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Chapter : Livestock and Poultry
Livestock and Poultry
Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) (Agriculture Dept.), Fair Trade Practices Program, Packers and Stockyards Program,South Bldg., 1400 Independence Ave. S.W., #2055, MS 3601, 20250-3601; (202) 720-0219. Fax, (202) 205-9237. S. Brett Offutt, Branch Chief. Swine Contract Library, (515) 323-2579. Swine Contract Library fax, (515) 323-2590.
General email, PSDWashingtonDC@ams.usda.gov
Swine Contract Library email, SwineContractLibrary@usda.gov
Maintains competition in the marketing of livestock, poultry, and meat by prohibiting deceptive and monopolistic marketing practices; tests market scales and conducts check weighings for accuracy. Maintains the Swine Contract Library.
Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) (Agriculture Dept.), Livestock, Poultry, and Seed Program,1400 Independence Ave. S.W., #S2092, 20250-0249 (mailing address: 1400 Independence Ave., MS 0249, Washington, DC 20250); (202) 720-5705. Fax, (202) 720-3499. Angie Snyder, Deputy Administrator (Acting).
General email, AskLPS@ams.usda.gov
Administers meat marketing ...