Barlow Recognized for Antimicrobial Resistance Research

NIAMRRE, the National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education, gave the member spotlight to Animal and Veterinary Sciences Associate Professor John Barlow for November 2023. He gave a presentation entitled, AMR on Small-to-Medium Sized Dairy Farms in Vermont: Is it Relevant? during their November webinar. Continue reading “Barlow Recognized for Antimicrobial Resistance Research”

Smith Lab Summer Activities: Science and Scenery

Julie Smith standing next to a research poster about biosecurity learning modules and results of surveys.
Dr. Smith presented a poster for the ADSA conference at the end of June 2023, on the HFHA biosecurity learning module project ( Photo credit: Madeline Beaudry.

Julie Smith

After mentoring the Vermont Dairy Mapping Project interns for six weeks, I headed to camp at the Mount Norris Scout Reservation in Eden, Vermont. My unit’s campsite evacuated to higher ground the night of July 10, and I drove past a lot of signs of the water’s power on my way home. Continue reading “Smith Lab Summer Activities: Science and Scenery”

Backyard Chicken Salmonella Sampling Manuscript Accepted

A flock of brown chickens is standing together in a yard.

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences Assistant Professor Andrea Etter’s lab had their first manuscript accepted for publication in Frontiers in Veterinary Science, detailing the results from three years of adult backyard chicken sampling for Salmonella enterica. This study was funded by Hatch funds from the Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station. Continue reading “Backyard Chicken Salmonella Sampling Manuscript Accepted”

Wadsworth Receives UVM Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award

professor standing in a dairy barn in calf stalls

UVM Animal and Veterinary Sciences Lecturer and CREAM Advisor Stephen Wadsworth, DVM, has been awarded the 2022 Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award for his positive impact on students both in and beyond the classroom. The award, given annually by the UVM Office of the Provost, is the highest teaching honor given by the University.

Read more about Steve’s impact on his students.