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Milk Quality Professionals Gather in Texas

06 September 2013

US - The latest advancements in milk quality and mastitis control will be highlighted during a three-day international forum - the National Mastitis Council (NMC) 53rd annual meeting in Texas.

The event is open to professionals with a vested interest in high quality milk production.

Milk quality specialists, veterinarians, milk plant field staff, dairy suppliers, dairy producers, university researchers, extension specialists and students will be attending to exchange ideas and information on udder health, milking management and milk quality.

This year’s programme will cover:

  • Analytical approaches to managing mastitis;
  • Treatment and non-treatment approaches to tackling mastitis;
  • Milk quality reports from around the globe; and
  • New and not-so new technologies for detecting and managing mastitis.

In addition to the main programme, specialised short course will be available. The specialised short courses provide learning opportunities in smaller group settings, offering participants the opportunity to interact directly with the instructor and other course registrants.

Cutting edge milk quality research will be highlighted at the conference during the annual poster session, and research and development summaries session.

“Anyone with a vested interest in high quality milk production is invited to attend and take advantage of the networking and educational opportunities that our annual meeting offers,” says John Middleton, professor, food animal medicine and surgery at the University of Missouri and 2014 NMC Annual Meeting Program Chairman.

The meeting provides an excellent opportunity to network with dairy professionals from around the world. Save the date for the NMC 53rd Annual Meeting, 26-28 JKaniuary 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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