News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News Archives:  2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Date Title Type Category
9/30/16 APHIS Issues Updated Indemnity Calculator for Laying Hens Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
9/29/16 USDA Announces Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for GE Creeping Bentgrass Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
9/29/16 USDA Announces Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for GE Creeping Bentgrass Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
9/26/16 New Technology Targets Invasive Brown Treesnakes from the Air Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
9/22/16 USDA Announces Preliminary Extension of Deregulation to Two GE Potato Lines Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
9/16/16 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
9/16/16 USDA Extends Comment Period on Proposal to Amend Horse Protection Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
9/15/16 APHIS Seeks Comments on a Treatment Evaluation Document to Add a Treatment Schedule for Grapefruit from Australia Imported into the United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
9/14/16 APHIS Publishes Notice of Quarantine Areas for Pale Cyst Nematode to the Federal Register Federal Register Notice
9/14/16 APHIS and GARC partner to End Rabies Now Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
8/31/16 APHIS Requests Public Comment Regarding Proposed Environmental Impact Statement for the Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression Program Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
8/29/16 USDA Updates Vaccine Labeling and Packaging Requirements Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/29/16 APHIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule to Change Import Requirements on Fresh Persimmon with Calyxes from Japan into the United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
8/26/16 Statement on Xanthomonas vasicola pv vasculorum Press Release Plant Health
8/26/16 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in a Wild Mallard Duck in Alaska Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/25/16 Comments Open on Proposed Rule to Amend Import Requirements for Lemons from Chile into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
8/25/16 APHIS Proposes to Allow Persimmon from New Zealand to be Imported into the United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
8/25/16 APHIS Proposes to Allow Import of Fresh Raspberry Fruit from Morocco into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
8/18/16 Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health to Meet September 7-8 Press Release Animal Health
8/18/16 APHIS Declares Eradication of European Grapevine Moth from United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
8/17/16 USDA Seeks Applications for Fiscal Year 2017 National Clean Plant Network Cooperative Agreements Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
8/16/16 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
8/11/16 APHIS Requests Public Comment Regarding Proposed Environmental Impact Statement for the Exotic Fruit Fly Eradication Program Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/11/16 APHIS Proposes to Allow Orchids in Growing Media from Korea to Be Imported into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/10/16 USDA Announces Preliminary Extension of Deregulation to GE Apple Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
8/10/16 USDA Begins 2016 Field Trials to Evaluate New Oral Rabies Vaccine in Raccoons, Other Wildlife Press Release Wildlife Damage
8/9/16 APHIS Approves Importation of Fresh Pomegranates from Peru into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
8/9/16 USDA Announces Concurrence with World Animal Health Organization Risk Designations for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in 14 Countries Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/9/16 APHIS Determines Fresh Figs from Peru Can be Safely Imported into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
8/5/16 USDA Upgrades California to Accredited-Free Status for Bovine Tuberculosis Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/3/16 USDA Proposes Updates to Animal Welfare Act Regulations for De Minimis Thresholds and Licensing Exemptions Press Release Animal Welfare
8/3/16 APHIS Proposes to Allow Import of Fresh Mango Fruit from Vietnam into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
8/1/16 USDA Calls for Residents to Check Trees in August, Help Find and Eradicate the Asian Longhorned Beetle Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle
7/26/16 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
7/25/16 USDA Proposes Changes to End the Inhumane Practice of Soring Press Release Animal Welfare
7/25/16 USDA Begins 2016 Oral Rabies Vaccine Efforts in Eastern United States Press Release Wildlife Damage
7/19/16 APHIS Announces End Date for Automated Commercial Environment Pilot Testing Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
7/19/16 Comment Period Opening on Risk Analysis to Allow Import of Fresh Star Apple Fruit from Vietnam into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
7/18/16 APHIS Launches New Web Site Devoted to International Pet Travel Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/15/16 USDA Proposes Updates to Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Restrictions Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/14/16 USDA Proposes to Amend its National Environmental Policy Act implementing procedures. Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
7/14/16 Importation of Mangoes from India Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
7/12/16 USDA Renews Charter for General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan Federal Register Notice Animal Health
7/12/16 APHIS Announces Revised NPIP Program Standards to Implement Compartmentalization Programs Federal Register Notice Animal Health
6/30/16 APHIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule to Allow the Importation of Bone-In Lamb Meat from Uruguay Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
6/30/16 Phytosanitary Treatments; Update of General Provisions in 7 CFR part 305 - Cold Treatment Facilities, Fumigation Treatments, and Compliance Agreements Federal Register Notice Plant Health
6/23/16 USDA Seeks Additional Comments Regarding the Handling of Dangerous Animals Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
6/20/16 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
6/16/16 Notice on Implementation of Revised Lacey Act Provisions Federal Register Notice Plant Health
6/15/16 Insecticide Treatment Study Planned and New Removal Contractors Begin in Clermont County, Ohio for Asian Longhorned Beetles Eradication Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
6/14/16 Asian Longhorned Beetle: Update List of Regulated Articles Federal Register Notice Plant Health
5/26/16 USDA APHIS to Allow Imports of Hass Avocados from all States In Mexico Federal Register Notice Plant Health
5/17/16 APHIS Environmental Assessment Finds it Safe to Import a Classical Swine Fever Vaccine for Emergency Use Through the National Veterinary Stockpile Federal Register Notice Animal Health
5/17/16 APHIS Issues Environmental Assessment for the Field Testing of a Vaccine Effective Against 3 Poultry Diseases – Infectious Laryngotracheitis, Marek’s Disease and Newcastle Disease Federal Register Notice Animal Health
