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Date Title Type Category
11/8/22 Listing and Regulation of Plant Species Reported to be Proven Hosts of and Plants Associated with Phytophthora ramorum (P. ramorum) Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
11/8/22 APHIS Removes the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Hargill, Willacy County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
11/3/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Tahiti Limes from Brazil Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
11/2/22 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Map Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Pests and Diseases
11/2/22 APHIS Posts New Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program Report Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
11/2/22 Recent APHIS Tribal Relations Youth Opportunities Highlights Stakeholder Message Tribal Relations
10/28/22 Expansion of Quarantine Areas for the Imported Fire Ant (Solenopis invicta Buren, S. richteri Forel, and hybrids of these species) in Arkansas and Tennessee Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/27/22 APHIS Withdraws Select Agent Regulatory Exclusions for Two Strains of African Swine Fever Virus Federal Register Notice Animal Health,African Swine Fever (ASF)
10/27/22 New Dashboard Shows Broad View of Avian Influenza Sampling Results in Wild Birds Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage,Animal Health,HPAI
10/26/22 Texas’s Allium/Onion Leafminer Program Recognized by APHIS Under the Federally Recognized State Managed Phytosanitary (FRSMP) Program Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/26/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Fresh Pineapple from Taiwan Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/24/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Cacao Pods from Hawaii Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/24/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Passion Fruit and Sweet Granadilla from Hawaii Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/20/22 APHIS updates the Golden Nematode (Globodera rostochiensis) Regulated Area in Suffolk County in New York Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/19/22 APHIS Removes the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Harlingen and Reduces the Quarantine in Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/19/22 APHIS Reduces the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Cameron and Willacy Counties, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/18/22 APHIS Removes the Oriental Fruit Fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) Quarantine in North Hills, Los Angeles County, California Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/17/22 APHIS Announces Funding Opportunity for Tribes and Tribal Organizations Supporting Farm Bill Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Activities Stakeholder Message Animal Health,Tribal Relations
10/14/22 Draft pathway analysis Assessing pathways of introduction for potato wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) from Canada into the United States is available for public comments Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/13/22 Oregon’s Allium/Onion Leafminer Program Recognized by APHIS Under the Federally Recognized State Managed Phytosanitary (FRSMP) Program Stakeholder Message Plant Health
10/6/22 APHIS Completes Final Environmental Assessment for First Seven States Affected by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Stakeholder Message Animal Health,HPAI
10/6/22 Recent APHIS Tribal Relations Training and Workshop Highlights Stakeholder Message Tribal Relations
10/4/22 PPQ 586 Transit Permit Application Now Available in APHIS eFile! Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/4/22 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/4/22 APHIS Authorizes the Importation of Fresh Pummelo Fruit from Vietnam into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/29/22 FINAL REMINDER: On Sept. 30, New USDA Database Will Replace Three Import Manuals and the Fruit and Vegetable Imports Requirement (FAVIR) Database Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/28/22 PPQ 586 Transit Application Coming Soon to APHIS eFile! Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/27/22 APHIS Establishes an Oriental Fruit Fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) Quarantine in Fountain Valley, Orange County, California Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/26/22 APHIS Revises Requirements for Importing Fresh Sand Pear Fruit from the Republic of Korea into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/26/22 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fresh Turmeric Rhizome from Samoa into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/26/22 APHIS Removes the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Area in Weslaco, Hidalgo County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/26/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Ornamental Cherry Cuttings from Japan Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/21/22 APHIS’ Plant Protection and Quarantine Implements Risk-Based Sampling for Bananas and Plantains at U.S. Ports of Entry Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/20/22 Annual Facility Certification for the Minimum Sanitation Protocol for Offshore Geranium Cutting Production Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/20/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of fresh Hass Avocado from Guatemala Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/16/22 REMINDER: On Sept. 30, New USDA Database Will Replace Three Import Manuals and the Fruit and Vegetable Imports Requirement (FAVIR) Database Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/15/22 Researchers put finishing touches on biosecurity tool to help prevent, minimize future pandemics Stakeholder Message One Health
9/15/22 Understanding evolving zoonotic disease threats through genetic sequencing Stakeholder Message One Health
9/15/22 Recent APHIS Tribal Relations Training and Workshop Highlights Stakeholder Message Tribal Relations
9/15/22 Emergency Preparedness and Response Training: Preparing Tribal Nations for Animal and Plant Health Emergencies Stakeholder Message Tribal Relations
9/9/22 APHIS Modifies Testing Protocol for Ralstonia solanacearum to Detect Race 3 Biovar 2 at Plant Inspection Stations Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/1/22 APHIS Establishes a Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Valley Center, San Diego County, California Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/1/22 APHIS Reduces the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Area in Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/1/22 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Map Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/1/22 APHIS updates the Citrus Black Spot (Phyllosticta citricarpa) Quarantine Area in Florida Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/1/22 Publication of the 2021 Annual Report of the Federal Select Agent Program Stakeholder Message Animal Health,Plant Health
9/1/22 Publication of the 2021 Annual Report of the Federal Select Agent Program Stakeholder Message Animal Health,Plant Health
8/30/22 PPQ to Permanently Allow Uploaded Copies of Phytosanitary Certificates and Forms Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
8/24/22 REMINDER: New USDA Database Will Replace Three Import Manuals and the Fruit and Vegetable Imports Requirement (FAVIR) Database Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
8/19/22 Announcing Changes to the APHIS, Plant Protection and Quarantine Leadership Stakeholder Message Plant Health
8/18/22 APHIS Amends Karnal Bunt (Tilletia indica) Regulated Areas in La Paz, Maricopa, and Pinal Counties in Arizona Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/17/22 APHIS Removes Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Areas in Palmview, Hidalgo County, and Zapata, Zapata County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/11/22 APHIS Adds the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Benin, and the Republic of Botswana to the List of Regions Affected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Federal Register Notice Animal Health,HPAI
8/9/22 APHIS Core Message Set Announces Release of Fruit and Vegetable Name Validation List Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
8/4/22 Updates and Annual Facility Certification for the Offshore Greenhouse Certification Program (OGCP) Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
8/1/22 APHIS Posts New Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program Report Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
7/28/22 USDA Reminds Stakeholders to Submit PPA-7721 Suggestions by August 1, 2022, for the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
7/28/22 Letter to Animal Care Stakeholders Regarding Teachable Moments Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
7/28/22 APHIS to Allow Back-Catering on Commercial Aircraft Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/27/22 APHIS Establishes a Domestic Quarantine for Citrus Canker (Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri) in Baldwin County, Alabama Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
7/26/22 APHIS Supports the Entomological Society of America’s New Common Names for Three Hornet Species Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
7/26/22 APHIS Announces New NAPPO Strategic Plan (2022-2026) Stakeholder Message Plant Health
7/25/22 PPQ 525A, 526, and 588 Applications Coming Soon to APHIS eFile! Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/22/22 Help USDA Estimate Feral Swine Damage to U.S. Agriculture Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
7/21/22 UPDATE: APHIS Modifies Core Message Set Help Desk Staffing Schedule Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/18/22 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Map Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/18/22 IPPC Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Register for International Plant Health Conference September 21-23 Stakeholder Message Plant Health
