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Preparing for Unimaginable - Secure Milk Supply
Friday, September 21, 2018, 08:00am - 12:00pm
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Sponsored by Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin (DFW) and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)

Agenda

 7:45 am  Registration
 8 am  Welcome and Introductions
 8:15 am


The Changing Response to Foot-and-Mouth Disease: Secure Food Supply Plans: 
Dr. Bickett-Weddle, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University

• Transition from stamping-out to vaccination
• Business continuity plans for dairy, beef, and swine operations
• Permitted movement requirements

 9:15 am Disease Monitoring for Foot and Mouth Disease
Dr. Bickett-Weddle

• Conducting active observational surveillance
• Status and Use of a Bulk Tank Milk PCR Test

 9:45 am  Break
 10 am  
Protecting the Cattle Herd
Dr. Bickett-Weddle

• Developing biosecurity plans
• Determining Line of Separation/Perimeter Buffer Area
• Presentation of example farms from designated attendees

 10:45 am

 
Small Group Assignments

Tasks to complete:

• Determining the Line of Separation for example dairies
• Milk tanker/hauler activities on farm
• Animal movement pathways and contingency plans for stopped movement
• Carcass disposal options
• Milk disposal options
• Manure disposal options

 11:15 am

 
Dairy Reports

Presentations by each small group

• Discuss challenges encountered and creative solutions
• Discuss state resources used
• Discuss obstacles that still need to be addressed
• Discuss opportunities to take new knowledge to clients

Noon Adjourn
Location UW Green Bay
University Union
Room 1965
2420 Nicolet Dr
Green Bay, WI 54311
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Madison, WI 53718
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