The SQMI Quarterly – Fall 2015 Newsletter

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Fall 2015

Milk quality study underway in the Southeast U.S.

The outcomes of mastitis – lower milk production and reduced quality milk – are affecting the sustainability of the Southeast dairy industry. The Southeast Quality Milk Initiative (SQMI), a USDA-funded project, aims to help dairy farmers throughout the region control mastitis and lower bulk tank SCC through cost-effective control strategies…Read […]

University of Tennessee Heading Dairy Study in Southeast

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. | A six-state study will attempt to pinpoint the causes of the decline in the Southeastern U.S. dairy industry. The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is the lead institution for the study, funded by a $3 million grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. […]

Saving Southeastern dairies through improved herd health, milk quality

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Every June since 1937 the nation’s dairy industry has celebrated the value of milk and dairy products. However, in the last decade or so the number of “June Dairy Month” celebrations – like the size of the industry – has diminished in the Southeast. Statistics show that more than two-thirds of the region’s […]