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Farm Biosecurity Education Goes Virtual with Discovery Learning Series

Joanna Cummings Agriculture Education, Livestock diseases

We are witnessing in real time the spread of a virulent, infectious disease known as COVID-19 among the human population. Livestock and poultry are susceptible to infectious diseases as well, and the impacts can be devastating for anyone raising farm animals. The most effective strategy for protecting farm animal health is to prevent or reduce the chances of introducing a …

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Coronavirus Prevention & Control for Farms

Joanna Cummings Farm Visitors, Risk assessment, Risk Communication

​The United States is confronting an outbreak of a novel coronavirus that causes serious respiratory disease and may be deadly for older people and those with weakened immune systems. The World Health Organization is now calling the outbreak a global pandemic because it is affecting countries all over the world. People and organizations can fight coronavirus by taking steps to …