a woman hugs the head of a horse peering out of its stall

Field Note

Brieanna Hughes: Empowering youth through equine education
The New York State 4-H Horse Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension offer a wide variety of equine projects and activities to New York youth ages 5–19. Brieanna Hughes is the New York State 4-H equine youth specialist. With a background in...
Partners cut the ribbon on a new facility

News

Cornell researchers and administrators joined industry and government partners to celebrate the opening of new animal respiration stalls in the Department of Animal Science.
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
Two men speak inside of a large room with metal walls.

News

New climate-controlled animal respiration stalls in CALS – the only ones currently operating in the U.S. – will allow researchers to measure, verify and monitor methane and other gas emissions from cows.

  • Animal Science
  • Climate Change
cows stand in the barn

News

Methane is one of the greenhouse gasses responsible for climate change, and it is 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide as a driver of global warming. At the same time, 14.5% of methane emissions each year come from ruminants such as cows...
Photo of cows eating feed in a barn.

News

Cornell University’s Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) is helping farmers evaluate their nutrient use through the Cornell whole-farm nutrient mass balance (NMB) tool . This project, led by NMSP Research Associate Olivia Godber , is...
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
  • Crops