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The Kika de la Garza Institute for Goat Research at Langston University has launched an online certification program for dairy goat producers and has updated its online certification program for meat goat producers. Topics in the dairy goat certification course include basic information on management, reproduction, nutrition, and health, as well as information on topics needed by dairy goat producers, including legal issues of dairy goat farming, financial issues, marketing, and quality assurance. To qualify as a Certified Quality Dairy Producer you must successfully complete 18 core modules and seven of the 10 elective modules. The course takes 40 to 60 hours to complete. The instructional material is available online for free, but a fee of $25 will be required for processing the certification.