Download the final 2018 Producer Allotment rule that was published in the Federal Register on September 12, 2018. You can also view the document online here.
Click here to access the final rule to establish handler diversion and reporting requirements that was published in the Federal Register July 12, 2018. This is publication establishes the procedures handlers use to divert fruit through disposal or into noncompetitive outlets. The reporting requirements support the diversion procedures by providing the necessary documentation to help…Details
Below is a link to a document containing frequently asked questions regarding the 2017-18 Handler Withhold Volume Regulation Final Rule. The text in red are the USDA responses to CMC/industry questions. Click to download the Handler Withhold Q&A documentDetails
Download the proposed 2018 Producer Allotment rule that was published in the Federal Register on April 27, 2018. You can also view the document online here. Comments on the proposed rule must be received by May 29, 2018. Following the comment period, it will take 30-60 days for a final rule to be published.
Download the 2017 Handler Withholding Volume Regulation Final Rule that was published in the Federal Register on April 4, 2018. This is the USDA’s final decision on the 2017 Handler Withhold volume regulation and the rule will be implemented as published. You can also view the rule online here.
In preparation for a potential Producer Allotment, the CMC must initiate certain procedures including the mailing of a CMC-AL-1 form to all growers on record. All Growers must file a completed CMC-AL-1 form with the Committee by no later than April 6, 2018 to receive an allotment for the 2018 harvest. Download the 2018 AL-1…Details
A special in-person CMC meeting will be held Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 8 a.m., at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport to discuss the 2017 Handler Withholding proposed rule as published in the Federal Register on January 2, 2018. Click for hotel information and an updated meeting agenda (as of 1/16/18). There will NOT be…Details
Click here to download to download the CMC’s 2017 Handler Withhold recommendation and the 2018 Producer Allotment recommendation.