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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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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 Yorkare available in the NMC Online Proceedings Library.

The NMC Online Proceedings Library includes papers from all of the NMC annual and regional meetings since2001. 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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Students Encouraged to Apply for NMC Scholars Program
Mon June 15, 2015

Graduate students with an interest in mastitis, udder health, milking management and milk quality are invited to apply for the National Mastitis Council (NMC) Scholars Program.

The goal of the NMC Scholars Program is to encourage graduate student participation in National Mastitis Council programs and activities, and support the development of future milk quality researchers and specialists.

A maximum of four scholarships will be awarded. At least two scholarship recipients will be graduate students at a university or college outside of the United States and Canada.

Successful applicants will receive travel funding to attend the National Mastitis Council 55th Annual Meeting, January 31 – February 2, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona.

The application deadline is July 31, 2015. [Details here.]

Registration Open for NMC Regional Meeting
Wed June 10, 2015

Register now for the National Mastitis Council Regional Meeting, July 28-29, 2015, in Syracuse, New York. The goal of the meeting is to provide a forum for delivering and sharing information about udder health, mastitis control, milking management, milk quality and animal well-being.

The meeting includes short courses, general sessions, and a post-conference farm tour.

All individuals with an interest in quality milk production — including dairy farmers and their employees, veterinarians, milk quality advisors/consultants, technical field representatives from dairy equipment and pharmaceutical companies, other allied dairy professionals and students — are encouraged to attend.

Read more about the program HERE.


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

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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