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AnnouncementMay 20, 2015


The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is pleased to announce that it is inviting proposals on a new industry-funded promotion, research and information order for organic products.

AMS Seeks Proposals on New Organic Promotion Order


To solicit a wide range of views, AMS is inviting proposals or partial proposals on a new industry-funded promotion, research and information order for organic products.  The new order would be developed under the Commodity Promotion, Research and Information Act of 1996. 


Interested parties will have until June 19, 2015 to submit proposals or partial proposals.  Proposals may be submitted to Organic Promotion, Research, and Information Order; Room 3071-S, STOP 0201; Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA; 1400 Independence Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20250-0201.


At this time, AMS is only seeking proposals or partial proposals.  Comments on the submitted proposal or any other aspect of an organic research and promotion program will not be considered.  Interested parties will have full opportunity to submit comments when AMS publishes a proposed order.


See AMS May 18 Press Release


About the Agricultural Marketing Service

USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) facilitates the competitive and efficient marketing of agricultural products. Through its National Organic Program, AMS facilitates trade and ensures the integrity of organic agricultural products by consistently implementing organic standards and enforcing compliance with the regulations throughout the world. Learn more.

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