Biosecurity Guidance for Dairy Operations Is the Focus of July 25 Webinar

Webinar will feature veterinarians with the Center for Food Security and Public Health at Iowa State

July 10, 2024, 12:54 pm | Fred M. Hall

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – The I-29 Moo University Dairy Webinar Series continues Thursday, July 25, from noon to 1 p.m. The focus will be on measures to prevent the introduction and spread of two diseases of current concern in the dairy industry – highly pathogenic avian influenza and foot and mouth disease.

Delaine Quaresma.Dr. Molly Lee and Dr. Delaine Quaresma, of the Center for Food Security and Public Health at Iowa State University, will describe the guidance and resources available for planning and implementing biosecurity practices on dairy operations.

Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Michigan State University, a doctor of veterinary medicine from Iowa State, a master’s in public health from the University of Iowa and is board certified in veterinary preventive medicine. She practiced rural mixed animal medicine before beginning her current role at the Center for Food Security and Public Health at Iowa State’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Quaresma joined the center in January of 2022. Prior to working at the center, she worked as a mixed animal veterinarian in California and Iowa. She possesses a lifetime of experience and knowledge of bovine veterinary and animal health practices from being born and raised on a third-generation dairy farm in the Central Valley of California. Quaresma earned a bachelor’s degree in physiological science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2014.

There is no fee to participate in the webinar; however, registration is required at least one hour before.

For more information, contact: in Iowa, Fred M. Hall, 712-737-4230; in Minnesota, Jim Salfer, 320-203-6093; or in South Dakota, Patricia Villamediana, 605-688-4116.

Shareable photos: 1. Molly Lee. 2. Delaine Quaresma.

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