Davis Warriors was the name of the team. Seven teammates worked together on a learning activity called, “Good Guys vs. Bad Bugs,” in which they explored the importance of sanitary practices on a dairy farm to protect animals from the disease-causing bacteria E. coli.
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.
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.
Faculty from multiple backgrounds, teaching various technological approaches, are lighting the fire of discovery in the future leaders of the proposed One Health Center for Food Safety and Animal Health at NAU. With mentoring from visionary faculty, graduate students will go forward to be the leaders in the One Health Center.
During wildfires ranch owners with horses or other livestock are faced with the challenge of protecting not only themselves but their animals as well. Presentation of Ranch Readiness Day presentation, “Wildfire Preparedness tips from a Firefighter, Veterinarian and Ranch Owner,” now available for viewing.
Inside every fresh egg, every glass of milk, and every head of lettuce is a network of research, ideas, and hard work. Veterinary Medicine Extension at UC Davis is part of that network, linking basic and applied scientific research with people and communities in California.
The fifth annual Farm-to-Fork Festival held on Capitol Mall in Sacramento included the popular School of Veterinary Medicine – WIFSS booth which features family-friendly games focused on testing festival goer’s food safety knowledge.
Dr. Michael Payne, UC Davis veterinarian, and a volunteer firefighter for the Vacaville Fire Protection District, offers disaster preparedness advice at Ranch Readiness Day.
An awareness level course providing first responders with the tools to protect, respond to, and recover from consequences of disasters involving animals in rural communities, was launched in Santa Rosa in early March. The AWR 328 course introduces participants to the unique issues that must be considered and addressed when animals are involved in an emergency.