The secretary of agriculture intends to renew the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Nominations for membership are being solicited and must be received on or before Sept. 10 to be considered.
The committee advises the secretary on strategies, policies and programs to prevent, control or eradicate animal diseases. Agricultural initiatives of national scope and significance are considered by the committee and advise on matters of public health, conservation of national resources, stability of livestock economies, livestock disease management and traceability strategies, prioritizing animal health imperatives and other related aspects of agriculture are given.
Additional information is available at www.aphis.usda.gov/newsroom/2012/08/nominations.shtml.