Technical Resources Overview

Through the proAction initiative, Canadian dairy farmers provide measurable proof of milk quality and safety, and work to continually improve animal health and welfare as well as environmental stewardship. 

This section of the website includes resources for farmers to use in implementing proAction.

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The Process of Registration, Validation & Compliance

With proAction, farmers are recording information, identifying issues and looking to improve, innovate and find solutions to their challenges.

Here is information on the registration process as well as the appeals and complaints process as defined through the CQM Program:

Note: The process is currently under review to ensure it meets the needs for all modules.

The proAction Initiative

These documents will provide a guide and introduction to proAction and its modules:

The proAction initiative operates with six key modules. These modules are currently at different stages of development and implementation across the country:

proaction modules

The timelines were built to realistically allow for group and individual training and validation of all farms, building on the existing infrastructure as CQM for record-keeping. The initiative is ambitious in that all Canadian dairy farms will be expected to complete the certification, and continue to undergo regular validations and show continuous improvement.

Each module was developed by technical working groups of farmers, scientists, veterinarians, and industry specialists in the matter at hand. Each module is being developed and implemented in the staged approach of training and validation.

Access additional technical resources by selecting a proAction module