Jennifer Walker

Jennifer Walker, Director of Milk Quality, Danone North America

Jennifer Walker joined Danone North America (DNA) as Director of Milk Quality in May of 2018, her primary duty to manage milk quality and food safety from farm to factory gate for the 600+ farms in DNA’s direct supply network in addition to all liquid dairy supply (cream and condensed). Since then, the team has taken on and incorporated animal welfare into their quality mission having launched DNA’s industry leading Quality and Care program (QnC). The QnC team consists of six specialists focused on translating audit and quality data into results at the farm or supplier level.

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Switching to robotic milking: how to prepare for success

Ever since the installation of the first commercial milking robot in 1992, automatic milking has been on the rise. According to industry estimates, there are currently over 35.000 operational milking robot units in dairy farms across the globe. The largest…...

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How to use qPCR testing for bulk tank milk samples and contagious mastitis in individual cows

In the February 2019 edition of M2-Magazine, Dave Wilson of Utah State University, raised concerns about the sampling of milk aseptically for culture or PCR testing on robotic milking herds…. This content is for M²-DIGITAL, M²-PREMIUM & NMC members only.Login...

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Milking Time Tests

Ian Ohnstad is a milking Technology Specialist working with The Dairy Group in the United Kingdom…. This content is for M²-DIGITAL, M²-PREMIUM & NMC members only.Login or  Join Now and get instant Premium access....

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Dr. Costello and her team also asses the calf health management on the dairy farms.

Milk Quality Pays

Dr. Sandy Costello is the owner and chief dairy management consultant at her dairy service practice, Milk Quality Pays. This small business is based in the eastern United States and was developed in 2011 as a way to actively focus…...

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