A manual designed to help rural communities prepare for an act of agroterrorism. It explains why the US agriculture industry is a target for terrorists and how farms and farming communities across the country are vulnerable. It talks about biological and chemical agents, their effects; and model systems for supporting emergency response efforts.
JASON B. MOATS is training coordinator for the Enhanced Incident Management/Unified Command Program at the Emergency Services Training Institute, Texas Engineering Extension Service, Texas A&M University System. He is a Certified Hazardous Material Manager and Certified Technical Trainer who speaks often around the country on emergency management issues.
"It is a stark description of a stark topic - a 'what to know and how to do it' manual for people with mud on their boots. It pulls together the reasons the subject is important, the bureaucratic information responders must have... and practical steps that operators can actually take to plan for and respond to a crisis." - David H. McIntyre, Director of the Integrative Center for Homeland Security, Texas A&M University"
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