USDA to host African Swine Fever Action Week 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on Aug. 17 announced it will host an African Swine Fever (ASF) Action Week during Sept. 13-17 to focus attention on the importance of preparedness and the agency’s ongoing, collaborative efforts to keep ASF out of the United States.

During each day of the action week, APHIS will host a webinar to share information and resource materials to address the following topics: 
Monday, Sept. 13 - ASF: Where it Exists and What’s at Stake
Tuesday, Sept. 14 - Steps APHIS is Taking to Prevent and Prepare for ASF
Wednesday, Sept. 15 - ASF and the Benefits of Biosecurity
Thursday, Sept. 16 - What to Expect in an ASF Outbreak
Friday, September 17 - ASF and the Feral Swine Factor

All webinars will be conducted from 2 – 3:30 p.m. EST and registration is required.