SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and Iowa State University (ISU) are hosting a FREE, one day workshop for dairy producers, processors, extension, veterinarians, and emergency responders in Sioux Center January 27.
The workshop will focus on how to prepare for a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak and steps that can be taken today to protect dairies from foreign animal diseases and also diseases already found in the U.S. A 72-hour movement standstill could be implemented nationally to control spread of this highly contagious foreign animal disease. This will impact animal movements and possibly milk and feed movements in Iowa.
How would this affect your business? Come to the workshop to learn more, ask questions and share your concerns. Presenters are Dr. Andrew Hennenfent, IDALS Emergency Management Coordinator and Dr. Danelle Bickett-Weddle, Iowa State University.
January 27, 2020
230 St Andrews Way
Sioux Center, IA 51250
A FREE lunch will be provided – pre-registration is appreciated for meal prep purposes. Check-in starts at 8:15 AM, with the workshops ending at 3:00 PM. Walk-ins are welcome.
Prior to the workshop attendees are encouraged to view the Midwest Dairy Foot-and-Mouth Disease Webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/3641019962906167298.
Click the link for a flyer: IDALS-Dairy-FAD-Prep-Mtg-Info-2020 (002)
— Iowa State University Extension
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