NOSB Nomination Deadline May 20
USDA is seeking nominees to fill five National Organic Standards Board vacancies. The Secretary of Agriculture will appoint new members for five-year terms to begin in January 2020. Current vacancies are as follows: One individual with expertise in areas of environmental protection and resource conservation; One individual who owns or operates an organic farming operation or employees of such individuals; One individual who owns or operates a retail establishment with significant trade in organic products or an employee of such individuals; Two individuals who own or operate an organic handling operation or employees of such individuals. Nominations are due by May 20, 2019.