The threat of the African Swine Fever or the Avian Flu are just some of the animal diseases threatening the security of the nation's food supply. Learn about the latest research and best practices for creating a preventive bio-security plan and a response plan for your farm operation.

Enthusiasts and farmers both play a critical part in protecting the state and national swine herds and poultry flocks from diseases that are dangerous. In particular, the global spread of African Swine Fever reminds pig producers to remain vigilant. Check out our health resources at Ag Progress Days to learn more about African Swine Fever and Avian Flu, to learn what farmers can do to keep their animals healthy!”

  • August 10 (Tuesday)
    11:30 a.m. Avian Flu Updates
    Dr. Gino Lorenzoni, Assist. Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health, Dept. Animal Science
    1:30 p.m. Identifying African Swine Fever and Protecting Pig Health
    Dr. Elizabeth Hines, Assist. Professor of Animal Science and Livestock Extension Specialist, Dept. Animal Science
  • August 11 (Wednesday)
    1:00 p.m. Avian Flu Updates
    Dr. Gino Lorenzoni, Assist. Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health, Dept. Animal Science
    1:30 p.m. Identifying African Swine Fever and Protecting Pig Health
    Dr. Elizabeth Hines, Assist. Professor of Animal Science and Livestock Extension Specialist, Dept. Animal Science
  • August 12 (Thursday)
    11:00 a.m. Avian Flu Updates
    Dr. Gino Lorenzoni, Assist. Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health, Dept. Animal Science

    1:30 p.m. Identifying African Swine Fever and Protecting Pig Health
    Dr. Elizabeth Hines, Assist. Professor of Animal Science and Livestock Extension Specialist, Dept. Animal Science

2021 Event Information

Dates

August 10, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 11, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
August 12 Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location

Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center
2710 W. Pine Grove Road
Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865

Directions

Happy Valley Adventure Bureau

Farm Show Council

2021 Event Information

Dates

August 10, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
August 11, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
August 12 Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location

Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center
2710 W. Pine Grove Road
Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865

Directions

Happy Valley Adventure Bureau

Farm Show Council