Journal of Dairy Science Media Room


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Press Releases (2022)
Press Releases (2021)
Press Releases (2020)
Press Releases (2018)
Press Releases (2017)
Press Releases (2016)
Press Releases (2015)
Press Releases (2014)
Press Releases (2013)
Press Releases (2012)
Press Releases (2011)

Embargo Policy

All articles are under strict embargo until publication; please contact us for embargo dates for specific articles and issues. We will provide journalists and editors with full-text copies of the articles in question prior to the embargo date so that stories can be adequately researched and written.

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Press Releases (2021)


"Drink your peas!" – Benefits of supplementing cow milk with plant protein (December 16, 2021)


Serotonin found to be an important factor in calcium homeostasis in dairy cows (November 16, 2021)


Journal of Dairy Science® is moving to open access in January 2022 (November 10, 2021)


Understanding consumer perceptions of sustainability in the dairy industry (October 21, 2021)


Dairy calves use brushes for more than combing their hair! (October 19, 2021)


Vitamin D supplement may enhance dairy cows’ immune health (October 14, 2021)


What effect does early social contact have on dairy calves' welfare? (August 24, 2021)


New sophisticated simulation models can help reduce yogurt spoilage by yeast (August 23, 2021)


ADSA Selects Jerry Bowman as New Executive Director (August 5, 2021)


Experts challenge current understanding of transition dairy cow health (July 19, 2021)


How well do consumers understand their dairy purchases? (July 13, 2021)


Journal of Dairy Science® Journal Impact Factor increases to 4.034 (July 2, 2021)


New method to measure milk components has potential to improve dairy sustainability (June 10, 2021)


New study: Kefir package claims don’t always accurately reflect composition of commercial products (May 12, 2021)


Understanding spoilage and quality issues may improve American artisan cheesemaking industry (April 20, 2021)


What are we breeding for, and who decides? (March 31, 2021)


Study examines fermented milks' potential benefits for decreasing high blood pressure through modulation of gut microbiota (March 19, 2021)


Study examines disruption of circadian rhythm in dairy cows as risk factor for decreased insulin sensitivity, mammary development, and milk yield (January 14, 2021)

Press Releases (2020)


A phantom training program may help acclimate heifers to an automatic milking system (December 17, 2020)


Type of sugar used to sweeten sheep milk kefir may improve consumer acceptance (December 15, 2020)


Removal of dairy cows from the United States may reduce essential nutrient supply with little effect on greenhouse gas emissions (October 15, 2020)


Strategic interventions in dairy production in developing countries can help meet growing global demand for milk (October 15, 2020)


Crossbreeding of Holstein cows improves fertility without detriment to milk production (August 24, 2020)


Decline in milk consumption by children in school lunch programs may affect future health (August 18, 2020)


Mitigation of greenhouse gases in dairy cattle through genetic selection (July 22, 2020)


Cheese making relies on milk proteins to form structure (July 20, 2020)


Heat stress in gestating dairy cows impairs performance of future generations (July 16, 2020)


Journal of Dairy Science® Journal Impact Factor increases to 3.333 (July 13, 2020)


Feed additive reduces enteric methane emissions in dairy cows (June 24, 2020)


Proper location of solid feed can improve nutrient intake and growth of dairy calves prior to weaning (June 22, 2020)


Genomic selection in dairy cows creates opportunities not possible with traditional selection (May 18, 2020)


Penn State and NAGP identify and reconstitute two lost Holstein lines (May 11, 2020)


ADSA Selects Catharine Kuber Perry as New Executive Director (March 9, 2020)

Press Releases (2017)


Genetic modification and genome editing rely on active roles for researchers and industry – Balancing new technology with ethical concerns requires participation from stakeholders, according to a review in the Journal of Dairy Science® (December 20, 2017)

Journal of Dairy Science® celebrates 100 years of progress — The Journal of Dairy Science reflects on the past century of scientific advances as it begins a second century of publication (November 20, 2017)

Cooler Cows Have Healthier Calves – Calves born to cows experiencing heat stress during early pregnancy experience related effects that continue throughout their lives, according to a new study from the Journal of Dairy Science® (July 25, 2017)

Taste and Health Affect Consumer Choices for Milk and Nondairy Beverages – Education on nutritional value and correcting misconceptions should be a focus of the dairy industry, according to a new study from the Journal of Dairy Science® (July 20, 2017)

Cancer Survivors Get a Taste for Kefir after Exercise -- Study shows kefir is a good way for cancer survivors to enjoy a fortifying post-exercise dairy drink without stomach upset, reports the Journal of Dairy Science® (July 12, 2017)

Introducing the Large Dairy Herd Management 3rd edition (e-book) (June 22, 2017)

Optimizing Feeding Is Necessary to Maintain Milk Production in Organic Herds – Decisions on pasture use and feed management affect greenhouse gas emission, according to a new study from the Journal of Dairy Science® (June 15, 2017)

Food Safety Concerns over Listeria Stifle Hispanic-Style Cheese Market – Better understanding of manufacturing steps and research on different Hispanic-style cheese varieties needed for risk analysis and prevention, say researchers in the Journal of Dairy Science® (June 6, 2017)

Journal of Dairy Science® Honors Most Prolific Authors (March 17, 2017)

American Dairy Science Association® Foundation to honor graduate students (February 23, 2017)

Journal of Dairy Science® celebrates 100 years of publishing (January 24, 2017)

Press Releases (2016)

ADSA Announces 2017 Annual Meeting Symposia and Workshops (November 28, 2016)

