USDA Appoints National Sheep Industry Improvement Center Board of Directors

August 2016
Evaluation of PPPIAD Project on Cotton;8/30/2016, p1
The article announces several appointments of board of directors at the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture including Marsha Ann Spykerman and Francisco Javier Iturriria.


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