Links to Recent Publications

Investing in health to improve the sustainability of cattle production in the United Kingdom: A narrative review” published in The Veterinary Journal, 2023

“The Benefits of Modern Efficiency” published in Our Carbon Hoofprint, 2023

From a documented past of the Jersey breed in Africa to a profit index linked future” published in Frontiers in Genetics, 2022

Modeling the effects of steroid implant use on the environmental and economic sustainability of Brazilian beef production” published in Translational Animal Science, 2021

Current issues and controversies in assessing the environmental impacts of livestock production” published in CAB Reviews, 2021

The effects of improved performance in the U.S. dairy cattle industry on environmental impacts between 2007 and 2017” published in the Journal of Animal Science, 2020

Looking forward to a sustainable future – how do livestock productivity, health, efficiency and consumer perceptions interact?” published in Cattle Practice, 2017.

Communicating animal science to the general public” Co-authored with Yancey, published in Animal Frontiers, 2015.

Animal Feed vs. Human Food: Challenges and Opportunities in Sustaining Animal Agriculture Toward 2050” Co-authored with Berger, Brashears and Jensen, Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) Issue Paper #53. Published September 23, 2013.

The Role of Productivity in Improving the Environmental Sustainability of Ruminant Production Systems” Co-authored with Bauman, published in the Annual Review of Animal Biosciences, 2013.

Should we reject animal source foods to save the planet? A review of the sustainability of global livestock production” published in the South African Journal of Animal Science, 2013

The Environmental and Economic Impact of Removing Growth-Enhancing Technologies from U.S. Beef Production” Co-authored with Hayes, published in the Journal of Animal Science, 2012

BIOETHICS SYMPOSIUM: The ethical food movement: What does it mean for the role of science and scientists in current debates about animal agriculture?” Co-authored with Croney, Apley, Mench & Priest, published in the Journal of Animal Science, 2012

Is the Grass Always Greener? Comparing the Environmental Impact of Conventional, Natural and Grass-Fed Beef Production Systems” published in Animals, 2012

Intramammary Infections and Teat Canal Colonization with Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci after Postmilking Teat Disinfection: Species-Specific Responses” Co-authored with Quirk, Fox, Hancock, Wenz and Park; published in the Journal of Dairy Science, 2012

A Comparison of the Environmental Impact of Jersey Compared with Holstein Milk for Cheese Production” Co-authored with Cady; published in the Journal of Dairy Science, 2012

The Environmental Impact of Beef Production in the United States: 1977 Compared with 2007” published in the Journal of Animal Science, 2011

Replacing Rose-Tinted Spectacles with a High-Powered Microscope: The Historical vs. Modern Carbon Footprint of Animal Agriculture” published in Animal Frontiers, 2011

The environmental impact of dairy production: 1944 compared with 2007” Co-authored with Bauman and Cady; published in the Journal of Animal Science, 2009

Environmental impact of biotechnology: application of recombinant bovine somatotropin (rbST) in dairy production.” Co-authored with Castañeda-Gutiérrez, Bauman and Cady; published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2008

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