Click here to access a proposed amendment to the Marketing Order No. 929, which would permit the CMC to add the authority to accept contributions from domestic sources. Contributed funds would be used solely for research and development activities authorized under the marketing order and would be free from any encumbrances as to their usage by the donor. A referendum for this rule will take place October 29, 2018 through November 19, 2018. USDA will be sending ballots to all growers and handlers, please make sure to participate!