US announces ASF Action week from 13 to 17 September

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced a series of webinars from 13 to 17 September to mark African Swine Fever Action Week.

24 August 2021, at 9:03am

APHIS is inviting stakeholders to join experts from 13 to 17 September for daily webinars to learn more about African swine fever and its global spread. The webinars will also explore actions APHIS is taking to safeguard the United States and biosecurity measures pork producers can implement to protect the US herd.

Webinar schedule

  • Monday 13 September: ASF – where it exists and what’s at stake
  • Tuesday 14 September: Steps APHIS is taking to prevent and prepare for ASF
  • Wednesday 15 September: ASF and the benefits of biosecurity
  • Thursday 16 September: What to expect in an ASF outbreak
  • Friday 17 September: ASF and the feral swine factor

All webinars are held between 14:00 and 15:30 EDT. Click here to learn more and register.