Disasters Happen: How to Create a Crisis Plan

An unplanned catastrophe can strike a dairy of any size at any time. A tornado or fire could level facilities and kill livestock in a matter of minutes.  A death or serious illness could remove key employees for days. And a raid by ICE might decimate a dairy’s workforce overnight.

How can dairy managers prepare? What are the issues to consider ahead of time in order to make sure the severity is minimized as much as possible?

This article included the case study of a dairy which experienced a crisis and appeared in the May 22, 2017 issue of Progressive Dairyman magazine.  The full article may be read at http://www.progressivedairy.com/topics/management/disasters-happen-how-to-create-a-crisis-plan

The article was also released in the Canadian issue of the magazine and may be found at https://www.progressivedairycanada.com/topics/management/disasters-happen-how-to-create-a-crisis-plan

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