Workshops and Courses
The National Livestock Readiness Program (NLRP), aligned with the recently signed P.L. 115-43 “Securing our Agriculture and Food Act”, represents a concerted effort by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Health Affairs (OHA), Food, Agriculture, and Veterinary Defense (FAVD) Branch to support planning, training, and information resources between state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) Ag emergency response agencies.
ADRT is a one-day, eight-hour awareness-level course for the non-traditional agricultural responder in rural communities.
This program is designed to introduce graduate, DVM and upper-level undergraduate students to high-containment training and to provide current practical and scientific information on select high consequence transboundary and zoonotic diseases.
The course provides a basic understanding of the actions needed to detect, contain and control high consequence diseases of livestock and poultry.
The Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals (EEDA) and USDA Initial Accreditation Training (IAT) course for use by students in schools and colleges of veterinary medicine.
The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe.
Find training courses related to hazardous materials, biological events, emergency response and more.
USDA APHIS established the NAHERC to respond to exotic disease outbreaks and other disasters which affect livestock, poultry, companion animals, and wildlife.
NVAP provides accredited veterinarians with the information needed to ensure the health of the Nations’ livestock and animal population and to protect the public health and well-being.
The intent of ReadyAG© is to help farm and ranch owners be better prepared to deal with disasters that can occur on their farm or ranch such as power outages, drought, flood, severe snow- or ice storms, including catastrophic events as tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, disease outbreaks, and acts of terrorism or a nuclear accident.