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Specialty Crop Committee

The Specialty Crop Committee (SCC) is a permanent, statutory committee responsible for studying the scope and effectiveness of research, extension, and economics programs affecting the specialty crop industry. (7 USC 3123A)

Members

5-Vacancies
Dr. Kenrett Jefferson-Moore
Professor
North Carolina A&T University
Greensboro, NC
J. Allen Carnes
Owner/President
Winter Garden Produce, LLC
Uvalde, TX
Richard De Los Santos
Director Texas Office of Produce Safety
Texas Department of Agriculture
Austin, TX
Shawn Peebles
Farmer/Owner
Kelly and Shawn Peebles Farm
McCrory, AR
Vicky Scharlau
Executive Director
Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers
Cashmere, WA

Reports

2016
Jan 1

This letter conveys the recommendations of the Specialty Crop Committee to USDA and NIFA on the procedures and objectives used to conduct the relevancy review and the scientific merit review of the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI).

2015
Oct 19

This letter conveys the recommendations of the Specialty Crop Committee to USDA and NIFA on the procedures and objectives used to conduct the relevancy review and the scientific merit review of the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI).

Oct 1

This letter conveys the recommendations of the Specialty Crop Committee to USDA and NIFA on the procedures and objectives used to conduct the relevancy review and the scientific merit review of the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI).

2014
Feb 3

This letter conveys the recommendations of the Specialty Crop Committee to USDA and NIFA on the procedures and objectives used to conduct the relevancy review and the scientific merit review of the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI).

Announcements

2017
2015
Dec 10

The Specialty Crop Committee will hold a listening session on December 10, 2015, at the Great Lakes Fruit and Vegetable Expo in Grand Rapids, MI. This session will be an opportunity for interested parties to share ideas on the specialty crop industry with members of USDA's Specialty Crop Committee on measures designed to improve the efficiency, productivity, and profitability of specialty crop production in the United States; measures designed to improve competitiveness through research, extension, and economics programs affecting the specialty crop industry.

2014
Sep 25
Meeting of the Specialty Crop Committee Scheduled for October 1-2, 2014

Meetings

2017
August 28-30, 2017 Specialty Crop Commitee
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2016
August 2-4, 2016 Specialty Crop Committee
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2015
October 14-15, 2015 - Specialty Crop Committee
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2014
October 1-2, 2014 - Specialty Crop Committee
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July 1, 2014 - Specialty Crop Committee
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