Sponsorship Support was Significant
Numerous companies showed their support of NMC and milk quality improvement by sponsoring the 50th Annual Meeting. Diamond sponsors for the event were Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.; GEA Farm Technologies, Inc.; Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health; and Pfizer Animal Health. Platinum sponsors included A&L Laboratories; Boumatic; Delaval, Inc.; Ecolab Inc.; IBA Inc.; and Lauren AgriSystems. Supporting at the Gold level were Elanco Animal Health; Hypred; S.A.; IDEXX Laboratories; Land O’Lakes, Inc.; and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Silver level sponsorships were received from ABS Global, Inc.; Ambic Equipment Limited; Association of Equipment Manufacturers; DairyBusiness Communications; Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.; Dairy Herd Management; Dairy Today; Fight Bac / Deep Valley Farm; Foremost Farms USA; Grande Cheese Company; Progressive Dairyman; and SOP SRL. The special 50th anniversary banquet was sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health. Cloverland Farms Dairy sponsored the milk breaks.
Celebrations Continue at International Symposium
This year will also feature the Third International Symposium on Mastitis and Milk Quality. Jointly sponsored by NMC and the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP), the symposium will be held September 22-24, 2011 in conjunction with the AABP 44th Annual Conference, in St. Louis, Mo.
Source: National Mastitis Council