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Certified Milk Inspectors School

Provides detailed instruction of required dairy farm inspections and is a required course for Certified Milk Inspectors (CMI), those who inspect dairy farms.

Overview

Provides detailed instruction of required dairy farm inspections and is a required course for Certified Milk Inspectors (CMI), those who inspect dairy farms. Offered annually.

This course will provide attendees with information in the key areas that are listed below:

  • Basic Dairy Bacteriology
  • Farm Milk Systems
  • Milk Sanitation Regulations
  • Quality Control Records

This course does not include a final examination. Participants will be asked to evaluate the quality and structure of the program.

Agenda

 

  • Composition of Milk
  • Basic Dairy Bacteriology
  • Raw Milk Pathogens and Risks of Foodborne Illness
  • Mastitis, Somatic Cells, and the QMPS Program
  • Farm Milk Systems
  • Milk Sanitation Regulations
  • Drug Use on Farms
  • Milk Sanitation Regulations
  • Direct Load and AMI Regulations
  • Quality Control Records
  • Farm Tour

Fees

  • $350 Flat Fee

Instructors

Lead Instructors

  • NYS Department of Agriculture and markets
  • Cornell QMPS Program

 

 

Course Dates

 

  • Hybrid course: online modules and  live session (both online and live course participation required.)
    • Online session available upon registration
    • In-person sessions July 23-25, 2024
      • July 25, 2024 Farm Tours-Boots Required

Course Contact

Louise Felker
Program Coordinator
607-255-7098
lmf226 [at] cornell.edu (lmf226[at]cornell[dot]edu)