Event Details

Date

August 7 - August 8, 2018

Time

T 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; W 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Location

Cornell University Stocking Hall
411 Tower Rd
Ithaca, NY 14853

Cost

$600.00 NYS Early Fee (prior to 7/16/18)


$725.00 Out-of-State Early Fee (prior to 7/16/18)


Late fees apply after July 16.

Host

Harvest NY and Cornell Dairy Extension

Anika Zuber
585-813-3539

Pre-Registration Deadline: July 16, 2018

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Dairy Science and Sanitation Workshop

August 7 - August 8, 2018

Dairy Science and Sanitation Workshop

The Dairy Science and Sanitation Workshop is tailored to dairy processing personnel and is designed to help participants understand the basic principles of dairy science and safety, as well as emphasize dairy processing establishment needs related to dairy sanitation to ensure that proper programs are conducted in their establishments.

The course consists of on-line lecture sessions that will cover basic dairy science, including composition of milk, dairy microbiology, and dairy food safety, as well as an overview of dairy regulations. Participants will also learn in hands-on sessions the basics of cleaning and sanitizing principles, unit operations -- both raw milk production and receiving, and dairy processing, plant equipment and design, general control of pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms, in depth information on cleaning and sanitizing chemicals, their properties and applications, and a discussion on CIP and COP systems and common errors seen in the industry. The course also provides hands-on sessions where both CIP and COP principles will be applied.  

Instruction will be provided by Anika Zuber, Dairy Processing Specialist, CCE Harvest NY, and guest speakers.

Tuition is $600.00 for in-state registrants -- $725.00 for out of state registrants, through July 16. Late fees applied after July 16. Enrollment is limited to the first 30 participants. Course earns 2 CEUs.




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