USDA’s National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board seeks approximately eight new members to begin duties after Sept. 30. During a three-year term, advisory board members will represent the view of various national stakeholder groups, serving under a specific affiliation category. Categories include: farming or ranching, food production and processing, forestry research, crop and animal sciences, land-grant institutions, non-land-grant college or university with a historic commitment to research in the food and agricultural sciences, food retailing and marketing, rural economic development, and natural resources and consumer interest groups, among others. The Secretary of Agriculture appoints board members from a pool of nominations submitted by congressmen, organizations, associations, societies, councils, federations, groups, and companies that fit the category criteria. More information on submitting nominations is available here. For a list of current board members, click here.

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