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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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Roy Posmanik

Biological and Environmental Engineering Read more

Joseph McFadden

Assistant Professor, Animal Science • 264 Morrison Hall •

Anna Thalacker-Mercer

Nutritional Science Read more

Julia L. Finkelstein

Nutritional Science Read more
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News & Videos

Professor named 2018 National Cheese Institute Laureate, January 26, 2018

The National Cheese Institute (NCI) named David M. Barbano ’70, M.S. ’73, Ph.D. ’78, professor in the Department of Food Science, the 2018 NCI Laureate. Read more

Noteworthy: Andrew Novakovic talks to HBO’s VICE News about “supercows”, January 2, 2018

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

Bright LED dairy cases speed off-flavors in skim milk, January 25, 2018

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

Cosmos, Party Animal ice creams warm wise taste buds, December 7, 2017

Astronomy meets gastronomy in an annual ritual for the Food Science 1101 introductory course, where eight student teams created and scooped ice cream for a melt-in-your-mouth final project. Read more
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