7/15/22 USDA Statement of Confirmation of Emerald Ash Borer in Oregon Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
7/14/22 APHIS Reminds Stakeholders to Submit LPCOs in PG13 and PG14 Record Lines in APHIS Message Sets Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/14/22 New USDA Database Will Replace Three Import Manuals and the Fruit and Vegetable Imports Requirement (FAVIR) Database Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/14/22 APHIS Modifies Core Message Set Help Desk Staffing Schedule Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/8/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Asparagus from Peru Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/7/22 APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Comment on IPPC Standards and Documents Stakeholder Message Plant Health
6/30/22 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Map Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/30/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Dragon Fruit from Vietnam Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/30/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Avocado from Panama Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/28/22 APHIS Reports Out on 2021 Animal and Plant Health International Standard-Setting Activities Federal Register Notice Animal Health,Plant Health,International Services
6/28/22 APHIS Expands and Establishes Citrus Greening (Huanglongbing) Quarantine Areas in California Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/28/22 APHIS Establishes Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantines in Hargill and Lyford, Willacy County, Texas, and Expands the Quarantine Area in Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/22/22 APHIS Publishes Notice for Importation of Fresh Baby Kiwi Fruit from France into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/17/22 APHIS’ Plant Protection and Quarantine Postpones Policy Update to Import Earthworms into the United States Until October Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/15/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Pepper for consumption from Spain Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/15/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Pea for consumption from Ethiopia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/13/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Dragon Fruit from the Dominican Republic Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/9/22 Coming Soon: Open Period for Fiscal Year 2023 Project Submissions Under the Plant Protection Act Section 7721 and the National Clean Plant Network Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/7/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Sage from Guatemala Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/7/22 APHIS Removes Pale Cyst Nematode (Globodera pallida) Associated Acreage From Regulation in Idaho Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/7/22 APHIS Modifies the Conditions for the Interstate Movement of Citrus Fruit from Areas Quarantined for Sweet Orange Scab Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/6/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Papaya from Brazil Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/3/22 USDA is Notifying the Public that the Secretary of Agriculture is Soliciting Nominations for the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
6/2/22 APHIS Publishes Notice for Importation of Commercial Oha Leaves from Nigeria Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/25/22 APHIS Authorization for Importation of Commercial Avocado Fruit from Continental Ecuador into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/23/22 APHIS’ Plant Protection and Quarantine Updates Policy to Import Earthworms into the United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/19/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Bitterleaf for Consumption from Nigeria Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/19/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Sugar Apple and Atemoya Fruit for Consumption from Lebanon Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/19/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Fresh Sage from Kenya Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/18/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Finger Lime from Italy Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/12/22 APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Comment on the Draft NAPPO Strategic Plan Stakeholder Message Plant Health
5/5/22 APHIS Issues Notice of Final Environmental Assessment for a Biological Control Agent of Air Potato Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/29/22 APHIS Modifies Conditions for the Movement of Certain Regulated Articles in Quarantined Areas for European Cherry Fruit Fly (Rhagoletis cerasi) Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
4/27/22 APHIS Establishes a Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Weslaco, Hidalgo County, Texas, and Expands the Quarantine Area in Palmview, Hidalgo County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
4/26/22 APHIS Invites Public Comment on Draft Environmental Assessment for First Seven States Affected by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Stakeholder Message Animal Health,HPAI
4/25/22 APHIS Posts New Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program Report Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
4/20/22 APHIS Seeks Public Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Peach (Prunus persica) Live Dormant Stem Cuttings from Spain into the Continental United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/8/22 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
4/6/22 APHIS Establishes a New Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Zapata, Zapata County, Texas and Expands the Quarantine Areas in Cameron and Hidalgo Counties Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
4/5/22 APHIS amends entry requirements for importation of potato (Solanum tuberosum) from Prince Edward Island, Canada to prevent introduction of potato wart pathogen Synchytrium endobioticum Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/31/22 APHIS Issues Draft Environmental Assessment for the Box Tree Moth Control Program in New York State Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/31/22 APHIS Publishes Environmental Assessment on Release of Psyllaephagus euphyllurae for the Biological Control of Olive Psyllid Federal Register Notice Plant Health
3/29/22 APHIS Adds Boone and Winnebago Counties, Illinois to the Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) Quarantine Area Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/24/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Mangosteen Fruit from Panama Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/24/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Fresh Pepper from New Zealand Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/24/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Fresh Dates from Pakistan Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/23/22 APHIS Establishes a Quarantine for Box Tree Moth (Cydalima perspectalis) in New York State Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/21/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Dragon Fruit from Colombia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/14/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Fresh Wasabi from Indonesia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/14/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Fresh Thyme from Ethiopia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/7/22 PPQ 546 & PPQ 585 Applications Now Available in APHIS eFile! Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/2/22 USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Supports the Entomological Society of America’s New Common Name for Lymantria dispar Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/22/22 PPQ 546 & 585 Applications Coming Soon to APHIS eFile! Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/22/22 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Map Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/16/22 APHIS Posts New Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program Report Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/14/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Cucumber and White Marrow from Jordan Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/14/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment and Commodity Import Evaluation Document for the Importation of Grapes (Vitis vinifera) from Chile Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/14/22 Zoo and Aquarium SARS-CoV-2 Serology Study Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
2/14/22 UPDATE: APHIS Will No Longer Accept Unoriginal Electronic Phytosanitary Certificates and Forms After September 30, 2022 Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/10/22 APHIS Modifies the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Areas in Cameron County and Establishes a New Quarantine in Hidalgo County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/9/22 APHIS Revises the Conditions for the Interstate Movement of Citrus Fruit from Areas Quarantined for both Sweet Orange Scab and Citrus Canker Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/9/22 APHIS Amends Karnal Bunt (Tilletia indica) Regulated Areas in Maricopa and  Pinal Counties in Arizona Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/9/22 APHIS adds portions of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Harris Counties in Texas to the Domestic Citrus Canker (Xanthomonas spp.) Quarantine Area Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/4/22 APHIS Extends the Comment Period on A New Approach to International Seed Trade Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/31/22 APHIS Modifies the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Areas in Cameron County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
