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On-Farm Processing

Milk Safety Branch
275 E. Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-3340
Fax:     (502) 564-8787

Basic Requirements for Manufacturing On-Farm Processing
  • Contact Milk Safety Branch or local inspection - If you don't know your local inspector, call for their name and number.
  • Send detailed floor plans for approval. Detailed plans must be submitted before construction begins. The local inspector may be of assistance to you before the plans are submitted.
  • Approved water supply. Any other water source will have to be tested and approved prior to permitting.
  • Provide detailed information about products to be processed. All products to be processed must be approved prior to permitting.
  • Read and understand regulations. This website contains the KARs that you need to familiarize yourself with before construction and processing.
  • Apply for appropriate permits. Your local inspector will guide you through the entire process of making application for the appropriate permits.

Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR 902)

Basic Requirements for Grade "A" On-Farm Processing


Last Updated 11/6/2013