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Research Project: Support Transfer of USDA Scientific Mission - USAF-AMC

Location: OPERATIONS

Project Number: 3022-32000-016-017-M
Project Type: Memorandum of Understanding

Start Date: Sep 8, 2022
End Date: Mar 31, 2025

Objective:
Cooperator will support USDA in the transfer of the scientific mission from the Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC) in Orient Point, NY to the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, KS by conducting testing of the proposed transport equipment and processes.

Approach:
The goal of National Program 103 (NP 103), Animal Health, is to protect and ensure the safety of the Nation’s agriculture and food supply through improved disease detection, prevention, and control.