Bovine Fatty Acids: From Forage to Milk


About the Webinar

In this webinar, PhD students Melissa Brainbridge and Caleb Goossen will provide an overview of bovine fatty acids, and how pasture and other fresh forages like summer annuals affect the fatty acid profile of milk as well as animal production.

About the Presenters

Melissa Bainbridge is a PhD student in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences at the University of Vermont. Her research involves working with organic dairy herds that employ grazing systems to optimize the fatty acid profile of milk fat for human health.

Caleb Goossen is a PhD student in the Department of Plant and Soil Science at the University of Vermont. He is researching management choices to optimize the fatty acid profile of forage crops.

System Requirements

Please connect to the webinar 10 minutes in advance, as the webinar program will require you to download software. To test your connection in advance, go here. You can either listen via your computer speakers or call in by phone (toll call). Java needs to be installed and working on your computer to join the webinar. If you are running Mac OSU with Safari, please test your Java athttp://java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp prior to joining the webinar, and if it isn't working, try Firefox or Chrome. Find more detailed system requirements here.

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