Milk Quality Meeting Draws International Audience to Belgium

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Animal Health, Cattle, Dairy, Mastitis

Ghent, Belgium served as the host site for over 650 milk quality professionals from 51 countries attending the National Mastitis Council (NMC) Regional Meeting. The meeting, held August 4-6, is the first of its kind held outside of North America and was jointly organized with the M-team at Ghent University. Attendees were able to participate in a variety of specialized … Read More

Registration Open for National Mastitis Council Meeting

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Animal Health, Mastitis, Milk

Registration for the National Mastitis Council (NMC) Regional Meeting, August 4-6, 2014, is now open. This three day event will be held at Ghent University in Ghent, Belgium. The regional meeting provides attendees with information and skills necessary to strengthen milk quality programs and increase dairy profitability. The conference also provides an excellent opportunity to network with individuals from around … Read More

53rd National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Mastitis

More than 420 milk quality, mastitis and udder health researchers, dairy producers and dairy industry partners attended the National Mastitis Council (NMC) 53rd Annual Meeting held Jan. 26-28, in Fort Worth, Texas. The event upheld its tradition of offering a platform for international discussion and sharing research on milk quality innovation and expertise. As in the past, the 2014 event … Read More

On-Farm Tech Allows Producer To 'See' Mastitis

Jamie JohansenAG CONNECT, Disease, Mastitis

At this year’s National Mastitis Council in Fort Worth, Texas, attendees learned about a new on-farm technology that allows dairy producers to accurately “see” mastitis before symptoms appear, using the Milk Leukocyte Differential (MLD). Rudy Rodriguez, founder of Advanced Animal Diagnostics, Durham, N.C., said similar white blood cell differential technology has long been a tool in human and companion animal … Read More