Agricultural Marketing Service

Type: Organization
Name: Agricultural Marketing Service
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

USDA Announces 2014 Cotton Loan Rate Differentials

Source: www.fsa.usda.govWASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 ?a The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced the 2014-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple (ELS) cotton. The tables of these loan rate ... [Published Food & Beverage Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Washington Firm Pays $350 to Settle Seed Case

Release No.: 112-14Contact:Nadine Wilkins (202) 720-8998nadine.wilkins@ams.usda.govWASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced that Rainier Seeds Inc., Davenport, Wash., has paid $350 ... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE : USDA Appoints Members to National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board

Release No. 113-14Contact:Hakim Fobia (202) 690-0488Washington, April 15, 2014 -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the appointment of seven members to fill vacancies on the National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board. The terms for ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

WA company recalls more than 82,000 pounds of egg product

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -More than 82,000 pounds of processed egg product are being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination, according to a USDA FSIS release.Nutriom LLC, a company out of Lacey, Washington is recalling several egg products, ... [Published KOLD-TV - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Dairy Trading: Major Price Fall Bubble Bursts for Cheese

News 11 April 2014US - Cheese has taken a hammering in the spot dairy market this week, seeing Blocks sink 18.85 cents.This is according to the Agricultural Marketing Service at the US Department of Agriculture which has reported a strong downwards trend ... [Published The Cattle Site - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

USDA AMS Publishes Rail Rate Mediation and Arbitration For Grain Shippers Paper

The Agricultural Marketing Service has published a paper on the benefits of rail rate mediation and arbitration.When producers and marketers of agricultural products believe the rates they are paying for transportation are too high or uncompetitive, they ... [Published Grainnet.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

DNR Seeks Applicants for Specialty Crop Grants

(Palmer, AK) – The Division of Agriculture is now seeking applicants for its annual Specialty Crop Competitive Grant Program.Examples of specialty crop projects that have been funded in the past include disease research in the peony industry, variety ... [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

California Kiwifruit Growers to Vote on Marketing Order

Release No. 052-14Contact:Hakim Fobia (202) 690-0488hakim.fobia@ams.usda.govWASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that California kiwifruit growers will vote from May 15 – 30, 2014, on whether to continue ... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

USDA Announces Amendments to Export Apple Act

Source: www.ams.usda.govWASHINGTON, D.C., April 3, 2014 -- Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced two amendments to the Export Apple Act (Act). The first amendment exempts apples shipped to Canada in bulk containers from USDA inspection ... [Published Food & Beverage Online - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

California Firm Pays $525 to Settle Seed Case

Release No.: 102-14Contact:Nadine Wilkins (202) 720-8998nadine.wilkins@ams.usda.govWASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced that Cal Approved Seed Growers, Woodland, Calif., has paid ... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 3 reports

USDA Proposes To Reapportion Membership On Beef Promotion Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service is proposing to reapportion membership on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board from 103 to 99 members. The law authorizing the board requires the board’s size to change ... [Published Farms.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Wisconsin Firm Pays $550 to Settle Seed Case

Release No.: 085-14Contact:Nadine Wilkins (202) 720-8998nadine.wilkins@ams.usda.govWASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced that J. W. Jung Seed Company, Randolph, Wis., has paid ... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Mar 20 2014]

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...because the statute does not permit the kind of "detailed and onerous labeling requirements" the final rule puts in place, and that the rule is "arbitrary and capricious, because it imposes vast burdens on the industry with little to no countervailing benefit."
"These are the future leaders of the dairy industry," said Allen Sayler, IDFA vice president of regulatory affairs and international standards. "We thank all the companies that supported the teams this year and encourage them to continue to provide this opportunity for students to polish skills needed in the dairy processing industry."
"Many of the dairy industry leaders got their first introduction to the science of milk and dairy products through dairy products judging and it remains an important avenue to help identify and nurture future leaders of the dairy industry" said Phillip Tong, ADSA president
"Expanding access to nutritious, homegrown Illinois food is one of the department's top priorities," Agriculture Director Bob Flider says.  "If we could increase local food purchases to just 10% of our grocery bill, it would generate more than 20 billion dollars in new economic activity every year, create thousands of jobs in the farming and food industries and revitalize both rural and urban communities." The funds will come from the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program in the new Farm Bill...

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April watermelon movement higher than last season [Published The Produce News - 19 hours ago]
USDA Announces 2014 Cotton Loan Rate Differentials [Published Food & Beverage Online - Apr 16 2014]
USDA Seeks Nominees to the National Dairy Board [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Apr 16 2014]
Monthly Fertilizer Prices: Spring 2014 with Com... [Published AgWeb.com - Apr 16 2014]
FSA Farm Service Agency : USDA Announces 2014 C... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
Market Access Challenges for U.S. Pork [Published National Hog Farmer - Apr 15 2014]
Washington Firm Pays $350 to Settle Seed Case [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Apr 15 2014]
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE : USDA Appoints ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
WA company recalls more than 82,000 pounds of e... [Published KOLD-TV - Apr 15 2014]
Dairy market review: All-milk price raised to $... [Published Agri View - Apr 15 2014]
USDA Highlights Importance of Food Hubs to Rura... [Published USDA Rural Development - Apr 15 2014]
RECALL ALERT: Washington Eggs Recalled Due To P... [Published KHQ Right Now - Apr 15 2014]
Les Cockrell: RSVP supporters to hit the links ... [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - Apr 14 2014]
Howell: Old-crop cotton skids, new-crop climbs ... [Published Lubbock Online - Apr 13 2014]
Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday,... [Published Beef Online - Apr 12 2014]
USDA Taking Action on Farm Bill Titles [Published Lancaster Farming - Apr 12 2014]
Farm bill establishes new dairy protection prog... [Published Iowa Farmer Today - Apr 12 2014]
Daily Dairy Trading: Major Price Fall Bubble Bu... [Published The Cattle Site - Apr 11 2014]
USDA AMS Publishes Rail Rate Mediation and Arbi... [Published Grainnet.com - Apr 10 2014]
Kay's Cuts: Making hay while the sun shines [Published Beef Central - Apr 10 2014]
DNR Seeks Applicants for Specialty Crop Grants [Published Alaska Business Monthly - Apr 09 2014]
Daily Dairy Trading: Barrels Plummet 7.5 cents ... [Published The Cattle Site - Apr 09 2014]
USDA considers revising meat specs [Published Global FoodMate - Apr 09 2014]
USDA Restricts PACA Violators in Florida, North... [Published Food & Beverage Online - Apr 09 2014]
California Kiwifruit Growers to Vote on Marketi... [Published Agricultural Marketing Service - Apr 09 2014]
USDA to allow Christmas Tree research and promo... [Published Tri-State Neighbour - Apr 08 2014]
Finding success with next generation farmers [Published Dairy Herd - Apr 08 2014]
Arkansas designated primary peanut-producing state [Published Delta Farm Press - Apr 08 2014]
Little Elm Farmers Market accepting vendor appl... [Published North Texas e-News - Apr 08 2014]
Dairy market review: March Class III: $23.33 [Published Agri View - Apr 07 2014]
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