This is the first meeting of the Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production Advisory Committee (UAIPAC). The UAIPAC has been established to advise the Secretary on the development of policies and outreach relating to urban, indoor, and other emerging agricultural production practices; and other aspects of the implementation of Section 222 of the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994, as amended by Section 12302 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (7 U.S.C. 6923). The agenda will include, but is not limited to, welcome; introductions; administrative matters; a public forum; and consultation on the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Urban, Indoor and Emerging Agriculture grant, pursuant to Section 7212 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.
All written comments or wish to sign-up to provide an oral comment must be emailed to UrbanAgricultureFederalAdvisoryCommittee@usda.gov .