Authors as Published

Cynthia Martel, Extension Agent, Franklin County, Virginia Cooperative Extension; Haylee Hanling, Ph.D. candidate with Ben Corl, Associate Professor, Department of Dairy Science, Virginia Tech; and Christina Petersson-Wolfe, Associate Professor and Extension Dairy Scientist —Milk Quality and Milking Management, Department of Dairy Science, Virginia Tech

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Publication Date

May 2, 2022