USDA African Swine Fever Action Week Webinar Series

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) will be hosting ASF Action Week, a series of daily webinars from September 13-17, 2021, on African Swine Fever, its global spread, and actions APHIS is taking to protect the U.S. from infection. Register for webinars to learn more about biosecurity measures you can implement and practice to protect the U.S. swine herd.

Webinar Schedule and Registration

Monday, September 13 | 2–3:30 p.m. EST
ASF: Where it Exists and What’s at Stake

Tuesday, September 14 | 2–3:30 p.m. EST
Steps APHIS is Taking to Prevent and Prepare for ASF

Wednesday, September 15 | 2–3:30 p.m. EST
ASF and the Benefits of Biosecurity

Thursday, September 16 | 2–3:30 p.m. EST
What to Expect in an ASF Outbreak

Friday, September 17 | 2–3:30 p.m. EST
ASF and the Feral Swine Factor

Registration is separate for each webinar.

Why Should I Register?

African Swine Fever is a threat to U.S. swine production. Every step of the production chain, including the feed and ingredient processing industries should take every precaution to maintain good biosecurity and prevent the potential spread of this virus.

For more information about how ASF can be transmitted, read our February 2021 update: U.S. Department of Homeland Security Releases New African Swine Fever Resource.

If you have questions about animal food safety, please contact Marissa Cohen.

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Marissa Cohen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa Email Marissa Poultry Science
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Updated on Aug 9, 2023
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