Publications

Short Essays and Reports

VITAMIN D: TIME TO FORTIFY STRAIGHT FROM THE FIELD?

Author:
Dr Kirsty Pourshahidi

Dr Kirsty Pourshahidi is a Research and Teaching Fellow within the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE) at Ulster University, where she specialises in vitamin D, agri-food nutrition and consumer innovation. Her research spans all areas from farm-to-fork, and here she provides an overview of the importance of ...

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Farming is Changing

Author:
John Sumner

January 2021

John Sumner has written a very informative report about the new UK Agriculture Bill and how it is placed to reform agricultural policy in the UK following the separation from Europe.

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SDT Member Profile: Chloe Farrell

Author:
Gary Andrews

January 2021

A profile of one of our new members from Ballylisk Creamery

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A Rapid, Sensitive and Accurate Diagnostic Test to Aid Control of Johne’s Disease in Dairy Herds

Author:
Irene R Grant

January 2021

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Minimising Chlorate Levels in the Dairy Chain

Author:
David Gleeson and Bernadette O'Brien

January 2021

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BETTER NEWS ON ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

Author:
John Sumner

December 2020

 The UK is stabilising in antibiotic resistance in cattle, based on a survey by the Veterinary Medicine Directorate .....

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A Case For Higher Yields

Author:
John Sumner

November 2020

A very thought provoking paper on how the UK dairy industry could provide the key to improving greenhouse gas emissions by the rest of the world employing the practices followed in the UK to increase yield and productivity of our cows.

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SDT Annual Report 2019-20

Author:
M Pusey

November 2020

The SDT Annual Report for 2019/20

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Lurching Forward to 2021

Author:
John Sumner

September 2020

As we move forward to 2021, out of the European Union, what is expected in the dairy industry? Certainly a momentous change

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Book Review and UHT Shelf-Life Consideration

Author:
Mike Lewis

August 2020

Mike Lewis reviews a recent dairy nutrition book and considers the shelf-life of UHT milk

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Paying Peanuts for Protein

Author:
Mike Lewis

June 2020

This nutrition-themed report compares the price per gramme of protein from various sources and states the importance of reading ingredient labels, suggesting a credible source of nutritional information is not always provided. The author emphasizes the importance of healthy living and eating throughout our lives and recommends that consideration to ...

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Book Review: IDF World Dairy Situation 2019

Author:
John Sumner

May 2020

A book review of the 2019 IDF World Dairy Report

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Remember Climate Change?

Author:
John Sumner

April 2020

The Dairy Industry contribution to Climate Change, referring to a recent report by RABDF.

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The Foaming of Milk

Author:
Mike Lewis

March 2020

A short report on the variation in the foaming properties of milk when tested at home using a commercial frother and relating to prior research.

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IDF World Dairy Summit

Author:
John Sumner

February 2019

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British Mastitis conference 2019

Author:
John Sumner

February 2019

The 2019 British Mastitis Conference brought together a group of speakers from across the UK, from Belgium, France and as far away as India. In addition to the presentation of a series of papers, the conference included a number of research updates and poster abstracts in a Technology Transfer Session. ...

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Tackling Antibiotic Resistance

Author:
John Sumner

November 2018

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Healthcare professionals support milk and dairy products

Author:
John Sumner

April 2017

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