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Date Title Type Category
11/26/21 APHIS Proposes Amendments to Import Regulations for Horses Stakeholder Announcement
11/24/21 Additional Information on the Potato Wart Situation Stakeholder Announcement
11/23/21 APHIS Announces Changes to Requirements for Research Facilities to Implement the 21st Century Cures Act Stakeholder Announcement
11/22/21 APHIS Associate Administrator Dr. Jack Shere Receives Prestigious Award from Iowa State University Alumni Association Stakeholder Announcement
11/5/21 Confirmation of COVID-19 in Hyenas at a Colorado Zoo Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
10/26/21 APHIS Administrator Kevin Shea Receives Prestigious Awards from the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture and the United States Animal Health Association Stakeholder Announcement APHIS
10/14/21 Confirmation of COVID-19 in a Coatimundi at an Illinois Zoo Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
10/6/21 Confirmation of COVID-19 in a Binturong and a Fishing Cat at an Illinois Zoo Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
9/30/21 APHIS Provides $5.7 Million in Funding to Control and Prevent Chronic Wasting Disease Stakeholder Announcement
9/27/21 El USDA emite una orden federal como parte del establecimiento de una zona de protección contra las enfermedades animales extranjeras en Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes de los Estados Unidos para protegerse de la peste porcina africana Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health,Imports and Exports
9/24/21 Confirmation of COVID-19 in Ferret in Florida Press Release Animal Health
9/24/21 USDA Submits Dossier to the World Organisation for Animal Health to Finalize African Swine Fever Protection Zone Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health,Imports and Exports
9/23/21 APHIS Eliminates the Voluntary Trichinae Certification Program Stakeholder Announcement
9/22/21 Extension of Deregulation to Apples Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
9/22/21 USDA Deregulates Corn Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
9/21/21 USDA Statement on Confirmation of African Swine Fever in Haiti Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health,Imports and Exports
9/16/21 USDA Issues Federal Order as Part of Establishment of Foreign Animal Disease Protection Zone in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands to Protect from African Swine Fever Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health,Imports and Exports
8/27/21 Confirmation of COVID-19 in Deer in Ohio Stakeholder Announcement
8/26/21 USDA Continuing African Swine Fever Prevention Efforts – Preparing to Establish Foreign Animal Disease Protection Zone to Safeguard Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Entire U.S. Swine Industry Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health,Imports and Exports
8/16/21 Availability of Draft Environmental Documents for Petition to Deregulate Soybean Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
8/16/21 USDA Expanding Importation of Fresh Citrus Fruit from Australia Stakeholder Announcement
6/23/21 Availability of Preliminary Environmental Documents for Petition to Deregulate Corn Developed Using Genetic Engineering Biotechnology
6/7/21 USDA Seeks Suggestions for Fiscal Year 2022 Plant Protection Act Section 7721 and National Clean Plant Network Program Projects Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
5/28/21 USDA Confirms Box Tree Moth and Takes Action to Contain and Eradicate the Pest Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
5/21/21 USDA Expands the Federal Quarantine Area for Asian Longhorned Beetle in South Carolina Stakeholder Announcement Asian Longhorned Beetle
4/22/21 Confirmation of COVID-19 in Otters at an Aquarium in Georgia Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/20/21 USDA Illuminates the Jamie L. Whitten Building in Green from April 18th to April 21st to Highlight Invasive Plant Pest Disease and Awareness Month Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
3/2/21 APHIS Proposes to Eliminate the Voluntary Trichinae Certification Program Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
2/10/21 Confirmation of COVID-19 in a Cougar at a Wild Animal Exhibitor in Texas Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
1/19/21 USDA Announces Deregulation of Petunias Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
1/15/21 USDA Announces Deregulation of Cotton Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
1/11/21 Confirmation of COVID-19 in Gorillas at a California Zoo Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
1/11/21 Availability of an Environmental Assessment for a Biological Control Agent of Air Potato Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
12/18/20 USDA Announces Deregulation of Enhanced Yield, Herbicide Tolerant Corn Variety Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
12/14/20 APHIS Changes Approach to Fight Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
12/11/20 Confirmation of COVID-19 in a Snow Leopard at a Kentucky Zoo Press Release Animal Health
11/10/20 Availability of Petition for Deregulation of Corn Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
11/9/20 APHIS Begins Eradicating Asian Longhorned Beetle Infestation in Charleston County, South Carolina Stakeholder Announcement Asian Longhorned Beetle
