Release No. 041-07
Becky Unkenholz (202) 720-8998
Billy Cox (202) 720-8998
USDA PUBLISHES SUPPLEMENT TO NOTICE OF FEB. 26 PUBLIC HEARING
Washington, D.C., Feb. 16 , 2007 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced a supplement to the notice of public hearing issued on Feb. 7, 2007, to consider proposals seeking to amend the Class III and Class IV product price formulas applicable to all Federal milk marketing orders.
An additional proposal, which seeks to establish cost-of-production surcharges that manufacturers could include in the selling price of their products but would not be included in the determination of NASS survey prices for cheese, butter, nonfat dry milk and dry whey, will be considered at the hearing.
The hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Feb. 26, 2007, at the Holiday Inn Select – Strongsville, 15471 Royalton Road, Strongsville, Ohio 44136.
The hearing notice and additional information regarding the hearing is available from the following market administrator offices:
Northeast: Erik F. Rasmussen
P.O. Box 51478, Boston, MA 02205-1478
Tel. (617) 737-7199; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Appalachian: Harold H. Friedly, Jr.
P.O. Box 18030, Louisville, KY 40261-0030
Tel. (502) 499-0040; email: email@example.com
Florida and Southeast: Sue L. Mosley
P.O. Box 491778, Lawrenceville, GA 30049
Tel. (770) 682-2501; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upper Midwest: H. Paul Kyburz
Suite 210, 4570 West 77th St., Minneapolis, MN 55435-5037
Tel. (952) 831-5292; email: email@example.com
Central: Robert E. Vander Linden
P.O. Box 14650, Shawnee Mission, KS 66285-4650
Tel. (913) 495-9300; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mideast: David Z. Walker
P.O. Box 5102, Brunswick, OH 44212
Tel. (330) 225-4758; email: email@example.com
Pacific Northwest and Arizona: James R. Daugherty
1930-220th St., SE., Suite 102 Bothell, WA 98021-8471
Tel. (425) 487-6009; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Southwest: J. Richard Fleming
P.O. Box 110939, Carrollton, TX 75011-0939
Tel. (972) 245-6060; email: email@example.com