Event Details


August 4, 2020


8:00 pm EDT


Online Webinar


This event is free.


University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dr. Jay Parsons

Protecting the Flock from Highly Contagious Diseases

August 4, 2020

Protecting the Flock from Highly Contagious Diseases - Resources in the Secure Sheep and Wool Supply Plan

Join us for a webinar on August 4, 2020 at 7:00 PM CDT. 

Register now at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7778541598027663376

Danelle Bickett-Weddle, Associate Director
Center for Food Security and Public Health
Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Host: Dr. Jay Parsons, Department of Agricultural Economics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Time: 8:00 PM Eastern; 7:00 PM Central; 6:00 PM Mountain; 5:00 PM Pacific


The most highly contagious disease of livestock is foot and mouth disease (FMD) and it remains a threat in almost 100 countries in the world. Sheep are referred to as the "silent shedders" among livestock species susceptible to this devastating animal disease. Preparedness and response planning for FMD has taken center stage in recent years. Learn about this disease, how the U.S. plans to respond should it be diagnosed in North America, and the Secure Sheep and Wool Supply Plan for Continuity of Business resources available to protect the flock. 
This webinar is made possible with funding support from the Let's Grow Committee of the American Sheep Industry Association. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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