Dairy UP students shine

Dairy UP

Congratulations to two Dairy UP PhD students who received awards at the DRF Symposium Emerging Scientist Competition.

Alice Shirley (left) took out the overall People’s Choice Award for her presentation Revealing the diversity in response to heat for individual cattle fitted with a reticuloruminal sensor, through the development of a threshold model to identify water intake.

David Sheedy was voted the best preview video.

Entrants in this highly prestigious competition prepare a promotional video about their work and give a 5-minute presentation at Day 2 of the Symposium. Winners are determined by voting from the audience.

About Dairy UP
Dairy UP is a collaborative research, development and extension program for the NSW dairy industry. It aims to unlock the potential of pastures, cows, water and milk to increase productivity and profitability, and de-risk the industry  and develop new markets.