Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center

While extensive mastitis research exists, there is limited data regarding the whole genomes of pathogens that cause the infections, and thus large gaps in our understanding of the bacteria and how or why they lead to the disease.

UNH Scientists Receive $650,000 Grant to Study Genetics of Costly Dairy Cattle Disease

Researchers at the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire in collaboration with colleagues at Cornell University have received a four-year $650,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to conduct genetic analysis and... Read More

Recent Stories

  • cow
    - High Tech Holsteins
    It’s the middle of the night, and doctoral student Kayla Aragona has just received a text message on her cell phone from a cow in labor at the UNH Fairchild Dairy Teaching and... Read More
  • A cow at UNH's Fairchild Dairy
    - Call of the Cows
    It’s the middle of the night, and doctoral student Kayla Aragona has just received a text alert at home on her cell phone from a cow in labor at the UNH Fairchild Dairy Teaching... Read More
  • UNH CREAM Students Host 2016 Open House at Fairchild Dairy April 24
    - UNH CREAM Students Host 2016 Open House at Fairchild Dairy April 24
    University of New Hampshire students enrolled in the Cooperative Real Education in Agricultural Management (CREAM) course will host an open house at the UNH Thomas P. Fairchild... Read More
  • UNH researcher and plant developer Brent Loy
    - The Menu Makers
    As New Englanders sit down to give thanks this week, their Thanksgiving tables may be filled with an abundant supply of delicious, locally grown foods thanks, in part, to... Read More
  • UNH Fairchild Dairy
    - Fairchild Dairy Marks 25 Years of Research
    The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center, a facility of the N.H. Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) at the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and... Read More
  • brittany kokoszka with dairy cow
    - For Cows and CREAM: Never a Day Off
    Brittany Kokoszka, a sophomore from Franklin, MA, meets a red-and-white milk cow in the herd at Saturday's open house for CREAM, a class of 25 UNH students who spend an academic... Read More
  • jackie buckley with cow
    - New York City Native is a Natural With Animals
    Jackie Buckley was 18 years old before she saw her first cow. And yet now she spends most of her time at UNH with them, either in her job or pre-vet studies. Read More
  • A Diva in the Dairy
    - A Diva in the Dairy
    “I’ve delivered calves in high heels,” says Rosie Cabral, a Ph.D. student at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) interested in improving neonatal calf immunity to positively... Read More
  • What a Farm Can Teach: The UNH Organic Dairy
    - What a Farm Can Teach: The UNH Organic Dairy
    “Walk around the farm. Dream. Think about what you would do if this were your farm.”  Read More