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Waikato dairy researcher claims prestigious award

Sep 7, 2017 | Cognosco

Congratulations Scott

Waikato dairy veterinarian and researcher Dr Scott McDougall has become the first scientist in the Southern Hemisphere to receive a prestigious United States dairying award, the West Agro Inc. Award. The award was created to recognise outstanding research on milk quality and the effects of mastitis, management and milking practices in the production of milk. It is granted by the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), publishers of the highly regarded scientific journal The Journal of Dairy Science The award also makes Dr McDougall only the third scientist outside of the United States to ever receive it. Dr McDougall has been a figure in the New Zealand dairying industry for almost 30 years, having spent the past 20 heavily involved in many applied studies and research projects on mastitis and dairy cow reproduction.

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