Foreign Animal Disease workshop planned Jan. 27 in Sioux Center

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and Iowa State University will host a workshop at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 27 at Terrace View, 230 St. Andrews Way, Sioux Center. Check-in begins at 8:15 a.m.

The workshop will focus on how to prepare for a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak and steps that can be taken to protect dairies from foreign animal diseases and also diseases already found in the United States. The workshop is free and includes lunch.

Danelle Bickett-Weddle, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, encourages dairy producers, processors, haulers, veterinarians, Extension personnel and emergency managers to attend.

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