The Cornell Dairy Center of Excellence connects over 100 faculty and staff at Cornell with expertise in the dairy industry. These faculty and staff engage in research, extension outreach, and teaching, and come from departments across the university. The goals of the DCOE include facilitating research collaboration, enhancing the visibility of dairy expertise at Cornell, and improving teaching and the dairy education experience for both students and stakeholders within and beyond our land-grant colleges.
Wiedmann has made important contributions in the fields of food safety and food microbiology, particularly for the development, implementation and industry translation of molecular approaches to reducing foodborne illness transmission. His research aims to develop the scientific knowledge needed to prevent and control foodborne and zoonotic diseases caused by bacteria.Read more
A warming world represents a growing threat to the dairy industry. With climate change pushing global temperatures higher, finding scientific solutions that protect the well-being and productivity of dairy cows is critical. A Cornell researcher has won a grant to do just that.Read more
On Monday afternoon, Prof. Frank Mitloehner, animal science and Air Quality Extension Specialist at the University of California, Davis, discussed the latest research surrounding animal agriculture and its “surprisingly modest” contribution to global greenhouse emissions. Mitloehner pointed at food waste as the largest contributor to environmental damage.Read more
The Chesapeake Bay – about 235 miles down the Susquehanna River from New York’s Southern Tier – and other waterways might grow cleaner, thanks to new updates and improvements in a Cornell dairy nutrition model.Read more