Lauren E Stewart

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An interdisciplinary team of extension workers conducted a 2-yr demonstration project using 30 herds with the objectives of increasing production efficiency and profitability and gaining experience in integrated problem solving. After 1 yr, 88% of the participants thought that the monthly fee paid to extension was a profitable investment. At the end of the(More)
The objectives of this 24-herd, demonstration project of extension advising were to measure the impact of integrated problem solving on measures of DHI performance for 2 yr during and 2 yr after the project. During project advising, increases in rolling herd average milk and fat yields and 3.5% FCM were similar for project and state herds. When rolling herd(More)
The objectives of this 24-herd, demonstration project of integrated problem solving and extension advising were 1) to evaluate dairy production management practices, 2) to formulate recommendations for guiding producers to correct management deficiencies, and 3) to measure the rate of practice adoption. Management evaluations focused on herd nutrition and(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical outcomes of endometrial cancer staging procedures performed by a single surgeon utilizing traditional and robotic-assisted laparoscopic techniques. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective review of minimally invasive endometrial cancer staging performed by a single surgeon. RESULTS There were no significant differences in(More)
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