11/4/20 USDA Authorizes Importation of Cold-Treated Citrus Fruit from South Africa into All U.S. Ports of Entry Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
11/2/20 Availability of Petition for Deregulation of Corn Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
10/20/20 APHIS Issues Finding of No Significant Impact for the Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program in Charleston, Colleton, and Dorchester Counties, South Carolina Stakeholder Announcement Asian Longhorned Beetle
10/15/20 APHIS Announces $2.8 million in Funding to Combat Chronic Wasting Disease Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
10/15/20 APHIS Establishes an Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) Quarantine Area in Charleston County, South Carolina Stakeholder Announcement Asian Longhorned Beetle
10/15/20 Availability of Preliminary Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Draft Environmental Assessment for Petition to Deregulate Cotton Developed Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
10/14/20 USDA Issues Draft Select Agent Policy Statement on Studying Brucella Species in Large Animal Outdoor Containment Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
10/5/20 USDA Wildlife Services Posts FY2019 Data on Damage Management Actions and Funding Sources Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
10/1/20 USDA Updates the National Poultry Improvement Plan Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
9/30/20 APHIS Removes Federal Domestic Quarantine for Pine Shoot Beetle Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/25/20 Availability of Preliminary Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Draft Environmental Assessment for Petition to Deregulate Petunias Modified Using Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
9/16/20 APHIS Proposes Animal Welfare Amendments for Research Facilities to Remove Duplicative and Unnecessary Information Requirements Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
9/16/20 USDA Updates Brucellosis and Bovine Tuberculosis Import Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health,Imports and Exports
8/24/20 USDA to Launch Updated Animal Welfare Act Compliance Database and Public Search Tool Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
8/19/20 APHIS Announces Virtual Listening Sessions Seeking Public Input on Regulations Regarding The Welfare Of Birds Not Bred For Use In Research Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
8/18/20 Availability of Petition for Deregulation of American Chestnut Developed Through Genetic Engineering Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
8/17/20 USDA Confirms SARS-CoV-2 in Mink in Utah Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/12/20 APHIS Awards Contracts to Provide up to Eight Million Low-Frequency Radio Frequency Identification Tags to Cattle and Bison Producers Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/6/20 APHIS Seeks Feedback on List of Animal and Plant Pest and Disease Threats Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health,Pests and Diseases
8/3/20 APHIS Announces Sources Sought Notice to Gather Information on Diagnostic Test Kits for the National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/29/20 New Lighting System Helps Deer Avoid Vehicles at Night Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
7/28/20 USDA Investigates Packages of Unsolicited Seeds from China Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
7/27/20 APHIS Launches Animal Welfare Act Licensing Rule Website and Videos Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
7/24/20 APHIS Releases Full Suite of Defend the Flock Materials Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/17/20 Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment and Preliminary Plant Pest Risk Assessment for Petition to Deregulate GE Corn Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
7/16/20 USDA Seeks Suggestions for Fiscal Year 2021 Plant Protection Act Section 7721 and National Clean Plant Network Program Projects Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
7/15/20 APHIS Announces 2020 Open Period for Farm Bill Funding Opportunities Supporting Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Activities Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/13/20 APHIS Seeking Public Comment on a Request to Produce FMD Vaccine on U.S. Mainland Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/9/20 APHIS Announces Availability of Funding to Combat Chronic Wasting Disease Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/8/20 USDA Announces Initial Purchase of Vaccine for National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/2/20 APHIS Seeks Public Comment on Transition to RFID Official Identification Tags Stakeholder Announcement
6/24/20 Availability of Deregulation Extension Request for GE Potato Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
6/23/20 APHIS Announces Project to Develop ASF/CSF-Monitored Certification Pilot Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
6/22/20 USDA Provides Additional $2.8 million to Support Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression in Western States Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
6/18/20 APHIS Shares SECURE Confirmation Process Guidance and Announces Webinars Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
6/15/20 Tree Surveys Are Underway In South Carolina to Detect Asian Longhorned Beetle Stakeholder Announcement Asian Longhorned Beetle
