Conferences and Workshops

Extension and outreach efforts help Animal Science faculty and staff teach practical education beyond the classroom and are aimed at discovering and developing new techniques, skills, and information to benefit animals, agriculture, and human health in an ever-changing world.

Cornell Nutrition Conference

Courses & Seminars

Basic Dairy Nutrition Shortcourse

This shortcourse is designed primarily for early career nutritionists and allied industry professionals seeking a more comprehensive foundation in the principles of dairy cattle nutrition and their application within dairy herd management.

Advanced Dairy Nutrition & Management Shortcourse

This shortcourse is designed primarily for experienced nutritionists and allied industry professionals seeking a more in-depth exposure to selected topics of emerging and continued interest relating to dairy cattle nutrition and management. 

Feed Dealers Seminars

The Feed Dealer Seminars are specifically targeted for nutritionists, veterinarians, crop and management consultants, extension educators, and dairy producers with specific interest in nutrition-oriented topics.

Sheep and Goat Symposium

The Cornell Sheep & Goat Symposium is designed for both new and experienced goat and sheep raisers. It includes numerous hands-on activities as well as panel discussions and workshops. Learn about this event and the Cornell Sheep Program

PRO-DAIRY Events and Programs

PRO-DAIRY offers a variety of events and programs that provide information, research results and training from industry leaders to dairy producers, agriservice professionals, veterinarians and extension employees across New York state. Learn more about PRO-DAIRY events -

Animal Crackers

The annual Animal Crackers program provides New York youth with fun, hands-on, science-oriented learning experiences on Animal Science topics. This workshop is for 4-H members interested in learning more about their favorite livestock, companion or pet animal species; emphasis on different species groupings and activities varies annually. Learn about this and other 4-H youth programs -

Upcoming Animal Science Events

Golden Retriever dogs, a gray cat, and grains spilling out of a burlap sack.

Seminar

Current Topics on Cat and Dog Nutrition Seminar Series
Debunking the Myths About Grain in Pet Foods Speaker: Greg Aldrich, Kansas State University Come and join via Zoom, Friday 03-05-2021 from 11:20 to 12:10.
  • Animal Science
  • Health + Nutrition
  • dogs
Different animals

Workshop

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4-H Animal Crackers Virtual Workshops
Animal Crackers 2021 “All Creatures Great and Small” to take place virtually via Zoom on Tuesday and Thursday evenings during the month of May. There will be 8 sessions. Each session will begin at 6 pm and will last approximately 45-60 minutes...
  • Animal Science
  • Youth and Families
  • Animals
The 2019 Chobani Scholars (from left to right) Blake Wadsworth '23, Emily Starceski '23, Caroline Lafferty '23, and Cassandra Wilbur '23, interact with cows at the Cornell University Dairy Research Center

Workshop

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Dairy Discovery Virtual Workshops
The annual Dairy Discovery program provides New York youth with fun, science-oriented learning experiences on dairy production and management topics aimed at youth 14 to 19 years of age. This year, we are offering a virtual workshop each...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Dairy
  • Youth and Families
a red dairy barn

Webinar

Disruption to Key Personnel on the Farm: Developing Contingency Plans
Presenters: Jason Karszes, Dairy Farm Business Management Specialist, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY, and Richard Stup, PhD, Agricultural Workforce Specialist, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development Scenario and Disaster Planning Worksheets Watch...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animals
  • Agriculture

Webinar

Cornell PRO-DAIRY Spanish Webinar: Calidad de Leche Parte 2
Decisiones de tratamiento basado en el tipo de mastitis Aunque la mastitis siempre resulta en cambios en la calidad de leche, no es siempre causada por las mismas bacterias. Decisiones de tratamiento y manejo deben de tener esto en cuenta. Este...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animals
  • Agriculture