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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Dairy Production and Management by The Pennsylvania State University

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With the world's first MOOOOO-C, you will gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of all aspects of dairy management such as genetics, nutrition, reproduction, animal health, farm economics, and sustainability of dairy production systems. There's something here for everyone whether you are just looking for the basics or have years of experience in the dairy industry. This is an eight-week course. Each week consists of four to nine video lectures, additional reading materials, and a multiple-choice questions quiz. Estimated study time is between three and five hours per week. Learners have the option to purchase a Course Certificate for 49.00 USD. The certificate can be purchased at any time, but you must verify your identify before taking the course quizzes in order to be eligible. For those who cannot afford the certificate fee, financial aid is available through Coursera. Why is producing milk efficiently and sustainably so important? Milk provides humans with over 16 essential nutrients, such as: Energy, Protein and Essential Amino acids, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, several B vitamins, including B12, Pantothenic and Folic acids, and essential minerals such as Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, as well as other minerals. Did you know that one glass of milk provides a 5-year old child with 21% of his/her daily protein requirements and 8% of their energy needs? Most milk in the world, about 85%, is produced from cattle. However, water buffaloes, goats, sheep, and camel are also dairy animals. The United States, India, the European Union, Brazil, and New Zealand are among the largest dairy producers in the world. Yet among these dairy-producing countries there are varied methods to generate milk with highly variable productivity and efficiency. Dairy production is vital for the survival of billions of people. Globally, around 150 million small-scale dairy households, equivalent to 750 million people, are engaged in milk production. The number and size of dairy farms varies among countries, but in India alone, there are estimated 78 million dairy farms! In the United States, one of the leading milk-producing countries in the world, total milk production has been steadily increasing in the last decades, reaching over 205 billion pounds (93 billion kilograms) in 2014. This was accompanied by a steady increase in average milk yield per cow, reaching 22,260 lb (over 10,100 kg) per lactation in 2014. How has this efficiency been achieved? What methods are necessary to ensure production of high quality milk? How do we balance milk production efficiency with animal health and environmental protection? This course will provide the student with information to better understand dairy production systems and their role in feeding the world population. In this MOOOOO-C, you will learn about the dairy enterprise from internationally recognized dairy science professors who have delivered highly regarded dairy education programs within the United States and internationally. Course lectures are translated into Portuguese and Chinese; PDF files of these translations can be found under each course week. The Dairy MOOC team thanks Dr. Antonio Branco (Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Brazil) and Ms. Yuanyuan Zhang (Pennsylvania State University) for translating the lecture materials. Course Sponsors This course was supported by the generous contributions of Innovation Center for US Dairy at Silver Level and Pancosma North America, RP Nutrients, Inc. and Arm and Hammer, which provided funding support at a Bronze Level. The Pennsylvania State University has final responsibility for the academic content of this course....

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SD

Apr 07, 2018

It was very useful information I found during this course. Please let me know any course related to dairy farming in future. I will be interested.

QQ

Nov 22, 2016

I have found this course very informative and got a lot of information through this course. I recommend all related people to join this course.

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von Bhapapath V

Jul 04, 2019

Very useful and practical! For everyone who is looking to get started in farming business!!!

von Ashutosh M

Jun 22, 2019

This course is mind blowing i gain lots of knowledge through this course ,its really help full for me.

von Cynthia T

Jun 20, 2019

I've been working on dairy farms over forty years. There's always something to learn. Love this course. Great informational videos and reading.

von Gerardo R H R

Jun 09, 2019

Excelente me a instruido y actualizado en gran manera en mis conocimientos en el área de la producción de leche.

von Dr. M A

Jun 08, 2019

Good course

von Joice S M

May 31, 2019

Excellent

von JOSE L C G

May 23, 2019

Información muy buena y concreta.

von Adham a

May 19, 2019

help full

von Munawar A

May 13, 2019

This course was very much fruitful for me and i am happy that I got a chance to learn from dairy experts. I wish coursera arrange these types of courses more and more and really thankful to coursera from core of my heart.

von Sheuneni K

May 04, 2019

Very valuable, practical and ready to use knowledge. I really benefited from this course.

von Oger E D A S

Apr 30, 2019

god!

von Bahomutima K A

Apr 06, 2019

Well organized reading materials both PDF notes and videos

von Gonzalo D P

Mar 08, 2019

Muy completo el curso. En un mismo curso se encuentra una variedad de temas que por lo general se requiere ver varios cursos, esta todo en uno!!!. Excelente.

von Dai Q

Mar 06, 2019

The course was good. The future of U.S. dairy farmers depends on the efforts and cooperation of all states, not isolation and unfair competition.

von Kaplunovich S I

Mar 03, 2019

The course has been brilliant and capacious. A small demerit was that some of the links were incorrect

von Dr. V

Feb 25, 2019

It was a wonderful course full of knowledge and every professor had explained all things related to Dairy .

von Kaushlendra d

Feb 21, 2019

The content provide in video lectures is too good.

von kediaamogh@gmail.com

Feb 15, 2019

Excellent in depth practical knowledge. Highly recommended for anyone interested in dairy production or dairy economics.

von Cindy W

Feb 10, 2019

The course was very thorough and very detailed.

von Alain G

Feb 03, 2019

Content is of high quality and teachers reply quickly to questions.

von Yusuf T

Jan 17, 2019

Dairy Production and Management course is a well-designed and prepared course. I highly recommend to professionals who want to learn comprehensive methods of modern dairy farming. Thank you so much for all the instructors for their great work on course content and teaching way.

von Muhammad O F

Jan 04, 2019

Really helpful for people who are going to start dairy business highly recommended

von Lê N H V

Dec 25, 2018

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von Đặng N H

Dec 20, 2018

This coure is very good. It helps me to improve my knowledges for dairy cow, especially to practice English for my speciallize major.

von Dang N K D

Dec 17, 2018

wonderful