Discussions in Tallahassee MGT 448 class centered on the nation’s largest evacuation in history that took place in Florida in 2017, including first-hand human and animal rescue experiences during hurricanes in Florida and Puerto Rico.
An intentional release, or natural occurrence of diseases associated with pathogens, or biological and chemical toxins, can adversely impact the safety and security of plant and animal foods. WIFSS partners with multiple academic institutions and government agencies to address the safety and security of food for people and animals.
Read about how WIFSS is helping deliver educational materials for growers to assist in conducting agricultural water sampling and environmental assessments.
Awareness and management level courses for all hazards preparedness and planning for animal and agricultural disasters were held in Santa Rosa, February 2 and 3. Much of the discussion and training was built around the most recent devastating fires.
Happy New Year from everyone at WIFSS.
WIFSS video series raises awareness about the facts around antibiotic resistance and describes how to implement sustainable livestock medication practices.
Advancing the safety and security of the food chain in Sweden and the U.S. was the top priority of representatives from government agencies, universities, and the private sector during a 4-day civil defense conference at UC Davis.
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.
Summer conference was the ideal setting to bring together faculty and students with mutual concerns for the health of the planet and the animals and people on the planet.
AWR 328, All Hazards Preparedness for Animals in Disasters, meets for the first time at a veterinary college as the University Of Minnesota College Of Veterinary Medicine hosts the course on October 7, 2017.