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USDA Seeks Nominees for National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board

September 30, 2010
According to a press release statement, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is asking fluid milk processors and other interested parties to nominate candidates for the National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board. The Secretary of Agriculture will appoint six individuals from those nominated to succeed members whose terms expire June 30, 2011. Appointed members will serve 3-year terms from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014. USDA will accept nominations for board representation in five geographic regions and one at-large position. Nominees for the five regional positions must be active owners or employees of a fluid milk processor. The one at-large position may be either a fluid milk processor or a member from the general public. The geographic regions are: Region 2 (New Jersey and New York); Region 5 (Florida); Region 8 (Illinois and Indiana); Region 11 (Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma); and Region 14 (Northern California). Blank forms and additional information are available on the Dairy Promotion and Research Branch’s website at www.ams.usda.gov/Dairy.