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

Extension Seminars & Courses

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 -

Department Seminars

Dale E. Bauman Lecture

The Dale E. Bauman Lecture was created in 2017 by the Faculty of the Department of Animal Science at Cornell University to recognize and honor the remarkable career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Professor Emeritus Dale E. Bauman to animal biology, food science, and nutritional biochemistry.

Graduate Student Research Updates

Each semester, graduate students enrolled in ANSC 6220 will present an update on research progress/plan towards his or her dissertation/thesis. Seminars are held every Thursday at 3:45pm in Frank Morrison Hall room 348 during the semester, and are open to all faculty, staff, and students across campus.

Upcoming Animal Science Events

interseeded cover crop in corn

Meeting

New York Certified Organic’s annual farmer-to-farmer meetings are designed to help local farmers make connections and build relationships to help them succeed. Optional Registration: To receive updates on possible weather-related changes...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
  • PRO-DAIRY
interseeded cover crop in corn

Meeting

New York Certified Organic’s annual farmer-to-farmer meetings are designed to help local farmers make connections and build relationships to help them succeed. Register online or by leaving a message at (315) 787-2432. For additional information...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
  • PRO-DAIRY
Anaerobic digester on a dairy farm

Webinar

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This webinar series focused on enhancing farm efficiency. Explore innovative practices and cutting-edge technologies to optimize feeding and management through the webinar recordings. Webinars were held Tuesdays from January 9 to March 12, 2024.
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
Anaerobic digester on a dairy farm

Webinar

In this webinar, presented by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY, attendees will learn about the carbon accounting of dairy manure anaerobic digestion (AD) to renewable natural gas (RNG) systems that are being implemented in New York through California's...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy