PSU Extension Releases Best Milking Practices Online Course

Mastitis is a serious condition that not only affects a herd’s output, but their quality of life, as well. Dairy Herd Management just announced that Penn State University Extension currently offers an online course called “Best Milking Practices.”

This is a self-paced course for producers, employees, and managers in the dairy industry. It covers concepts and techniques that will teach people how to measure and reduce mastitis levels. The course covers mastitis basics, cow handling, cleanliness, milking, pre and post milking prep, infection management, and other relevant topics.

Mastitis is an expensive disease, making prevention better than cure. Amber Yutzy, who is a dairy herd health educator, says that the course “will help to increase productivity and profitability on dairies that participate.” If you think that will help you improve your operations, sign up for the course here.

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