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WEBINAR: Farmer Roundtable response to COVID-19 – keeping our farmers, customers and communities healthy

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

COVID19 Farm Roundtable: Emergency and Contingency Plans

3 pm, March 26, 2020

Join on Zoom: https://wsu.zoom.us/j/919114330

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

 

Details

Date:
March 26
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://wsu.zoom.us/j/919114330

Organizer

WSU Extension