Recognizing Contributions To Dairy Science
The California Dairy Research Foundation (CDRF) is accepting nominations through September 22 for the William C. Haines Dairy Science Award, honoring individuals who work in support of dairy science. U.S. and international scientists who have made a significant contribution to dairy science and the betterment of the dairy industry through research and development in the field of chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, technology, nutrition or engineering are eligible for the award, which includes a plaque, a cash prize of $1,000, travel expenses and the opportunity to make a presentation at a dairy industry event co-sponsored by the CDRF. “This award is our way of recognizing the individuals who are helping to move the field of dairy science forward for the betterment of the industry and for increased consumer health,” says Dr. Joseph O’Donnell, executive director of the CDRF. “We encourage scientists to nominate themselves or their colleagues.” For more information, visit www.cdrf.org. The winner will be announced in early 2007.