Nominations for Federal Advisory Committee on Agriculture -- DEADLINE FRIDAY, 2/27!

Nominations are now being accepted until Friday, Feb. 27th for the USDA Advisory Committee on Agriculture.

USDA has re-opened nominations as they are especially looking for folks from Farm Services Organization, Producer and Marketing Organization, Consumer and Information Organizations, National Farm Organizations (They have received a lot of nominations from from Universities and Educational Organizations).

On September 2, 2014, the Secretary of Agriculture renewed the Advisory Committee charter for a two-year term to expire on September 2, 2016. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on the scope, timing, content, etc., of the periodic censuses and surveys of agriculture, other related surveys, and the types of information to obtain from respondents concerning agriculture. The Committee also prepares recommendations regarding the content of agriculture reports and presents the views and needs for data of major suppliers and users of agriculture statistics.

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