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BISMARCK – The State Board of Animal Health will meet at 9 a.m., Wednesday, March 24, at the North Dakota Heritage Center. Due to the facility’s space limitations, interested members of the public may attend via conference call only.

If you would like the call-in information, please contact Michelle Mielke at 701-328-2233 prior to 9:00 a.m. CST on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Draft Agenda

1.    Introductions and Roll Call

2.    Minutes
          -Dec. 9, 2020 Meeting

3.    Disease Updates
          -Brucella canis
          -Equine Herpes Virus – Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy
          -Chronic Wasting Disease

4.    ND Game and Fish Department

5.    USDA/APHIS Wildlife Services
          -Feral Swine

6.    Farmed Elk Updates

7.    Nontraditional Livestock Updates

8.    ND Department of Health

9.    Emergency Preparedness
          -Reserve Veterinary Corps
          -Livestock Emergencies

10.    ND Stockmen’s Association
          -ND Brand Book

11.    Restricted Feedlots

12.    ND State Fair – July 23-31, 2021

13.    Field Investigator Updates

14.    Avian Influenza Coordinator Updates

15.    Cooperative Agreements

16.    Budget Update

17.    Election of Officer(s)

18.    Other

19.    Upcoming Meetings
          -March 29 Regional Rabies Meeting
          -April 20-22 National Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs
           (NASAAEP) Annual Summit
          -May 18-19 Animal Mortality Summit
          -May 24-27 Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Multistate Tabletop Exercise
          -July 20-21 National Poultry Improvement Plan Official State Agency (NPIP OSA) Meeting
          -Aug. 29-Sept. 1 Western States Livestock Health Association (WSLHA) Meeting – Boise, ID
          -TBD – North Central U.S. Animal Health Association (USAHA) Meeting – Minneapolis, MN

NOTE: Agenda items may be moved up or down on the agenda. Breaks will be at the discretion of the President of the Board.

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