Onions Grown in South Texas: Proposed Amendments to Marketing Order 959 and Referendum Order

Docket Number: AMS–SC–17–0067
Dates: The referendum will be conducted from August 6, 2018 through August 27, 2018.


This rulemaking proposes amendments to Marketing Order No. 959, which regulates the handling of onions grown in South Texas. The proposed amendments would reduce the size of the South Texas Onion Committee (Committee) and make conforming and clarifying amendments as needed.


Geronimo Quinones, Marketing Specialist, or Julie Santoboni, Rulemaking Branch Chief, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Stop 0237, Washington, DC 20250-0237; Telephone: (202) 720-2491, Fax: (202) 720-8938, or Email: Geronimo.Quinones@ams.usda.gov 
or Julie.Santoboni@ams.usda.gov.

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