There are several technician licenses that are grouped together in 6 V.S.A. §2724 (a). Persons that perform any testing, weighing or volumetric measure that are used in the payment or acceptance of milk must be licensed. There are several general licensee groups. Individuals who work in laboratories to determine the fitness of milk for purchasing must have a license for each type of test they perform. Individuals who sample milk at farms for purposes of testing must also be licensed. Finally, individuals who measure milk in a bulk milk tank to provide for payment must be licensed.
For those who wish to weigh and sample milk at farms the following study guides can be downloaded in English or Spanish versions
English version: Bulk Milk Collector Handbook
Spanish version: MANUAL DE INTRODUCCION PARA RECOLECTAR LECHE A GRANEL
To apply to weigh and sample milk the following forms must be filled out and submitted either at the time of the evaluation and examination or prior to the evaluation and examination to the dairy section.
To apply to test milk the following form must be filled out and submitted to the Dairy Section.
Laboratory procedures license application