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Healthy Farms - Healthy Agriculture

Tour and School Groups yak photo by Krista Cheney, link to home page

Tour and School Groups

The following documents are PDF files and require Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Sample Letter to Schools—For farms hosting tours.
Farm Safety Facts—Information and tips for kids.
Kids' Farm Safety Test, Puzzles, and Answers
Biosecurity for the Birds Coloring Book from the USDA

Additional information on visiting and managing farms and animal exhibits:

Animals and Field Trips
From the Vermont Department of Health—information about field trips involving animals.

Stay healthy at animal exhibits this summer
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—information for visitors and managers of animal exhibits.

Compendium of Measures To Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings, 2005
Prepared by the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians, Inc—a report providing recommendations for people concerned with minimizing risks associated with animals in public settings.

Zoonotic Diseases Resources
From the Center for Food Security & Public Health—includes links to illustrated documents on zoonoses transmission routes, definitions, and prevention.

farm animal photos by Krista Cheney

Last modified October 06 2010 08:22 PM

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