1/27/22 APHIS Authorizes the Importation of Three Acer spp. Dwarf Plants from the Republic of Korea into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/26/22 APHIS Will Hold a Webinar for U.S. Stakeholders Interested in the Outcome of Litchi Tomato Trap Crop Weed Risk Analysis Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
1/24/22 APHIS Revises Requirements for Fresh Plum Fruit from Chile into the United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
1/18/22 APHIS Adds an Infested Field in the Pale Cyst Nematode (Globodera pallida) Regulated area in Idaho Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
1/14/22 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
1/12/22 APHIS Removes Pale Cyst Nematode (Globodera pallida) Associated Fields From Regulation in Idaho Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
1/10/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on A New Approach to International Seed Trade Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/7/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of dracaena (Dracaena spp.) for planting from Guatemala Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/6/22 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Environmental Assessment for the Horntail Snail Eradication Program in Broward, Collier, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties in Florida Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
1/3/22 Policy Change to Increase Regulated Garbage Holding Time from 72 Hours to 120 Hours Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/29/21 Message from PPQ Deputy Administrator Osama El-Lissy Stakeholder Message Plant Health
12/29/21 UPDATE: APHIS Will No Longer Accept Unoriginal Electronic Phytosanitary Certificates and Forms After March 31, 2022 Stakeholder Message Plant Health
12/28/21 APHIS Adds the Dominican Republic to the List of Regions Affected with African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice
12/27/21 APHIS Classifies Canada as Level I for Both Bovine Tuberculosis and Brucellosis Federal Register Notice
12/27/21 APHIS Publishes Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Pummelo Fruit from Vietnam into the United States Federal Register Notice
12/22/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Sweet Granadilla Fruit from Peru Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/22/21 APHIS Declares Eradication of the Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formally Achatina fulica) and Removes All Quarantine Areas in Florida Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
12/17/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Blackberry and Raspberry (Rubus allegheniensis, R. urinus, R. ulmifolius, R. glaucus, and R. idaeus) from Chile Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/17/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Potato Mini Tubers from the United Kingdom into the United States and Territories Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/16/21 APHIS Publishes Environmental Assessment on Release of Lophodiplosis indentata for the Biological Control of Melaleuca Federal Register Notice Plant Health
12/16/21 APHIS seeks comments on draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of Blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis Porter) and Raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) Plants for Planting from Mexico Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/15/21 APHIS seeks comments on draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of Chrysanthemum x morifolium for planting from Brazil Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/15/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Wheat from Bulgaria Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/15/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Wheat for from Hungary Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/15/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Onion from The Netherlands Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/10/21 APHIS adds Baldwin and Mobile Counties in Alabama to the Domestic Sweet Orange Scab Quarantine Area Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
12/8/21 APHIS Establishes Citrus Greening (Huanglongbing) Quarantines in Alabama Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
12/7/21 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
12/7/21 APHIS Establishes Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata) Quarantine Area in San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties, California Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
12/3/21 APHIS Removes the Federal Domestic Quarantine for Light Brown Apple Moth (Epiphyas postvittana) and Interstate Movement Restrictions Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
12/1/21 APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Yellow Dragon Fruit (Selenicereus megalanthus) from Colombia for consumption into the United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/1/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Sweet Potato from South Korea Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
11/24/21 USDA Adds Malaysia to the List of Regions Considered Affected with African Horse Sickness Federal Register Notice
11/18/21 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fresh Mango Fruit from Colombia into the United States Federal Register Notice
11/15/21 APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessments for the Importation of Five Orchid Species for Planting from the Dominican Republic Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
11/15/21 APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Submit Projects on NAPPO Standards and Implementation Stakeholder Message Plant Health
11/10/21 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Pummelo from Thailand into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
11/8/21 APHIS Authorizes the Importation of Fresh Melon Fruit with Stems from Japan Into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
11/8/21 APHIS Issues Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Spotted Lanternfly Program Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
11/5/21 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantine Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
11/5/21 APHIS Establishes an Oriental Fruit Fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) Quarantine in Santa Clara County, California Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
11/1/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of green mature Banana from Uganda Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
11/1/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Mango Fruit from Saint Lucia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/29/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of Dieffenbachia from Guatemala Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/29/21 APHIS Seeks Comments on a Commodity Import Evaluation Document for Imports of Fresh Plum Fruit from Chile into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/28/21 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantines Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
10/27/21 APHIS adds portions of Cameron County in Texas to the Domestic Citrus Canker (Xanthomonas spp.) Quarantine Area Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/26/21 APHIS Seeks Comments on a Pest Risk Assessment and Risk Management Document for Imports of Fresh Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Rhizome from Samoa into the United States (including U.S. Territories) Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/22/21 APHIS Amends Karnal Bunt (Tilletia indica) Regulated Areas in La Paz, Maricopa, and Pinal Counties in Arizona Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/19/21 APHIS Adds Republic of Mali to the List of Regions Affected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Federal Register Notice Animal Health
10/19/21 APHIS Seeks Comments on a Pest Risk Analysis for Imports of Fresh Leaves and Stems of Garland Chrysanthemum (Glebionis coronarium) from Mexico into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/14/21 Expansion of Quarantine Areas for the Imported Fire Ant (Solenopis invicta Buren, S. richteri Forel, and hybrids of these species) in North Carolina and Tennessee Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/12/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of Corn Seed from South Africa Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/12/21 APHIS Extends the deadline for Stakeholders to Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Dianthus plants for planting from Guatemala Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/27/21 Annual facility certification for the Minimum Sanitation Protocols for Offshore Geranium Cutting Production Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/27/21 Annual facility certification for the Offshore Greenhouse Certification Program Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/24/21 Conditional Extension of the Transition Deadline of the United States – Canada Greenhouse-Grown Plant Certification Program Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/23/21 New Time and Date—BRS Regulatory Status Review Webinar, Sept. 28 Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
9/23/21 APHIS Adds New Harmonized Tariff Codes to Lacey Act Enforcement Schedule Stakeholder Message Plant Health
9/21/21 Coming Soon - New PPQ 587 Articles in APHIS eFile! Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/9/21 APHIS Publishes Pest Risk Analysis for the Import of Fresh Mango Fruit from Grenada into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/8/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Wheat for Consumption from Lithuania Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/8/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Melon from Uzbekistan Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/7/21 APHIS amends entry requirements for importation of Fragaria spp., Rosa spp., and Rubus spp. plants from Canada into the United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/7/21 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantines Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
