Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Webinar: What Ag Producers Need to Know about COVID19

Summary
Coronavirus has gained attention worldwide as an emerging infectious disease. This webinar is intended to share evidence-based information about COVID19 and to help agricultural producers identify strategies for responding on their farm.

Intended Audience
Agricultural producers, ranchers, farmers, farmworkers, veterinarians, Extension personnel, rural health care providers, and others who work in agriculture.

Objectives
At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • be aware of common signs and symptoms of COVID-19
  • understand the transmission risk to yourself, employees, and potentially your animals
  • describe infection control principles and appropriate strategies for limiting disease transmission
  • locate resources and training for ag producers related to infection prevention

Presenters
Jeff Bender, DVM, MS DACVPM
Professor and Director of the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH), School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

Charlotte Halverson, RN, BSN, COHN-S, Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network

Heather Fowler, VMD PhD MPH DACVPM
Director of Producer and Public Health, National Pork Board

Chad Roy, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Director, Infectious Disease Aerobiology, Director, Biodefense Research Programs at the Tulane National Primate Research Center, and Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Tulane School of Medicine

Click here for registration for this event which will take place in the AgriSafe Learning Lab. If you are not currently an AgriSafe member, you can still register by setting up a guest account (click on Create Account).

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