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New Animal ID Requirements Web Meeting - May 29
May. 29, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Online (Ohio Farm Bureau members only)
Many Ohio livestock farmers will be subject to new requirements under the animal disease traceability system, according to rules published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This members-only webinar will explain the requirements and answer questions.
The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Leah Dorman, a veterinarian and OFBF's director of food programs. She will be joined by Ohio's state veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey of the Ohio Department of Agriculture and by USDA veterinarian Dr. Susan Skorupski.
The goal of the animal disease traceability system is to improve the response to a livestock disease outbreak in the United States.USDA issued final rules on the program in December 2012. The webinar will focus on issues that are important to Ohio livestock farmers, particularly beef and dairy farmers.
Farm Bureau members may post questions for the panelists when registering or during the webinar.