The official journal of the American Dairy Science Association®, Journal of Dairy Science® (JDS) is the leading peer-reviewed general dairy research journal in the world. JDS readers represent education, industry, and government agencies in more than 70 countries with interests in biochemistry, breeding, economics, engineering, environment, food science, genetics, microbiology, nutrition, pathology, physiology, processing, public health, quality assurance, and sanitation.
JDS is the top-ranked dairy research journal in the world. JDS is ranked 4th in the Agriculture, Dairy and Animal Science category of the 2018 Journal Citation Reports®, published by Clarivate, with an Impact Factor of 3.082. The JDS 5-year Impact Factor (3.208) is also ranked 4th in the Agriculture, Dairy and Animal Science category. The journal has secured a top five journal ranking for seventeen consecutive years. JDS is also highly ranked in the Food Science and Technology category: 34th of 135 journals for Impact Factor and 5-year Impact Factor.
The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) invites scientists from the global community to submit papers for consideration to the Journal of Dairy Science (JDS). Authors need not be members of ADSA.
Please refer to the Instructions for Authors section of the Journal of Dairy Science Homepage for full details of editorial policies and style and form for publishing in JDS.