Skip to main content Skip to navigation
Clark County Upcoming Events
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Webinar: COVID19 Farm Roundtable: Emergency and Contingency Plans

March 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

COVID19 Farm Roundtable: Emergency and Contingency Plans

3 pm, March 26, 2020

Join on Zoom:

Discussion Leads: Carrie Backman, WSU Wahkiakum County Extension Associate Professor; Michael Gaffney, WSU Extension Assistant Director; Dr. Susan Kerr, WSU Livestock Specialist Emerita; Dr. Mark Schmidt, Epidemiologist and Puget Island, WA market farmer.

Framing: Farmers work under multiple stressors; and COVID19 puts extreme demands on already challenging times. Presenters will share considerations for farm operations in an emergency, tips to help plan for contingencies, and tools to develop plans with your support networks.

Time What Discussion Lead
3:00 Welcome and Introductions, and purpose of the call Carrie Backman, Wahkiakum County Extension Director
3:05 Emergency Preparedness:

  • Strategic Emergency Management Concerns
  • Continuity of Operations and Recovery planning
Michael Gaffney, Assistant Director, WSU Extension and CED Unit Director
3:20 Farm Contingency Plans Susan Kerr, WSU Livestock and Dairy Extension Specialist

Professor Emerita

3:35 Taking Care of Farm and Community: Tips from a Farmer and Epidemiologist Mark Schmidt, epidemiologist and farmer, Blue Skies Farm
3:50 Farm Roundtable Carrie Backman and Bruce Craven, Backwater Farm


March 26, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm




Justin O’Dea