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

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

Webinar

Heat Stress: Key Indicators and Management Strategies
Learn about the negative repercussions of heat stress in dairy cows and calves along with ways to prevent and mitigate it. Presenters: Alycia Drwencke, Cornell Cooperative Extension SCNY Regional Team, Dairy Specialist, and Margaret Quaassdorff...
  • Animals
  • Agriculture

Webinar

Cornell PRO-DAIRY Spanish Webinar: Estrés por Calor en Vacas Lecheras
Estrés por Calor en Vacas Lecheras: Señales Claves y Estrategias de Manejo Aprenderán sobre las repercusiones negativas del estrés por calor en vacas lecheras y becerros, además de maneras de prevenir y mitigarlo. Learn about the negative...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animals
  • Agriculture