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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s fruit and vegetable industry advisory committee will meet Aug. 14-15 in Arlington, Va.

The USDA announced the meeting in a Federal Register notice on July 22.

The purpose of the meeting, according to the USDA, is for committee members to examine fruit and vegetable industry issues and provide recommendations on how the USDA can better serve the needs of the U.S. produce industry. The full list of members can be found at the USDA website.

The deadline for the public to submit written comments and/or sign up for oral comments is July 31, according to the notice. Contact Darrell Hughes at the USDA at 202 378-2576 or [email protected] for more information.