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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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TN

Aug 25, 2019

I am extremely grateful for this course and the hardworking people behind it. The amount of detailed information and research that has been included is great and I appreciate it very much.

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.

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von Nicholas L

Feb 13, 2017

Great Course very informative and easy to follow

von Valentina A L

May 06, 2017

Very well prepared and presented by a very successful group of professionals. Thanks to all your team!

von Patrick M

Feb 18, 2017

The course was wonderful and was well lectured.

von Ruben E B

Jun 28, 2016

Great!!

von Bernardo A P

Jun 24, 2016

I missed more interaction with lecturers.

von Maíra C S

May 02, 2016

Excelent course! Interesting lessons, good material and explanations.

von Qasim A

Mar 25, 2016

i found this Course really interesting broad the views and concept of Dairy Management ,

von Richard H

Jun 01, 2016

It is wonderful to see the tremendous advances in Dairy Production and Management methods since I grew up and worked and lived on a dairy farm.

von Roemer A H

Mar 11, 2016

Brilliant Course, very well instructed and a pleasure to be a part of-

von Eddy L

May 05, 2016

Excellent course.

It is a really good overview about Dairy Production and Management. It does not bore with too much detail. However provides enough additional material to work with and get as far into the subject as one wishes to.

Thank you so very much for this online course.

von Daniel H

Mar 21, 2016

Fantastic broad-based course content for all levels of dairy knowledge and experience!

von KISAKYE J

May 27, 2018

this is the best course so far

von Ali S S A S

Jun 12, 2017

excellent MOOC . I recommend it for all vets.

von Tue T D

Sep 28, 2017

The main best part is Nutrition in each stage of the animal and basic nutrition on feed material

von Aarons C

Jul 25, 2017

This is an excellent course. I was thinking I knew the art and science of a dairy until I went through this course. I am now confident that I can run a dairy farm very successfully. I would like to share detailed feedback to the instructors in a separate email.

von Jesse A

Oct 29, 2017

Great course, lots of great info, i would recommend to friends or family

von MUSA A

Jan 30, 2018

An excellent course from PSU. The instructors are superb and interesting to listen to. The aditional readings are unbeatable and they serve as good resources to perfect student understanding. Excellent score to coursera and PSU. Keep it up.

von Mahdi E f

Jun 11, 2018

Thank you for all instructors for making all this profound technical information simple and understandable. This dairy course provided me with very useful information on how to manage a successful dairy farm.

von amr m s

May 28, 2018

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von Sachin D

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.

von Dr. J T

Mar 19, 2018

I liked the detailed information and presentation about the different aspects of Dairy Farming.

Every module is presented in a very simple and detailed manner. Appreciate the efforts of everyone who have taught me through this course.

Dr. Jayaprakash TG

von Muhammad F K

May 06, 2018

Excellent Course

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!