Milk Hygiene (pilot) Trainings

"Milking Hygiene and Sanitation in Dairy Farming” Trainings

"Milking Hygiene and Sanitation in Dairy Farming” Trainings are implemented as part of “Sustainable Milk Hygiene Training Model for Safe Milk and Safe Future" Strategic Partnership Project, which is supported by the Turkish National Agency - Ministry of European Union within the scope of Erasmus+ Program Key Action 2 (KA2) Exchange of the Good Practices and Innovation for Cooperation in Vocational Education Strategic Partnerships Program Turkey, is carried on by the Provincial Directorate of Food Agriculture and Livestock.

The trainings were programmed according to the training module that has been prepared within the Project that aimed to increase the expertise and skills of professional groups in the raw milk production sector and to raise raw milk production to EU standards in terms of hygiene criteria.

 Over 40 training courses have been organised in total 32 villages in Bozdoğan, Çine, Efeler, Germencik, Karpuzlu, Nazilli, Söke towns and over 1600 producers/milkers participated these trainings.

18 Technical Personnel (Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural Engineer, Food Engineer and Technician) from the Provincial Directorate of Food Agriculture and Livestock,  Department of Veterinary Medicine of Adnan Menderes University and ÖRKOOP Nazilli and Vicinity Agricultural Development Cooperative who were participated to the training of trainers in Söke Agricultural Education and Training Centre (TAYEM), Adnan Menderes University Veterinary Faculty and Netherlands Dairy Training Centre, have given theoretical and practical trainings  about Factors Affecting Quality of Hygiene, Raw Dairy, Milk Milking Methods, Dairy Milking Machine, Nutrition Factors Affecting the Place and Importance of Human Health, 12 Gold Rules for Milking, Maintenance and Cleaning of Milking Machines, Raw Milk Cooling, Storage and Preservation, Mastitis, Biosecurity in Cattle Breeding.