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“The 2018 NMC International Bovine Mastitis Conference provided a broad-based exchange of information, technologies and research pertinent to improving milk quality, udder health and animal welfare around the world,” said Bronzo. “Program organizers worked diligently to offer a program based on promoting good science and sound knowledge – just like NMC has done for more than a half century.”
Several conference speakers represented NMC from around the world, including Mario Lopez, DeLaval, Kansas City, Mo.; Sarne De Vliegher, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium; Ian Ohnstad, The Dairy Group, Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom; Scott McDougall, Anexa FVC, New Zealand; Ynte Schukken, GD Animal Health, Netherlands; Sandra Godden, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minn.; Ilka Klaas, DeLaval, Tumba, Sweden; Paolo Moroni, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.; Daniel Zalduendo, HIPRA, Maer, Girona, Spain; Marco Nocetti, Reggio, Emilia, Italy; and NMC Marketing and Communications Director JoDee Sattler.
NMC is a professional organization devoted to reducing mastitis and enhancing milk quality. NMC promotes research and provides information to the dairy industry on udder health, milking management, milk quality and milk safety. Founded in 1961, NMC has about 1,000 members in more than 40 countries throughout the world.