Agricultural Marketing Service

Type: Organization
Name: Agricultural Marketing Service
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Agricultural Marketing Service Implements Late Fees on Past Due Softwood Lumber Assessments

10/28/2014In a Federal Register notice to be published on October 29, 2014, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is issuing a final rule implementing late payment fees and interest charges on past due payments under the Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, ... [Published Expeditors - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

US: Organic foods become more available

While organic foods and products were formerly difficult to find, they are now available at most supermarkets. According to the United States Department of Agricultural Marketing Service, products must show they are protecting natural resources, conserving ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

SRA Successfully Completes Upgrades to USDA Web Based Supply Chain Management System

PR NewswireFAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 28, 2014FAIRFAX, Va.In 2011, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, Food and Nutrition Service, Farm Service Agency, Foreign Agricultural Service, and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a modern ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

FDA Alerts Egg And Egg Exporters About New USDA Procedures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert to remind exporters of food products containing eggs or egg products regulated by FDA that export certificates for these products will be issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural ... [Published Food Logistics - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Secretary Vilsack Names Members to the Hass Avocado Board

Release No. 210-14Hakim Fobia (202) 690-0488Hakim.fobia@ams.usda.govWASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack appointed five members and seven alternates to serve on the Hass Avocado Board. The appointees will serve 3-year terms beginning ... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service: Who Is Anne Alonzo?

On May 6, 2013, Anne L. Alonzo was appointed to lead the Agricultural Marketing Service , the arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that promotes the sale and distribution of American agricultural products.Alonzo was born and grew up in Chicago, attending ... [Published AllGov - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

USDA Awards $118 Million in Specialty Crop Grants

MIAMI, Fla. — The USDA has announced nearly $118 million in grants to strengthen markets for specialty crops, such as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, horticulture and nursery crops.“Specialty crop grants provide a major boost to the rural economies,” said ... [Published Lancaster Farming - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

Feds OK $550,750 to aid NM farmers

at 12:04 amThe federal government is giving $550,750 to strengthen markets for New Mexico produce by providing tools and resources to help agricultural producers successfully enhance their competitiveness and expand their operations.The funding is being ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 2 reports

Specialty crop grants approved

Thirty-six grants totaling almost $3 million to promote the development, cultivation, production and sales of specialty crops in North Dakota have been awarded.Specialty crops are defined in law as “fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, ... [Published Bismarck Tribune - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 4 reports

Agriculture funding for specialty crops

Updated: Friday, October 3 2014, 11:32 AM EDTNew York - U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Friday more than $5 million in federal funding to support New York State’s specialty crop producers and specialty crop research in ... [Published WOKR 13 - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

$1.9 Million to improve Texas production of fruits, vegetables, other Specialty Crops

Texas Department Of Agriculture Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced yesterday that the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) has secured and awarded more than $1.9 million in federal funding to promote and develop Texas-grown specialty crops. ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

USDA supports organic growth, local food economies with grants

USDA will award more than $52 million to support the growth of the organic industry in addition to local and regional food systems through the use of five department grant programs.“Local and regional food systems are one of the pillars of our efforts ... [Published Food Engineering - Sep 30 2014]

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Gil Dussek, Vice President within SRA's Health and Civil Group commented. "SRA is pleased to lend our significant software systems and engineering experience to help the USDA meet its challenge to deliver essential food aid to those in need both domestically and internationally." About At SRA we combine our creativity, mission experience, technology acumen and domain expertise to deliver innovative IT solutions and professional...
..."We should haveBrussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower," Rigterink said. "We'll have the standard Yukon-type potatoes, the Adirondacks and big red potatoes."
"It's great to see the infrastructure here in the United States is still doing its job," adds Ford. "But if our competitors continue to update their infrastructure and we don't, we could easily fall behind. It's vital to U S soybean farmers and the U S soy industry that we protect this advantage."
"We couldn't be more excited to receive federal support for the permanent home for the Marin Farmers Market," said Brigitte Moran, AIM CEO. "This Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) grant will help AIM ensure a future for local and regional small-scale farms, bring about greater community health, and make local farm fresh healthy food and education more readily accessible to people of all ages and economic abilities. It takes a village to build a village, so AIM is inviting a community of supporters and contributors to help make a permanent farmers market and educational center a reality."

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Agricultural Marketing Service Implements Late ... [Published Expeditors - Oct 29 2014]
US: Organic foods become more available [Published Fresh Plaza - Oct 28 2014]
SRA Successfully Completes Upgrades to USDA Web... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 28 2014]
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FDA Alerts Egg And Egg Exporters About New USDA... [Published Food Logistics - Oct 27 2014]
Secretary Vilsack Names Members to the Hass Avo... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Oct 27 2014]
Organic certification class offered for North J... [Published Somerset Reporter - Oct 27 2014]
Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Ser... [Published AllGov - Oct 26 2014]
USDA Awards $118 Million in Specialty Crop Grants [Published Lancaster Farming - Oct 25 2014]
Calf Prices Pressured By Seasonality And Harvest [Published Beef Online - Oct 25 2014]
Thinking Small [Published Press and Dakotan - Oct 25 2014]
COOL Is Not Cool With WTO [Published Food Online - Oct 25 2014]
Farms winterize to keep farmers markets open un... [Published Chicago Tribune - Oct 25 2014]
Alabama’s Annie Dee stays on United Soybean Board [Published Southeast Farm Press - Oct 24 2014]
Organic 101: “Organic” in the Brand Name…Organi... [Published Food and Nutrition Service - Oct 24 2014]
Buyers Prefer Timeliness of U.S. Soybean Shipments [Published The Farmer - Oct 23 2014]
Dairy market review: Butter falls hard [Published Agri View - Oct 22 2014]
#AgStrong innovation in rural America [Published PorkNetwork - Oct 22 2014]
WTO Rejects USDA Meat-Labeling Rule for Second ... [Published Food Product Design - Oct 22 2014]
Commentary: What’s in a label? [Published CattleNetwork.com - Oct 21 2014]
#AgStrong Innovation in Rural America [Published Food and Nutrition Service - Oct 21 2014]
USDA Revises Three Onion Grade Standards [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Oct 21 2014]
Record corn, soybean harvests hard to move beca... [Published KansasCity.com - Oct 21 2014]
10/17/2014 - TTB Newsletter for October 17, 2014 [Published TTB - Oct 17 2014]
Dairy Market Review: USDA raises 2015 production [Published Agri View - Oct 15 2014]
Bringing You Food and Fiber to Fit Your Active ... [Published Food and Nutrition Service - Oct 15 2014]
Illinoisan appointed to Soy Board [Published Farm Week Now - Oct 15 2014]
Rep. Huffman Announces Federal Grant for the Ma... [Published Noodls - Oct 15 2014]
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