Applications are now being accepted for the National Mastitis Council Award of Excellence for Contribution to Mastitis Prevention and Control, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc.

An applicant must be an NMC member in good standing at the time of nomination, and have spent significant time and sustained effort in the area of mastitis prevention and control.

Categories for applicants include:

  • research nominees: area of research and output/publications that impact mastitis prevention and milk quality
  • extension and education nominees: description of activities related to mastitis prevention and the impact on producers or students
  • clinical practice nominees: number of producers with whom they work, description of activities related to milk quality and mastitis prevention, and impact on milk quality
  • allied industry professional nominees: description of their work and its impact on mastitis prevention and milk quality

Application deadline is Nov. 15. You can find the online application form and supporting materials here.