The threat of agro-terrorism
makes for attention-grabbing headlines.
In March President Bush cited fears of bio- and agro-terrorism
when he extended "classification authority" to the Department of Health and Human Services, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture.
The first was a discussion by three agro-terrorism
Chalk said one insidious aspect of agro-terrorism
against livestock is that it can be difficult to differentiate between a naturally occurring disease outbreak and one caused by a terrorist.
Following that a panel of the world's foremost experts will discuss agro-terrorism
introducing a bill called the Agro-Terrorism
His lab at UGA's Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center is across the street from one of Georgia's proposed sites for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF), which would conduct research that aims to protect against and respond to threats from bio- and agro-terrorism
The outbreaks and publicity surrounding BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy), FMD (Foot and Mouth Disease) and agro-terrorism
threats have renewed interest in secure and quick source verification methods.