The latest information, protocols and research on farm biosecurity to keep contagious diseases and pests from entering livestock farms and spreading to neighboring producers from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines. Topics include risk assessment, risk management and risk communication strategies. Register for free to access premium content.
The movement of birds throughout the supply chain – even from uninfected farms – stops during a disease outbreak. Tactical biosecurity strategies based on risk-based science can help mitigate the spread of pathogens.
A lot of companies are providing agriculture-related educational worksheets to kids that currently can't go to school, perhaps something on biosecurity could be next and create trust between producers and consumers?
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued guidance that includes the food and agriculture industries in its “essential critical infrastructure workforce” that should continue operations during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
What does this whole COVID-19 issue of locking yourself up at home, of going out only for what it is essential, keeping distance, disinfecting, cleaning up, remind you of? I can only refer to the well-worn idea of biosecurity.