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Cornell Dairy Center of Excellence

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.

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Daryl Nydam

Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences Read more

Syed Rizvi

Food Science Read more

Jefferson Tester

Biological and Environmental Engineering Read more

Rod Hawkes

Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management Read more
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New York State Senate names Kathryn Boor a 2018 Woman of Distinction, May 2, 2018

The New York State Senate honored Kathryn J. Boor ’80, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), as a 2018 Woman of Distinction during a ceremony May 1 at the Legislative Office Building in Albany. Read more

Researchers weigh the tradeoffs of antimicrobial policies in dairy production, April 17, 2018

While the quantitative impact of such antibiotics on humans is not completely understood, a new Cornell study has pinpointed the financial toll that eliminating antibiotic use would have on dairy farms, a finding that could help guide regulatory policy. Read more

Alcohol from dairy waste may be headed to tap near you, April 10, 2018

Dairy that is fermented and brewed like beer could soon be on tap as Sam Alcaine, M.S. ’07, assistant professor in the Department of Food Science, turns dairy waste into a flavorful drink with an alcoholic kick. Read more

College hosts symposium on sustainability in the dairy industry, February 27, 2018

Industry representatives and experts from across Cornell gathered last week to discuss dairy sustainability relating to food, energy, and water. The 3rd Annual Cornell Dairy Center of Excellence Symposium, presented in partnership with the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, featured a day of panels, presentations, and poster sessions in Schurman Hall. . Read more
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