Dairy Promotion Board Named

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Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer announced the appointment of eight new members and reappointment of five incumbents to the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board. Twelve appointees will serve three-year terms, through Oct. 31, 2011 and one appointee will serve a two-year term through Oct. 31, 2010. Composed of 36 dairy farmers representing 13 regions of the contiguous United States, the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board administers a coordinated program of promotion, research and nutrition education. USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) monitors the operation of the board.

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