6/12/20 USDA Announces Agreement to Allow New Ingredients in Pet Food Exports to China Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
6/12/20 APHIS Takes Additional Actions to Safeguard U.S. Agriculture Against Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
6/11/20 Ralstonia Eradicated from Greenhouses Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
6/2/20 Confirmation of COVID-19 in Pet Dog in New York Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
6/1/20 USDA Announces Transition to Preventive Plan for Virulent Newcastle Disease in California Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/27/20 Availability of Petition for Deregulation of Genetically Engineered Soybean Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
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 Announcement Imports and Exports
5/12/20 APHIS Announces Changes to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
5/12/20 USDA Announces New Director for Wildlife Services National Wildlife Research Center Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
5/5/20 USDA Posts Animal Disease Traceability General Program Standards Document Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/25/20 USDA APHIS Establishing Coordination Center to Assist Producers Affected by Meat Processing Plant Closures Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/21/20 USDA Confirms Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 in Geranium Plants in Greenhouse Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
4/14/20 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fresh Citrus Fruit from China Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
4/9/20 USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H7N3 Avian Influenza in a Commercial Flock in Chesterfield County, South Carolina Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/1/20 USDA Proposes National List of Reportable Animal Diseases Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/1/20 USDA Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes for the Importation of Fresh Blueberries from Chile into the United States Federal Register Notice Imports and Exports
3/31/20 USDA Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes for the Importation of Fresh Citrus from South Africa into the United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
3/30/20 APHIS Announces Phase Six of the Lacey Act Enforcement Schedule Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
3/30/20 APHIS Announces Consultation Board to Assist with Implementing National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/26/20 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fragrant Pears from an Additional Area in China Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
3/23/20 APHIS Leadership Signs Poultry Regionalization Agreement with China Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/20/20 APHIS Posts Investigative and Enforcement Services Annual Enforcement Data Report Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
3/16/20 USDA's Office of Food Safety and Marketing and Regulatory Programs Statement to Industry Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/16/20 APHIS Seeking Public Comment on Potential Changes to Select Agent and Toxin Registration List Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/11/20 APHIS Authorizes Importation of Fresh Jujube Fruit from China into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
3/2/20 APHIS Publishes Final Rule Establishing Exception to Lacey Act Declaration Requirement for Imported Products that Contain a Minimal Amount of Plant Material Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
2/28/20 APHIS Publishes Criteria for Recognizing Livestock Compartments Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
2/18/20 APHIS Restores Online Animal Welfare Act Records Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
1/31/20 APHIS Takes Next Step Toward Paperless Clearance of Agricultural Imports Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
1/31/20 APHIS Determines Unshu Oranges Can be Safely Imported from Japan Into the United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
1/23/20 USDA Consolidates Regulations for Laboratory Testing Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
1/16/20 APHIS Announces Progress in Implementing 2018 Farm Bill Programs Stakeholder Announcement
1/15/20 APHIS Finalizes Interpretive Rule Clarifying Authority to Maintain a Funding Reserve in its Agricultural Quarantine Inspection User Fee Program Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
12/4/19 USDA Proposes Updates to National Poultry Improvement Plan Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
11/15/19 USDA Taking Action to Protect the United States from Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
11/12/19 USDA Announces Federal Order to Prevent the Entry of Tilapia Lake Virus into the United States Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
11/1/19 APHIS Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression Program Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
10/18/19 USDA Issues Notice of Decision to Authorize the Importation of Fresh Guava Fruit from Taiwan into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
9/25/19 Availability of Petition for Deregulation of GE Cotton Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
