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USDA Launches MARS, Delivering Market Data to Agricultural Producers Around the Globe Faster and Easier

Release No.: 019-18

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced the launch of a new electronic data platform to deliver market price information to the commodities industry. The new web-based platform, Market Analysis and Reporting Services (MARS), uses state-of-the-art technology to present detailed data sets in a more customer-focused way to better support competitive markets for producers and help stabilize food prices for American families.

Reminder: USDA to Hold Hearing on Proposed Federal Milk Marketing Order for California

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold a public hearing starting on Sept. 22, 2015, in Clovis, Calif., to consider the establishment of a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) for California.

The hearing, which USDA expects to last several weeks, will begin at 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Sept. 22, 2015, at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District Building, 808 Fourth Street, Clovis, Calif.  93612. The hearing is open to the public. USDA will hear testimony and receive evidence regarding four proposals for a FMMO in California.