Superstorm Sandy Animal and Agriculture Response: Lessons Learned for Improved Planning

SCAP EDENOn April 30, 2013, S-CAP hosted its first webinar titled Superstorm Sandy Animal and Agriculture Response: Lessons Learned for Improved Planning, moderated by Scott Cotton.  Stakeholders from federal, tribal, state, and local entities attended the 1-hour meeting to listen to experiences from pre-, during, and post-disaster work. Speakers included professionals from Cooperative Extension (Ann Swinker and Keith Tidball), state departments of agriculture (Dave Chico and Roy McCallister), and APHIS (Anne McCann). The Virtual Forum webpage provides a detailed outcomes report of the webinar and a link to the archived webinar.

To learn more about the S-CAP program, including data from the programs conducted, click here.

– Written by: Chelsey Pickens
                     Agrosecurity Program Assistant, University of Kentucky