9/7/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Tomato from Spain (Canary Islands) Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/7/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Unroasted coffee from various Central and South American Countries and Mexico to Puerto Rico Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/1/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Oregano from Kenya Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/1/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Parsley from Kenya Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/1/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Mango from Egypt Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/31/21 APHIS Concurs with the World Organisation for Animal Health’s Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Risk Designations for Ecuador and Serbia Federal Register Notice Animal Health
8/30/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Dianthus Plants for Planting from Guatemala Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/30/21 APHIS Accepts Online Applications for Animal Welfare Act Licenses and Registrations Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
8/30/21 APHIS Seeks Comments on a Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) Seed Infected with Diaporthe (anamorph Phomopsis) Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
8/26/21 APHIS Posts New Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program Report Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/25/21 APHIS Announces Draft Regulatory Status Review Guide Available for Public Comment and Webinar Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
8/24/21 APHIS removes a portion of Harris County in Texas from the Domestic Citrus Canker (Xanthomonas spp.) Quarantine Area Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/24/21 APHIS Amends Import Requirements for Citrus from Australia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
8/24/21 APHIS updates the Golden Nematode (Globodera rostochiensis) Regulated Area in Suffolk and Nassau Counties in New York Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/17/21 APHIS Amends Import Requirements for Fresh Fig Fruit from Mexico Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
8/17/21 APHIS updates the Citrus Black Spot (Phyllosticta citricarpa) Quarantine Area in Florida Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/16/21 APHIS Revising the Animal and Animal Product Import Regulations to Reflect the Exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union Federal Register Notice
8/13/21 APHIS Removes Pale Cyst Nematode (Globodera pallida) Associated Fields from Regulation in Idaho Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/13/21 APHIS Expands the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Areas in Cameron County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/11/21 General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan Meeting Stakeholder Message Animal Health
8/5/21 USDA Seeks Public Input on Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Deregulation of American Chestnut Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
7/28/21 APHIS Withdrawal of an Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Control in Commercial Poultry Operations Federal Register Notice Animal Health
7/28/21 Surveillance Data Shows White-Tailed Deer Exposed to SARS-CoV-2 Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage,Animal Health
7/28/21 Use APHIS eFile to Apply for Your Next Cut Flowers, Greenery, and Sugarcane Permit! Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/27/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Tomatillo from Panama Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/23/21 APHIS Issues Notice of Supplemental EA to Expand the Use of an Oral Rabies Vaccine into Pennsylvania Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
7/21/21 APHIS Announces Phase Six Lacey Act Enforcement Schedule Effective Date of October 1, 2021 Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/20/21 Protecting Planes That Never Fly Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
7/19/21 APHIS Issues Notice of Final Environmental Assessment for a Biological Control Agent of Common Crupina Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/19/21 USDA Reminds Stakeholders to Submit PPA-7721 Suggestions by July 23, 2021 Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
7/19/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Fresh Soursop from Ecuador Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/16/21 APHIS Publishes Environmental Assessment on Release of Ganaspis brasiliensis for the Biological Control of Spotted-Wing Drosophila Federal Register Notice Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
7/16/21 Proposal to Exempt Plants with Additional Modifications Produced Using Genetic Engineering That are Otherwise Achievable by Conventional Breeding Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
7/12/21 APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Fresh Dragon Fruit for Consumption from Peru Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/12/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Marjoram from Kenya Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/12/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Hydrangea Cuttings for Planting from Chile Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/6/21 APHIS Added Malaysia to the List of Regions Affected with African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health,Imports and Exports
7/1/21 APHIS Announces the Effective Date for Implementation of Phase Six of the Lacey Act Enforcement Schedule Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/1/21 USDA Announces Intent to Reestablish the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
7/1/21 APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Comment on IPPC Standards and Documents Stakeholder Message Plant Health
6/30/21 APHIS Removes the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Area in Lasara, Willacy County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/30/21 APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine Will Continue to Accept Electronic Phytosanitary Certificates and Forms through December 31, 2021 Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/28/21 USDA Reopens Public Comment Period on Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Deregulation of Maize Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
6/28/21 Availability of Deregulation Extension Request and Preliminary Determination for Apples Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
6/25/21 APHIS Announces Availability of Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Importing Plants in Approved Growing Media Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/25/21 APHIS Preliminary Concurrence with World Organisation for Animal Health on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Risk Designation Federal Register Notice Animal Health,Imports and Exports
6/25/21 Importing Articles that Aren’t for Propagation or Planting? Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/24/21 Updated Plant-Trait-Mechanism of Action Table Available Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
6/24/21 APHIS Adds Plant Taxa to the Not Authorized Pending Pest Risk Analysis (NAPPRA) List in a Final Notice Effective July 2, 2021 Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/21/21 APHIS Removes Zones BB and W from the Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formally Achatina fulica) List of Regulated Areas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/17/21 Expansion of Quarantine Areas for the Imported Fire Ant (Solenopis invicta Buren, S. richteri Forel, and hybrids of these species) in Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Virginia Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/17/21 APHIS Reduces the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Area in Cameron County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/16/21 APHIS Removal of Japan from the List of Regions Declared Free of Classical Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health,Imports and Exports
6/14/21 APHIS Added Thailand to the List of Regions Considered Affected with African Horse Sickness Federal Register Notice Animal Health
6/10/21 Open Letter from Animal Care's Deputy Administrator to Stakeholders Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
6/3/21 APHIS Issues Notice of Decision to Add Taxa of Plants for Planting that are Quarantine Pests or Hosts of Quarantine Pests to the Lists of Plants for Planting Whose Importation is Not Authorized Pending Pest Risk Analysis Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/28/21 APHIS Expands the European Cherry Fruit Fly (Rhagoletis cerasi) Quarantine to include all of Monroe and Wayne Counties, New York Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
5/26/21 Extension of Deregulation to Corn Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
5/21/21 APHIS Amends Federal Order for Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical race 4 (Foc TR4) Import Restrictions Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/21/21 APHIS Adds Portions of Charleston and Dorchester Counties, South Carolina to the Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) Quarantine Area Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
5/21/21 APHIS Adds Del Norte County in California to Phytophthora ramorum Quarantine Area Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
5/20/21 APHIS Publishes Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Melon Fruit from Japan Into the United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/20/21 Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical race 4 (Foc TR4) Import Restrictions Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/19/21 SCRA Workshop June 8-9, “Nuts and Bolts” of U.S. Biotechnology Regulations Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