5/17/16 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
5/12/16 Notice of Availability of an Evaluation of the Classical Swine Fever, Swine Vesicular Disease, African Swine Fever, Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Rinderpest Status of Malta Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/10/16 Notice of Availability of an Evaluation of the Fever Tick Status of the State of Chihuahua, Excluding the Municipalities of Guadalupe y Calvo and Morelos in Mexico Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/5/16 APHIS Will Seek Comments on Proposed Rule to Change Import Requirements on Lemons from Northwest Argentina into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
4/19/16 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act - Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
4/15/16 APHIS Announces Upcoming Meetings of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health Federal Register Notice Animal Health
4/5/16 Comments Open on Proposal to Allow Importation of Fresh Pitahaya Fruit from Ecuador into the United States Under a Systems Approach Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/5/16 Technical Amendment to the Import Requirements for Fresh Peppers from Ecuador Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/5/16 APHIS Determines Fresh Andean Blackberries and Raspberries Can be Imported from Ecuador into the Continental United States Under a Systems Approach Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/1/16 Manufacturer of Industrial Wood Products and Owner to Pay $100,000 For Environmental Crime Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
3/30/16 Comments Open on Proposed Rule to Amend Import Requirements for Cherimoya from Chile into the United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
3/30/16 Comments Open on Proposed Rule to Amend Import Requirements for Lemons from Chile into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
3/28/16 Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Announces 2016 Plans for Fighting the Beetle in New York, Massachusetts, and Ohio Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
3/24/16 APHIS Issues Record of Decision for Carcass Management Environmental Impact Statement Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/24/16 Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment for Biological Control of Cape Ivy Federal Register Notice Plant Health
3/18/16 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
3/14/16 USDA Seeking Information from Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Manufacturers Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/11/16 Comment Period extended until May 5, 2016, on Proposed Rule to Change Import Requirements on Apples and Pears from eight EU member countries Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
3/11/16 Comment Period extended until May 5, 2016, on Proposed Rule to Change Import Requirements on Apples and Pears from eight EU member countries Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
3/10/16 Notice of Availability of the Pest Risk Analysis to Consider the Importation of Fresh Pomegranates from Peru into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
3/10/16 Notice of Availability of the Pest Risk Analysis to Consider the Importation of Fresh Figs from Peru into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
3/4/16 APHIS Issues Epidemiology Report for Avian Influenza Affected Poultry in Indiana Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
2/22/16 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
2/11/16 USDA Secretary Vilsack Announces $58.25 Million to Protect Agriculture and Plants from Pests and Diseases Through 2014 Farm Bill Section 10007 Press Release Plant Health
2/10/16 Importation of Phalaenopsis Spp. Plants for Planting in Approved Growing Media From China to the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
2/8/16 Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health to Hold Public Meeting February 23-25 Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/5/16 APHIS Announces Interim Rule on Indemnity for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
2/5/16 USDA Issues Final Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Environmental Assessment Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/3/16 Importation of Orchids in Growing Media from Taiwan Federal Register Notice Plant Health
2/2/16 USDA Seeks Public Input on the Scope of a Forthcoming Programmatic EIS That Will Inform a Proposed Rule to Revise its Biotechnology Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
1/29/16 USDA Requests Comment on Proposed Rule for Standards of Care for Marine Mammals in Captivity Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
1/22/16 Lacey Act Implementation Plan: Definitions for Exempt and Regulated Articles Affirmation of Interim Final Rule Federal Register Notice Plant Health
1/22/16 Addition of Rust-Resistant Species and Varieties to Black Stem Rust Regulations Federal Register Notice Plant Health
1/22/16 USDA Issues Updates to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Fall Plan Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
1/22/16 Lacey Act Implementation Plan; Definitions for Exempt and Regulated Articles Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
1/21/16 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
1/19/16 USDA Revises Regulations for Exporting Live Animals to Provide Additional Flexibility Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health,Imports and Exports
1/17/16 Update on H7 Avian Influenza Cases in Indiana, Additional Flocks Now Confirmed as Low Pathogenic Press Release Animal Health
1/16/16 Additional H7 Avian Influenza Cases Found in Indiana Press Release Animal Health
1/15/16 U.S. Proposes Change to Import Requirements of Apple and Pear Fruit from Eight EU Countries Federal Register Notice Plant Health
1/15/16 APHIS Seeks Comment on Proposed to Allow Fresh Apple and Pear Fruit to be Imported into the Continental U.S. from Eight EU Member Countries Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
1/15/16 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H7N8 Avian Influenza in a Commercial Turkey Flock in Dubois County, Indiana Press Release Animal Health
1/14/16 USDA Proposes Updates to Select Agents Registration List and Select Agent Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
1/4/16 USDA Issues Updated Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease Federal Order Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
1/1/16 Newsroom 2016
1/1/16 Federal Register Posts 2016
12/30/15 News Archives 2015
12/30/15 Federal Register Post Archive 2015
12/18/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
12/11/15 USDA Proposes Updates to Brucellosis and Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) Program Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
12/11/15 USDA Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement to Help Reduce Potential Risks during an Animal Health Emergency Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
12/4/15 USDA Continues to Prepare for Any Possible Findings of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
12/4/15 USDA Announces Preliminary Concurrence with World Animal Health Organization Risk Designations for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in 16 Countries Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
11/20/15 USDA Issues Second Request for Proposals for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Vaccine Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
