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Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness Workshops

February 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Event Description

WHAT: FREE Interactive Workshop about Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness: What to expect and How to prepare
AUDIENCE: Cattle, pig, sheep and goat producers, Extension personnel, Veterinarians
HOSTED BY: Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University
TIME: 8:30 am-3:30 pm
WHERE: Five Regional Meetings (FREE lunch provided)
• February 7, Washington
• February 12, Ames
• February 26, Nashua
• March 5, Sioux Center
• March 12, Carroll

• What to expect if Foot and Mouth Disease or African Swine Fever is found in the U.S.
• How long movement could stop and the requirements to move animals once movement restarts.
• How to protect their animals from diseases.
• Daily health monitoring strategies in an outbreak.

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