Improving Fertility of Dairy Cattle Using Translational Genomics

Grants and Contracts Details


DAIReXNET is the dairy community of practice within the eXtension effort. DAIReXNET strives to deliver national extension programming for the dairy industry which transcends traditional methods of information delivery and state/regional borders. DAIReXNET was launched in October 2007 and continues to expand cutting]edge, peer reviewed educational materials offered. This national, extension]driven web resource was developed using the latest in Web 2.0 technologies and is designed to meet the educational and decision]making needs of dairy producers, allied industry partners, extension educators and consumers throughout the US and across the world. Through collaboration amongst dairy professionals, relevant, cutting]edge information and learning opportunities are provided which are science]based and peer]reviewed in a format accessible 24/7. Informational resources for users include (1) live and archived webinars for the veterinarians, allied industry partners, dairy producers and national dairy extension educators, (2) access to cutting edge resource materials in the form of written articles and computer decision aids in 12 subject areas (402 pieces of content available), (3) 13 educational modules, (4) 965 answers to userfs questions through top experts in their fields of expertise, and (5) databank of 411 frequently asked questions and answers by producers and consumers. To date, 344 dairy professionals representing 35 universities and allied industries and the top 25 states for milk production have contributed to DAIReXNET. From January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011 (Google Analytics), 375,549 pages have been viewed with an average of 1,029 pageviews daily, 16,758 unique visitors per month, and people spending an average of 2:20 minutes per article/page. On average, each of our webinars has been viewed an average of 546 times and their respective PowerPoint slides have been viewed 1,036 times each.
Effective start/end date2/15/1612/31/18


  • University of Missouri: $84,247.00


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