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

students participating in dairy discovery

Field Note

Cornell PRO-DAIRY recently hosted Dairy Discovery, an interactive day of workshops for high school students interested in exploring careers in the dairy industry. After two years of online-only events, students were able to attend in-person...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
tractor packing a bunk

Report

News

This fact sheet was published in PRO-DAIRY e-Leader, a monthly e-Leader newsletter distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice and legislators. Significant focus is on the cost and availability of key inputs for...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Dairy cows in a barn

Spotlight

With the increasing pressure for dairy farms to meet new sustainable benchmarks, scientists in the Cornell CALS department of Animal Science seek innovative ways to help farmers reach these goals. Julio Giordano, associate professor of Animal Science, sees technological advancements to better dairy cattle reproduction and health as a direct solution.
  • Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
students and faculty pose in front of an event banner

Spotlight

Five undergraduates in Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science, Elizabeth Maslyn ’22, Johnathan King ’22, Colin Kadis ’22, Matthew Peck ’22 and Grace Harrigan ’22 won the Richard Popp Scholarship Award.
  • 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