In a continuing effort to update pork producers on voluntary regional efforts to control PRRS virus and to encourage participation, a Voluntary Regional PRRS Elimination Project meeting will be 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at the Prinsburg Community Center in Prinsburg.
The meeting agenda will include program updates and reports, presentation of area mapping, recent outbreak update, and progress report on managing outbreaks. A Minnesota Board of Animal Health staff member will discuss mortality disposal guidelines, and Scott Dee, DVM, will discuss research findings from the Biosecurity Overnight Downtime Study.
For more information on the meeting and the project, contact Dave Wright, DVM, Regional PRRS Elimination Project Coordinator at (763) 242-7535 or [email protected]. Additional information is also found at www.prrs.org.
The collaborative effort to eliminate PRRS virus includes PRRS-CAP, USDA-APHIS, AASV, SDEC-U of M, BI PRRS Initiative, National Pork Board, Minnesota Pork Board and Pork Checkoff.