Nominations are now being accepted for the NMC Award of Excellence for Mastitis Prevention and Control.

New this year, the award will be awarded annually to an active National Mastitis Council member for sustained contribution to mastitis prevention and control through research, extension or education, clinical practice, or service to producers. The award is open to NMC members from around the world. The deadline for nominations is Nov. 15.

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., the award includes a $2,500 honorarium and a travel stipend (up to $2,500) for attending the NMC 51st Annual Meeting, January 22-24, 2012, in St. Pete Beach, Florida, where the award will be presented.

Do you know someone who is deserving of this award? Nominees may include (but are not limited to) extension specialists, consultants, field staff, technical service representatives, veterinarians and researchers ... Basically anyone who is involved in helping dairy producers control mastitis and improve milk quality around the world!

Click here for more details and criteria for nominations.