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Provide a forum for education and global exchange of information on milk quality, mastitis and relevant research.

Communicate that information to the dairy industry enabling it to control mastitis and improve milk quality.

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Nominations Open for NMC Award of Excellence
Tue October 21, 2014

Nominations are being accepted for the National Mastitis Council Award of Excellence for Contribution to Mastitis Prevention and Control.

The award recognizes sustained contribution to mastitis prevention and control through research, extension or education, clinical practice, or service to producers. The award is open to active National Mastitis Council members from around the world.

Read more about the award and the requirements for nomination here. The submission deadline is November 17, 2014.

Guidelines for Poster Session Submissions
Wed October 1, 2014

Guidelines and instructions for submitting manuscripts for presentation during the Technology Transfer Session (TTS) are now available. Held each year during the National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting, the TTS supplements the program by providing mastitis and milk quality information through the use of posters and one-on-one interaction.

TTS participants also have the option to submit their paper for consideration as an oral presentation during the Research and Development Summaries Session. This session offers the opportunity for graduate students and new researchers to be involved in the oral presentations at the NMC meeting.

The NMC 54th Annual Meeting is scheduled for February 1-3, 2015 in Memphis, Tennessee.

The TTS submission deadline is October 30, 2014. [more details here]

Mark Your Calendars for 2015 NMC Annual Meeting
Fri September 19, 2014

The National Mastitis Council 54th Annual Meeting is scheduled for February 1-3, 2015, at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. This international conference will provide milk quality professionals the opportunity to exchange information on udder health, milking management and milk quality.

Everyone with an interest in quality milk production — veterinarians, milk plant field staff, equipment and animal health suppliers, dairy producers, milk quality consultants, university researchers, extension specialists and students — is invited to attend and exchange ideas.

General information is available here. Details will be posted as they become available.

2014 NMC Regional Meeting Proceedings Can Be Accessed Online
Mon August 18, 2014

All of the papers and posters presented at the National Mastitis Council Regional Meeting, held August 4-6, in Ghent, Belgium, are available in the NMC Online Proceedings Library.

The NMC Online Proceedings Library includes papers from all of the NMC annual and regional meetings back to 2001. Hundreds of papers are available for viewing and download.

Access to the online library is limited to NMC members, via the members only section of the NMC website.

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August 5-6, 2014
NMC Regional Meeting
Ghent, Belgium

February 1-3, 2015
NMC 54th Annual Meeting
Memphis, Tennessee

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