11/10/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
10/23/15 Importation of Fresh Peppers from Ecuador Into the United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/23/15 Notice of Availability of a Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Pitahaya From Israel Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/23/15 APHIS Publishes Final Rule, Adjusts Agricultural Quarantine and Inspection Program User Fees
10/23/15 User Fees for Agricultural Quarantine and Inspection Services Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/22/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
10/16/15 APHIS Finalizes Voluntary Elephant TB Policy
10/14/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
10/13/15 USDA Adds Avian Influenza Vaccine Doses to the National Veterinary Stockpile
10/2/15 Importation of Tomato Plantlets in Approved Growing Media From Mexico Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/2/15 Fee Increases for Overtime Services Federal Register Notice
9/30/15 USDA Issues Root Cause Investigation Report for Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
9/18/15 APHIS Issues Fall 2015 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Preparedness and Response Plan Press Release Animal Health
9/17/15 Audit Finds That APHIS Wildlife Services is a Necessary and Important Part of Wildlife Damage Management Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
9/16/15 USDA Announces the Importation of Kiwi from Chile into the United States Under a Systems Approach Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/11/15 USDA Announces the Importation of Fresh Peppers from Peru into the continental United States and the Territories Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/11/15 USDA Announces the Expansion of Citrus-Growing Area and the Importation of Citrus from Peru into the continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/9/15 USDA Proposes Changes to Existing Scrapie Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
9/9/15 APHIS will accept applications for FY 2016 NCPN cooperative agreements from September 9 through November 18, 2015. Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
9/8/15 USDA Announces its Decision to Authorize the Importation of Fresh Cranberries from Chile into the continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/4/15 APHIS Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for the National Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
8/31/15 USDA Announces Recognition of European Union and European Union Member State Regionalization Decisions by Updating the APHIS List of Regions Affected with African Swine Fever Federal Register Notice Animal Health
8/28/15 USDA Announces Genetically Engineered (GE) Potato Deregulation Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
8/20/15 Finding of No Significant Environmental Impact for the Biological Control of Emerald Ash Borer Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
8/18/15 APHIS to Issue Environmental Assessment and Request for Proposals for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Vaccine Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/17/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
8/14/15 USDA Begins 2015 Field Trials to Evaluate New Oral Rabies Vaccine in Raccoons, Other Wildlife Press Release Wildlife Damage
8/14/15 USDA Announces the Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Mass Carcass Disposal and an Environmental Assessment for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/12/15 USDA Announces a Technical Amendment to the Importation of Fresh Unshu Oranges from Japan into the United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/11/15 Notice of Availability of Treatment Evaluation Documents and Supplemental Environmental Assessment for Pesticide Use for the Imported Fire Ant Program Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/7/15 USDA Begins 2015 Oral Rabies Vaccine Efforts in Eastern United States Press Release Wildlife Damage
8/4/15 USDA Announces a Notice of Affirmation of Revision of a Treatment Schedule for Hot Water Treatment of Mangoes Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/3/15 USDA Asks People to Check Their Trees for Signs of the Asian Longhorned Beetle During the Month of August Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
7/27/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
7/24/15 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Releases Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Epidemiology Report
7/21/15 USDA APHIS Adds Treatment Schedule for Methyl Bromide Fumigation of Figs Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/21/15 USDA APHIS New and Revised Treatments for Various Plant Commodities Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/21/15 USDA APHIS interim rule and request for comments on Emerald Ash Borer Quarantined Areas Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/21/15 Secretary Vilsack Appoints Members to Advisory Committee on Animal Health Press Release Animal Health
7/21/15 USDA APHIS Final Rule on Khapra Beetle New Regulated Countries and Articles Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/16/15 APHIS Announces Dates for Fiscal Year 2016 Farm Bill 10007 Open Period
7/14/15 USDA Announces Record of Decision on Feral Swine Damage Management Program
7/2/15 USDA Publishes Updated Interagency Strategic and Surveillance Plans for Avian Influenza Migratory Birds Press Release Wildlife Damage
6/29/15 USDA APHIS Announces Final Rule on the Importation of Beef From a Region in Argentina
6/29/15 USDA APHIS Announces Final Rule on the Importation of Beef From a Region in Brazil
6/29/15 APHIS to Allow the Importation of Fresh Beef from Northern Argentina and 14 States in Brazil
6/26/15 APHIS Determines Flag Smut Limited to Small Areas in Kansas; Coordinates with State and Industry Officials to Exclude Infected Wheat from Export Markets
6/25/15 USDA Announces the Availability for a Preliminary Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Draft Environmental Assessment for Dow AgroSciences’ cotton genetically engineered to resist 2,4-D and glufosinate. Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
6/25/15 USDA Announces the Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement on the Double-crested Cormorant Management Plan to Reduce Predation of Juvenile Salmonids in the Columbia River Estuary Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
6/25/15 USDA Announces the Availability of a Petition to Amend the Reporting Requirements for Research Facilities Under the Animal Welfare Act Regulations
6/25/15 USDA Announces the Availability of a Preliminary Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Draft Environmental Assessment of Maize Genetically Engineered For Protection Against Corn Rootworm and Resistance to Glyphosate
6/25/15 USDA Proposes to Allow Importation of Phalaenopsis Spp. Plants From China in Approved Growing Media
6/17/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
6/15/15 APHIS Releases Partial Epidemiology Report on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
6/8/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Macomb County, Michigan
6/4/15 USDA Updates List of Regulated Articles for Asian Longhorned Beetle to Remove Celtis (Hackberry) Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
6/4/15 ​USDA seeks comment on environmental documents for cotton genetically engineered for resistance to the herbicides 2,4-D and glufosinate.