9/20/19 APHIS Proposes to Lift the Domestic Pine Shoot Beetle Quarantine Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health,Pests and Diseases
9/10/19 APHIS Announces Sources Sought Notice to Gather Information for the National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/27/19 Canada, Mexico and U.S. plan North American strategy for African swine fever prevention and preparedness Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/26/19 APHIS Announces 2019 Open Period for Farm Bill Funding Opportunities Supporting Animal Health Activities Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/8/19 USDA Announces Deregulation of Increased Yield, Herbicide-Resistant GE Soybean Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
8/8/19 USDA Announces Deregulation of Altered Oil Profile and Herbicide-Resistant GE Canola Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
8/1/19 USDA Announces Fiscal Year 2020 Open Period for Submitting National Clean Plant Network Proposals Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
7/25/19 USDA Reminds Stakeholders and the Public About Open Comment Period for Biotechnology Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
7/24/19 USDA Announces Availability of Petition for Deregulation of GE Petunias Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
7/24/19 USDA Announces Availability of Petition for Deregulation of GE Corn Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
7/15/19 USDA Seeks Suggestions for Fiscal Year 2020 Plant Protection Act Section 7721 Projects Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
7/12/19 APHIS Provides Update on Detection of Genetically Engineered (GE) Wheat Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
6/21/19 USDA Modernizes Plant Pest Regulations, Improves Customer Service Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
6/7/19 USDA Investigating Detection of Genetically Engineered (GE) Wheat in Washington State Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
6/3/19 USDA’s Wildlife Services Posts FY2018 Data on Funding Sources and Damage Management Activities Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
5/29/19 USDA Proposes to Consolidate Regulations for Laboratory Testing Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/24/19 APHIS Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposed Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
5/23/19 USDA Releases Baseline Data on Antimicrobial Use by Beef and Swine Operations Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/20/19 APHIS Announces the Finalized Chronic Wasting Disease Herd Certification Program Standards Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/17/19 USDA Names Membership to Three Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Advisory Boards Stakeholder Announcement APHIS
5/14/19 APHIS’ Osama El-Lissy Named as Finalist for the 2019 Service to America Medals Stakeholder Announcement APHIS,Plant Health
5/10/19 APHIS Seeks Comment on the Pest Risk Analysis for the Importation of Fresh Pepper Fruit from Colombia into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
5/10/19 APHIS Seeks Comment On A Proposal to Adjust Requirements for Importation of Carnations From Kenya Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
5/9/19 USDA Issues Notice of Decision to Revise Conditions of Importation for Fresh Peppers from the Republic of Korea into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
5/8/19 APHIS eFile Launches July 23, 2019 Stakeholder Announcement APHIS
5/2/19 APHIS Seeks Comment on the Pest Risk Analysis for Fresh Sapodilla Fruit Imports from Mexico into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
5/2/19 APHIS Seeks Comment on the Pest Risk Analysis for Fresh Soursop Fruit Imports from Mexico Into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
5/2/19 APHIS Seeks Comment on the Pest Risk Analysis For Importation of Fresh Mamey Sapote Fruit from Mexico Into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
5/2/19 APHIS Seeks Comment on the Pest Risk Analysis and Risk Management Document for Fresh Mombin Fruit Imports from Mexico into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
4/30/19 APHIS Analyzes Pest Risks Associated with Importing Fresh Citrus Fruit from China, Seeks Comments Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
4/29/19 USDA Unveils New Licensing and Registration Assistant Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
4/25/19 USDA Seeks Public Comments on its Authority to Maintain a Funding Reserve in the Agricultural Quarantine Inspection User Fee Program Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
4/18/19 APHIS Announces Investigative and Enforcement Services Website Revisions Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
4/17/19 USDA Updates Domestic Regulations for Sudden Oak Death to Include Long-Standing Federal Orders Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
4/16/19 APHIS Seeks Comment on the Importation of Fragrant Pears from an Additional Area in China Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
4/16/19 USDA Announces Cooperative Agreement Funding for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Project Proposals Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/12/19 USDA Announces Reopening of Public Comment Period for Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Preliminary Plant Pest Risk Assessment for GE Citrus Tristeza Virus Permit Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
