Transition Cow Management Online Course

Course Information
In this course, you will learn the basics of transition cow management then quickly build from there.  Please note – topics in the course were also presented in the 2018 Transition Cow Management Online Course.


January 17 – March 13, 2020




  • Transition Cow Physiology/Biology
  • Nutritional Strategies for Transition Cows
  • Fresh Cow Health Management
  • Metabolic Disease
  • Non-nutritional Management
  • Monitoring Health


$265.00 per person
Register before January 6 and receive a $25 discount!

Register Online


Program Details
This is a seven week course offered online. Presentations for each topic are prerecorded and are accessible whenever is convenient to the participant.  A live, optional Q& A session with presenters will beheld weekly via webinar. Corresponding assignments are due each week. To get the most out of the experience, you should expect to spend approximately 2 hours per week on the lessons and assignments. The course is offered through Moodle, an easy-to-use online interface that you’ll view through your personal computer’s web browser.

You do not receive Cornell University credit for taking the course. Rather, you will receive a certificate of completion from Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY.



Dr. Soon Hon Cheong
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Ms. Lindsay Ferlito
Cornell Cooperative Extension

Dr. Julio Giordano
Cornell University, Department of Animal Science

Dr. Vinicius Machado
Texas Tech University, Department of Veterinary Sciences

Dr. Jessica McArt

Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Blake Nguyen
Cornell University, Department of Animal Science

Dr. Tom Overton
Cornell University, Department of Animal Science and PRO-DAIRY



PRO-DAIRY Course Facilitators
Kathy Barrett
Dairy Management Programs

Dr. Rob Lynch, DVM
Dairy Herd Health and Management Specialist




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