Profile – Carol Delaney
Country Representative for Northeast USA
Carol received a Master of Science in Ruminant Nutrition from Cornell University, New York, USA. She is currently the Coordinator of the Farmer and Partnership grant programs for the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE), a NIFA/USDA on-farm research grant program. Carol has many years of experience owning and operating farm and food businesses, working on livestock farms, and raising dairy, meat and draft goats. From 1998 to 2008, she was the Small Ruminant Dairy Specialist at the University of Vermont, USA, in the Department of Animal Science and the Center for Sustainable Agriculture. Before that, from 1989 to 2003, she was Faculty and Farm Manager at Sterling College, Craftsbury, Vermont, USA.
Carol has served as a Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer as a goat and sheep educator, funded by USAID and administered through Winrock International from September 1-14, 2012 in Finkolo Ganadougou, Mali and from April 1-19, 2013 in Tacuba, El Salvador.
Carol is currently pursuing a Ph.D., part-time, in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont, USA, investigating ‘Optimum Dietary Fiber Levels for Dairy Goats’ as her Ph.D. research topic.
Carol published A Guide to Starting a Commercial Goat Dairy in 2012 which is available for free download from the IGA website. Her other recent publications include:
The title of her presentation at the 2016 ICG in Antalya, Turkey, was Thinking Outside the Box - Innovative Solutions for Dairy Goat Management.
Carol still resides in the state of Vermont, USA. You can visit her website at www.caroldelaneyconsulting.com or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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