5/18/21 APHIS Adds Eau Claire and Richland Counties, Wisconsin to the Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) Quarantine Area Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
5/17/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duchesne) for planting from Spain Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/17/21 APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Comment on NAPPO Standards and Other Documents Stakeholder Message Plant Health
5/12/21 APHIS Publishes Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Mango Fruit From Colombia Into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/10/21 APHIS Reminds Core Users to Expect Correction Requests through the Automated Commercial Environment for Cargo Moving to Plant Inspection Stations Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/6/21 APHIS Posts New Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program Report Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
5/5/21 APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Submit Topics on IPPC Standards and Implementation Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/3/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) cutting for planting from the Netherlands Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/27/21 USDA Seeks Public Input on Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Deregulation of Maize Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
4/23/21 USDA Announces Deregulation Extension of Potato Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
4/21/21 Comments Welcome on USDA Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Regulatory Oversight of Certain Animals Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
4/20/21 APHIS Removes Zone B from the Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formally Achatina fulica) List of Regulated Areas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
4/16/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Eggplant from Morocco Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/13/21 USDA Seeks User Feedback on New Agricultural Commodity Import Requirement Portal Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/7/21 APHIS Updates Import Requirements for Carnations from Kenya Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/31/21 April 5, 2021 - BRS Permit Applicants Required to Use APHIS eFile Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
3/30/21 APHIS Posts New Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program Report Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/25/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Glasswort from Israel Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/25/21 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Adds India to List of Regions Affected with African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health,Imports and Exports
3/25/21 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Pepper Fruit from Colombia into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/19/21 APHIS Adds Pale Cyst Nematode (Globodera pallida) Associated Fields and Removes Other Fields from Regulation in Idaho Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/17/21 USDA Wildlife Services Posts FY2020 Data on Management Actions and Funding Sources Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
3/15/21 APHIS Proposes to Revise Requirements for Importing Sand Pear Fruit from the Republic of Korea into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/15/21 APHIS Fully Implements Core Message Set Today Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/12/21 USDA Wildlife Services Shares Reports on Wildlife Hazards to Aviation Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
3/11/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Pineapple from the Philippines Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/4/21 April 5, 2021-BRS Transitions to APHIS eFile Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
3/4/21 Reminder: APHIS Fully Implements Core Message Set Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/4/21 APHIS Removes Zone AA from the Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formally Achatina fulica) List of Regulated Areas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/1/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Tarragon from Kenya Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/25/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Ginseng from South Korea Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/24/21 APHIS Provides New Core Message Set Help Desk for ACE Users Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/24/21 APHIS is Proposing to Classify Canada as Level One for Bovine Tuberculosis and Brucellosis Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/24/21 APHIS is Proposing to Classify the State of Sonora, Mexico as Level One for Brucellosis Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/18/21 APHIS Removes Zone G from the Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formally Achatina fulica) List of Regulated Areas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/2/21 APHIS Posts New Release in Feral Swine Video Series Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
2/2/21 APHIS' eFile Expands Fruit and Vegetable Permit Requests to Include Fresh, Dried and Frozen Process Types Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/29/21 NAPPO News: Updates from USDA APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) Stakeholder Message Plant Health
1/22/21 APHIS Will Provide Entry Status Notifications through ACE Starting in January Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/21/21 APHIS Announces Availability of an Environmental Assessment on Agents to Biologically Control Chinese Tallow Federal Register Notice Pests and Diseases
1/21/21 USDA Seeks Public Comment on Scope of an Environmental Impact Statement for Predator Damage Management Activities in Oregon Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
1/21/21 APHIS Updates Core Message Set Implementation Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/15/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Cucumber and White Marrow from Jordan Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/15/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Coriander from Kenya Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/15/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Coconut from Belize Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/13/21 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Sage from Ethiopia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/12/21 Reminder: Full Implementation of the APHIS Core Message Set Begins January 2021 Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/11/21 APHIS Updates the Plants for Planting Manual to include a section on the Canada Nursery Certification Program Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/29/20 USDA Updates Pale Cyst Nematode Regulations to Allow for Public Review of Future Changes to Domestic Quarantine Protocols Federal Register Notice Plant Health
12/28/20 APHIS Posts New Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program Report Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
12/21/20 APHIS Amends Import Requirements for Fresh Fig (Ficus carica) Fruit from Mexico Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/21/20 Reminder: Full Implementation of the APHIS Core Message Set Begins January 2021 Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/18/20 APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine Will Continue To Accept Electronic Phytosanitary Certificates and Forms through June 30, 2021 Stakeholder Message Plant Health
12/16/20 USDA Proposes To Expand Importation of Fresh Citrus Fruit from Australia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/14/20 APHIS Changes Approach to Fight Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
12/1/20 APHIS Reopens Comment Period on Request to Produce FMD Vaccine on U.S. Mainland Federal Register Notice Animal Health
12/1/20 APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Propagative Plants of Ulmus davidiana Planch from the Republic of Korea into the Continental United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
11/30/20 APHIS Issues Final Environmental Assessment for Biological Control of Japanese, Giant, and Bohemian Knotweeds Federal Register Notice Plant Health
11/24/20 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantines Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
11/20/20 APHIS Establishes Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Lasara, Willacy County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
11/12/20 APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Hydroponic Lettuce with Roots from Mexico Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
11/10/20 Annual Facility Certification for Offshore Greenhouse Certification Program Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
11/9/20 Animal Care Posts Transcripts from Recent Animal Welfare Act Bird Standards Listening Sessions Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
11/5/20 USDA Announces New Director for Wildlife Services Western Region Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
11/4/20 USDA Authorizes Importation of Cold-Treated Citrus Fruit from South Africa into All U.S. Ports of Entry Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/30/20 Availability of an Environmental Assessment for a Biological Control Agent of Common Crupina Federal Register Notice Plant Health,Biotechnology
10/28/20 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Dill from Kenya Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/27/20 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of moth orchid (Phalaenopsis spp.) for planting from the Netherlands Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/15/20 APHIS Establishes an Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) Quarantine Area in Charleston County, South Carolina Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
