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State Feed Bills Related News

May 15, 2020
State Legislative and Regulatory Update & Updated Staffing
Due to COVID-19, most state legislative bodies are still on a limited work schedule, but some pieces of legislation of interest to American Feed Industry Association members are moving through committees.
March 20, 2020
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
Many state legislatures have adjourned early while leaders are addressing the COVID-19 outbreak. The American Feed Industry Association will only be including the state update in the biweekly FeedGram as necessary.
March 20, 2020
Maryland Ag Department Clarifies Stance on Use of MSBC in Feed
Over the last several months, the American Feed Industry Association has been working with our members, the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Pet Food Institute on finding a solution to the challenges presented with using menadione sodium bisulfite complex (MSBC) as a source of vitamin K in animal foods other than poultry.
March 20, 2020
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
Many state legislatures and regulators are active this year in the animal food arena.
March 17, 2020
Maryland Ag Department Clarifies Stance on Use of MSBC in Feed
Over the last several months, the American Feed Industry Association has been working with our members, the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Pet Food Institute on finding a solution to the challenges presented with using menadione sodium bisulfite complex (MSBC) as a source of vitamin K in animal foods other than poultry.
March 6, 2020
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
Many state legislatures are active this year in the animal food arena. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in Louisiana.
February 21, 2020
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
Many state legislatures are active this year in the animal food arena. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota and Virginia.
February 7, 2020
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
Many state legislatures are active this year in the animal food arena. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in New Mexico, New York, South Carolina, Kentucky, Mississippi and Virginia.
January 24, 2020
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
With state legislatures in full swing and the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) meeting this week, there's much discussion on feed issues and changes happening at the state level.
January 10, 2020
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
Jan. 10, 2020 2020 is sure to be a busy state legislative year as every state will be in session at one point or another. The American Feed Industry Association anticipates many states will update their state feed laws, hemp regulations and other tax related issues will be addressed. AFIA is already tracking several bills and regulatory changes that will impact our members.
May 2, 2019
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in South Carolina and Missouri.
April 19, 2019
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in Maryland, Missouri and Montana.
April 5, 2019
State-Specific Information Available on AFIA's New Website
The American Feed Industry Association tracks, discuss and updates state feed laws and regulations as needed. AFIA strives to achieve harmonization across the state feed laws and regulations as well as maintain properly funded commercial feed programs that fairly regulate our industry.
April 5, 2019
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season is beginning to slow down with only 34 states in session this week. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in Maryland, Missouri, Montana and North Dakota. This article also identifies a regulation adopted by North Carolina.
March 22, 2019
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season is in full swing with 46 states in session this week. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico and North Dakota.
March 8, 2019
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season is in full swing with 46 states in session this week. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in Maryland, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico and North Dakota.
February 8, 2019
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season is heating up with 45 states currently in session. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico and North Dakota.  
January 25, 2019
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season has started and as expected, is proving to be an active and interesting year. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in New Mexico and North Dakota.  
November 16, 2018
Wisconsin Releases New Form for Commercial Feed Tonnage and Inspection Fees
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection updated its annual commercial feed tonnage and inspection fee reporting form to reflect the modified statutory requirements and to better align with industry reporting mechanisms.
September 21, 2018
NASDA Tackles Emerging Animal Ag Issues at Annual Meeting
Last week, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) brought state commissioners, secretaries, and directors of agriculture, as well as a variety of federal and industry stakeholders, together to discuss and set agriculture policy for the upcoming year.
June 15, 2018
WA State Feed Advisory Committee Discusses Feed Fees, Regulatory Updates
On June 4, Leah Wilkinson, the American Feed Industry Association's vice president of public policy and education, participated in the Feed Advisory Committee meeting for Washington state. Listed below are several important items the committee discussed, which commercial feed and pet food manufacturers located in and distributing into the state may want to note.
May 18, 2018
From Wisc. Dept. of Ag: Wisconsin Feed Tonnage & Inspection Fee Statute Changes
Wisconsin's 2018-19 biennial budget made statutory changes to the commercial feed tonnage and inspection fees. These changes are effective with reporting of the calendar year 2018 distributions; paperwork to be completed early in 2019. Changes that took effect 1/1/18:
April 20, 2018
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season is starting to slow down with only 23 states still in session. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry, as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in South Carolina and Tennessee.
April 6, 2018
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season is starting to slow down with only 20 states still in session. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry, as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in Michigan and Tennessee.
March 23, 2018
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season continues to move quickly with 34 states still in session. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry, as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee and Utah.
March 9, 2018
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season continues to move quickly with 41 states still in session. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in New Mexico, Tennessee and Utah.
February 23, 2018
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season has started with a bang. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in New Mexico and Utah.
February 9, 2018
State Legislative and Regulatory Update
The state legislative season has started with a bang. The American Feed Industry Association is tracking bills of importance to the animal food industry as well as proposed changes to feed laws or regulations. This article provides an overview of bills currently being considered in New Mexico and South Dakota.