6/4/15 USDA Announces Final Environmental Impact Statement on Feral Swine Damage Management Program Press Release Wildlife Damage
6/3/15 Additional Criteria Must Be Met Before Emergency Use of Vaccine for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Can Be Approved
5/28/15 USDA Seeks Registered Federal Contractors to Assist with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Response Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/18/15 USDA Encourages Travelers to Check New CanIBringIt.com Website Before Traveling with Food or Agricultural Products Press Release Plant Health
5/15/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
5/12/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Dixon County, Nebraska Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/11/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N8 Avian Influenza in Backyard Flock in Indiana Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/8/15 USDA Announces the Authorization for the Interstate Movement of Sea Asparagus Tips from Hawaii into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
5/1/15 USDA Announces Comment Period for GE Potato Draft Environmental Documents Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/1/15 USDA Requests Comments on Petition to Develop Specific Ethologically Appropriate Standards for Nonhuman Primates in Research Federal Register Notice Animal Welfare
5/1/15 USDA Proposes Rule for Importation of Citrus from Peru Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/28/15 USDA Reopens Comment Period for Stakeholder Workshop on Agricultural Coexistence​
4/28/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Wild Birds in Kentucky Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/28/15 USDA Makes Available A Pest Risk Analysis for Importation of Fresh Pitahaya From Israel
4/28/15 USDA Adopts Final Rule Allowing Importation of Papayas From Peru
4/28/15 USDA Requests Comment on Proposal to Allow Importation of Fresh Peppers From Peru Into the Continental United States and the Territories
4/28/15 USDA Requests Comment on Proposal to Allow the Importation of Fresh Peppers From Ecuador Into the United States
4/28/15 USDA Requests Comment on Proposal to Allow Import of Fresh Andean Blackberry and Raspberry Fruit From Ecuador into the United States ​
4/22/15 USDA Adopts Final Rules Allowing Importation of Apples From China
4/21/15 USDA Receives Federal Laboratory Consortium’s 2015 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer Press Release Wildlife Damage
4/17/15 Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health to Meet April 28-29
4/17/15 USDA Confirms More Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Commercial Turkey Flocks in South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/16/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
4/14/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Cases in Six Minnesota Counties Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/14/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Buena Vista County, Iowa Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/13/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Jefferson County, Wisconsin Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/11/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Dickey County, North Dakota Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/11/15 USDA Confirms 3rd Case of Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/10/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 in Two Counties in South Dakota Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/10/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Cases in Four Minnesota Counties Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/10/15 USDA Expands Agriculture Trade with Mexico and Peru Press Release Animal Health
4/9/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Kingsbury County, South Dakota Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/8/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Meeker County, Minnesota Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/7/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in 2nd Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Commercial Turkey Flock Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/6/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Commercial Turkey Flock Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/6/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in 3rd Stearns County, Minnesota Commercial Turkey Flock Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/3/15 New York Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Announces Next Steps in 2015 Press Release Plant Health
4/3/15 Massachusetts Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Announces 2015 Plans for Fighting the Beetle in Worcester County Press Release Plant Health
4/2/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Backyard Flock in Montana Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/2/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in 2nd Stearns County, Minnesota Commercial Turkey Flock Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/2/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Beadle County, South Dakota Commercial Turkey Flock Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/2/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Nobles County, Minnesota Commercial Turkey Flock Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/2/15 USDA Seeks the Public’s Help to Stop Invasive, ‘Hungry Pests’ Press Release Plant Health
3/30/15 USDA Removes Saudi Arabia from List of Regions Affected by African Horse Sickness
3/30/15 USDA Requests Comment on a Petition to Define Alternatives to Procedures That May Cause Pain or Distress
3/30/15 USDA Authorizes the Importation of Fresh Figs From Mexico Into the Continental United States
3/30/15 Ohio Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Announces 2015 Plans Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
3/30/15 USDA Authorizes the Importation of Fresh Tejocote Fruit From Mexico Into the Continental United States
3/28/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Stearns County, Minnesota Commercial Turkey Flock Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/27/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Commercial Turkey Flock in Minnesota Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/26/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Wild Bird in Wyoming Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/25/15 USDA Conducts Asian Gypsy Moth Survey in Greater Charleston Area Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
3/25/15 USDA Continues Asian Gypsy Moth Survey in Oklahoma Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
3/18/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
3/18/15 USDA Provides $57.9 Million to Protect Agriculture and Plants from Pests and Diseases Through the 2014 Farm Bill Section 10007 Press Release Plant Health
3/13/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Backyard Flock in Kansas Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/13/15 APHIS Invites Public Comment on National Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Draft Environmental Impact Statement Press Release Plant Health
3/12/15 APHIS Adds Areas in Minnesota, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin to Gypsy Moth Generally Infested Areas
3/12/15 APHIS Announces the Notice of Availability of a Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Cranberries From Chile Into the Continental United States
3/12/15 APHIS Reopens Comment Period Regarding Importation of Orchids in Growing Media From Taiwan
3/11/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Commercial Turkey Flock in Arkansas Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/10/15 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza in Commercial Turkey Flocks in Missouri Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/9/15 APHIS Announces New Foreign Service Training Program Stakeholder Announcement International Services