10/8/20 USDA Revises Requirements for Importing Fresh Blueberries from Chile into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/7/20 USDA Wildlife Services Posts FY2019 Data on Damage Management Actions and Funding Sources Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
10/6/20 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of moth orchid (Phalaenopsis spp.) for planting from Germany Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/5/20 Papua New Guinea Added to List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
10/5/20 APHIS Updates Import Requirements of Fresh Cut Amaranth (Amaranthus sp.) from Jamaica Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
10/1/20 USDA Renews Charter for General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan Federal Register Notice Animal Health
10/1/20 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantines Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
9/30/20 APHIS Delays Implementation of Phase Six of the Lacey Act Enforcement Schedule Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/30/20 APHIS Delays Implementation of APHIS Core Message Set Until January 2021 Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/29/20 APHIS Removes the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Area in Laredo, Webb County, and Zapata, Zapata County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/24/20 USDA Wildlife Services Video Shares Images of Daily Work to Manage Rabies Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
9/21/20 Use APHIS eFile to Apply for Your Next Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Import Permit Today! Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/21/20 APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine Will Continue To Accept Electronic Phytosanitary Certificates and Forms through December 31, 2020 Stakeholder Message Plant Health
9/18/20 Apply for Your Next Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Import Permit Using APHIS eFile Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
9/16/20 APHIS Proposes Animal Welfare Amendments for Research Facilities to Remove Duplicative and Unnecessary Information Requirements Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
9/15/20 Animal Care Transitions to Sending Annual Report Packets Electronically Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
9/11/20 APHIS Seeks Input on a Policy on Free-living Wild Species in Their Natural Habitat Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
9/9/20 Joint Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement for Wildlife Damage Management in California Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
9/9/20 APHIS Removes the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Area in Harlingen, Cameron County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/2/20 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Mango from South Africa Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
8/27/20 Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment for ALB Eradication Program in South Carolina Stakeholder Message Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/21/20 Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment for the Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program in Charleston, Dorchester, and Colleton Counties in South Carolina Federal Register Notice Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/18/20 USDA Reminds Stakeholders to Submit PPA-7721 Suggestions Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/18/20 APHIS Removes Zone Y from the Giant African Snail (Lissachatina fulica, formally Achatina fulica) List of Regulated Areas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
8/17/20 APHIS Shares SECURE Confirmation Process Guidance and Announces Webinars Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
8/7/20 USDA Updates List of Locations Where the Public Can Send Unsolicited Seed Packets Stakeholder Message Plant Health
8/6/20 APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Comment on IPPC Standards and Documents Stakeholder Message Plant Health
8/4/20 USDA Provides List of Locations by State Where Public Can Mail Unsolicited Seed Packages Stakeholder Message Plant Health
8/4/20 APHIS Will Delay Implementation of Phase Six of the Lacey Act Enforcement Schedule Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
8/4/20 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantines Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
8/4/20 APHIS Clarifies Regulatory Requirements for Seeds for Sprouting for Human Consumption Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/31/20 USDA Seeks Help from Citizens to Collect Unsolicited Seeds Packages Stakeholder Message Plant Health
7/29/20 New Lighting System Helps Deer Avoid Vehicles at Night Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
7/29/20 APHIS Removes the Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine Area in Lasara, Willacy County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
7/28/20 Availability of Deregulation Extension Request for GE Potato Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
7/27/20 APHIS Launches Animal Welfare Act Licensing Rule Website and Videos Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
7/27/20 Notice of Availability - Decision and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Environmental Assessment: Predator Damage Management in Nevada Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
7/22/20 Message to AWA Licensees and Registrants: Resumption of Animal Care Inspections During COVID-19 Pandemic Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
7/20/20 Important Information about Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Import Permit Applications and APHIS eFile Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/17/20 New release in feral swine video series! Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
7/17/20 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantines Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
7/17/20 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Fresh Raspberry Fruit from Peru for Consumption into the United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/14/20 APHIS Removes the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata) Quarantine Area in Devore, San Bernardino County, California Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
7/13/20 APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine Will Continue To Accept Electronic Phytosanitary Certificates and Forms through September 30, 2020 Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/6/20 APHIS Will Streamline Soil Import Permit Application Process Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
7/1/20 APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Comment on IPPC Standards and Documents Stakeholder Message Plant Health
6/30/20 APHIS adds portions of Cameron County in Texas to the Domestic Citrus Canker (Xanthomonas spp.) Quarantine Area Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/30/20 APHIS Will Extend Timeline for Implementing the APHIS Core Message Set in ACE Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/22/20 USDA Provides Additional $2.8 million to Support Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression in Western States Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/17/20 The Fiscal Year 2021 Plant Protection Act Section 7721 Open Period is Coming Soon Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/17/20 APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Turmeric (Curcuma longa) Rhizomes from Peru for Consumption into the United States. Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/15/20 Tree Surveys Are Underway In South Carolina to Detect Asian Longhorned Beetle USDA Asks Area Residents to Report Signs of the Beetle and to Not Move Firewood Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/15/20 APHIS Announces Availability of Petition for Deregulation of GE Corn Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
6/11/20 Ralstonia Eradicated from Greenhouses Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/10/20 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantines Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
6/8/20 APHIS Establishes Offshore Greenhouse Certification Program Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/5/20 APHIS Authorizes Fresh Carrot Imports from Republic of Korea Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/5/20 APHIS Reopens Comment Period on Amendments to Pale Cyst Nematode Regulations Federal Register Notice Pests and Diseases
6/5/20 USDA Amends Import Restrictions and Requirements to Prevent the Introduction of Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/5/20 APHIS Reopens Comment Period on Amendments to Pale Cyst Nematode Regulations Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/3/20 APHIS amends Federal Order for U.S. Imports of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and pepper (Capsicum spp.) hosts of Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/3/20 APHIS Establishes a Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Zapata, Zapata County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/2/20 New Video Series on Feral Swine Impacts to American Livelihoods Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
6/2/20 USDA APHIS Announces Availability of Petition for Deregulation of GE Corn Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
6/2/20 Huanglongbing Multiagency Coordination Group Announces Plans to Focus Funding on the Most Promising ‘Shovel-Ready’ Projects for Combating Citrus Greening Disease Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
6/2/20 COVID-19 Update from BRS: Electronic Submissions Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
6/2/20 BRS COVID-19 Update Stakeholder Message Biotechnology
6/2/20 APHIS Extends Comment Period for Phase Six of the Lacey Act Enforcement Schedule Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/1/20 Important Information about APHIS Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Import Permits Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
