USDA Trade Mission to Dubai in Focus: A Visit to Camelicious Shows US-UAE Trade in Action

USDA Trade Mission to Dubai in Focus: A Visit to Camelicious Shows US-UAE Trade in Action Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Daniel Whitley recently traveled to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), to kick off the first U.S. Department of Agriculture-sponsored in-person trade mission since November 2019. Administrator Whitley led a delegation of U.S. agribusinesses, farm organizations, …

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USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Non-Commercial Backyard Flock (Non-Poultry) in New Hampshire

Contacts: APHISpress WASHINGTON, March 17, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a non-commercial backyard flock (non-poultry) in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Samples from the flock were confirmed at the APHIS National Veterinary Services Laboratories …

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USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a Non-Commercial Backyard Flock (Non-Poultry) in Nebraska

Contacts: APHISpress WASHINGTON, March 16, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a non-commercial backyard flock (non-poultry) in Merrick County, Nebraska. Samples from the flock were tested at the University of Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center, …

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USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Wisconsin

Contacts: APHISpress WASHINGTON, March 14, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial layer chicken flock in Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Samples from the flock were tested at the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, part of …

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Deregulation of Soybean Developed Using Genetic Engineering

Media Contact: Rick Coker (301) 851-4091 richard.s.coker WASHINGTON, March 14, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is deregulating a soybean variety developed by BASF Corporation using genetic engineering. The variety, designated as GMB 151, was developed to resist soybean cyst nematode, a microscopic parasitic worm, and …

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USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Kansas and Illinois

Contacts: APHISpress WASHINGTON, March 12, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a backyard mixed species poultry flock in Franklin County, Kansas and a non-commercial backyard flock (non-poultry) in Mclean County, Illinois. Samples from the …

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USDA Announces Additional International Trade Missions for 2022

USDA Announces Additional International Trade Missions for 2022 WASHINGTON, March 11, 2022 – As part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s commitment to expanding and diversifying global market opportunities for U.S. agriculture, the Department will sponsor four additional international trade missions in 2022, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today at the Commodity Classic in New …

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Want to Make a Difference for American Agriculture? Come Work for APHIS

APHIS is looking for a highly motivated and successful manager with expertise in plant health protection or related fields Want to Make a Difference for American Agriculture? Come Work for APHIS Are you a highly motivated and successful manager with expertise in plant health protection or related fields? If so, a job as the Field …

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