Membrane Filtered Milk for Cheesemaking

December 10-12

☀ Registration is now open.

This short course is intended for dairy processors that currently use UF milk or are considering using UF milk for cheesemaking. Through hands-on labs and applicable lectures participants will learn how to handle the unique challenges presented by UF milk. Specifically, this course will address:.

Cost: $850.00 | Location: Babcock Hall, Room 205 | Register On-line & Payment
Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and the program starts at 8:00 a.m.
Each student should bring the course confirmation to the workshop.

» Reasons to consider use of membrane concentrated milks for cheese manufacture.
» Basics of membrane filtration of milk for cheese manufacture.
» Benchmarking membrane filtration economics.
» Business models from around the globe for the use of membrane concentrated milks for cheese manufacture.
» Practical considerations for the proper system design, use and handling of membrane concentrated milks for cheese manufacture.
» Matching your cheese plant equipment and processes to handle membrane concentrated milks and extra cheese yield.
» Review of how using membrane concentrated milks for cheese manufacture impact gelation, cutting, fat losses and overall milk chemistry.
» Typical make procedure changes needed when using membrane concentrated milk.
» Other related cutting edge topics including options for electronic milk composition monitoring equipment; FDA current regulations regarding use; recent research data; making soft cheeses with this milk; implications for whey streams; future applications.

Lodging is not included in the registration fee. Make your lodging reservation directly with the hotel/motel you select. As a convenience, each of the following hotels will hold a block of rooms for this course. Rooms will be sold on a first-come basis. Shuttle service is provided at both hotels.
Hotel information will be posted soon.

DoubleTree 525 West Johnson Street, 608-251-5511
Special rates: $129 single & double (plus 14.5% taxes). Group rate code: MCQ. Cut off date: November 9th.

The Madison Concourse Hotel One West Dayton Street, 800-356-8293
Special rates: $154 single & double (plus 14.5% taxes). Group rate code: Membrane Filtered Milk Short Course. Cut off date: November 11th.

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Dean Sommer
1605 Linden Drive
Registration Contact:
CALS Conference Services
640 Babcock Drive
Phone: 608-263-1672 | Fax: 608-262-5088
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