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Participation wanted: Barriers associated with the uptake of education programs developed for dairy producers

Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) PhD student, Havie Carter, is looking for producers to participate in a study exploring the barriers associated with the uptake of education programs that have been…

Applications now open for the Dr. Helen Leitch Dairy Development Scholarship

Dairy at Guelph is now accepted applications to the Dr. Helen Leitch Dairy Development Scholarship. Interested students should submit a three-minute video targeting a potential development partner, describing and showing…

U of G-Developed Techniques for Reducing Cattle Methane Emissions Awarded

This story originally appeared on the University of Guelph news hub. A University of Guelph innovation that uses genetic selection methods to reduce methane emissions in dairy cattle has received…

Student experience: Attending the Advancing Women in Agriculture conference

From November 19-21, hundreds of women in the agricultural industry from around North America gathered in Niagara Falls to attend the 10th annual Advancing Women in Agriculture East conference (AWC…

Hannah Woodhouse wins best overall research poster at the IDF conference

Congratulations to Hannah Woodhouse for her recent win for best overall research poster at the International Dairy Federation conference October 16-19. Hannah, a PhD candidate in Ontario Veterinary College’s Department…

U of G project improves dairy cattle health, helps test new data portal

University of Guelph researchers looking to reduce pregnancy losses in dairy cattle are also milking the benefits of a new data portal intended to improve livestock productivity in Ontario. The…

Dr. Charlotte Winder presented with 2023 Metacam® 20* Bovine Welfare Award

Dr. Charlotte Winder of the University of Guelph in Ontario has been named the recipient of the 2023 Metacam® 20 Bovine Welfare Award for her unwavering commitment to cattle health and…

Dr. David Kelton awarded 2023 Dairy Cattle Industry Distinction Award

Congratulations to Dr. David Kelton on being named a 2023 recipient of the Lactanet Canada Dairy Cattle Improvement Industry Distinction Award. Dr. Kelton is a highly decorated and respected scientist…

Dr. David Renaud recognized with U of G Research Excellence Award

Dr. David Renaud, professor in the Department of Population Medicine at Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) has been recognized with a University of Guelph Research Excellence Award for his work on…

OVC Professor Dr. Stephen LeBlanc appointed U of G Research Leadership Chair

Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) researcher and professor Dr. Stephen LeBlanc has been recognized with an appointment to a Research Leadership Chair at the University of Guelph. LeBlanc is a professor…

Dr. David Kelton named University Professor Emeritus

The University of Guelph conferred one of its highest honours on Dr. David Kelton. The recently retired professor in the Department of Population Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC)…

Michael McCloskey receives honorary doctorate, inspires the next agri-food innovators

Vision and innovation are necessary to overcome challenges, and this is especially true for agri-food systems. Global warming and a growing population call for changes and solutions. Leading change with…

Sebastian Umaña Sedó awarded the Dr. Helen Leitch Dairy Development Scholarship

Dairy at Guelph is pleased to announce that Sebastian Umaña Sedó, a Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) student at the Ontario Veterinary College, has been awarded the Dr. Helen Leitch…

Dairy at Guelph represented at the International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium

Dairy at Guelph was well represented at this year’s International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium (IRRS), taking place in Galway, Ireland between May 28-June 1. IRRS is recognized as one of the…

Sabrina Van Schyndel named 2023 recipient of the Nandi Scholarship

Phase 4 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student, Sabrina Van Schyndel, was named a 2023 recipient of the Nandi Scholarship from the Theriogenology Foundation. The Nandi Theriogenology Scholars Program awards $10,000…

At the top of their game: Dairy at Guelph team helps producers reap the research rewards

September 2022 – Meet the team of University of Guelph researchers who manage some of Canada’s largest dairy research programs including the Ontario Dairy Research Centre at the Elora Research…

U of G-led dairy alliance aims to improve competitiveness, sustainability of dairy industry

Improving human and animal health, ensuring environmental sustainability and further strengthening Canada’s dairy industry are the goals of a newly funded, $6.1-million project headed by a University of Guelph food…

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