National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Annual Meeting
July 12-16, 2015
Sioux Falls, SD
ASABE Annual International Meeting
July 26 – 29, 2015
New Orleans, LA
National Farm Safety & Health Week
September 20-26, 2015
Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health Conference
November 17-18
Decorah, IA

Avian Influenza Outbreak

Since December 2014, over 47 million birds in the US have been affected by the avian influenza outbreak. GPCAH, in collaboration with its partners, has produced a resource outlining personal protective equipment (PPE) recommendations for workers in poultry facilities – Avian Influenza PPE Guidelines.

Although no humans in the US have  been infected, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory explaining the recommendations for infection control and prevention.

Read more about avian influenza…

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