Agricultural Marketing Service

Type: Organization
Name: Agricultural Marketing Service
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

USDA Seeks Input on Proposed Standard of Identity for Honey

Release No. 188-14Contact:Hakim Fobia (202) 690-0488hakim.fobia@ams.usda.govWASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 -- The Agricultural Act of 2014, also known as the 2014 Farm Bill, charged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) with completing a report on whether ... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

High Prices, High Anxiety

Tight cattle supplies and strong consumer demand has produced a record-shattering year for cowboys. Lost in the glow of this once-in-a-lifetime market, however, is the precarious position of your national beef checkoff. A shrinking cattle herd means a ... [Published AgWeb.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Comment period open for revised beef carcass grading system

For the first time since the adoption of the current U.S. Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef in 1997, the U.S. Department of Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is looking to move forward on adjusting methods used to keep up with changes in animal ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Beef Promotion Board to Officially Lose 3 Members

USDA Agricultural Marketing Service on Tuesday confirmed a decision to decrease membership on the Cattlemen's Beef Promotion and Research Board from 103 to 100 members.The law authorizing the board requires the board's size to change with shifts in cattle ... [Published The Farmer - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

USDA to hold public meeting for Codex Committee on Processed Fruits and Vegetables

The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) are sponsoring a public meeting on Aug. 12, 2014, in preparation for the 27th Session of the Codex Committee on Processed Fruits ... [Published Institute of Food Technologists - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

USDA Appoints National Sheep Industry Improvement Center Board of Directors

Release No.: 185-14Contact:Sam Jones-Ellard (202) 660-2268Samuel.jones@ams.usda.govWASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today appointed three members to the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center Board ... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Map: Lebanon County farmers markets, roadside stands

Farmers markets are on the rise in the United States and Pennsylvania is among the top 10 states with the most markets. This is National Farmers Market Week. And to highlight Lebanon County's farmers markets, roadside stands and more, we created a map. ... [Published Lebanon Daily News - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

USDA Sponsors Public Meeting to Address Agenda Items for Codex Committee on Processed Fruits and Vegetables

Congressional and Public AffairsRichard J. McIntire(202) 720-9113WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) are sponsoring a public meeting ... [Published Food Safety and Inspection Service - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

FARMERS MARKETS DOUBLE THE PLEASURE AND DOUBLE THE FUN

The number of farmers markets in Missouri has nearly doubled in the past seven years. The most recent count by the U.S. Department of Agriculture has Missouri sixth in the nation with 245 registered farmers markets. Ann Alonzo with the USDA's Agricultural ... [Published CentralMOinfo.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Wisconsin ranks No. 8 in number of farmers markets

There are few better places to buy summer vegetables, fresh cheese curds and homemade baked goods than Wisconsin, which has the eighth-most farmers markets of any state in the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The U.S. Department ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 3 reports

Michigan farm markets among Top 3 in U.S.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service, released the rankings for top farm markets on Saturday.The top three states are California, New York and Michigan. They are followed by Ohio, Illinois, Massachusetts and Pennsylvani ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 3 reports

Wisconsin ranks No. 8 in number of farmers markets

MILWAUKEE — There are few better places to buy summer vegetables, fresh cheese curds and homemade baked goods than Wisconsin, which has the eighth-most farmers markets of any state in the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The U.S. ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 02 2014]

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"Even a cursory review of the Agency’s economic analysis reveals that FSIS has significantly underestimated the costs the proposed rule would impose" the groups wrote in an Aug. 19 letter to the USDA: http://bit.ly/1w6yUd3?
"Though most may not know it, soybean oil has been a long-standing staple of Hispanic menus" said Lorena Drago
Sweet onion exports are an important part of Peru's agricultural sector. "The Foreign Trade Society of Peru reported that the United States buys 57 percent of the Peruvian exports of onions. This season's supplies of Peruvian sweet onions are expected to show some increase when compared to 2013-14. (Photo courtesy of Curry & Co.) The value of Peruvian onions imported by the United States in 2012 was $36.2 million" said the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center
"More consumers are savoring farm-fresh food, and more farmers—especially small and mid-size farmers—are profiting from new markets for their products" Ag Marketing Service Deputy Administrator Charles Parrot wrote in an official blog post last week...

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High Prices, High Anxiety [Published AgWeb.com - Aug 18 2014]
Historic farm bill funding available to organic... [Published High Plains Journal - Aug 15 2014]
Comment period open for revised beef carcass gr... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Aug 15 2014]
USDA Seeks Input on Revisions to Beef Grading S... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Aug 14 2014]
Peruvian sweet onion volume to show uptick this... [Published The Produce News - Aug 14 2014]
Dairy Market Review: Russia bans dairy products [Published Agri View - Aug 13 2014]
Beef Promotion Board to Officially Lose 3 Members [Published The Farmer - Aug 13 2014]
New data reflects more demand for farmers markets [Published Agri View - Aug 12 2014]
Celebrating Farmers and Communities during Nati... [Published Food and Nutrition Service - Aug 12 2014]
Local, Regional Food Pricing and Marketing Now ... [Published The Farmer - Aug 12 2014]
USDA Adding New Local Food Directories [Published Lancaster Farming - Aug 10 2014]
Soybean checkoff produces big ROI [Published Gothenburg Times.com - Aug 08 2014]
USDA to hold public meeting for Codex Committee... [Published Institute of Food Technologists - Aug 07 2014]
FSIS sponsors public meeting to discuss Codex C... [Published Food Engineering - Aug 07 2014]
USDA Appoints National Sheep Industry Improveme... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Aug 07 2014]
USDA appoints National Sheep Industry Improveme... [Published Prairie Star - Aug 06 2014]
National Farmers Market Week [Published Pleasanton Express - Aug 06 2014]
Farm Bill Implementation Progress [Published Farm And Ranch Guide - Aug 06 2014]
Map: Lebanon County farmers markets, roadside s... [Published Lebanon Daily News - Aug 06 2014]
USDA Sponsors Public Meeting to Address Agenda ... [Published Food Safety and Inspection Service - Aug 06 2014]
Local & Regional Data Added to USDA Market News [Published Food and Nutrition Service - Aug 05 2014]
USDA kicks off Farmers Market Week in Madison [Published Wisconsin State Farmer - Aug 05 2014]
USDA announces marketing changes [Published Grand Forks Herald - Aug 05 2014]
FARMERS MARKETS DOUBLE THE PLEASURE AND DOUBLE ... [Published CentralMOinfo.com - Aug 05 2014]
USDA Data Illustrates Hot Demand for Farmers Ma... [Published Western Farmer-Stockman - Aug 05 2014]
Dairy Market Review: July Class III at $21.60 [Published Agri View - Aug 05 2014]
Demise of the National Organic Standards Board? [Published Cornucopia Institute - Aug 04 2014]
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