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Milk Quality

Online Course

The Milk Quality Online Course covers basic milk quality, milking parlor and mastitis management principles lead by Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS).

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  • What is Mastitis?
    • Impact of mastitis causing organism on the cow
    • Gram negative vs. gram positive
  • Assessing and Controlling Teat End Health
  • Cow Environment
    • Dry cow housing, stall bedding and hygiene
    • Sample collection technique
  • Udder Hygiene, Milking Routine, and Unit Alignment Influence on Milking Performance and Mastitis
  • Using Test Day Data SCC, CMT, and DC305 to Manage Milk Quality
  • Considerations for Cows with Mastitis
  • Dry Cow Therapy & Pathogen Based Treatment


PRO-DAIRY is proud to partner with the faculty and staff from Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences to teach this course.

  • Dr. Paolo Moroni, DVM, PhD
  • Dr. Daryl Nydam, DVM, PhD
  • Dr. Anja Sipka, DVM, PhD
  • Dr. Paul Virkler, DVM
  • Dr. Rick Watters, DVM, PhD
  • Dr. Matthias Wieland, DVM
  • Dr. Mike Zurakowski, DVM


We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. If accommodations are needed to participate or fully access content, please contact Heather Darrow at hh96 [at]

For More Information

Heather Darrow
Conference Coordinator (registration questions)
dmconf [at]

Kathy Barrett
Course Coordinator
kfb3 [at]

Rob Lynch
Course Coordinator
rlynch [at]