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  Solid Wood Packing Material from China, Federal Register: 63 FR 50100, 9/18/98   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
APHIS estimates that between 50 to 95 percent of shipments of electrical machinery, sports equipment, and machinery contain some type of SWPM, while 30 percent or less of furniture and optical/medical instruments are packaged with SWPM.12 In general, clothing articles, textiles, and food and agricultural items are not likely to be shipped with SWPM.
APHIS is concerned that any increase in methyl bromide use as a result of this interim rule does not cause long-lasting damage to the ozone layer.
APHIS also emphasizes that this is an interim measure that will remain in effect for only as long as it takes to develop a more effective solution to the problem--a pest problem that could, if not addressed, result in substantial environmental damage to the forests and ecosystems of the United States.
www.usconsulate.org.hk /beetle/1998/0918.htm   (11253 words)

 CRS Report: RS20401 - Agricultural Quarantine: Congress Debates Reform of Plant Protection AuthoritiesAgricultural ...
APHIS policymakers, some Members of Congress, and other observers, have argued for several years that these statutes are outmoded and conflicting and that they complicate APHIS' ability to safeguard agriculture in the context of new international trade obligations and rapidly commercializing technologies, such as biocontrol.
Four bills to modernize APHIS statutes are being considered in the 106th Congress (H.R. 910 and S. The principal differences among these bills concern the issue of federal versus state preemption, and the degree to which APHIS should expand its plant protection authority, currently focused on agriculture, to include the protection of natural ecosystems.
APHIS officials also pointed out that Congress could not have foreseen important future technologies such as biological controls and genetically engineered crops when it passed the original plant quarantine laws.
www.ncseonline.org /NLE/CRSreports/Agriculture/ag-87.cfm   (2001 words)

 Keep Part of APHIS Within USDA Says Senate Farm Chairman - 6/25 Reuters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
APHIS oversees treatment of circus animals to combating outbreaks of plant diseases such as citrus canker and the Beagle Brigade that helps inspect travelers and cargo at U.S. ports of entry.
Tom Harkin, the Iowa Democrat who heads the agriculture panel, became the highest-ranking lawmaker to suggest an alternative to transferring APHIS altogether to the proposed department.
A sizable number of farm-sector groups have expressed concerns that important federal work, like research into pests or exterminating exotic crop diseases, would be neglected if APHIS was transferred to a 170,000-worker department whose main job was border security.
www.fass.org /fasstrack/news_item.asp?news_id=511   (297 words)

 FR Doc 04-15882
Further, APHIS, in cooperation with USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), prepared an emergency response plan to be used in the event that BSE is identified in the United States (http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.htmlandlog=linklogandto=http://www.aphis.usda.gov/lpa/issues/bse/bsesum.pdf).
APHIS recognizes the need to be able to ensure that data provided by producers is protected, and that all components of the system are in place and have been tested, before making the system mandatory.
APHIS also recognizes that market forces will affect producer involvement (e.g., some establishments may begin to accept only animals that are identified under the national system).
www.fda.gov /OHRMS/DOCKETS/98fr/04-15882.htm   (11060 words)

 Aphis glycines, soybean aphid
Other species of aphids on legumes that might be confused with it are Aphis gossypii (the cotton aphid) which has a shorter, dark cauda and Aphis craccivora (the cowpea aphid) which has a fl patch on the back of the wingless adults.
(1997) Evaluating the role of predation in population fluctuations of the soybean aphid Aphis glycines in farmers' fields in Indonesia.
Chang,Y.D., Lee, J.Y. and Youn, Y.N. Primary parasitoids and hyperparasitoids of the soyabean aphid, Aphis glycines (Homoptera: Aphididae).
www.agric.nsw.gov.au /Hort/ascu/insects/aglycin.htm   (650 words)

 Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease and APHIS
Apparently APHIS is investigating an outbreak of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease in Utah.
It seems APHIS is using the name "rabbit calicivirus disease, or RCD" in error and this is causing confusion around the world.
APHIS and the USDA are causing confusion by using the incorrect name of RCD.
www.iinet.net.au /~rabbit/rcdrhd.htm   (524 words)

 APHIS Asking For Authority to Increase Tissue Sampling in Packing Plants - 12/6 meatingplace.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The proposal would grant APHIS the authority to require packinghouses to provide access to all blood and tissue samples APHIS needed for disease surveillance.
APHIS also is proposing that anyone moving livestock or poultry interstate for slaughter may move the animals only to a packing plant approved by the APHIS administrator, "approved establishments" being plants that provide the space and facilities needed to collect blood and tissue samples.
Some industry observers feel the proposed rule could allow APHIS to collect blood and tissue samples for any disease and significantly broaden the agency's responsibility for identifying and addressing emerging diseases.
www.fass.org /fasstrack/news_item.asp?news_id=884   (234 words)

