Maine receives grant to upgrade livestock-tagging system

04/19/2010 | Kennebec Journal (Maine)

The USDA will provide Maine with $20,000 in funding as part of the agency's $120 million plan to replace the National Animal Identification System, the controversial tagging system designed to monitor livestock and curb disease outbreaks. Maine will use the funding to move into an electronic tracking system as well as to review its existing procedures, according to the state's veterinarian.

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