This year there are two vacancies to fill on the 2018 American Lamb Board for producers: one for a producer with less than 100 lambs and one for a producer with more than 500 lambs. OSGA is certified by USDA to nominate producers.
The American Lamb Board funds industry research and promotion activities with oversight from USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service. Annual assessments total about $2.5 million.
Anyone interested in applying must complete Form AD-755 Advisory Committee Membership Background Information and the Agreement to Serve Form. Both forms are available on the ALB page on the USDA web site: https://www.ams.usda.gov/rules-regulations/research-promotion/lamb
Completed forms must be submitted to OSGA by May 26, 2017. For assistance, call OSGA 503.364-5462.