USDA extended the public comment period on its national animal identification system (NAIS) draft strategic plan and draft program standards to July 6. Notice of the extension was published in the May 20 Federal Register.

Send an original and three copies of postal or commercial delivery comments to Docket No. 05-015-1, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3C71, 4700 River Road, Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737-1238. To submit electronic comments, a link to the NAIS docket and comment form is available on the NAIS home page at