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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)


 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
4610 S. Biltmore Lane, Suite 107
Madison, WI 53718
Phone: (608) 257-3665
Fax: (608) 257-8989

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