All Guideline Listing Guidelines

A numerical listing of all DPC Guidelines available in digital PDF format. Printed versions available by request. Contact dairypc@dairypc.org.
Quick Reference Guide

DPC 1, Planning Dairy Freestall Barns

DPC 1, Planning Dairy Freestall Barns

The guideline provides general information that should be considered before beginning construction.

$25.00

DPC 2, Effective Installation, Cleaning and Sanitizing of Milking Systems

DPC 2, Effective Installation, Cleaning and Sanitizing of Milking Systems

This guideline provides a practical discussion, for dairymen and certified equipment dealers, of the installation, cleaning and sanitizing of milking systems.

$12.60

DPC 4, Installation, Cleaning & Sanitizing of Large Parlor Milking Systems

DPC 4, Installation, Cleaning & Sanitizing of Large Parlor Milking Systems

This guideline provides a practical discussion, for the dairyman, equipment specialists and certified equipment dealers of the installation, cleaning, and sanitizing of large milking systems.

$14.50

DPC 6, Natural Ventilation for Dairy Tie Stall Barns

DPC 6, Natural Ventilation for Dairy Tie Stall Barns

A properly designed and operated natural ventilation system will provide healthful conditions for dairy cattle in tie stall barns.

$7.50

DPC 7, Sampling Fluid Milk

DPC 7, Sampling Fluid Milk

This guideline gives detailed information on the proper procedures for sampling milk on the farm, from the tank truck, and in the milk plant. It also briefly gives the steps for proper bulk milk collection at the farm. Also see DPC Guideline # 50.

$10.00

DPC 8, Good Manufacturing Practices for Dairy Processing Plants

DPC 8, Good Manufacturing Practices for Dairy Processing Plants

This guideline has been developed to highlight good manufacturing practices that should be followed by dairy plant owners, operators and employees to maximally assure the production of safe and sanitary products at all times.

$14.00

DPC 9, Fundamentals of Cleaning & Sanitizing Farm Milk Handling Equipment

DPC 9, Fundamentals of Cleaning & Sanitizing Farm Milk Handling Equipment

This guideline gives general information about the nature of soil on milk handling equipment and the fundamentals about cleaners for the removal of this soil.

$7.50

DPC 10, Maintaining and Testing Fluid Milk Shelf Life

DPC 10, Maintaining and Testing Fluid Milk Shelf Life

The purpose of this guideline is to provide the dairy processor and other interested parties with recommendations for optimizing pasteurized product shelf-life.

$8.50

DPC 11, Sediment Testing and Producing Clean Milk

DPC 11, Sediment Testing and Producing Clean Milk

This guideline presents the merits of the sediment test; describes sediment testing methods, reference standards, & interpretation; provides an overview of applicable regulations; and concludes with best management practices to produce clean milk.

$8.00

DPC 13, Environmental Air Control and Quality for Dairy Food Plants

DPC 13, Environmental Air Control and Quality for Dairy Food Plants

This guideline provides an overview of what is involved in treatment of air for ventilation of dairy plants and factors to consider in establishing the level of quality needed and movement of air within a plant.

$7.00

DPC 14 Clean Room Technology

DPC 14 Clean Room Technology

This guideline provides an overview of the essential factors that need to be considered to utilize “clean room” technology to minimize dust, particulate, and microbial contamination in dairy food processing.

$7.00

DPC 16, Handling Dairy Products from Processing To Consumption

DPC 16, Handling Dairy Products from Processing To Consumption

This guideline provides useful information for the proper handling of dairy products in the plant, cold room, wholesale and retail trucks, stores, schools, eating places, and the home.

$6.00