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New study highlights global food production data challenges
The findings The study identifies stark discrepancies in food production data worldwide, notably within livestock, fisheries, and aquaculture sectors. These sectors experience pronounced data gaps, especially at national and local levels, due to...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
A bottle of milk on a grey/white background. The bottle reads "organic milk."

News

Cornell food scientists show that a standard quality test used for raw, organic milk is insufficient for distinguishing between specific groups of bacteria -- suggesting that criteria needs updating.

  • Dairy
  • Food Science
  • Microbiology
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Field Note

Quinn Kolar ’15 joined the Department of Animal Science in Fall 2023 as the Dairy Fellows Alumni Senior Lecturer in Dairy Herd Management. We sat down with her for a chat about her interests and goals. What’s your academic focus? I’ll be...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Dairy
All of the NMSP interns standing next to each other, smiling at the 2023 ANSCI poster session.

Field Note

Each summer, Cornell’s Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) offers a variety of internships which provide experiences in the field and the lab. Interns are mentored by faculty, staff, graduate students, and professionals. We sat down with...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Statistics and Data Science
Animal science interns standing in the poster session presentation room

Field Note

In early August, interns from six programs in the Animal Science department gathered in Frank Morrison Hall for the second annual Animal Science Poster Session. This gave interns an opportunity to discuss their projects with peers, faculty...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Digital Agriculture
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Manure Storage Cover and Flare farm tours
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This farm tour, presented by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY and Cornell Cooperative Extension, will be offered on two dates at two locations: 1 to 3 PM | March 27, 2024 Stein Farms 8343 Gull Rd LeRoy, NY 1 to 3 PM | March 28, 2024 Fessenden Dairy 1049...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy

Webinar

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Join us for two webinars on dairy greenhouse gas (GHG) sponsored by Northeast Dairy Producers Association, Cornell Cooperative Extension, PRO-DAIRY, and NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets. Webinars will be held from noon to 1 PM ET on...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy

Workshop

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Offered in English & Spanish at each site Featuring stations with mostly hands-on activities and demonstrations Who should attend Dairy farm owners or managers that want to learn more about the FARM Animal Care Program and receive continuing...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • CCE
  • Dairy