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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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Registration Open for NMC 55th Annual Meeting
Wed November 18, 2015

Register now for the upcoming National Mastitis Council 55th Annual Meeting, scheduled for January 31 – February 2, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona (Phoenix area).  The conference will draw about 400 attendees from around the world who share a common interest in udder health, milk quality, and milking management.

The meeting officially begins on Sunday, January 31.   The program includes short courses, general sessions, and a poster session. A pre-conference farm tour will be held on Saturday, January 30.

Get complete details here.


NMC Award of Excellence Nominations Open
Mon October 19, 2015

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 the global National Mastitis Council membership.  Individuals must be an active NMC member in good standing at the time of nomination, spent significant time and effort in the area of mastitis prevention and control, and promoted the goals of the NMC.

Read more about the award and the specific requirements for nomination here. The submission deadline is November 16, 2015.

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.


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

June 28-30, 2016
NMC Regional Meeting
Appleton, Wisconsin

January 29-31, 2017
NMC 56th Annual Meeting
St. Pete Beach, Florida

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