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Milk Gathering Plant Manager; Milk Laboratory Technician;
Milk Receiver; Milk Tester; Certified Milk Inspector


A Milk Gathering Plant Manager, also known as a Processing Plant Superintendent, manages a milk-gathering-station, factory or plant.

A Milk Laboratory Technician takes samples of milk and/or cream; determines weight or volume of milk and/or cream; makes bacterial counts of milk and/ or cream.

A Milk Receiver samples milk and determines the weight or volume of a producer's milk.

A Milk Tester tests milk and/or cream to determine milk fat content.

A Certified Milk Inspector is a private industry worker who is licensed to conduct dairy farm inspections.

Licensing Requirements:

An applicant must file an application for licensure with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets in order to become licensed as a Milk Gathering Plant Manager, Milk Laboratory Technician, Milk Receiver, Milk Tester, or Certified Milk Inspector.

Licensing Authority:

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services
10B Airline Drive
Albany, New York 12235
Phone: (518) 457-1772
Fax: (518) 485-8730

Standard Occupational Classification:

45-2011 - Agricultural Inspectors
45-2041 - Graders, Sorters, Agricultural Products
19-4011.02 - Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
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This page was last updated on 03/05/15.

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