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Research Updates

Current Research On Molasses As An Alternative Energy Source For Organic Dairy Herds
Added March, 2010. As organic grain prices have increased and organic milk prices have decreased, dairy farmers are seeking lowercost supplementation strategies. Sugarcane molasses, a rich source of sucrose, seems to be a viable option as a source of energy. MORE >

University of Minnesota Research Center Takes On New Leadership And Research Initiatives
Added November, 2010. After a long and illustrious career of serving dairy producers at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center at Morris, Dennis Johnson retired at the end of August 2010. Brad Heins has taken on the opportunity to establish a recognized research program in organic dairy production. MORE >

Research Updates from the University of New Hampshire
Added December 2, 2010. We have been very busy at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) this whole year. Two research studies were completed, and we are presently conducting a feeding experiment investigating the effects of kelp meal on growth and body weight gain of organic and conventional calves. MORE >

OFRF To Compile Science On Organic Farming Benefits
Names Team to Lead Research Review
Added December 2, 2010. The Organic Farming Research Foundation today announced the launch of a sweeping research initiative to investigate the potential benefits of organic agriculture. MORE >

eOrganic Dairy Team Receives Funding to Offer Webinars, On-line Courses and More!
Added December 2, 2010. It's official! The eOrganic Dairy Team has recently received a three-year grant from the USDA Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI).