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USDA Sets Referendum Dates for Proposed Amendments to the Almond Marketing Order

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a referendum Mar. 25 to Apr. 5, 2019, on proposed amendments to the marketing order for almonds grown in the state of California that would move the nomination process later in the year to allow for more industry participation and allow the selection of the board to coincide with the beginning of the crop year.

The proposed amendments would:

WBSCM – Overview of Creating ASN/Invoice/Reports Training

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Commodity Procurement Program provides domestic commodity vendors a FREE, live, one-hour interactive training session on the Web-Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) System that covers new user administrative activities such as necessary browser settings, how to receive procurement notifications, and creating plants, shipping points, users, and other activities, and demonstrates the bidding process, including the online and export/import options.

WBSCM – Overview of Creating ASN/Invoice/Reports Training

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Commodity Procurement Program provides domestic commodity vendors a FREE, live, one-hour interactive training session on the Web-Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) System that covers new user administrative activities such as necessary browser settings, how to receive procurement notifications, and creating plants, shipping points, users, and other activities, and demonstrates the bidding process, including the online and export/import options.

WBSCM – Overview of Creating ASN/Invoice/Reports Training

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Commodity Procurement Program provides domestic commodity vendors a FREE, live, one-hour interactive training session on the Web-Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) System that covers new user administrative activities such as necessary browser settings, how to receive procurement notifications, and creating plants, shipping points, users, and other activities, and demonstrates the bidding process, including the online and export/import options.

Pre-Solicitation Announcement for Trade Mitigation Purchase of Peanut Products

On August 27, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation.  As part of those actions, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service announces the Food Purchase of up to $12,331,000 under the authority of Section 5 of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs.  Products to be procured include but are not limited to:

Pre-Solicitation Announcement for Trade Mitigation Purchase of Walnut Products

On August 27, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation.  As part of those actions, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service announces the Food Purchase of up to $34,634,000 under the authority of Section 5 of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs.  Products to be procured include but are not limited to:

Pre-Solicitation Announcement for Trade Mitigation Purchase of Pistachio Products

On August 27, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation.  As part of those actions, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service announces the Food Purchase of up to $85,249,000 under the authority of Section 5 of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs.  Products to be procured include but are not limited to:

Pre-Solicitation Announcement for Trade Mitigation Purchase of Pecan Products

On August 27, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation.  As part of those actions, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service announces the Food Purchase of up to $16,034,000 under the authority of Section 5 of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs.  Products to be procured include but are not limited to:

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