APHIS values its many stakeholders and is committed to keeping all interested individuals, groups and organizations informed about relevant Agency news and information.
Open Letters to Stakeholders from the APHIS Administrator
Administrator Kevin Shea is hosting two Farm Bill Listening Sessions on Thursday, March, 13, to get feedback from State and Tribal partners and stakeholders on those provisions of the Agricultural Act of 2014 that pertain directly to APHIS.
To participate in the listening sessions, we ask that you please register in advance by clicking on the links below and providing your name, organization and email address. Once you submit your information, you will receive an email that includes the call-in number and a unique conference code to enter the call. To avoid any problems connecting to the call, please do not share your unique code.
In order to hear from as many participants as possible, we ask that you plan to limit your comments to 3 minutes or less. If you would like to provide a written copy of your comments either before or after the listening session, you can do so by sending them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Animal Welfare Act Provision Teleconference
Thursday, March 13, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET
Click here to Register
Animal Welfare Provision
Animal and Plant Health Provisions Teleconference
Thursday March 13, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET
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Animal and Plant Health Provisions
Beginning in mid-February and continuing through mid-March, APHIS’ Veterinary Services (VS) program is hosting a series of six stakeholder meetings across the country to discuss the current and future capacity for live animal import quarantine centers and services. Location information for the meetings still to be held is provided below. For more details, please click on the Stakeholder Announcement link listed above.
Miami, FL — March 11, 2014
Courtyard by Marriott, Miami Airport South (Phone: 305-642-8200)
1201 NW LeJeune Road, Miami FL 33126
Riverdale, MD — March 25, 2014
APHIS headquarters (Phone: 301-851-3454)
4700 River Road, Riverdale, MD 20737
Please note: This is a federal building and attendees will need a valid photo ID to enter. No firearms or knives of any type are permitted in the building. This building is accessible via the University of Maryland shuttle bus, Route 109 from the College Park Metro station, and has parking available at $5 per day payable by credit card or cash.
Stakeholder Liaison, APHIS
Legislative and Public Affairs