David Marcinkowski

David MarcinkowskiAssociate Professor and Dairy Specialist
5735 Hitchner Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5735
Phone: 207.581.2740
Email: davidmar@maine.edu

David Marcinkowski develops educational programs for dairy/livestock producers and agribusiness personnel to improve farm profitability and sustainability through better management skills. His major areas of emphasis include reproductive management, nutrition, animal health, and raising replacement animals. Producers are encouraged to calculate costs of production and examine the economic consequences of management alternatives.

David provides leadership and expertise to the 4-H dairy programs in the state. He cooperates with volunteers and 4-H staff to develop and conduct dairy-related programs and activities that promote the development of dairy-related skills and leadership within the youth of the state.

David also teaches undergraduate courses in Animal and Veterinary Sciences within the School of Food and Agriculture. He teaches courses and labs in dairy management and nutrition. David helps advise honors projects and undergraduate research, as well as coaches the Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge Team.


  • Ph.D.,  Dairy Science, Ohio State University, 1982
  • M.S., Dairy Science, Ohio State University, 1979
  • B.S., Animal Science, Cornell University, 1977
  • A.A.S., Dairy Management, SUNY, Morrisville, 1975

Professional Organizations:

  • American Dairy Science Association