WASHINGTON — Six meetings sponsored by officials with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (A.P.H.I.S.) are scheduled in the month of June to discuss implementation of the National Animal Identification System.

The meetings will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 9 in Jefferson City, Mo.; June 11 in Rapid City, S.D.; June 16 in Albuquerque, N.M.; June 18 in Riverside Calif.; June 25 in Raleigh N.C.; and June 27 in Jasper, Fla.

Participants can pre-register by sending A.P.H.I.S. an e-mail at NAISSessions@aphis.usda.gov or by calling (301) 734-0799.

For the most up-to-date meeting information, visit http://www.usda.gov/nais/feedback.