The Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC) will meet to discuss agenda items; hear scheduled presentations on agricultural labor, production, food safety, and trade matters are among topics; review working group reports; and listen to public comments. The 2-day meeting is open to the public. Registration is not required, but attendees will need to complete sign-in sheets.
The meetings are open to the public who may observe the proceedings and provide general comments during a designated comment time. Members of the public who wish to submit written comments related to the fruit and vegetable industry should do so on www.regulations.gov. Members of the public wishing to speak at the meeting or who wish to arrange special accommodations should contact Designated Federal Officer Darrell Hughes at (202) 348-2576 or SCPFVIAC@usda.gov. Comments and registrations to speak must be submitted by July 31 2019.
Meeting information including agenda will be posted below as it becomes available.
Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, Virginia 22202
For more information, contact Designated Federal Officer Darrell Hughes at (202) 348-2576 or SCPFVIAC@usda.gov or call the Specialty Crops Program at (202) 720-4722.
Information about past meetings, is available on AMS’ FVIAC home page.
- Meeting Agenda (pdf)
- Meeting Minutes (pdf)
- NASS Farm Labor Methodology (pdf)
- Presentation Ag Trade Policy USDA (ppt)
- Presentation Ag Water United Fresh (ppt)
- Presentation Farm Labor Housing Rural Development USDA (ppt)
- Presentation H-2 A Labor Dept (ppt)
- Presentation PDP (pptx)
- Public Comment Cheryl Bowie (pdf)
- Public Comment FPAA Lance Junmeyer (pdf)
- Public Comment Jean Public (pdf)