tennessee has lost roughly half its dairy farms in the past decade. But one family wants to keep its centuries-old operation going, and is adapting new production plans to sell their dairy products.


 

Recent Publications

Application of zinc and calcium acetate to precipitate milk fat globule membrane components from a dairy by-product Price, N., T. Fei, S. Clark, and T. Wang.  2020.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Rumen-protected lysine supplementation increased milk production in dairy cows fed a lysine-deficient diet Bailey, H. R., et al., and A. Rius.  2019.  Applied Animal Science.

Physicochemical properties of skim milk powder dispersions after acidification to pH 2.4–3.0 and heating Choi, I., and Q. Zhong.  2019.  Food Hydrocolloids, 100: 105435.

Physicochemical properties of skim milk powder dispersions acidified by gluconic acid, hydrochloric acid, and citric acid.  Choi, I., and Q. Zhong.  2019.  The 2019 ADSA Annual Meeting, June 23-26, Cincinnati, OH. Dairy Foods: Chemistry #384.

Dispersible biopolymer particles loaded with lactase as a potential delivery system to control lactose hydrolysis in milk Dong, L., and Q. Zhong.  2019.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 67(23): 6559-6568.

Dispersible biopolymer particles loaded with lactase as a potential delivery system to control lactose hydrolysis in milk.  Dong, L., and Q. Zhong.  2019.  The 2019 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, June 2-5, New Orleans, LA. Paper #P01-053.

Consumer perception and willingness to pay for milk in Tennessee.  Eckelkamp, E., E. A. Paskewitz, H. S. Wallace, K. B. Johnson, and S. Upendram.  2019.  American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, Abstract 76, Cincinnati, OH, June 24 to 26, 2019.

Increased take-off level in automatic milking systems – effects on milk flow, milk yield and milking efficiency at the quarter level.  Ferneborg, S., M. Thulin, S. Agenas, K. Svennersten, P. D. Krawczel, and E. Ternman.  2019.  Journal of Dairy Research, 86: 85-87.

Southeast Milk Prices Jump $2.40/cwt Compared to Last March Griffith, A. P.  2019.  Dairy Herd Management.

Southeast Milk Prices Up $1.78/cwt from Last Year Griffith, A. P.  2019.  Dairy Herd Management.

December Southeast Milk Price Drops $1.04/cwt from Last Year Griffith, A. P.  2019.  Dairy Herd Management.

Milk Prices Fall More Than $0.60/cwt in Southeast and Appalachia Griffith, A. P.  2019.  Dairy Herd Management.