4-H Bonanza Showcases Student Passion for All Things Bovine

A big group of 4-H students are talking with an instructor in a dairy milking parlor.
4-H students learning about milking parlor process during the Bovine Bonanza. Photo credit: Dawn Livingston

Seventy-two 4-H members from across Vermont participated in the 4-H Bovine Bonanza, held at the University of Vermont’s Paul R. Miller Research & Education Center on November 5, 2022. The instructors for the event were the Cooperative for Real Education in Agriculture Management (CREAM) students. With the farm hosting the event, it brings 4-H members to UVM and it gives the CREAM students a chance to showcase their passion and knowledge. Continue reading “4-H Bonanza Showcases Student Passion for All Things Bovine”

Scholarship Awarded to Animal & Veterinary Sciences Grad Student

Two female college students stand together in a dairy barn.
Dairy Intern Nicole Stover, left, and Taylor Turney, UVM graduate student, right. Both students were awarded the Flanagan scholarship. Source: Miner Institute

The Miner Institute has announced that Taylor Turney, an Animal and Veterinary Sciences graduate student, has been awarded the 2022-2023 Stephen S. Flanagan, Frances B. Flanagan, and Stephen F. Flanagan Scholarship. Continue reading “Scholarship Awarded to Animal & Veterinary Sciences Grad Student”

UVM Alum in League at North Country Animal Shelter

Six women are standing outside posing for a photograph and holding two small brown and white dogs.
North Country Animal League’s UVM alumni, left to right: Rini Mayer, Nina Matt, Samantha Bishop, Jamie Dutil, Olivia Pembroke, Tracy Goldfine.

North Country Animal League (NCAL) is a nonprofit, small animal rescue and equine center in Morrisville, VT. Their mission is to promote compassionate and responsible relationships between humans and animals. Animal and Veterinary Sciences Lecturer Chrissy Rohan works at NCAL part-time as a riding instructor. Continue reading “UVM Alum in League at North Country Animal Shelter”

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”