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.
In a recent episode of HBO’s VICE News about these “supercows,” Andrew Novakovic, the E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics, discussed the impact of selective breeding on the dairy industry. Read more
As grocery stores save energy by changing their dairy cases from fluorescent to LED lighting, Cornell researchers have found that milk – particularly skim or fat-free milk – becomes more susceptible to off-flavors. Read more