USDA seeks Mushroom Council nominees - The Packer

USDA seeks Mushroom Council nominees

03/22/2013 09:36:00 AM
Tom Karst

USDA Nominations are being sought by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the Mushroom Council.

The council is looking to fill three seats, one in each production region, according to a USDA news release. Nominees for the three-year terms must submit applications by May 1.

Applications can be requested at (408) 432-7210, or e-mail at or, according to the release.

The council includes U.S. producers and an importer. U.S. members account for three production territories. Region 1 covers the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and all states except Pennsylvania. Region 2 is Pennsylvania and Region 3 is California.

The council, in place since 1993, evaluates mushroom marketing and research initiatives, according to the release.

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