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Animal News

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News

From bats to bears, program protects NYS wildlife from disease
The New York State Wildlife Health Program mobilizes experts when disease strikes wild animals and prevents outbreaks by translating data into policy.
  • Department of Communication
  • Animals
  • Environment
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News

Two National Science Foundation grants totaling more than $1.2 million will fund projects to test a novel strategy to make milk production more efficient and sustainable and outreach to communicate animal science to the public.
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
sheep in barn

Field Note

Shadirah Shepherd graduated from Cornell in 2018 with a major in Animal Science. She is now entering her third year studying for a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Shepherd reflects back on her time in Cornell’s Animal Science Program and the impact it has had on her career.
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
A food science student.

News

Chobani has announced changes to its successful Chobani Scholars Program, adding a pledge of $1 million and a focus on supporting historically underserved students who wish to pursue a broad set of agricultural interests.
  • Animal Science
  • Food Science
  • Animals
Greater adjutant stork

News

A new film, “Hargila,” illustrates how the greater adjutant stork is slowly being pulled back from the brink of extinction thanks to a community effort inspired by a wildlife biologist in India.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
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Events

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Seminar

Graduate Field of Animal Science Research Updates
348 Frank Morrison Hall 507 Tower Road Ithaca, NY 14853 Schedule: 9/23: Andres Ortega "Examining the Role of Non-Essential AA for Milk Yield and Energetic Efficiency: Abomasal Infusion of Essential and Non-Essential Amino Acids using Energy as...
  • Animals
  • science communication
  • Animal Science
four youth in dairy barn

Workshop

Entry for the Youth Dairy Judging competition is now open! The contest will be held on September 2nd during the colored-breed week during the New York State Fair. Registration is required and it is open to any New York youth ages 8 to 19 using...
  • Animal Science
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Youth and Families
Different animals

Workshop

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Animal Crackers 2021 “All Creatures Great and Small” to take place virtually via Zoom on Tuesday and Thursday evenings during the month of May. There will be 8 sessions. Each session will begin at 6 pm and will last approximately 45-60 minutes...
  • Animal Science
  • Youth and Families
  • Animals