Revision of United States Standards for Grades of Watermelons

Docket Number: AMS–SC–20–0096
Effective Date: September 20, 2021


The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) is revising the U.S. Standards for Grades of Watermelons. Changes will provide a common language for trade of watermelons.


David G. Horner, USDA, Specialty Crops Inspection Division, 100 Riverside Parkway, Suite 101, Fredericksburg, VA 22406; phone (540) 361-1128; fax (540) 361-1199; or email

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