Increasing stocking rate may not lead to greater nitrogen leaching on dairy farms: An experiment in New Zealand found that more cows per grazing area led to less nitrogen leached to ground water, challenging assumptions on stocking rate, report investigators in the Journal of Dairy Science® (September 8, 2016)

Consumption of Natural Estrogens in Cow’s Milk Does Not Affect Blood Levels or Reproductive Health: In experiments on mice, even at concentrations 100 times higher than milk from pregnant cows, blood hormone levels and reproductive organs were unaffected by dietary estrogens, report investigators in the Journal of Dairy Science® (August 3, 2016)

Large Dairy Herd Management Presentations Now Available for Purchase (July 19, 2016)

Journal of Dairy Science® offers collection on balanced breeding selection for dairy cows – Online collection provides insight into modern methods for breeding selection (June 13, 2016)

Journal of Dairy Science® Announces two new article collections -- Free collections on stocking density for dairy cattle and lactic acid bacteria (May 27, 2016)

Antihypertensive Effect of Fermented Milk Products Under the Microscope: Potential health benefits of functional foods based on new lactic acid bacteria offer opportunities for food developers, report investigators in the Journal of Dairy Science® (May 23, 2016)

Cooling cows efficiently with water spray: Behavioral, physiological, and production responses to sprinklers at the feed bunk -- Using low-flow cooling systems can reduce water use without compromising animal welfare, say experts in the Journal of Dairy Science® (May 16, 2016)

LDHM Conference a Huge Success (May 9, 2016)

Water recovered from whey can be used for clean-in-place procedures – A novel process allows water to be recycled for cleaning, according to a new study from Journal of Dairy Science® (April 14, 2016)

Journal of Dairy Science® (JDS) website offers Additional Article Collections (April 11, 2016)

Invited review: Artisanal Mexican cheeses, Artisanal cheeses are a link to the history and culture of their place of origin, but some may vanish without further study, say experts in the Journal of Dairy Science® (April 1, 2016)

Register by midnight, March 15, for the Large Dairy Herd Management Conference and save! (Posted March 10, 2016)

Journal of Dairy Science® offers collection on tail docking (Posted March 1, 2016)

Register Today for the Large Dairy Herd Management Conference: An ADSA® Foundation Conference (Posted January 4, 2016)

Press Releases (2015)

ADSA announces new sections for Journal of Dairy Science® (December 9, 2015)

Changes in Dairy Industry Benefit Dairy Cattle Health and Welfare and Consumers – The dairy industry is increasing food production in a sustainable manner while meeting consumers’ expectations for improved health and well-being of dairy animals, say experts in Journal of Dairy Science® (September 22, 2015)

New Recommendations May Improve Dairy Cattle Reproduction Research – Design, Analysis, and Interpretation of Dairy Cattle Research All Improved, According to New Guidelines Published Journal of Dairy Science® (September 21, 2015)

Humans Carry More Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Than Animals They Work With – Low potential health risk posed to workers in close contact with dairy herds and milk consumers through exposure to antibiotic-resistant staphylococci originating from milk, report researchers in Journal of Dairy Science® (August 24, 2015)

Elsevier & ADSA® Proudly Announce Winners of the Fifth Annual Journal of Dairy Science® Most-Cited Awards Journal of Dairy Science® (July 27, 2015)

Milk Proteins May Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease – Naturally-Fermented Foods Are a Good Source, According to New Journal of Dairy Science®—Study (June 11, 2015)

Article Collections available now on the Journal of Dairy Science® (JDS) website (May 4, 2015)

ADSA® Foundation Announces Plan to Publish Third Edition of Large Dairy Herd Management (April 22, 2015)

Dairy Industry Making Strides Toward Reducing Its Carbon Footprint – Solution Is Higher Producing, Longer-Living Cows, According to New Journal of Dairy Science® Study (March 17, 2015)

Organic and Conventional Milk – Comparing Apples to Apples? (February 2015)

Press Releases (2014)

Fermented Milk Made by Lactococcus lactis H61 Improves Skin of Healthy Young Women (September 2014)

A New Role for Milk: Delivering Polyphenols with Anti-Cancer Activity (February 2014)

Press Releases (2013)

Peptide Derived from Cow’s Milk Kills Human Stomach Cancer Cells in Culture (December 2013)

Elsevier & ADSA® Proudly Announce Winners of Third Annual Journal of Dairy Science® Most-Cited Awards (July 31, 2013)

Dark Chocolate Lovers Show Higher Tolerance for Bitterness in Chocolate Ice Cream (August 2013)

Press Releases (2012)

New Study Sheds Light on Cancer-Protective Properties of Milk: Findings Reported in the Journal of Dairy Science® (October 2012 )

Researchers Develop Ginseng-Fortified Milk to Improve Cognitive Function: Possible Market for New Functional Food Reported in the Journal of Dairy Science® (August 2012 )

Fish Oil Added to Yogurt May Help Consumers Meet Daily Nutritional Requirements: Potential Market for Savory, Fish-Oil Fortified Yogurts Reported in the Journal of Dairy Science® (April 2012 )

In Food Form, Some Probiotics Have a Better Chance to Promote Health: New Model to Evaluate Probiotic Survival in the Gut Described in the Journal of Dairy Science® (February 2012 )

Press Releases (2011)

Does Converting Cow Manure to Electricity Pay Off? Successful Renewable Energy Project Detailed in the Journal of Dairy Science® (October 2011)

Elsevier & ADSA Proudly Announce Winners of First Annual Journal of Dairy Science® Most Cited Awards (June 2011)

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