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Home / Training / Courses Current Courses Past Courses Online Courses FSMA Food Defense Training WIFSS has developed an online training course, available in both English and Spanish, to assist California specialty crop food processing firms comply with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSM) Intentional Adulteration (IA) Rule. More Info Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course This…

Disaster Training Important as Ever

Great concerns are present for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), as well as catastrophic natural disasters. Tracey Stevens led the Moorefield courses which allowed for broad discussions, information sharing, strategic planning and simulation planning with table top exercises and group discussions. The regional conference was an opportunity for statewide leadership to meet and discuss the agriculture and food animal planning for the state and individual jurisdictions.

From Ranchers to Emergency Planners, WIFSS Provides Disaster Planning Assistance

As wildfire season rages along the west coast, wrecking havoc on rural communities from California to Washington state, there is no better time to learn how to prepare, manage, and plan for disasters. In an ongoing partnership with RDPC and The Department of Homeland Security, WIFSS trained a diverse group of professionals on creating a thorough disaster preparedness and response plan.

Saving your ranch and animals from wildfires

For horse and cattle owners wondering what they can do to help protect not only themselves but their animals, a video from WIFSS is a great place to start. Wildfire Preparedness Tips for a Firefighter presentation explains fire service response procedures and the specific actions that livestock owners can take to help protect themselves, their ranch and their animals.