With $600,000 from Michigan State University and the backing of the animal agriculture industry, the Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture was born in 2015. Since then, funding has diversified and grown considerably.
People involved in responding, or preparing teams to respond, to accidents involving animals will receive critical information on the proper protocols, training and equipment needed to manage these events.
Scientists have already warned that climate change likely will impact the food we grow.
But new research is showing that climate change is expected to accelerate rates of crop loss due to the activity of insects.