The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced six sessions in June to discuss stakeholder concerns regarding the implementation of the National Animal Identification System (NAIS).

The meetings are scheduled for June 9 in Jefferson City, Mo; June 11 in Rapid City, SD; June 16 in Albuquerque, NM; June 18 in Riverside, CA; June 25 in Raleigh, NC; and June 27 in Jasper, FL. Each of the meetings are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Preregistration is not required, but participants are asked to preregister by e-mailing NAISSessions@aphis.usda.gov or by calling (301) 734-0799. In the subject line of the e-mail, include your name (or organization name) and the location of the meeting you plan to attend. If you plan to present comments at one of the meetings, include your name (or organization name) and address in the body of the message.

Those who don’t plan to attend can submit and view comments.

Up-to-date meeting information.