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Professional Development Training

Upcoming Events

Sheep and Goat Health Training
February 19 - 20, 2020
Albuquerque, NM

March 3 - 4, 2020
Ames, IA 

Powered Air Purification Certification Training
March 10 - 11, 2020
Ames, IA 

Inspection of Approved Establishments
March 10 - 12, 2020
Houston, TX 

FADD Course - Plum Island
March 23 - April 3, 2020
Plum Island, NY

For additional information on a specific course, please use the PDS Catalog

VS Information Technology (IT) Applications Training

Classroom training for the Emergency Management Response System (EMRS) and Mobile Information Management (MIM) is listed in the PDS Training Catalog. The VS Information Systems Training Network is also available to assist end users of several VS IT applications. Network Associates are experienced VS IT application users and may be available to answer questions, provide field or web-based assistance, and provide classroom training. Network Associates are currently available to assist with Emergency Management Response Services (EMRS),  Mobile Information Management (MIM), Surveillance Data Management (SDM), and Veterinary Services Process Streamlining (VSPS).

Training Resources


Agriculture Learning (AgLearn) - Provides educational services for USDA federal employees, contractors, partners, and customers. For VS employees with AgLearn questions, please send an email to


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