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USDA Accepting Nominations for Trade Advisory Committees

Monday, November 07, 2016
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The Department of Agriculture is accepting through Nov. 18 nominations for new members to serve on its agricultural trade advisory committees. Committee members must have knowledge of agriculture and trade matters, be U.S. citizens, and qualify for a security clearance.

Members of the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee advise USDA and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on operating existing U.S. trade agreements, negotiating new agreements, and other trade policy matters. Members of the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committees represent the following commodity sectors and provide technical advice and guidance on trade issues that affect both domestic and foreign production.

- animals and animal products

- fruits and vegetables

- grains, feed, oilseeds, and planting seeds

- processed foods

- sweeteners and sweetener products

- tobacco, cotton, and peanuts

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