• Funds are used to support marketing and research programs to grow demand.
• USDA has primary oversight responsibilities.
• Check-offs are in place for a variety of agricultural products (i.e. milk, eggs, pork, beef, blueberries, etc.).
• Governed by the softwood lumber industry.
• Regionally balanced board of 19 seats: 12 U.S., 6 Canadian and 1 overseas.
• Seats for independents of all sizes stipulated in rule.
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