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.

Reproductive Physiology/Endocrinology Seminar Series

Hosted by Department of Animal Science and College of Veterinary Medicine, seminars are held every Wednesday in 348 Morrison Hall from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Animal Science Events

Cornell University Dairy Science (CUDS) club


The Cornell University Dairy Science Club (CUDS) will be hosting an open house in conjunction with the Spring Classic Sale on March 9 at 6 PM in the Livestock Pavilion. All members of the public are welcome to attend this event. There will be...
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
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A Weekly Webinar Series Five consecutive Thursdays: February 23 – March 30 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Field Crops
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The New York Certified Organic (NYCO) dairy and field crops farmer-to-farmer meetings will finally return to the Jordan Hall auditorium on the Cornell AgriTech campus in Geneva. The meetings had been held in this location for many years, but...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
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This seven-part webinar series offered cutting edge information about dairy technology from industry experts for farmers who are considering new technology or have already implemented innovative technology. This program was presented at no cost...
  • CCE
  • Dairy