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學生對 宾夕法尼亚州立大学 提供的 乳制品生产和管理 的評價和反饋

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課程概述

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.

CT

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.

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創建者 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.

創建者 Muhammad a c

Dec 15, 2018

very informative course

創建者 Dang N K D

Dec 17, 2018

wonderful

創建者 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.

創建者 Muhammad O F

Jan 04, 2019

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

創建者 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.

創建者 kediaamogh@gmail.com

Feb 15, 2019

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

創建者 Kaushlendra d

Feb 21, 2019

The content provide in video lectures is too good.

創建者 Dr. V

Feb 25, 2019

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

創建者 Cindy W

Feb 10, 2019

The course was very thorough and very detailed.

創建者 Bahomutima K A

Apr 06, 2019

Well organized reading materials both PDF notes and videos

創建者 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.

創建者 Lê N H V

Dec 25, 2018

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創建者 Alain G

Feb 03, 2019

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

創建者 Cephas S

Sep 12, 2018

A very incisive course on dairy management

創建者 Muhammad A B M

Sep 28, 2018

great source of knowledge and skills learned about the dairy sector.

創建者 Allie N H

Oct 16, 2018

Great course! Would recommend to anyone who wants to learn about the dairy industry!

創建者 Guilherme A C

Oct 21, 2018

Great course! i could not finish it due to my job, but i really enjoy the classes i attended

創建者 Augusto R K

Sep 18, 2018

GREAT COURSE!! INCREDIBLY COMPACT BUT COVERING ALL MAIN ASPECTS OF DAIRY BUSINESS. RECOMENDATIONS, SOLUTIONS AND WARNINGS READY FOR IMPLEMENTATION. THANK YOU

創建者 阿迪雅Adiya

Jun 07, 2017

Perfect content for entry level student. Hope there are some detailed information for further study, like diet formulation.

創建者 Jake W

May 19, 2017

Rare to find a course on Agriculture online, and this is top-notch.

創建者 Jonathan G

Mar 07, 2016

Very interesting. Learned a lot about dairy farming.

創建者 Saira T

Apr 17, 2016

A very interesting course with great professors teaching.

創建者 ANIKET C T

Feb 09, 2017

It is a very informative course and I have learned some new dairy farming subjects here. Thank you very much for this course.

創建者 Djionis S

Oct 26, 2017

Great course with very well pointed lectures ! I am a professional in the field of ruminant nutrition and it was very helpful.