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Other Information Sources

Web sites 

University of Nebraska Agroterrorism Information  - contains news articles, scientific papers, Web links, video clips, and other timely information.

University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) Agricultural Biosecurity Web site contains news, backgound documents, industry/trade organization links, and technical information related to specific chemical and biological agents.

Purdue University's Disaster Recovery Resources Web site section focuses on homeland security issues, with special emphasis on rural and agricultural terrorism.


Steve Cain, EDEN point-of-contact and colleagues at Purdue University have developed this PowerPoint presentation on rural security planning, available for download and use at local workshops and other educational events.


Medical Information 

Excellent information is available from Iowa State University's Center for Food Security and Public Health including this wall chart which covers key animal and human health diseases and a series of corresponding fact sheets that cover approximately 50 different disease agents.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) maintains a comprehensive Web site with detailed descriptions of important agents of bioterrorism, including many which are of high importance in agriculture.


Last Updated:10/2/2009 12:27 AM
Thanks to Luke Galligan, University of Minnesota Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering student for his research and assistance with these pages.

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