4/9/19 APHIS Seeks Comments on Environmental Assessment for Importing Plants in Approved Growing Media Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
4/5/19 USDA Confirms Virulent Newcastle Disease in Pet Chickens in Arizona; Not a Food Safety Concern Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/4/19 USDA Announces ​ Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Plant Pest Risk Assessment for Petition to Deregulate Altered Oil Profile and Herbicide Resistant GE Canola Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
4/2/19 APHIS Proposes Criteria for Recognizing Livestock Compartments Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/22/19 USDA Shifts Emergency Funds to Address Virulent Newcastle Disease in California Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/22/19 USDA Updates Scrapie Regulations and Program Standards Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/22/19 APHIS Seeks Comment on the Importation of Fresh Jujube Fruit from China into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
3/21/19 USDA Provides Information for Producers and Veterinarians to Help Guard Against African Swine Fever Through Sound Biosecurity and Disease Reporting Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/21/19 APHIS Seeks Public Input on Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
3/20/19 USDA Provides Tips for International Travelers to Help Keep African Swine Fever Out of the United States Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/19/19 APHIS Proposes to Recognize Singapore as Free of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/14/19 APHIS Launches Webpage for Pests and Diseases Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
3/7/19 APHIS Proposes Clarifications to Accredited Veterinarian Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/1/19 APHIS Proposes To Allow Public Comment on Protocols for Deregulating Fields Previously Infested with Pale Cyst Nematode Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
2/26/19 Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment for the Biological Control of Brazilian Peppertree Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
2/1/19 APHIS Requests Public Comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression Program Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
1/18/19 USDA Confirms Virulent Newcastle Disease in Backyard Exhibition Birds in Utah, Not a Food Safety Concern Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
1/10/19 USDA Confirms Virulent Newcastle Disease in a Third Commercial Chicken Flock in California Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
1/8/19 USDA Confirms Virulent Newcastle Disease in a Commercial Chicken Flock in California Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
12/15/18 USDA Confirms Virulent Newcastle Disease in a Commercial Chicken Flock in California Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
12/13/18 USDA Updates Branding Requirements for Mexican Cattle Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
12/13/18 APHIS Seeks Comments on the Pest Risk Assessment and Risk Management Document for Fresh Guava Fruit Imports from Taiwan into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
11/30/18 USDA Issues Record of Decision on Cattle Fever Tick Control Fencing in Texas Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
11/16/18 APHIS Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for the National Fruit Fly Cooperative Control Program Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
11/2/18 APHIS Proposes Updates to Avian Influenza Virus Elimination Flat Rate for Table Egg Laying Bird Barns and Table Egg Storage and Processing Facilities Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
10/26/18 USDA Lifts Restrictions on Some Pork Imports from Poland Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
10/18/18 USDA Suspends Pork Imports from Poland to Protect Animal Health Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
10/16/18 USDA Announces Deregulation of GE Low-Gossypol Cotton Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
10/3/18 USDA Informs the Public on International Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standard-Setting Activities Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
9/18/18 Availability of the Proposal to Remove the Domestic Quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
9/12/18 APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Expand Notice-Based Process for Importation and Interstate Movement of Fruits and Vegetables Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
8/29/18 USDA Announces Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Detection Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
8/24/18 USDA Announces Deregulation of GE Canola with Altered Oil Profile Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
8/14/18 APHIS Finalizes Conditions for Paying Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Indemnity Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/24/18 USDA Announces Deregulation of Herbicide-Resistant GE Cotton Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
7/20/18 APHIS Contacts Individuals and Businesses that may be Exempt from Licensing Requirements Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
7/6/18 APHIS Proposes Exception to Lacey Act Declaration Requirement for Imported Products that Contain a Minimal Amount of Plant Material Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
