WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently published a Notice of Solicitation for Nominations for its Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers for 2-year membership terms in the Federal Register dated April 30, 2013.
This committee advises the Secretary of Agriculture on matters broadly affecting socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, and considers strategies, policies, and programs that enhance department goals for assisting minority farming and ranching operations.
Nomination forms are available on the Internet at http://www.ocio.usda.gov/forms/doc/AD-755.pdf. Nomination packages must include the nomination form along with a cover letter and resume or biographical description documenting the nominee’s background and experience.
The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, May 31.
Inquires may be sent via email to ACMF@osec.usda.gov.