The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking nominees to fill three open seats on the Mushroom Council, San Jose, Calif. Applications are due by May 1.

The Mushroom Council includes eight U.S. producers and an importer. The open seats are for a producer in production Region 1 (all states, excluding California and Pennsylvania) and Region 2 (Pennsylvania), and an importer for region 4 (all importers). Terms run three years.

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You may also contact Bart Minor, Mushroom Council president and chief executive officer, or Cheryl Abbate, operations manager, at 408-432-7210 or e-mail or