Senior Extension Associate, Animal Science PRO-DAIRY, Cornell University
Jason Karszes is a dairy farm management specialist with the PRO-DAIRY Program at Cornell University. His extension, teaching, and research efforts have centered on financial performance analysis and decision making programs for dairy farms and the use of Cornell’s Dairy Farm Business Summary and Analysis Program. Working with 80 to 100 dairy producers a year, he focuses on annual business performance, budgeting, decision making, activity analysis, and goal setting to improve business performance. He also coordinates activities across the state for Cornell University’s Dairy Farm Business Summary and Analysis Program. Along with the whole farm financial analysis program, he has worked on developing key monthly data monitoring programs, cost center activity analysis programs, and facilitates multiple business discussion groups centered on financial and business performance. He developed and coordinates the Cornell Dairy Executive Program, which focuses on further developing business management skills for progressive dairy producers around the country.