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.

PRO-DAIRY News

cows in a row in a dairy barn

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Final Dairy Farm Business Summary and Analysis Program progress report 2021
This report from Agricultural Finance and Management at Cornell, Cornell Dairy Farm Business Summary Analysis Program, was published in a PRO-DAIRY alert distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice and legislators...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Newly developed Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) site for a dairy farm

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This fact sheet series was written by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Agricultural Energy Systems engineer Lauren Ray and Peter Wright, and published in PRO-DAIRY e-Leader, a monthly e-Leader newsletter distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Group standing in front of an anaerobic digester at a Western NY dairy farm

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This update was written by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Agricultural Energy Systems Engineer Lauren Ray and published in PRO-DAIRY e-Leader, a monthly e-Leader newsletter distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
tractor driving across farm field

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This fact sheet was written by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY staff Kirsten Workman and Joe Lawrence and published in PRO-DAIRY e-Leader, a monthly e-Leader newsletter distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
first cutting of a farm field

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This fact sheet was written by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Dairy Forage Systems Specialist Joe Lawrence and published in PRO-DAIRY e-Leader, a monthly e-Leader newsletter 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