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Osprey migration routes cover much of North America into South America. It’s one of the species used to test the BirdFlow model.

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‘BirdFlow’ model could reveal mysteries of bird migration

A new computer model using machine learning to predict migratory bird movement could open the door to new insights on migration timing, stopover sites, bird response to climate change, light pollution and more.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
Horned cattle on a typical smallholder farm in India, a country which is home to more than 300 million cattle and 85 million small farms.

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Cornell will teach small farmers in India – the world’s largest dairy producer – how to produce milk more efficiently while limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture

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Arthur Allen Muka, M.S. ’52, Ph.D. ’54, whose work in applied economic entomology supported growers in New York and around the globe, died Dec. 7, 2022, in Ithaca.

  • Department of Entomology
  • Agriculture
  • Entomology
Forte Protein postdoctoral research Imran Kahn, left, and CEO Kathleen Hefferon conduct work in their new laboratory space at the Center for Life Science Ventures business incubator.

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Forte Protein – a new Cornell startup that grows commercial animal proteins inside agricultural plants – has joined the university’s Center for Life Science Ventures business incubator.

  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Animals
students smile for photo in vet school

Field Note

The Minorities in Animal Science Students Club (MASS) provides a safe space for underrepresented Animal Science students through meetings, events and networking opportunities. The club recently collaborated with the Cornell College of Veterinary...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
sheared sheep

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Events

Student pets goat at Art of Agriculture

Exhibit

Art of Agriculture
Join Sigma Alpha, professional agricultural sorority, on the Arts Quad to learn more about agriculture! Experience student groups, research labs, and agricultural outreach organizations representing a wide array of opportunities and careers in...
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
  • Animals
Graduate students in the field of animal science eating dinner.

Seminar

348 Frank Morrison Hall 507 Tower Road Ithaca, NY 14853 Schedule: 9/23: Andres Ortega "Examining the Role of Non-Essential AA for Milk Yield and Energetic Efficiency: Abomasal Infusion of Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids using Energy as...
  • Animals
  • science communication
  • Animal Science
four youth in dairy barn

Workshop

Entry for the Youth Dairy Judging competition is now open! The contest will be held on September 2nd during the colored-breed week during the New York State Fair. Registration is required and it is open to any New York youth ages 8 to 19 using...
  • Animal Science
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Youth and Families