3/5/15 USDA Confirms H5N2 Avian Influenza in Commercial Turkey Flock in Minnesota Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/5/15 APHIS Proposes Rule for Importation of Mexican Tomato Plantlets in Growing Media
3/2/15 USDA to Hold National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee Meeting Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
2/27/15 APHIS Announces Withdrawal of 2008 Proposed Rule for Biotechnology Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
2/27/15 USDA Seeks Public Input as Part of Biennial Review of Select Agents and Toxins List
2/27/15 APHIS Shares Notice of Availability of a Treatment Evaluation Document--Methyl Bromide Fumigation of Figs
2/26/15 USDA Declares Sonora, Mexico as Free of Fever Ticks
2/26/15 USDA Proposes Regulations Revision for Exporting Live Animals, Providing Additional Flexibility Press Release Animal Health
2/24/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
2/18/15 Media Advisory: National Invasive Species Awareness Week Events Press Release Plant Health
2/17/15 APHIS Proposes to Amend Rule to Allow Hass Avocado from all Mexico
2/13/15 USDA Announces Deregulation of Non-Browning Apples Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
2/9/15 Vilsack Announces $30 Million to Fight Citrus Disease Press Release Plant Health
2/3/15 USDA Evaluates Croatia’s Status for Several Animal Diseases; Evaluation Available for Public Comment
2/2/15 U.S. Department of Agriculture Stakeholder Workshop on Coexistence Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
1/24/15 Highly Pathogenic H5N8 Avian Influenza Confirmed in Commercial Turkey Flock in California Press Release Animal Health
1/16/15 USDA Withdraws Interim Rule on Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia
1/16/15 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
1/16/15 APHIS is making available for public comment a petition received from the Monsanto Company seeking the deregulation of corn genetically engineered to produce increased ear biomass Press Release Biotechnology
1/15/15 APHIS Announces Deregulation of Monsanto Company’s Genetically Engineered Soybeans and Cotton
1/14/15 USDA Withdraws Interim Rule on Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia
1/1/15 No Announcements Available for January 2015
12/30/14 News Archives 2014
12/30/14 STATEMENT HPAI Press Release Animal Health
12/30/14 Federal Register Post Archive 2014
12/17/14 USDA Publishes Final Rule Making Minor Changes to Plants for Planting Regulations Federal Register Notice Plant Health
12/17/14 Highly Pathogenic H5 Avian Influenza Confirmed in Wild Birds in Washington State; H5N2 Found in Northern Pintail Ducks & H5N8 Found in Captive Gyrfalcons Press Release Animal Health
12/16/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
12/12/14 USDA Announces Final Environmental Impact Statement on Dicamba/Glufosinate Tolerant Cotton and Dicamba Tolerant Soybean Press Release Plant Health
12/11/14 USDA Seeks Public Review and Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Feral Swine Damage Management Press Release Animal Health
12/3/14 Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health Seeks Nominations for Membership Press Release Animal Health
11/28/14 USDA Issues Final Rule Amending Regulations for Importation of Poultry from Regions with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Press Release Animal Health
11/12/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
11/10/14 USDA Amends Brucellosis Testing and Certification Requirements Federal Register Notice Animal Health
11/7/14 Availability of Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Potato Genetically Engineered For Late Blight Resistance, Low Acrylamide Potential, Reduced Black Spot Bruising, and Lowered Reducing Sugars Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
11/7/14 Monsanto Company and Forage Genetics International; Determination of Nonregulatory Status of Genetically Engineered Alfalfa Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
11/7/14 Determination of Nonregulated Status of Potato Genetically Engineered for Low Acrylamide Potential and Reduced Black Spot Bruise Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
11/7/14 USDA Makes Petition for a Determination of Nonregulated Status for a Potato Variety Genetically Engineered for Late Blight Resistance, Low-Acrylamide Potential, Reduced Black Spot Bruise, and Lowered Reducing Sugars for a 60-Day Public Comment Period Press Release Biotechnology
11/7/14 USDA Announces a Determination of Nonregulated Status for Potato Varieties Genetically Engineered for Low-Acrylamide Potential and Reduced Black Spot Bruise Press Release Biotechnology
11/7/14 USDA Announces a Determination of Nonregulated Status for an Alfalfa Variety Genetically Engineered for Reduced-Lignin Content Press Release Biotechnology
11/3/14 USDA Reopens Comment Period on Proposed Rule for Beef Imports from Northern Argentina Federal Register Notice Animal Health
10/31/14 China Lifts Suspension on Washington State Apples Press Release Plant Health
10/29/14 USDA Appoints National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee Members Press Release Wildlife Damage
10/27/14 USDA Announces the Importation of Fresh Unshu Oranges from Japan into the United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/17/14 USDA Announces Extension of a Determination of Nonregulated Status of Soybean Genetically Engineered for Insect Resistance Press Release Biotechnology
10/17/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
10/16/14 USDA proposes to allow kiwi from Chile to be imported into the US under a systems approach Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/16/14 USDA Authorizes the Importation of Chipilin Leaves and Edible Flowers of Chufle, Izote, and Pacaya from Guatemala into the continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/15/14 USDA Announces Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts Press Release Plant Health
10/10/14 USDA adopts final rule that adds areas of Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New York, and Virginia and all of Indiana and New Jersey to the list of areas quarantined for pine shoot beetle Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/10/14 USDA Announces the Importation of Fresh Bananas from the Philippines into Hawaii and U.S. Territories Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/9/14 USDA Makes Available a Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Potato Mini-Tubers from the United Kingdom Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/7/14 USDA Establishes a New Program to Federally Recognize Qualifying State-Managed Plant Pest Programs Press Release Plant Health
10/3/14 USDA announces concurrence with World Organization for Animal Health’s (OIE) bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) risk designations Federal Register Notice Animal Health
10/1/14 USDA Announces a Notice of Availability of an EA and FONSI for Field Release of Aphelinus rhamni for Biological Control of the Soybean Aphid Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/1/14 USDA Makes a Technical Amendment to the Final Rule on the Importation of Cape Gooseberry from Colombia into the United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/1/14 USDA Allows Achachairú Fruit from Puerto Rico into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/1/14 USDA Announces the Interstate Movement of Allium spp. Leaves from Hawaii into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
10/1/14 USDA Expands Areas in the Philippines Considered Free of Mango Seed Weevil and Mango Pulp Weevil and Establishes a Lower Irradiation Dose as a Treatment for Mango Pulp Weevil Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/30/14 USDA Sets Boundaries of Asian Longhorned Beetle Infestation in Worcester County Massachusetts Press Release Plant Health
