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Amber Adams Progar


Amber Adams-Progar

Associate Professor
Dairy Management Specialist
Office: ASLB 114
Phone: 509-335-0673

Dairy Cattle Behavior and Welfare. My lab studies behavioral and physiological indicators of stress in dairy cattle to improve on-farm management practices. Our goal is to develop a better understanding of how production practices affect dairy cattle welfare and determine best management practices that promote better health, well-being, and performance in dairy cattle.

Specific Research Areas:

  • Identify reliable measurements of stress in cattle by integrating behavioral and endocrinal stress responses
  • Evaluate how technological advances in dairy management impact cattle behavior and well-being
  • Determine how to manage environmental stressors that negatively affect dairy calf health, well-being, and performance