Milk Quality Online Course


Course Information

 The Milk Quality Online Course will cover basic milk quality, milking parlor and mastitis management principles lead by Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS). It is intended for dairy business on-farm personnel (owner or employee) seeking to increase their knowledge of milk quality management.


  • Mastitis – what is it?
  • Teat End Health
  • Udder Hygiene
  • Milk Routine
  • Testing Methods and Using the Results
  • Dry Cow Therapy and Mastitis Treatment

Instructors From Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine

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



PRO-DAIRY Course Facilitators

  • Dr. Rob Lynch, DVM
    Dairy Herd Health and Management Specialist
  • Ms. Kathy Barrett
    Dairy Management Education Specialist

March 13 – May 8, 2020

All online!

$265.00 per person
Register before March 1 and receive a $25 discount!

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Program Details
This is a seven week course offered online. Presentations for each topic are prerecorded and are accessible whenever is convenient to the participant. A live, optional Q& A session with presenters will be held weekly via webinar. Corresponding assignments are due each week. To get the most out of the experience, you should expect to spend approximately 2 hours per week on the lessons and assignments. The course is offered through Moodle, an easy-to-use online interface that you’ll view through your personal computer’s web browser.

You do not receive Cornell University credit for taking the course. Rather, you will receive a certificate of completion from Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY.

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