9/26/14 USDA Announces Close and Findings of Investigation into the Detection of Genetically Engineered Wheat in Oregon in 2013; Opens New Investigation Into Separate Detection of GE Wheat in Montana in 2014 Press Release Biotechnology
9/25/14 APHIS Extends Comment Period for Dicamba Herbicide Resistant Soybeans and Cotton Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
9/19/14 USDA Completes Three Contingency Livestock Inspection Facilities in New Mexico and Arizona Press Release Animal Health
9/19/14 USDA Announces the Importation of Mangoes From Jamaica into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/17/14 APHIS issues a Record of Decision (ROD) for three GE plants Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
9/17/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
9/16/14 USDA Upgrades Bovine Tuberculosis Status for Seven Michigan Counties Press Release Animal Health
9/9/14 USDA Announces the Establishment of a Performance Standard for Authorizing the Importation and Interstate Movement of Fruits and Vegetables Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/4/14 USDA Announces the Importation of Litchi and Longan Fruit from Vietnam into the Continental United States except Florida Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/2/14 USDA Announces its Determination of Pest-Free Areas in Australia Federal Register Notice Plant Health
9/2/14 APHIS Seeks Comment on EA for Field Release of Diamondback Moths Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/29/14 USDA Intercepts Giant African Snails Sold Online Press Release Plant Health
8/28/14 Importation of Fresh Citrus Fruit From the Republic of South Africa Into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/28/14 Importation of Fresh Citrus From China Into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/28/14 USDA Adds a Region of Argentina to List of Regions Free of Foot-and-Mouth and Rinderpest Federal Register Notice Animal Health
8/28/14 USDA Proposes to Allow the Importation of Fresh Beef from Northern Argentina into the United States Federal Register Notice Animal Health
8/28/14 ​USDA Grants Extension of Nonregulated Status for Soybean Genetically Engineered for Resistance to Lepidopteran Insects Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
8/22/14 USDA Reopens Chinese Market Access for California Citrus Press Release Plant Health
8/15/14 USDA Establishes New Health Requirements for Dogs Imported to the U.S. for Resale Press Release Animal Welfare
8/12/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
8/11/14 USDA Begins 2014 Oral Rabies Vaccine Efforts in Eastern United States Press Release Wildlife Damage
8/11/14 USDA Conducts Field Trials in 5 States of New Oral Rabies Vaccine for Use in Raccoons, Other Wildlife Press Release Wildlife Damage
8/6/14 USDA Announces Final Environmental Impact Statement for Corn and Soybean Plants Resistant to the Herbicide 2,4-D and Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Cotton and Soybean Plants Resistant to the Herbicide Dicamba. Press Release Biotechnology
8/4/14 USDA Updates Regulations on Official Tuberculosis Tests for Captive Cervids Press Release Animal Health
8/1/14 USDA Announces the Importation of Fresh Blueberry Fruit from Morocco into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
8/1/14 USDA Announces the Importation of Fresh Pork and Pork Products from Mexico into the United States Federal Register Notice Animal Health
8/1/14 USDA Announces the Importation of Two Hybrids of Unshu Orange from the Republic of Korea into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/22/14 USDA Proposes To Declare Sonora, Mexico as Free of Fever Ticks Federal Register Notice Animal Health
7/18/14 USDA Announces Final Rule to Amend Asian Longhorned Beetle Regulations of Middlesex and Union Counties, NJ. Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/18/14 USDA proposes to amend the fruits and vegetables regulations to allow the importation of fresh apples from China into the continental United States. Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/18/14 USDA Withdraws Proposed Rule regarding GE Organisms for Sharing Certain Business Information with State And Tribal Government Agencies Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
7/18/14 ​USDA Announces Determination of Nonregulated Status for Syngenta Seeds, Inc., and Bayer CropScience’s GE Soybean Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/15/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
7/10/14 USDA updates National Poultry Improvement Plan to keep current with changes in the poultry industry Federal Register Notice Animal Health
7/1/14 USDA Announces Implementation of Multilateral Agreement to Combat Damaging Fruit Fly Species: U.S., Guatemala and Mexico Reach Agreement to Suppress Mediterranean Fruit Fly and other Species that Damage Agriculture Economies Press Release Plant Health
7/1/14 USDA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Rule to Adjust Agricultural Quarantine Inspection (AQI) Program User Fees Federal Register Notice Plant Health
7/1/14 USDA Multi-agency Citrus Greening Group Requests Suggestions from Public Press Release Plant Health
6/30/14 USDA Makes $5 Million in Farm Bill Support for National Clean Plant Network Available Press Release Plant Health
6/20/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
6/12/14 USDA Announces the Importation of Female Squash Flowers from Israel into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
6/4/14 USDA Affirms the Addition of a Treatment Schedule for Methyl Bromide Fumigation of Kumquat Federal Register Notice Plant Health
6/4/14 USDA Announces Funding and Issues Federal Order to Combat PEDv and Other Swine Diseases Press Release Animal Health
5/27/14 Syngenta mesotrione/glufosinate tolerant soybean. (12-215-01p) Draft EA, PPRA, Preliminary FONSI and Preliminary Determination for 30-day Public Viewing targeted for May 2014 Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
5/27/14 Monsanto & Forage Genetics reduced lignin alfalfa. (12-321-01p) Draft EA for 30-day public comment Federal Register Notice Animal Health
5/27/14 JR Simplot InnateTM potatoes with low acrylamide potential and reduced black spot bruise (13-022-01p). Draft EA for 30-day public comment Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
5/20/14 Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health to meet June 18th and 19th Federal Register Notice Animal Health
5/20/14 Secretary Vilsack intends to renew charter for the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health Federal Register Notice Animal Health
5/16/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
5/14/14 USDA Announces a Draft Framework for Foreign Animal Disease Zoning Between the U.S. and Canada Federal Register Notice Plant Health
5/13/14 USDA Announces First Citrus Greening Funding Allocations and Appointments to Citrus Disease Subcommittee Press Release Plant Health
5/12/14 USDA Declares a Boston, Massachusetts Area Free of the Asian Longhorned Beetle Press Release Plant Health
5/2/14 APHIS makes available to the public for review and comment an environmental assessment on the release of an insect (Aphelinus rhamni) to control the soybean aphid Federal Register Notice Plant Health
5/2/14 USDA Announces the Importation of Cape Gooseberry from Colombia into the United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/22/14 USDA Makes Environmental Assessments Available for GE Insect Resistant Soybean Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
4/22/14 USDA proposes changes to Virus-Serum-Toxin Act to provide clearer information about biologic products Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/18/14 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Additional USDA Actions to Combat Spread of Diseases Among U.S. Pork Producers Press Release Animal Health
4/16/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
