The PRO-DAIRY mission

Facilitate New York state economic development by increasing the competitiveness and sustainability of New York's dairy farm businesses through industry-applied research and educational programs that enhance farm profitability, while advancing dairy producers and agribusiness professionals' knowledge, skills and enthusiasm.

On-Demand Programming


Available On-Demand

This course will cover basic transition cow management principles led by Cornell University faculty and staff and industry researchers.


Available On-Demand

This course will cover basic calf and heifer management principles led by Cornell University faculty and staff and industry researchers.


Available On-Demand

This course will cover basic nutrition principles led by Cornell University faculty and staff and industry researchers.

Available On-Demand

This course covers basic milk quality, milking parlor and mastitis management principles lead by Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS).

A variety of topics to develop the knowledge base of farm owners and the agricultural workforce are available online, archived by topic.

A series of videos created in Spanish by Cornell Cooperative Extension staff complements the recent Understanding and Mitigating Lameness program.

PRO-DAIRY News

Peter Wright, Rick Grant, John Dickinson, Jason Karszes

News

PRO-DAIRY Agriservice Award
NYS Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball and Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Specialists Jason Karszes and Peter Wright presented the PRO-DAIRY Agriservice Award to John Dickinson, Ideal Dairy, Hudson Falls, and Rick Grant, Miner Institute, Chazy...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
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News

The Dairy Advancement Program, in partnership with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, is designed to enhance profitability of New York dairy farms while...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
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Report

News

This update by Kirsten Workman, PRO-DAIRY Nutrient Management and Environmental Sustainability Specialist, and Quirine Ketterings, Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program,was released in the July issue of PRO-DAIRY's e-Leader newsletter...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
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Report

News

This fact sheet was shared in the July PRO-DAIRY e-Leader newsletter, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and legislators. Each corn silage harvest season presents its own unique opportunities and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
corn tassel

Report

News

This fact sheet was written by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Dairy Forage Systems Specialist Joe Lawrence and published to the PRO-DAIRY e-Leader and alert list serv, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science

The Dairy Advancement Program

Program

Plan for the future of your dairy

The Dairy Advancement Program, in partnership with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, is designed to enhance profitability of New York dairy farms while maintaining a commitment to environmentally responsible dairy farming.

Cow walks through dairy barn