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Time’s running out to nominate a National Mastitis Council member for the NMC Award of Excellence for Contribution to Mastitis Prevention and Control, which recognizes an individual who has provided sustained contributions to mastitis prevention and control through research, extension or education, clinical practice or service to dairy producers. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, the award carries a cash honorarium and travel stipend to attend the National Mastitis Council 59th Annual Meeting, January 28-31, 2020, in Orlando, Florida. USA, where the award will be presented. Nominations are due Thursday, October 31.

To nominate an individual, complete the nomination form, and submit two or three letters of support. These letters should describe how the nominee has met award criteria, including time in the dairy industry, positions held, major contributions to mastitis prevention and milk quality, research, publications, leadership roles, participation in NMC activities and industry involvement.

Questions? Contact JoDee Sattler at: or 414-587-5839.