Georgia Farm Bureau Convention highlighted the critical issue of foreign animal diseases

High Pathogenic Avian Flu has been a big issue this year, and keeping animal diseases to a minimum is the producer’s top goal. It is why the Georgia Farm Bureau Convention held a special session on keeping foreign animal diseases out of the food supply.

Nebraska Cattlemen are also keeping a close eye on foreign animal disease prevention, saying it will be an important issue in 2024. Laura Field, the group’s Executive Director says an outbreak would be devastating and the industry cannot afford to be in a bind. She tells Brownfield Ag News it is something they need to keep talking about.

Foreign animal disease materials from the USDA can be found HERE.