Dr. Kimberley Morrill is a regional dairy specialist forNorthern New York. She focuses on calf and heifermanagement, record management, on-farm outreachprograms, and helping New York dairies improve theircapacity to manage the risks associated withclimate change. Dr. Morrill conducted research on transitioncow management, calf management, and colostrumabsorption while earning a B.A. in dairy managementand an M.S. in animal nutrition, both from the University ofNew Hampshire. Her work on neonatal development,colostrogenesis, colostrum management on dairy farms,gut development in newborn calves, and dairy nutritionearned her a Ph.D. in animal physiology from IowaState University.
In addition to calf research and dairymanagement, Kimberley is a member of the Cornell Climate SmartFarming team. Kimberley also has a strong interest inwomen in agriculture - she is currently the President ofNew York Agri-women, a national director for AmericanAgri-women, is active in Annie’s Project for New YorkState and the Women in Ag LearningNetwork.