January 12, 2016   •   News

World’s First Dairy MOOOOO-C

Alex HristovFaculty from Penn State’s Departments of Animal Science, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Plant Sciences, and Agricultural Economics are developing the world’s first Dairy Production and Management MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). The course is designed to deliver fundamental knowledge and best practices related to sustainable dairy production systems in their broadest sense. Participants will gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of all aspects of dairy management including genetics, nutrition, reproduction, animal health, milk hygiene, farm economics, and sustainability of dairy production systems. There’s something in this course for everyone, whether you are just looking for the basics or have years of experience in the dairy industry. The course is launching March 7th, 2016. For more information and to register please visit the course’s website: https://www.coursera.org/course/dairy.