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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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Guidelines for Poster Session Submissions
Thu September 17, 2015

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 55th Annual Meeting will be held January 31 – February 2, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona.

The TTS submission deadline is October 23, 2015. [details here]

Mark Your Calendars for the NMC 55th Annual Meeting
Fri September 11, 2015

Time to start thinking about the upcoming National Mastitis Council 55th Annual Meeting, scheduled for January 31 – February 2, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona (Phoenix area). The conference will provide milk quality professionals the opportunity to network and exchange information relating to udder health, milking management and milk quality. Around 400 individuals from around the world are expected to attend.

Continuing education opportunities include specialized short courses, general sessions, and a poster session. A pre-conference farm tour is also planned.

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 meeting information can be found here.  Program and registration details will be posted in the upcoming weeks.

Information on submitting posters for the Technology Transfer Session is available here.  The deadline for submissions is October 23, 2015.

National Dairy Quality Award Nominations Open
Wed August 5, 2015

NDQA logoNominations are now being accepted for the National Dairy Quality Awards. Open to dairy producers in the US, the goal of the program is to honor producers from across the country who place a high priority on quality milk production.

Read more about the program here. Nominations are due September 1, 2015.

NMC Regional Meeting Papers Added to Online Proceedings Library
Mon August 3, 2015

Papers presented during the general session at this year’s National Mastitis Council Regional Meeting, held July 28-29, 2015 in Syracuse, New York are available in the NMC Online Proceedings Library.

The NMC Online Proceedings Library includes papers from all of the NMC annual and regional meetings since 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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July 28-29, 2015
NMC Regional Meeting
Syracuse, New York

October 26-28, 2015
University of Minnesota China Dairy Conference
organized jointly with the
National Mastitis Council
Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China

January 31-February 2, 2016
NMC 55th Annual Meeting
Glendale, Arizona

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