On page 11 in the CA
Projects must focus on implementation of premises and animal identification methods
according to the standards defined in the NAIS Draft Program Standards
on page 16 in the CA
"Provide a brief overview of the work to be performed and how the plan builds upon
the 2005 or 2006 cooperative agreement plan. Also, explain how this plan will support the timelines for full implementation
of NAIS as outlined in the draft strategic plan.
This means the USDA has all intentions of following the Draft Strategic plan.
More truth from the documents:
On page 8 of the "NAIS DRAFT STRATEGIC PLAN"
Transition from Voluntary to Mandatory - Phased in Approach
On Page 12 in the "NAIS DRAFT STRATEGIC PLAN"
The NAIS will be established gradually through the intregration of these Key
components: Premises Identification, Animal Identification , Animal Tracking
On Page 21 and 22 in the "NAIS DRAFT STRATEGIC PLAN"
The 'Plan " is following the the Guidelines issued in the 2007 State Cooperative
1: Acquire Resources via the State Cooperative Agreements - funding - DONE
2: Develope Regulations, Policies and Guidelines: -DONE
3: Develope Information Systems- On going
4: Input, Outreach , and Training- Done and on going
Measuring Success: three Measures
1: Annual test excercises - OnGoing
2: Milestones are listed in each states Cooperative Agreement:
1 January-31 March
1 April-30 June
1 July-30 September
1 October-31 December 31 January
90 days after Agreement expires
Financial Reports are due as the same dates above
3: Stages of developement