Farm-raised deer owners from across Wisconsin who are interested in becoming certified to collect the tissues needed for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing can receive training on June 27, 1 p.m., at the Hancock Ag Research Station.
Instructed by Dr. Richard Bourie and field staff veterinarians from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), attendees of this free seminar will receive information on rules, procedures and equipment necessary to collect CWD tissue samples. In addition, workshop attendees will learn the details of the entire certification process. Training is available to owners, their designated employee or immediate family member.
The Hancock Ag Research Station is located at N3909 County Road V, just west of Interstate 39 in Hancock, Wisconsin. Parking is available behind the building.
Pre-registration is required by June 20, 2013 by contacting Karen Torvell at 608-224-4896 or Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about farm-raised deer, visit their website at datcp.wi.gov/Farms/Deer_Farming. Connect with them on Twitter at twitter.com/widatcp
or Facebook at facebook.com/widatcp.