Agricultural Engineer, PRO-DAIRY
Peter Wright is a Professional Engineer licensed in New York State. He works part time as an Agricultural Engineer in the Department of Animal Science at Cornell University, Ithaca NY. Pete assists the Dairy Environmental Systems and Soil and Water Engineering components of Cornell's PRO-DAIRY program, concentrating on sustainability for dairy farms, greenhouse gas and water quality issues as well as environmental practices for farms. He grew up in upstate New York on a dairy farm performing manure management chores. He has worked for almost 40 years helping farms develop their manure management systems. Pete has a B.S. ’77 and a MEng ’78 degree from Cornell in Agricultural Engineering.
425 Riley Robb Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
pew2 [at] cornell.edu
Peter in the news
PRO-DAIRY Dairy Environmental Systems (DES) is seeking New York State (NYS) dairy farmers interested in collaborating on a project to study greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from manure management and storage sites. Results will be used to help...
Cornell Atkinson has awarded seed funding to nine interdisciplinary projects that address a range of sustainability topics.
- Animal Science
- Biological and Environmental Engineering
- Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management