American Lamb Board Vacancies for 2017The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking nominations for four individuals willing to serve on the American Lamb Board in 2017.
There will be four vacancies on the board in 2017: two vacancies for producers – one position for a producer with fewer than 100 lambs, and one position for a producer with more than 500 lambs; one at-large feeder position; and one first handler position. For the producer positions, one must be from Region 1 and the other may be from either Region 1 or 2. The feeder position can be from either Region. Region 1 is the area east of the Mississippi River and Region 2 is the area west of the Mississippi River.
Any producer, feeder or first handler within the United States who owns or purchases lambs may be considered for nomination. All nominations must be submitted to AMS by May 16.
ASI will nominate producers and asks individuals and state associations to share names, biographical information and background forms by May 1 to allow time for applicants to be considered for the nomination.
For more information, contact ASI at 303-771-3500, or James Brow, Research and Promotion Division; Livestock, Poultry, and Seed Program, AMS, USDA; Room 2610-S; STOP 0249; 1400 Independence Avenue, SW.; Washington, D.C. 20250-0249; 202-720-0633, fax 202-720-1125 or e-mail James.Brow@ams.usda.gov.