6/1/20 APHIS Invites U.S. Stakeholders to Comment on NAPPO Standards and Documents Stakeholder Message Plant Health
5/27/20 USDA Issues Decision and Finding of No Significant Impact Relative to Oral Rabies Vaccine Distribution in Nine States Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
5/25/20 Reminder: Important Information about APHIS Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Import Permits Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/21/20 USDA Market Access Gains for U.S. Products to China Valued At More Than $700 Million: Demonstrates Continued Progress Under the U.S.-China Phase One Agreement Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/20/20 APHIS Modifies Conditions for Interstate Movement of Regulated Articles in Quarantined Areas for European Cherry Fruit Fly (Rhagoletis cerasi) Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
5/18/20 Reminder: Important Information about APHIS Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Import Permits Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
5/12/20 APHIS Announces Changes to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
5/5/20 APHIS Accepts Comments on Environmental Assessment for Release of a Parasitoid Wasp to Control Russian Wheat Aphid Federal Register Notice Plant Health
5/5/20 USDA Announces New Director for Wildlife Services National Wildlife Research Center Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
5/4/20 Message to AWA Licensees and Registrants: Status of Animal Care Inspections During COVID-19 Pandemic Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
5/4/20 Reminder: Important Information about APHIS Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Import Permits Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/29/20 APHIS Announces Availability of Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Releasing an Insect to Biologically Control Gorse Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/27/20 National Poultry Improvement Plan Seeks Nominations for General Conference Committee Members Federal Register Notice Animal Health
4/27/20 National Poultry Improvement Plan Announces Biennial Conference and General Conference Committee Meeting Federal Register Notice Animal Health
4/22/20 Detection of Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 in a United States Greenhouse Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
4/21/20 Important Information about APHIS Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Import Permits Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/20/20 APHIS Adds Indonesia to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
4/17/20 APHIS seeks comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of fresh Chives for consumption from Ethiopia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/16/20 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fresh Sand Pears from Japan into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
4/16/20 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fresh Sand Pears from Japan into the United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/15/20 USDA Completes Environmental Assessment to Allow Field Testing of Poultry Vaccine Federal Register Notice Animal Health
4/15/20 USDA Wildlife Services to Use $1.3 M to Implement, Evaluate Nonlethal Predation Management Tools Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
4/14/20 APHIS Seek Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Dried True Potato Seed from the Netherlands Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/14/20 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fresh Citrus Fruit from China Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/13/20 APHIS Seeks Comment on Pest List to Reinstate the Importation of Fresh Mango for Consumption from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/9/20 APHIS Provides Operational Update for Preclearance of Apples and Pears from New Zealand Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/3/20 USDA Wildlife Services Highlights Nonlethal Wildlife Damage Management Tools Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
4/1/20 APHIS seeks comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Tarragon for consumption from Ethiopia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/1/20 APHIS seeks comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Rosemary for consumption from Ethiopia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
4/1/20 APHIS seeks comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Melon Fruit for consumption from Turkey Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/31/20 USDA Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes for the Importation of Fresh Citrus from South Africa into the United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/27/20 Message to AWA Licensees and Registrants: Animal Care Inspections During COVID-19 Pandemic Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
3/26/20 APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine Provides an Update on Import and Export Activities for Plants and Plant Products Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/24/20 APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for Pummelo from Vietnam Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/23/20 Learn How to Use the APHIS Core Message Set Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/20/20 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fragrant Pears from an Additional Area in China Stakeholder Message
3/16/20 APHIS Updates Federal Domestic Soil Quarantines Map Stakeholder Message Plant Health
3/16/20 APHIS Releases 2020 Thousand Cankers Disease Survey Guidelines Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/12/20 APHIS Establishes a Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Laredo, Webb County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/11/20 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fresh Jujube Fruit from China into the Continental United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/4/20 APHIS Expands the European Cherry Fruit Fly (Rhagoletis cerasi) Quarantine to include all of Orleans County, New York Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/4/20 APHIS Accepts Comments on an Environmental Assessment to Control Cogongrass in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina Federal Register Notice Plant Health
3/4/20 APHIS Extends Comment Period for Draft Pest Risk Assessments for Stonefruit for Consumption from Australia Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
3/4/20 APHIS Amends Entry Requirements for Importation of Boxwood, Euonymus, and Holly from Canada into the United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/27/20 APHIS Establishes a Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Cameron County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/26/20 USDA Completes Environmental Assessment to Allow Field Testing of Poultry Vaccine for Two Diseases Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/25/20 USDA Expands Market for U.S. Wheat: Adds Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to List of States that Can Export Wheat to Kenya Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/24/20 APHIS Updates Accredited Veterinarian Regulations Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/20/20 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) from Kenya Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/13/20 APHIS Establishes a Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) Quarantine in Lasara, Willacy County, Texas Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/7/20 APHIS Expands the Huanglongbing Quarantined Area in California Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/5/20 APHIS Amends Karnal Bunt (Tilletia indica) Regulated Areas in La Paz, Maricopa, and Pinal Counties in Arizona Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
2/3/20 USDA Extends Comment Period: Proposed Changes to List of Plants for Planting Not Approved Pending Pest Risk Analysis Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/31/20 APHIS Issues Record of Decision on Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression Program Federal Register Notice Plant Health
1/31/20 APHIS Adds the Philippines to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
1/31/20 APHIS Takes Next Step Toward Paperless Clearance of Agricultural Imports Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/31/20 APHIS Determines Unshu Oranges Can be Safely Imported from Japan Into the United States Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/28/20 USDA Wildlife Services Co-Posts DOD Request for Environmental Proposals Stakeholder Message Wildlife Damage
1/28/20 APHIS Posts New Weed Risk Assessments Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
1/23/20 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of Turmeric Rhizomes (Curcuma longa) from Samoa Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/23/20 APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the importation of Turmeric Rhizomes (Curcuma longa) from Mexico Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
1/22/20 Updated APHIS Launches Updated Citrus Diseases Website - Link included Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
1/22/20 APHIS Adds Infested Fields in the Pale Cyst Nematode Regulated Area in Idaho Stakeholder Message Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
1/17/20 Corrections to the Animal Care Annual Research Report Summaries by State Stakeholder Message Animal Welfare
1/14/20 APHIS Seeks Comments on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for fresh melon fruit (Cucumis melo) from Japan for consumption into the continental United State, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. Stakeholder Message Imports and Exports,Plant Health
12/30/19 APHIS Adds Burma to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) added Burma to the list of regions affected by African swine fever (ASF) [link to d Federal Register Notice Animal Health
