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State board of ag to meet

The Oregon State Board of Agriculture will meet in Salem June 5-6.

On day one, the board will hold a round-table discussion with industry representatives on legislative developments. Also, the Oregon Farm Bureau will provide an overview of congressional efforts to reform U.S. immigration policy.

On day two, the board will hear from a panel on strategic efforts to implement Oregon’s agriculture water quality program. A second panel will present an update on the Food Safety Modernization Act.

A public comment period is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. June 5.

The meeting will be in the hearings room of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, 635 Capitol St. N.E.

It begins at 8:30 a.m. both days.

The meeting is open to the public.

Published 5/28/13 in the Capital Press.