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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

FAD Stakeholder Focus Group

Start Date: 1/19/2022 1:00 PM CST
End Date: 1/19/2022 5:30 PM CST

Location:
Independence, IA  United States 

To best meet the needs of our partners and producers around the state, IDALS would like to hear from you and local producers on how we can best support you to be prepared in the event of a foreign animal disease outbreak.
 
We need your help to determine statewide producers’:

  • Awareness of FAD threats, response plans, and opportunities to minimize operational and supply chain disruptions if an outbreak occurs
  • Current level of FAD preparedness
  • Expectations of roles and responsibilities during an outbreak
  • Needs to better prepare for an outbreak and how IDALS can address those needs
 
We want to hear the stories, concerns, and questions from the field.
 
IDALS will be hosting 4 focus groups around the state, with dedicated, 2-hour species-specific
Sessions (Poultry/Turkeys 1-3 pm, Swine 3:30-5:30 pm, Cattle and Sheep 6-8 pm) to capture the diverse needs of each group.
Jan 12, 2022 - Carroll
Jan 13, 2022 - Sioux Center
Jan 18, 2022 - Washington
Jan 19, 2022 – Independence

Register Today!
https://iowaagriculture.gov/fad-stakeholder-focus-groups 

Our team would appreciate your participation, as well as your assistance in marketing these events to your clients! I am attaching a copy of our flyer promoting these sessions. Please feel free to post these in your practice and share this email forward! We are truly grateful for your efforts and look forward to learning from you how we can best support our community!