Amarillo, TX: Cattle Feedyard Implementation Workshop

Event Description: 

The Panhandle Regional Planning Commission (PRPC) Cattle Feedyard Implementation Workshop was held on October 23, 2013 in Amarillo, TX.

Goal:

The purpose of the Cattle Feedyard Implementation Workshop was to educate and inform meeting attendees on the Cattle Feedyard Biosecurity Guide (BG) and Cattle Feedyard Business Continuity Guide (BCG).

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate how to train feedyard employees on the BG/BCG.
  • Field test BG/BCG using a FEAD scenario.

Summary:

Representatives from several feedyards located in the Texas Panhandle attended. The workshop consisted of a mock training session as well as a scenario discussion. As part of the workshop, feedyard representatives were shown how to train feedyard employees on the BG and BCG and how to implement the guides at their facility.

Date: 
Wed, 10/23/2013
Venue: 
Texas Cattle Feeders Association
Event Coordinator: 
Stacey Tyler
Presenters or VIPs: 
Mr. Walt Kelly, PRPC
Mr. Ben Weinheimer, Texas Cattle Feeders Association (TCFA)
Dr. Brooke Pearson, Cubic
Mr. Wayne Einfeld, Cubic