12/30/19 APHIS Adds Serbia to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
12/4/19 APHIS Assessment Finds No Significant Environmental Impact for Conservation Program Designed to Support the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Federal Register Notice Plant Health
12/2/19 USDA Informs the Public on International Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standard-Setting Activities Federal Register Notice Plant Health
11/25/19 USDA Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to List of Plants for Planting Not Approved Pending Pest Risk Analysis Federal Register Notice Plant Health
11/22/19 APHIS Amends the Garbage Feeding Regulations under the Swine Health Protection Act Federal Register Notice Animal Health
11/15/19 USDA APHIS To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Predator Damage Management Activities in Oregon Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
11/13/19 APHIS Concurs with OIE Risk Designation for Nicaragua Federal Register Notice Animal Health
11/12/19 APHIS Analyzes Pest Risks Associated with Importing Carrots from the Republic of Korea, Seeks Comments Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
10/25/19 APHIS Proposes to Concur with OIE Risk Designations for Two Countries Federal Register Notice Animal Health
10/18/19 USDA Recognizes Singapore as Free of Foot and Mouth Disease Federal Register Notice Animal Health
10/18/19 APHIS Determines Baja California Mexico is Free of Fever Ticks Federal Register Notice Animal Health
10/16/19 APHIS Publishes Notice of Final Chronic Wasting Disease Program Standards Federal Register Notice Animal Health
10/11/19 USDA Finalizes Updated NPIP Program Standards Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/4/19 USDA Provides Data on Regulatory Review Period For a Patent Extension Request on a Specific Vaccine Federal Register Notice Animal Health
9/24/19 USDA Seeks Comments on Proposed Changes for the Importation of Unshu Oranges from Japan into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
9/24/19 APHIS Proposes to Authorize the Importation of Fresh Sand Pear Fruit from Additional Areas in Japan into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
9/23/19 APHIS Adds Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
9/23/19 APHIS Adds Laos to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
9/23/19 APHIS Adds Hong Kong to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
9/20/19 USDA Issues Finding of No Significant Impact for the Release of Cheilosia urbana to Control Invasive Hawkweeds Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/19/19 USDA Issues Notice of Decision to Authorize the Importation of Fresh Cape Gooseberry Fruit from Ecuador into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
9/18/19 USDA Publishes the Final Environmental Assessment for the Release of Ceratapion Basicorne for Biological Control of Yellow Starthistle Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/16/19 APHIS Proposes to Recognize Romania as Free of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease Federal Register Notice Animal Health
9/16/19 Record of Decision for Regulating the Importation, Interstate Movement, and Intrastate Movement of Plant Pests is Now Available Online Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
8/20/19 Federal Register Posts 2019
8/20/19 USDA Seeks Public Comments on Environmental Assessment for the Release of Sericothrips Staphylinus to Control Gorse Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/14/19 APHIS Adds Vietnam to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
8/14/19 APHIS Adds Cambodia to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
8/9/19 National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for September 18-19, 2019 Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
8/8/19 APHIS Adds Scotland to Controlled Risk List of Regions for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Federal Register Notice Animal Health
8/5/19 APHIS Issues Environmental Assessment for Field Testing of Two Vaccines To Prevent and Control White-Nose Syndrome in Bats Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
7/26/19 USDA Issues Notice of Decision to Authorize the Importation of Fresh Raspberry Fruit from Morocco into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
7/17/19 APHIS Proposes to Recognize Certain European Countries As Free From Citrus and Asian Longhorned Beetles Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/11/19 APHIS Extends Comment Period for Environmental Assessment for the Release of the Japanese Knotweed Psyllid to Biologically Control Japanese, Giant, and Bohemian Knotweeds Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/11/19 APHIS Re-opens Comment Period for the Pest Risk Analysis For Importation of Fresh Mamey Sapote Fruit from Mexico Into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
7/9/19 APHIS Issues Record of Decision for the Cooperative Fruit Fly Program Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/9/19 USDA Invites Public Comment on Environmental Assessment for Oral Rabies Vaccination Program in Nine States Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
7/9/19 APHIS Invites Public Comment on Draft Environmental Assessment of the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Program Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/8/19 USDA Adds Bulgaria to the List of Regions Affected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Federal Register Notice Animal Health
6/27/19 APHIS Environmental Assessment Finds No Significant Impact for the Biological Control of Brazilian Peppertree Federal Register Notice Plant Health
6/26/19 APHIS Reopens Comment Period on Protocols for Deregulating Fields Previously Infested with Pale Cyst Nematode Federal Register Notice Plant Health
6/20/19 APHIS Proposes to Amend the Swine Health Protection Act Regulations Federal Register Notice Animal Health
6/18/19 USDA Issues Corrective Action for Scrapie in Sheep and Goat Final Rule Federal Register Notice Animal Health
6/17/19 APHIS Announces Concurrence with OIE on Risk Designation for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Nicaragua Federal Register Notice Animal Health
6/10/19 USDA APHIS Seeks Public Comment on Scope of an Environmental Impact Statement for Predator Damage Management Activities in Idaho Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
6/10/19 USDA Adds Mongolia to the List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
6/6/19 APHIS Reopens Comment Period On Draft Environmental Assessment for Importing Plants in Approved Growing Media Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
5/29/19 APHIS Seeks Comments on Environmental Assessment for the Release of Cheilosia urbana to Biologically Control Invasive Hawkweeds Federal Register Notice Plant Health
5/29/19 APHIS Seeks Comments on Environmental Assessment for the Release of the Japanese knotweed psyllid to Biologically Control Japanese, Giant, and Bohemian Knotweeds Federal Register Notice Plant Health
12/20/18 USDA Renews Charter for National Poultry Improvement Plan General Conference Committee Federal Register Notice
12/14/18 USDA Updates National Poultry Improvement Plan Program Standards Federal Register Notice Animal Health
11/30/18 USDA Issues Record of Decision on Cattle Fever Tick Control Fencing in Texas Federal Register Notice
11/1/18 USDA Reestablishing Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health Federal Register Notice
10/26/18 APHIS Invites Public Comment on Measures to Promote the Conservation of the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Federal Register Notice
10/10/18 APHIS Publishes Environmental Assessment for Field Testing of a Swine Influenza Vaccine Federal Register Notice
10/10/18 USDA Finds Oral Rabies Vaccine Poses No Significant Impact On the Human Environment After Field Trails in Selected States
8/31/18 APHIS Recognizes Four Regions as Negligible Risk for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Federal Register Notice
7/5/18 USDA proposes additional Ohio and West Virginia counties for Oral Rabies vaccine trials, supplement for the Environmental Assessment available for comment. Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
6/19/18 APHIS Issues Final Rule On NPIP Provisions Federal Register Notice Animal Health
6/7/18 USDA Recognizes Japan as Free of Two Swine Diseases Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
6/1/18 USDA APHIS Determines that Tree Tomatoes from Ecuador Can Be Safely Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
5/17/18 USDA Issues Final Rule Requiring Reporting of Adverse Events Associated with Veterinary Biologics Federal Register Notice Animal Health
4/26/18 APHIS Extends Comment Period for Proposed Changes to the Chronic Wasting Disease Herd Certification Program Standards Federal Register Notice Animal Health
4/24/18 APHIS Announces Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Risk Designations Notice for Four Regions Federal Register Notice Animal Health
4/11/18 USDA Removes Rinderpest Restrictions after Worldwide Eradication Federal Register Notice Pests and Diseases
3/28/18 APHIS Determines the Mexican State of Chihuahua is Free of Fever Ticks Excluding Guadalupe y Calvo and Morelos Municipalities Federal Register Notice Pests and Diseases
3/5/18 APHIS Environmental Assessment finds No Significant Impact from the Biological Control of Yellow Toadflax Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
2/23/18 APHIS Environmental Assessment finds No Significant Impact from the Biological Control of Hoary Cress Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
2/22/18 USDA Proposes to Recognize Japan as Free of Two Swine Diseases Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
1/31/18 APHIS Seeks Public Input on Recognizing Third-Party Inspections and Certifications of Animal Welfare Act Facilities Federal Register Notice Animal Welfare
1/17/18 APHIS Adds the Philippines to the List of Regions Affected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Federal Register Notice Animal Health
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