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.

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Educating about Honey Bee Health

It was a war on plastics that earned Return of the King the championship medals of the 2018 Lunchtime Challenge. The spirit of teamwork instilled at the UC Davis, WIFSS-coordinated One Health Conference will serve as a model for collaboration in future endeavors for addressing the health of people,l animals and the environment in which we all live.

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One Health Conferences Inspire Lunchtime Challenges

It was a war on plastics that earned Return of the King the championship medals of the 2018 Lunchtime Challenge. The spirit of teamwork instilled at the UC Davis, WIFSS-coordinated One Health Conference will serve as a model for collaboration in future endeavors for addressing the health of people,l animals and the environment in which we all live.

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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.

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Protecting our Food and Agriculture

Finding real world solutions to issues facing Sweden and the U.S. from threats of agroterrorism is the driving force behind the WIFSS-Sweden partnership. A three-member delegation of Swedish government officials met with WIFSS personnel in April as part of an ongoing collaboration to better understand the dangers and vulnerability of antagonistic threats to food and agriculture.

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