4/15/14 USDA Announces tho Importation of Mangoes from Jamaica into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/14/14 ​USDA Proposes the Expansion of Areas in the Philippines Considered free of Mango Seed Weevil and Mango Pulp Weevil and an Establishment of a Lower Irradiation Dose as a Treatment for Mango Pulp Weevil Federal Register Notice Plant Health
4/8/14 USDA’s National Poultry Improvement Plan Conference Committee to Meet in July Federal Register Notice Animal Health
4/8/14 USDA Announces Reestablishment of the National Wildlife Services Advisory Board Federal Register Notice Wildlife Damage
4/3/14 USDA Provides Farm Bill Funding for Pest and Disease Management Programs Press Release Plant Health
4/2/14 USDA proclaims April as Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month Press Release Plant Health
4/2/14 USDA Announces $20 Million Effort to Reduce Damage Caused by Feral Swine Press Release Wildlife Damage
3/31/14 USDA announces its 2014 priorities in eradicating the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) from Worcester County, Massachuset Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
3/31/14 USDA announces its 2014 plans for the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) infestation in Clermont County, Ohio Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
3/31/14 USDA announces its 2014 plans for eradicating the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
3/31/14 USDA Announces a Notice of Availability of Treatment Evaluation Documents for Various Plant Commodities Federal Register Notice Plant Health
3/27/14 USDA Extends Comment Period of Evaluations on the Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Rinderpest Status of a Region in Patagonia, Argentina Federal Register Notice Animal Health
3/27/14 ​USDA Announces the Importation of Potatoes from Mexico into the United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
3/26/14 ​USDA Announces the Importation of Jackfruit, Pineapple and Starfruit from Malaysia into the Continental United States Federal Register Notice Plant Health
3/18/14 USDA Announces Determination of Nonregulated Status for Soybean Genetically Engineered for Resistance to Herbicide Imidazolinone Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
3/18/14 USDA Seeks Comment on Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status for GE Cotton Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
3/18/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
3/7/14 USDA Seeks Comment on Petition of GE Corn for Protection Against Corn Rootworm and Resistance to Glyphosate Federal Register Notice Biotechnology
3/4/14 USDA Seeks Public Comment for its PPRA, EA, and preliminary FONSI for GE Soybean Federal Register Notice Plant Health
2/27/14 USDA Reopens Comment Period on the Importation of Beef from Specific Brazilian States Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/25/14 USDA Seeks Nominations for National Poultry Improvement Plan Membership Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/18/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
2/10/14 APHIS Reopens Comment Period for a Petition to Promulgate Standards for Bears Under the Animal Welfare Act Regulations Federal Register Notice Animal Welfare
2/10/14 APHIS Announces the Availability of a Treatment Evaluation Document for Heat Treatment for Asian Longhorned Beetle Federal Register Notice Plant Health
2/10/14 USDA Announces an Amendment to Importation of Live Birds and Poultry, Poultry Meat, and Poultry Products from a Region in the European Union Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/9/14 USDA Affirms its Decision to Maintain the Light Brown Apple Moth as a Quarantine Pest Federal Register Notice Plant Health
2/9/14 USDA Informs the Public on the International Standard-setting Activities of the World Organization for Animal Health, the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention and the North American Plant Protection Organization Federal Register Notice Animal Health
2/9/14 USDA Announces Importation of Fresh Bananas From the Philippines Into Hawaii and U.S Federal Register Notice Plant Health
2/9/14 USDA Announces the Availability of Evaluations on the Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Rinderpest Status of a Region in Patagonia, Argentina Federal Register Notice Animal Health
1/22/14 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Wildlife Damage
1/7/14 USDA Seeks Public Review and Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Herbicide-Resistant Corn and Soybeans Press Release Animal Welfare
12/30/13 News Archives 2013
12/30/13 Federal Register Post Archives 2013
12/20/13 USDA is proposing to amend its regulations to allow, under certain conditions, the importation of fresh beef from specific Brazilian states Press Release Animal Health
12/18/13 USDA Seeks Nominations for the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee Press Release Wildlife Damage
12/18/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
12/18/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
11/19/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
11/15/13 USDA Seeks Suggestions for Projects Funded by Section 10201 of the 2008 Farm Bill Press Release Plant Health
10/15/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
9/10/13 USDA Restores Important Check and Balance on Retail Pet Sales to Ensure Health, Humane Treatment Press Release Animal Welfare
9/10/13 USDA Expands Australian Market for Stone Fruits Press Release Plant Health
9/10/13 USDA Declares Two New York Counties Free of Plum Pox Virus Press Release Plant Health
9/10/13 USDA Announces Request for Public Input on Agricultural Coexistence Press Release Biotechnology
9/10/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
9/10/13 Ohio Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Begins Tree Removals to Protect East Fork State Park Press Release Plant Health
9/10/13 Federal and State Officials Announce Tree Survey Efforts in Babylon Township, New York Due to the Discovery of Asian Longhorned Beetle Press Release Plant Health
8/29/13 USDA Prepares to Issue an Environmental Impact Statement for the National Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Press Release Plant Health
8/29/13 Multi-Agency Effort Aims to Reduce Invasive Brown Treesnakes on Guam Using Aerial Baits Press Release Wildlife Damage
8/15/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
8/9/13 USDA Continues Field Trials in 5 States of New Oral Rabies Vaccine for Use in Raccoons, Other Wildlife Press Release Wildlife Damage
8/9/13 USDA Begins 2013 Oral Rabies Vaccine Efforts in Eastern United States Press Release Wildlife Damage
8/5/13 USDA Requests Comments on a Petition to Amend the AWA to Prohibit Public Contact with Big Cats, Bears, and Nonhuman Primates Press Release Animal Welfare
8/5/13 USDA Expands Australian Market for Table Grapes Press Release Plant Health
8/1/13 USDA-Developed Snake Trap for Invasive Burmese Pythons Issued Patent Press Release Wildlife Damage
8/1/13 Secretary Vilsack Appoints Members to Advisory Committee on Animal Health Press Release Animal Health
7/30/13 USDA Observes August As Tree Check Month And Asks The Public To Take 10 Minutes To Check Trees For Asian Longhorned Beetle Press Release Plant Health
7/29/13 Update on the Detection of Genetically Engineered (GE) Glyphosate-Resistant Wheat Plants Press Release Biotechnology
7/20/13 USDA Proposes to Make Permitting Regulations for Plants and Plant Products Easier to Follow Press Release Plant Health
7/19/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
7/19/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
7/19/13 USDA Announces Availability of Biotechnology Regulatory Petitions and other Actions Press Release Biotechnology
7/9/13 USDA Publishes Interim Final Rule Establishing Definitions for Common Cultivar and Common Food Crop Terms Used in Lacey Act Press Release Plant Health
6/10/13 USDA Begins Final Surveys to Determine Eradication of Asian Longhorned Beetle from Boston, Massachusetts Press Release Plant Health
