New master’s degree to focus on leadership in dairy production

More than 100 years ago, Cal Poly accepted its first class of 20 students — many beginning their Cal Poly careers in some form of agriculture.

Udderly broke: Cal Poly dairy deals with unstable economy.

Cal Poly’s Dairy Science Department has begun to put more emphasis on the postproduction of dairy because of the current economic hardships facing the dairy industry. Dairy prices are unstable, and the price of feed has increased, according to Cal…

Senior creates new system for monitoring cow pregnancy

Trevor Nutcher, a dairy science senior, implemented new technology at the Dairy Farm unit on campus that is used to help increase cow pregnancy rates.

Three Cal Poly students win international dairy cattle judging competition

Three Cal Poly students placed first and second place in team scoring and second, third and tenth place in individual scoring at an invitational dairy cattle judging competition called the Royal Highlands Show in Edinburgh, Scotland, that was held in late June.