Best Milking Practices

An interactive workshop that educates producers, herd managers, farm employees and industry representatives on proper milking techniques and practices to produce a high quality product.
Best Milking Practices - Workshops
Language: English

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Description

"Best Milking Practices" will educate farm managers and employees on proper milking techniques and milking practices to produce a high quality product. This program will help to increase productivity and profitability on dairies that participate. Work with extension educators to create a customized agenda that is of interest to you and relevant to your or your clients' operations.

Potential Topics

Best Milking Practices

Producers will understand the importance of early detection of clinical mastitis and implement the use of a strip cup, pre-stripping, milking gloves and CMT test.

Best Milking Practices: On-Farm Culturing

This program will educate dairy producers, farm managers, and industry representatives the importance of reduced antibiotic use to treat mastitis. This program will teach participants how to properly implement an On Farm Mastitis Culturing program, identify bacteria and make educated treatment decisions to aid in increase profitability.

Best Milking Practices: For Hispanics

Custom workshops taught in Spanish are available for your farm or small groups. Please contact us for more information or to schedule.

SmartStart Credits

SmartStart credits are available for Best Milking practices (2), On-Farm Culture (1), and For Hispanics (1).

Who is this for?

Anyone involved in the dairy industry, including dairy producers, dairy farmers, dairy cow owners, dairy herd managers, dairy farm employees, and dairy industry representatives.

What will you learn?
  • How to properly milk a cow
  • How to produce high quality dairy products
  • How to detect and treat clinical mastitis
  • How to properly use a strip cup and milking gloves
  • How to increase profit on your dairy farm

Instructors

Agriculture and Youth Development Dairy Nutrition Forage Production Calf / Heifer Production Herd Health Milking Schools Feeder Schools Youth Development/4-H in Fulton County

More by Greg Strait 

Dairy Herd Health Milk Quality/Udder Health Reproductive Management

More by Amber Yutzy 

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