7/6/18 APHIS Seeks Public Input on Proposed Exception to Lacey Act Declaration Requirements for Imported Products that Contain Composite Plant Materials Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
6/28/18 USDA Seeks Comment on Notice of Intent to Prepare Draft Programmatic EIS on its Biotechnology Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
6/22/18 USDA Proposes Lifting Sudden Oak Death Restrictions on Low-Risk Nurseries and Areas; Strengthening Restrictions on Higher-Risk Nurseries Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
6/14/18 USDA Establishes European Cherry Fruit Fly Quarantine in Niagara County, New York Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
6/14/18 APHIS Proposes to Allow Imports of Fresh Avocado Fruit from Continental Ecuador Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
6/8/18 APHIS Wildlife Services Conducts First Field Trial of Feral Swine Toxic Bait; Plans Modifications to Mitigate Hazards to Non-Target Species Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
6/1/18 APHIS Updates its Animal Welfare Regulations to Provide Certain Small Scale Dealers and Exhibitors with Additional Exemptions from Licensing Requirements Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
5/31/18 USDA Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement on Cattle Fever Tick Control Fencing in Texas Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/25/18 Additional Cases of Virulent Newcastle Disease in Backyard Birds in California Increase the Need for Backyard Owners to Be Vigilant about Biosecurity Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
5/23/18 USDA APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Amend its National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
4/27/18 APHIS Invites Public Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the National Fruit Fly Cooperative Control Program Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
4/26/18 Secretary Perdue To Allow Modified FMD Virus Onto US Mainland Under Specific Conditions for Vaccine Development Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
4/19/18 APHIS Proposes to Amend Import Regulations for Peppers from the Republic of Korea Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
4/19/18 APHIS Proposes to Allow the Importation of Fresh Cape Gooseberry Fruit from Ecuador Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
4/11/18 USDA Proposes to Update Branding Requirements for Cattle from Mexico Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
3/29/18 USDA Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Fresh Cherimoya Fruit from Chile Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
3/29/18 APHIS Proposes to Allow the Importation of Fresh Pummelo Fruit from Thailand into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
3/28/18 APHIS Revises Chronic Wasting Disease Program Standards Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/16/18 APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Restructure its Plants for Planting Import Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
3/16/18 APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow Commercial Imports of Bellflower Plants for Planting from Denmark into the United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
2/15/18 APHIS Launches Webpage for Frequently Requested Records Stakeholder Announcement Business Services
2/9/18 APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Standardize Phytosanitary Treatment Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
2/5/18 APHIS Accepts Comments on Updated Import Requirements for Fresh Citrus Fruit from Colombia Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
1/30/18 APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Dendrobium spp. Orchid Plants from Taiwan into the United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
1/12/18 APHIS Recognizes Mexico as Free of Classical Swine Fever Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
12/21/17 APHIS Proposes Updates for Avian Influenza Virus Elimination Flat Rate for Floor-Raised Poultry Stakeholder Announcement
12/8/17 APHIS Wildlife Services to Begin Field Trials on Feral Swine Toxic Bait Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
11/28/17 APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Fresh Mango Fruit from Vietnam into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement
11/14/17 Availability of Petition for Deregulation of GE Soybean for Increased Yield Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
10/26/17 Availability of Petition for Deregulation of GE Cotton for Herbicide Resistance Stakeholder Announcement
10/20/17 USDA Extends Comment Period for Public Input on Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
10/2/17 APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Fresh Persimmons from New Zealand into the United States Stakeholder Announcement
9/13/17 APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Korean Orchid Plants into the United States Stakeholder Announcement
9/11/17 USDA Amends Regulations to Allow Importation of Fresh Persimmon with Calyxes from Japan Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
9/11/17 APHIS Announces Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Bone-In Ovine Meat from Uruguay Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
