San Joaquin Valley Differences - March 20
March 21, 2008 - United States Of America
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announces San Joaquin Valley Differences:
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Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) includes six commodity programs--Cotton, Dairy, Fruit and Vegetable, Livestock and Seed, Poultry, and Tobacco.
The programs employ specialists who provide standardization, grading and market news services for those commodities. They enforce such Federal Laws as the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act and the Federal Seed Act.
AMS commodity programs also oversee marketing agreements and orders, administer research and promotion programs, and purchase commodities for Federal food programs.