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The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is amending the Rules of Practice Governing Proceedings on Petitions To Modify or To Be Exempted From Marketing Orders and the Rules of Practice Governing Proceedings on Petitions To Modify or To Be Exempted From Research, Promotion and Education...
Rules of Practice and Procedure Governing Proceedings Under Research, Promotion, and Education Programs
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is amending the Rules of Practice and Procedure Governing Proceedings under Research, Promotion, and Education Programs to make the headings for Part 1200 and its subparts more reflective of the programs covered by them; to delete inapplicable statutes...
This final rule amends all 17 commodity research and promotion orders and/or rules and regulations to exempt any person receiving and handling solely 100 percent organic products from paying assessments to any research and promotion program administered by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). To obtain an exemption, the person must operate...
Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order and Watermelon Research and Promotion Plan; Corrections
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is making corrections to the Code of Federal Regulations (7 CFR part 1209 and 7 CFR part 1210) to reflect the modification of Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes for imported mushrooms and watermelons by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This document updates the HTS codes for the mentioned imported...
This rule implements the provisions of section 10004 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 and modifies the organic assessment exemption regulations under 23 Federal marketing orders and 22 research and promotion programs (commodity promotion programs). This rule amends the current regulations to allow persons that produce, handle, market, process,...
Rules of Practice and Procedures To Formulate or Amend a Marketing Agreement, a Marketing Order, or Certain Research and Promotion Orders
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is adopting a final rule to amend the definition of ``judge'' in the rules of practice and procedure to formulate or amend a marketing agreement, marketing order, or certain research and promotion orders. The new definition adds a presiding official...