8/18/17 USDA Rolls Out New APHIS Compliance Database and Search Tool Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
8/7/17 APHIS Proposes to Recognize Mexico as Free of Classical Swine Fever Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
7/18/17 USDA Detects a Case of Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Alabama Stakeholder Announcement
7/17/17 APHIS will accept proposals for FY 2018 NCPN cooperative agreements from July 17, 2017 through October 6, 2017. Stakeholder Announcement
7/14/17 APHIS Announces Emerging Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Plan Stakeholder Announcement
7/12/17 Russel Wetenkamp Sentenced to Two Years’ Probation, Fined More Than $25,000 for Environmental Crime Stakeholder Announcement
6/23/17 APHIS Issues Epidemiology Report for Avian Influenza Affected Poultry in Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky and Georgia Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
6/22/17 APHIS Proposes to Allow Tree Tomatoes from Ecuador to be Imported into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
6/20/17 APHIS Proposes Importation of Fresh Pomegranate Fruit from Turkey Into the United States under a Systems Approach Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
6/19/17 Importation of Campanula spp. Plants for Planting in Approved Growing Media from Denmark to the United States Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
6/19/17 APHIS to Allow Importation of Fresh Pitahaya Fruit from Ecuador Into the United States under a Systems Approach Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
6/15/17 APHIS Wildlife Services Issues Additional Guidelines and Announces Expanded Review for Use of M-44 Devices for Predation Damage Management Stakeholder Announcement
6/14/17 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), in collaboration with local State Animal Health Officials, will host two additional meetings on the Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) system. Stakeholder Announcement
5/8/17 USDA Seeks Nominations for National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee Stakeholder Announcement Wildlife Damage
5/1/17 APHIS Will Not Extend Stay on Import Regulations for Lemons from Northwest Argentina Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
4/21/17 APHIS Posts New Animal Welfare Inspection Reports Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
4/3/17 APHIS Announces Public Meetings on Animal Disease Traceability Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/23/17 USDA Announces Eradication of New World Screwworm in Florida Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/16/17 USDA Confirms Second Case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Commercial Flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
3/10/17 Updates to APHIS’ Website Involving Animal Welfare Act Compliance Information Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
3/3/17 Updates to APHIS’ Website Involving Animal Welfare Act Compliance Information Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
2/24/17 Updates to APHIS’ Website Involving Animal Welfare Act Compliance Information Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
2/17/17 Updates to APHIS’ Website Involving Animal Welfare Act Compliance Information Stakeholder Announcement
2/15/17 Eliminating New World Screwworm from the United States: An Interactive Look Stakeholder Announcement
2/13/17 APHIS Extends Comment Period on Proposed Rule that Revises Requirements for Importation and Interstate Movement of Plant Pests, Biocontrol Agents, and Soil Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
2/10/17 Comment Period on Proposed Biotechnology Rule Revisions Extended to June 19, 2017 Stakeholder Announcement
2/10/17 APHIS Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule on Importation of Hass Avocados From Colombia Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
2/3/17 Updates to APHIS’ Website Involving Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act Compliance Information Stakeholder Announcement
1/22/17 APHIS Issues Stay on Final Rule to Allow Lemons from Northwest Argentina into the Continental United States Stakeholder Announcement
1/19/17 USDA Updates Select Agent Regulations Stakeholder Announcement
1/18/17 APHIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule that Revises Requirements for Importation and Interstate Movement of Plant Pests, Biocontrol Agents, and Soil Stakeholder Announcement Plant Health
1/18/17 USDA Requests Public Input on Revision of Biotechnology Regulations Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
1/18/17 New BQMS Program Available Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
1/17/17 Importation of Hass Avocados From Colombia Stakeholder Announcement Imports and Exports
1/17/17 APHIS Issues Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Giant Reed Biological Control Agent Stakeholder Announcement Pests and Diseases
1/13/17 USDA Announces Deregulation of GE Creeping Bentgrass Stakeholder Announcement Biotechnology
1/13/17 USDA Announces Changes Aimed at Ending the Inhumane Practice of Horse Soring Stakeholder Announcement Animal Welfare
1/9/17 USDA Detects Eurasian lineage H5 Avian Influenza in a Wild Mallard Duck in Montana Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
1/9/17 APHIS Confirms New World Screwworm in Miami-Dade County, Florida Stakeholder Announcement Animal Health
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