NASDA Elects Ball of New York as President

At the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Annual Meeting, NASDA members elected a new slate of officers for the coming year. New York Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball will serve as NASDA’s 2021-2022 President and will host the 2022 NASDA Annual Meeting in Saratoga Springs, New York, on September 25-28, 2022.

Barn Owl Bakery Selected as Grand Prize Winner of NASDA Foundation Women’s Farm to Food Competition

February 28, 2019 NASDA Foundation

The NASDA Foundation today announced Sage Dilts of Barn Owl Bakery as its 2019 Women’s Farm to Food Competition grand prize winner. The prize was awarded on the fringes of the 2019 Winter Policy Conference of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) in Arlington, Virginia.

NASDA and FDA Debut New Inspections for Produce Safety, States to Play Key Role in Implementation

NASDA and FDA have collaborated to develop steps for Produce Safety Rule inspections as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s implementation. The new inspection process is designed to provide nationwide consistency and constructive feedback to farmers about exactly what is examined and how inspections relate to regulation.