 APHIS Announces Plans To Change Slaughter Plant Disease Surveillance Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
APHIS intends to published a proposed rule that would require plants to enter into an agreement to permit APHIS personnel or their designees to collect samples for disease surveillance.
APHIS said it can no longer rely on voluntary cooperation from slaughter plants because some plants have refused to voluntarily allow sample collection.
APHIS estimates the economic impact on the industry would be minimal since most plants currently allow sample collection on a voluntary basis.
www.cattlefeeder.ab.ca /herd/ahfs20020312.shtml   (178 words)

 Animal And Plant Health Inspection Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
APHIS' mission (2003): To protect the health and value of American agriculture and natural resources.
APHIS aims to protect ecosystems, natural resources, agriculture, agribusiness, agricultural exports, consumer health and safety, and animal welfare from the above threats.
APHIS has a budget of approximately $800 million annually and employs about 7,000 people, about 5,000 of which are deployed as inspectors at ports, borders and on farms.
www.wikiverse.org /animal-and-plant-health-inspection-service   (332 words)

 aphis fabae - OneLook Dictionary Search
We found 4 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word aphis fabae:
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "aphis fabae" is defined.
Phrases that include aphis fabae: aphis fabae scopoli
www.onelook.com /?loc=rescb&w=aphis+fabae   (87 words)

 DARD NEWS: 2000 farmers now on-line with APHIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is an excellent example of how information technology can help to minimise the repetitive paper based tasks on the farm and still conform to the legislative requirements.
APHIS on-line allows farmers to register cattle births and deaths, view herd lists and provide movement notification to the market or abattoir using the internet.
Photo Caption 2: Minister congratulates 2000th Aphis farmer.
www.dardni.gov.uk /pr2003/pr030240.htm   (388 words)

 FRN: Federal Measures To Mitigate BSE Risks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Other Information: You may view APHIS documents published in the Federal Register and related information, including the names of groups and individuals who have commented on APHIS dockets, on the Internet at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ppd/rad/webrepor.html.
In December 2000, APHIS expanded its prohibitions on imports of rendered ruminant protein products from BSE-restricted regions to include rendered protein products of any animal species because of concern that cattle feed supposedly free of ruminant protein may have been cross contaminated with the BSE agent.
APHIS, FSIS, and FDA have taken additional steps to specifically address the potential pathways or practices that the Harvard-Tuskegee Study said could contribute most either to the spread of BSE in cattle or to human exposure to the BSE agent should BSE be introduced into the United States.
www.fas.usda.gov /info/fr/2004/071404BSEFDA3.htm   (11754 words)

 APHIS Notification Procedures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After review by APHIS and your state's officials, the notification will be acknowledged.
A notification letter can be sent to APHIS via email (see: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/brs/emailnot.html).
However, the email submission must be followed by a signed written copy of the permit application, so be sure to print everything out when you are done filling in the requested items.
w3.ag.uiuc.edu /maize-coop/Aphis-notification.html   (603 words)

 APHIS Raleigh Plant Protection Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Being aware of these potential problem species will enable the scientific and regulatory communities to conduct proactive steps to prevent their entry or to eradicate or effectively control the species should its entry and establishment occur.
Identified Plant Pests Regulated by APHIS (IPPRA) This database in comprised of insects, mites, nematodes, and plant pathogens regulated by APHIS.
This database contains data on invasive plants regulated by APHIS.
www.invasivespecies.org   (152 words)

 CyberStacks(sm) Organic Plant Protection, Biological Control Screen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In this area, electronic links are provided for access to the APHIS Gopher, enabling the user to download reports.
In the directory's third section, the user will find "...APHIS technical reports on animal health/management prepared by the APHIS Veterinary Services Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health at Fort Collins, CO." Instructions are given for receiving these reports.
Regardless of the user's choice among the three sections, all entries contain: the title of the document, its publication type, a description of content, and the publishing date.
www.public.iastate.edu /~CYBERSTACKS/hyb_sb_24.htm   (252 words)

 APHIS Raleigh Plant Protection Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Background: The Regulated Pest List (RPL) provides focus to APHIS' safeguarding activities, including inspection of commodities for pests in its pre-clearance programs and at US ports-of-entry, surveys for exotic pests, methods for pest risk mitigation, and pest eradication programs.
APHIS continually detects threatening new pests through its inspection and survey activities.
Species names may be considered for addition or removal from the database by sending scientific evidence supporting the proposed change to the address specified in the Internet site.
www.invasivespecies.org /NewInitiatives.html   (356 words)

 APHIS Press Release Emergency Bison Protection Plan Proposed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The proposal calls for significantly increased efforts to stop bison from leaving the park and expanding their range for the first time into the adjacent Gallatin National Forest in Montana.
The proposal was made by heads of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the U.S. Department of Interior's National Park Service (NPS), in a letter sent to the governor of Montana today.
Access the APHIS HOME Page by pointing your Web browser to http://www.aphis.usda.gov and clicking on "APHIS Press Releases." Also, anyone with an e-mail address can sign up to receive APHIS press releases automatically.
www.yvwiiusdinvnohii.net /news/aphis.htm   (453 words)

