December 10, 2018

USDA rule finalizes reorganization of GIPSA, FSA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture finalized a rule Nov. 29 that finalizes proposed changes to the department, including a reorganization of the Farm Production & Conservation (FPAC) mission area as well as elimination of the Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) as a stand-alone agency, moving under the jurisdiction of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).

The move took effect with the issuance of a November 2017 memo and was formalized Thursday in the Federal Register.  Read more

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