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Nutrition solution can help heat-stressed cows as US warms

Rising temperatures pose major challenges to the dairy industry – a Holstein’s milk production can decline 30 to 70% in warm weather – but a new Cornell-led study has found a nutrition-based solution to restore milk production during heat-stress...

  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Climate Change
Blake holds hand out to cow

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Blake Nguyen is a lecturer in the Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science and the director of Teaching Dairy Barn at the College of Veterinary Medicine. We sat down with Nguyen to learn more about his experiences in the role.
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
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This update by Kirsten Workman, PRO-DAIRY Nutrient Management and Environmental Sustainability Specialist, and Quirine Ketterings, Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program,was released in the July issue of PRO-DAIRY's e-Leader newsletter...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
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This fact sheet was shared in the July PRO-DAIRY e-Leader newsletter, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and legislators. Each corn silage harvest season presents its own unique opportunities and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Corn plants

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Corrine Brown ’23 is a rising senior majoring in agricultural sciences, with an emphasis in business management and a minor in soil science. She transferred from SUNY Morrisville after her sophomore year to pursue her passion in agricultural...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Climate Change