In 2004, a variety of pilot projects were conducted to test technologies and procedures that could be used in the National Animal Identification System. USDA released reports from those projects Friday.
"The pilot projects demonstrate that NAIS will work well and greatly benefit
Many of the projects tested real-world scenarios, integrating the system with commerce.
The report can be accessed on USDA's NAIS Web site at www.usda.gov/nais