USDA seeks United Sorghum Checkoff Program board members

Anyone who owns or shares in the ownership and risk of sorghum production can be nominated.
Anyone who owns or shares in the ownership and risk of sorghum production can be nominated. | File photo

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking nominees for four producer member vacancies on the United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board; two in Kansas, one in Texas and a new position in Oklahoma.

Anyone who owns or shares in the ownership and risk of sorghum production can be nominated by a Certified Producer Organization through May 5. All the potential nominee must do is fill out an application from the USDA’s website.

The board’s primary job is to administer a research and promotion program authorized by the Commodity Promotion, Research and Information Act of 1996. This program establishes a common place to pool resources for the establishment of new markets, to strengthen existing markets and to conduct research. The AMS oversees the program to ensure fiscal responsibility, program efficiency and fair treatment of stakeholders.

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