The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking nominees for positions on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board to fill 35 vacancies.
Vacancies for producer and importer member positions will occur in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming, the Northeast Unit (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont), the Southeast Unit (Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina), the Southwest Unit (California and Nevada) and the Importer Unit.
The deadline for nominations is June 8, 2018. Any beef producer in the United States that owns cattle or any importer that imports cattle or beef may be nominated. Producers and importers must be nominated by a USDA certified producer organization and submit a completed application. USDA will select appointees from the nominated producers and importers.
Nomination forms and a list of certified producer organizations in your state or unit are available on the Cattlemen’s Beef Board page on the AMS website.