Agricultural Marketing Services


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Agricultural Marketing Services

A division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that tests and grades, as well as provides news for cotton, dairy, fruit and vegetable, livestock and seed, poultry, and tobacco products. It is responsible for the enforcement of some federal laws regulating agriculture. Among other things, it tests certain products to ensure they are not contaminated.
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Based on the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) working list of food hubs, there are a total of 237 across the United States as of July 1, 2013.
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USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (2013) reported the number farmers markets has grown dramatically, increasing 226% from 1996 to 2012, with over 7,800 farmers markets operating in the United States.
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