Timeline

Timeline

Timeline

    • As currently planned, the forming stages for this two-year pilot project are beginning in Fall 2020, with initiation of the program in participating states in the late spring of 2021.

      Fall 2020: Forming Stages

      • Identify potentially interested participants

        • States, packers (slaughter facilities), & producers who want their interests represented in the initial US SHIP House of Delegates.

      • Technical committees create draft version of the Program Standards Documents

      Q1 2021: Finalize version 1 of program standards documents and initial participating states

      • US SHIP House of Delegates – representatives from states expressing interest convene to determine version 1.0 of US SHIP Program Standards Documents by majority vote.

      • Confirm the states to participate in this pilot program.

      • Establish US SHIP Official State Agencies in each participating state.

      Q2 2021: Initiate ASF-CSF Monitored Certification Program among participants

      • Initiate program participant (slaughter facilities & producers) sign-up

      • States, packers (slaughter facilities), & producers

      At the conclusion of this pilot program, systems ongoing could cease, be continued temporarily, or be rolled into a more formal and ongoing platform for safeguarding, certifying, and bettering the health of US swine and the competitiveness of the US pork industry in the domestic and global marketplace.

      • As currently planned, the forming stages for this two-year pilot project are beginning in Fall 2020, with initiation of the program in participating states in the late spring of 2021.

        Fall 2020:  Forming Stages

        • Identify potentially interested participants

          • States, packers (slaughter facilities), & producers who want their interests represented in the initial US SHIP House of Delegates.

        • Technical committees create draft version of the Program Standards Documents

        Q1 2021: Finalize version 1 of program standards documents and initial participating states

        • US SHIP House of Delegates – representatives from states expressing interest convene to determine version 1.0 of US SHIP Program Standards Documents by majority vote.

        • Confirm the states to participate in this pilot program.

        • Establish US SHIP Official State Agencies in each participating state.

        Q2 2021 = Initiate ASF-CSF Monitored Certification Program among participants

        • Initiate program participant (slaughter facilities & producers) sign-up

        • States, packers (slaughter facilities), & producers

         

        At the conclusion of this pilot program, systems ongoing could cease, be continued temporarily, or be rolled into a more formal and ongoing platform for safeguarding, certifying, and bettering the health of US swine and the competitiveness of the US pork industry in the domestic and global marketplace.