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Public Hearing for Tennessee Dairy Promotion Committee Rule Amendments Announced

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 04:00pm

NASHVILLE –There will be a public hearing before the Tennessee Department of Agriculture to consider promulgation of amendments to the rules of the Tennessee Dairy Promotion Committee, Chapter 0080-03-07.

The hearing will take place March 16 at 9 a.m. CDT in the Porter Building at Ellington Agricultural Center, located at 436 Hogan Road in Nashville, Tenn.

The proposed amendments will allow individual dairy producers to petition the Dairy Promotion Committee for a redirection of the producer’s assessment to a qualified state or regional program of the producer’s choice, or to the National Dairy Promotion Board.

Written and/or oral comments will be accepted at the hearing. Written comments not submitted at the public hearing will be included in the hearing record only if received by the close of business, 4:30 p.m. CDT, on the date of the hearing. Written comments may be submitted to Theresa Denton, 442 Hogan Road, P. O. Box 40627, Nashville, TN 37204.

The hearing will be conducted in the manner prescribed by the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, T. C. A. § 4-5-201 et seq.

When:         March 16, 2018
                     9 a.m. CDT
Where:       Ellington Agricultural Center, Porter Building
                     436 Hogan Rd.
                     Nashville, TN 37220
Contact:    Theresa Denton, General Counsel
                     Telephone 615-837-5280
                     Fax 615-837-5011

A copy of the rules and additional information may be obtained here.