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Agricultural Emergencies - Awareness

The Agricultural Emergencies - Awareness site has been developed to provide a centralized source of useful information to assist the people of Pennsylvania as well as the Internet community in coping with emergency situations. Included here are state and national disaster agencies, cooperative extension disaster pages, and other pertinent emergency resources.

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Penn State Food Safety and Processing Web site

Food safety news, events on Food Safety and Processing, Food Service and Retail, Farm Food Management, and Home Food Safety, for service professionals and educators..

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West Nile Virus

PSU Extension Pamphlets, Brochures and Videos on WNV - search returns.

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Plant Health - Diagnosing Poor Plant Health

Website has information and links to resources on plant health issues.

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Human Health Issues

Penn State resources responding to search for "Human Health". Filterable, wide ranging.

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Preparing for Emergencies: A Consumer's Guide

Provides information to prepare home and family for emergencies, including power outages, water shortages and natural disasters.

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Penn State Biosecurity Resources

Responses to search for "Biosecurity". Has species-specific biosecurity resources and several resources for risk assessment in various venues.

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Managing Flood Damaged Crops

How to manage crops in lowland fields and when damaged by floods.

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FAQs for Agribusinesses and Agricultural Producers - H. Irene and T.S. Bill

Questions on disposition and safety of flood crops and foods. Prepared by Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

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Farm Biosecurity Plans and All Hazard Plans for Farms

Do you have a farm biosecurity plan? Are you prepared for all hazards? Join Dr. Gregory Martin, Pennsylvania State Extension, to learn what goes in the plans. Lynette Black, Oregon State University Extension, will moderate. Click here to join the live webinar as a guest.

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Ag Damage Assessment and Economic Loss

The Ag Damage Assessment Form provides a standardized method for individuals who are interested in determining the extent of damages to agricultural commodities and structures. Includes Assessment Form, Users Guide, Promotional Flyer, training PowerPoint and archived webinar. Designed for the consumer; good basis for an Extension workshop.

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Preparing for a Water Emergency

Guides large-volume water users through a series of questions to evaluate response plans if the water supply is compromised. The questions help businesses identify their needs and readiness.

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READYAG; Disaster and Defense Preparedness for Production Agriculture

Stand alone, self-directed or as part of a presentation to producers, the READYAG workbook is a tool for producers to become better prepared for any disaster. Producers answer questions that automatically generate an action plan specific to their operation. This is a USDA Special Needs Project.

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READYAG Disaster and Defense Preparedness for Production Agriculture

Designed to help farm and ranch owners be better prepared to deal with disaster through critical examination of their agricultural operation to determine areas in need of improvements.

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Biological Control: Common Natural Enemies

4-pager describes the use of natural enemies to suppress or prevent insect pest outbreaks.

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Animal Health - Keeping Animals Healthy

Website that had information and numerous links about animal diseases.

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