Ermias Kebreab co-chair of the 30th ADSA Discover Conference℠ on Food Animal Agriculture in Illinois. Frank Mitloehner spoke on “Carbon footprint of dairy (greenhouse gas emissions and air quality)”; Ermias spoke on “Quantification of energy utilization in dairy cattle”; Alison Van Eenennaam spoke on “GMO/Biotechnology use for sustainability of the dairy industry”
Anders Strathe, AV Strathe, & Ermias Kebreab co-authors on “Determination of protein and amino acid requirements of lactating sows using a population-based factorial approach” in Anim. 9:1319-1328
Ermias Kebreab conducted a short course on mathematical modeling at the State University of Sao Paulo (UNESP), Jaboticabal, Brazil
Ermias Kebreab gave an invited presentation on ‘Environmental impact of specialty feed ingredients use in swine production’ to delegates invited by Evonik in Bordeaux, France
Ermias Kebreab traveled to Beijing, China, and gave an invited presentation on ‘Sustainable Ruminant Production’ to the China Academy of Agriculture Science. Later on in the week he traveled to Shanghai and met with the Anyou Group and gave a similar presentation.
Ermias Kebreab gave invited presentation on ‘Sustainable livestock systems – the case of Vietnam’ at the Ecological Society of America in Baltimore, MD. Background/Question/Methods are as follows: there are 17 billion domestic animals globally valued at $1.4 trillion. Livestock are used for a variety of reasons ranging from source of food to transportation to risk management tool, especially in poor households in developing countries. Vietnam produces four million tons of livestock products per year, ranking third in Asia, after China […]
Ermias Kebreab quoted in AFP article regarding enteric methane emissions
Luis Moraes has graduated with a Ph.D. from the Animal Biology Graduate Group.
Dr. Kebreab was recently quoted in Washington Post article “How cleaner cow burps could help fight climate change.”
Dr. Kebreab is being featured on a One UC Davis banner on campus. UC Davis is a global community of individuals who are united in advancing the human condition. The One UC Davis campaign honors this “One” community of individuals and tells the stories about how, working together and in a spirit of caring and inclusiveness, we are educating extraordinary people and using discovery to achieve solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.