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Grant awarded: USDA-NIFA funds AFRI grant to improve management practices for dairy cows

Joao Dorea, Guilherme Rosa, and Laura Hernandez (Department of Animal & Dairy Sciences) were awarded an AFRI grant through the Animal Health and Production and Animal Products program. The award will provide a total of $500,000 over four years to better monitor the development of dairy calves, provide tools to optimize decision-making in heifer replacement, and improve productive life performance of dairy cows.