"Protecting American agriculture" is the basic charge of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
APHIS provides leadership in ensuring the health and care of animals and plants.
These organizations are responsible for establishing science-based sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards that promote safe and balanced trade of agricultural products.
www.aphis.usda.gov   (208 words)

 U.S. Exempts Iceland from Equine Disease Testing Regulation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will no longer require that horses imported from Iceland be tested for dourine, glanders, equine piroplasmosis, and equine infectious anemia during the quarantine period following importation.
APHIS said it made the determination because Iceland has never had a reported case of these diseases, therefore posing "a negligible risk" of introducing them into the United States via imported horses.
APHIS documents published in the Federal Register and related information, including the names of organizations and individuals who have commented on APHIS dockets, are available on the Internet at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ppd/rad/webrepor.html.
www.usembassy.it /file2001_11/alia/a1111324.htm   (334 words)

14, 2002 APHIS allows the use of microchip implants as an acceptable form of identification for pet birds of U.S. origin returning to this country after traveling outside of the United States.
March 15, 2002 USDA amends regulations pertaining to animal exports and the standards for accredited veterinarians to allow origin health certificates for animals intended for export from the United States to be valid for more than 30 days in some cases, depending on the testing requirements of the country of destination.
22, 2002 APHIS proposes declaring the Mexican states of Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatan free of exotic Newcastle disease.
www.internationalparrotletsociety.org /usdaaphishist.html   (2193 words)

The FSIS PHV or the APHIS technician under the supervisory
APHIS NVSL will report the sample result to the establishment.
FSIS is working with APHIS on a process to also include the FSIS
www.vegsource.com /talk/madcow/messages/92615.html   (1885 words)

 U.S. Adds Greece to List of Regions Free of Foot-and-Mouth Disease, July 3, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
WASHINGTON, July 3, 2002 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture is amending its regulations to add Greece to the list of regions considered to be free of rinderpest and foot-and-mouth disease.
Notice of this action is published in the July 3 Federal Register and becomes effective on July 18.
Access the APHIS home page by pointing your Web browser to http://www.aphis.usda.gov and clicking on "APHIS Press Releases."
www.usembassy.it /file2002_07/alia/a2070504.htm   (351 words)

 Veterinary Review: Progress to date relating to the Veterinary Service Review - APHIS Support Unit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Colin Evans and Brian Millar from the APHIS Support Unit provide an overview of the APHIS databse to VSR members Jenny Bacon and Gilbert Little.
APHIS Support Staff Danny MacStravock, Jim Wallace and Aaron Hill with Jenny Bacon and Gilbert Little VSR
Pauline O'Neil APHIS Support Unit explains the Helpdesk functions to VSR members Jenny Bacon and Gilbert Little
www.dardni.gov.uk /vetreview/vetrev38.htm   (98 words)

 Animal Care Web Site Main Page
Regional Offices Search Free pdf reader USDA Home Page APHIS Home Page E-Mail Animal Care
The next Canine Care Seminar will be held on October 29, 2005 (Saturday) in Tomah, Wisconsin.
APHIS is investigating a tiger attack that occurred on August 18, 2005 and resulted in the tragic death of a 17-year-old girl in Kansas to determine whether any violations of the Animal Welfare Act took place.
www.aphis.usda.gov /ac   (478 words)

 APHIS Information
APHIS, is an acronym for the United States Department of Agricultures' Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
The ALSC operates the Wood Packaging Material (WPM) program under a Memorandum of Understanding with APHIS.
For further information about APHIS access to their web site is available here.
www.alsc.org /WPM_APHIS_mod.htm   (57 words)

 Field Test Releases in the U.S.
Complete information is available at the APHIS Biotechnology Web Site
Search records in the class selected above by choosing one or more of the following categories.
The complete database is available for downloading in various compressed formats directly from APHIS at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/brs/application_status.html.
www.isb.vt.edu /cfdocs/fieldtests1.cfm   (113 words)

 Aphis and your washing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Irritating Aphis how to get rid of them from your clothesline
Should a plague of Aphis choose to attack your washing on the clothes line, have a yellow bucket handy smear it with Lanolin, hang it on the line and the Aphis will leave your washing alone and 'go' for the bucket.
Place your washing in a huge heavy green garbage bag make it airtight - leave closed for several hours- Aphis will suffocate - shake clothes free of them.
www.inthekitchen.co.nz /tips/html/Aphis.htm   (129 words)

 Timber Imports Threaten Forests   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
You may also submit comments to an electronic bulletin board APHIS
--That APHIS ban all whole log imports due to its inability to
--That APHIS ban all timber imports from the former Soviet Union
www.forests.org /archive/america/imppests.htm   (753 words)

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