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APL biosecurity update meeting: How to protect your pigs (Launceston)

This meeting is being organised to discuss future small holder support networks and how to assist with exotic disease preparedness. This will be the 6th workshop organised by the Pork Innovation Pilot group as part of the Foot-and-Mouth disease Ready project.

Dr Lechelle van Breda, Manager production stewardship and African swine fever (ASF) co-ordinator at Australian Pork Limited, will provide a biosecurity update and discuss what you can do to help protect your pigs from exotic diseases such as ASF.

When: Thursday 13th  Feb  2020  at  9 am

Where: Colonial Launceston, 31 Elizabeth (Cnr George St), Launceston

If you would like to attend, please call or text  Ms Jennifer Kelly at  0408 630 868 or send an email to jennifer.kelly@csiro.au  by 11 Feb 2020

The FMD Ready Project is supported by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture as part of its Rural Research & Development for Profit program, and by producer levies from Australian FMD-susceptible livestock (cattle, sheep, goats and pigs) industries and Charles Sturt University (CSU). The research partners for this project are CSIRO, CSU through the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, the Bureau of Meteorology and the Australian Department of Agriculture, supported by Animal Health Australia.

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