5/29/13 USDA Investigating Detection of Genetically Engineered (GE) Glyphosate-Resistant Wheat in Oregon Press Release Biotechnology
5/28/13 USDA Determines Next Steps in Effort to Eradicate the Asian Longhorned Beetle in Clermont County, Ohio Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
5/17/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
5/14/13 Manhattan and Staten Island, N.Y. Declared Free of the Asian Longhorned Beetle Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
5/1/13 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Regarding World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Upgrade of United States' BSE Risk Status Press Release Animal Health
4/22/13 USDA Modifies Regulations on the Importation of Plants for Planting Press Release Plant Health
4/22/13 USDA Modifies Regulations on the Importation of Plants for Planting Press Release Plant Health
4/10/13 USDA Announces Intent to Prepare Environmental Impact Statements for Genetically Engineered Plants Under Review for Deregulation Press Release Biotechnology
4/2/13 USDA Dedicates April to Increasing Awareness on How to Stop Invasive Pests from Spreading Press Release Plant Health
3/21/13 USDA Donates One Million Doses of Classical Swine Fever Vaccine to Guatemala Press Release Animal Health
3/9/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
2/22/13 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
2/22/13 USDA Announces Availability of Biotechnology Regulatory Petitions and Other Actions Press Release Biotechnology
2/17/13 USDA Proposes Updates to Plant Import Regulations Press Release Imports and Exports,Plant Health
2/13/13 USDA-Developed Vaccine for Wild Horses and Burros Gains EPA Registration Press Release Wildlife Damage
2/12/13 USDA Announces Final Rule Regarding the Importation of Horses from Contagious Equine Metritis-Affected Countries Press Release Animal Health
2/7/13 USDA Announces a Proposed Action Plan for Swine Brucellosis and Pseudorabies Press Release Animal Health
2/7/13 USDA Announces a Proposed Action Plan for Swine Brucellosis and Pseudorabies Press Release Animal Health
2/1/13 USDA Preserves $4 Billion in Agricultural Exports in 2012 by Knocking Down Barriers to Trade Press Release Imports and Exports
12/30/12 News Archives 2012
12/30/12 Federal Register Post Archives 2012
12/28/12 USDA to Consider Guidelines for the Control of Tuberculosis in Elephants Press Release Animal Welfare
12/21/12 USDA Publishes Final Rule to Help Facilities Be Better Prepared for Emergencies Press Release Animal Welfare
12/21/12 USDA Publishes Final Rule to Help Ensure Health of Animals While Traveling Press Release Animal Welfare
12/19/12 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act - Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
12/4/12 USDA Appoints National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee Members Press Release Animal Welfare
12/1/12 USDA Assists Pets Affected by Hurricane Sandy Press Release Animal Welfare
11/23/12 USDA Expands Animal and Plant Health Stakeholder Registry Press Release
11/15/12 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act - Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
11/9/12 USDA Seeks Suggestions for Projects Funded by Section 10201 of the 2008 Farm Bill Press Release Plant Health
10/16/12 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act - Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
9/17/12 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act - Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
8/23/12 Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health Seeks Nominations and Renews Membership Press Release Animal Health
8/20/12 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act - Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
8/20/12 USDA Announces Funding for Additional Tree Replanting in Massachusetts Due to Asian Longhorned Beetle Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
8/13/12 USDA Expands Field Trials of New Oral Rabies Vaccine for Use in Raccoons and Other Wildlife in 5 States Press Release Animal Welfare
8/7/12 USDA Seeks Comment on Responding to Chrysanthemum White Rust Press Release Plant Health
8/7/12 USDA Announces Additional Funding for Ohio to Eradicate Asian Longhorned Beetle Press Release Asian Longhorned Beetle,Plant Health
8/1/12 Update from APHIS Regarding Release of the Final Report on the BSE Epidemiological Investigation Press Release Animal Health
8/1/12 USDA APHIS Removes Barriers to Trade and Expands Market Access for U_S_ Farm Exports Press Release Imports and Exports
8/1/12 USDA Begins 2012 Oral Rabies Vaccine Efforts in Eastern United States Press Release Animal Welfare
7/23/12 USDA Partners with Foreign Countries to Enhance Safeguards for American Agriculture Press Release Imports and Exports
7/19/12 USDA Launches Website for Stakeholders to Track Commodity Import Request Process Press Release Imports and Exports
7/17/12 First Shipment of Fresh Blueberry Exports Arrive in South Korea Press Release Plant Health
7/10/12 USDA Launches Website for Stakeholders to Track Commodity Import Request Process Press Release Imports and Exports
7/6/12 Agency Provides Additional Opportunity for Public Review and Comment as Part of Strong, Consistent Regulatory Review Process Press Release Biotechnology
6/8/12 USDA Establishes a Herd Certification Program for Chronic Wasting Disease in the United States Press Release Animal Health
6/7/12 USDA Announces First Log Exports to China from Virginia and South Carolina under New Pilot Program Press Release Imports and Exports
6/5/12 USDA Publishes Final Rule to Provide Greater Protection for Horses Press Release Animal Health
6/1/12 USDA Announces Final Environmental Impact Statement and Plant Pest Risk Assessment for Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets Press Release Biotechnology
5/10/12 USDA Proposes to Close Loophole on Retail Pet Sales to Ensure Health and Humane Treatment Press Release Animal Welfare
5/2/12 Update from APHIS Regarding a Detection of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in the United States Press Release Animal Health
5/1/12 Update from APHIS Regarding a Detection of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in the United States Press Release Animal Health
4/27/12 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
4/20/12 Massachusetts Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program Determines Next Steps for Eradication Efforts in Worcester County Press Release Plant Health
3/21/12 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act - Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
3/9/12 APHIS Proposes New Bovine Import Regulations in Line with International Animal Health Standards Press Release Animal Health
2/24/12 USDA Goes the Extra Mile for Producers, Helping to Meet Demand for U.S. Cattle Press Release Animal Health
2/24/12 USDA Announces Additional Funding to Control European Grapevine Moth in California Press Release Plant Health
2/22/12 USDA Extends Comment Period for Corn Genetically Engineered for Herbicide Tolerance Press Release Biotechnology
2/16/12 USDA Strengthens Service for America’s Agricultural Exporters Press Release Plant Health
2/15/12 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act - Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
2/14/12 USDA Distributes Oral Rabies Vaccine in Florida Press Release Wildlife Damage
2/10/12 USDA Seeks Public Comment for - Environmental Assessment on Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Press Release Biotechnology
2/3/12 USDA Seeks Comment on Interim Rule Regarding Plum Pox Compensation Press Release Plant Health
1/12/12 USDA Announces Recent Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act - Enforcement Actions Press Release Animal Welfare
1/6/12 USDA Continues Efforts to Eradicate Asian Longhorned - Beetle in Ohio with Removal of Infested Trees Press Release Plant Health

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