USDA Proposes Next Steps to Promote Fairer Poultry Markets, Protect Producers, and Enhance Transparency

USDA issues new proposed rules under the Packers and Stockyards Act to support market fairness for contract poultry farmers.

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) administers programs that create domestic and international marketing opportunities for U.S. producers of food, fiber, and specialty crops. AMS also provides the agriculture industry with valuable services to ensure the quality and availability of wholesome food for consumers across the country and around the world.


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Commodity Procurement

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Cotton & Tobacco

Milk and Cheese products


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Fair Trade Practices

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Federal Grain Inspection

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Livestock and Poultry

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National Organic Program

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Science and Technology

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Specialty Crops

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Transportation & Marketing