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Agricultural Commodity Marketing Boards

The ACMA act was established in 1963; the statutory language states the Department will provide all legal and administrative support to oversee the collection and distribution of producer assessments through marketing and research projects.  Producer assessments are paid annually based on either acres produced or volume of crop harvested.  The Department provides administrate management & support for programs.

The ACMA Boards include:

Pa Wine Marketing and Research Program , Pa Malt Marketing and Research program, PA Potato Research Program. PA Peach/Nectarine Research program, PA Vegetable Marketing and Research Program

Each program is managed by a producer board appointed by the Secretary.  The board provides leadership and direction for the management of funds to be invested in relevant industry research or marketing efforts.  Those boards are:


Upcoming Meetings

Apple

​Meeting
​Location
​Time
​PA Apple Program - Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
​Hershey Lodge - Cocoa Suite 6
​1/28/2020 8:00 AM
​PA Apple Board Meeting
PDA Building, Room 309
​7/7/2020 10:00 AM
​​PA Apple Board Meeting​PDA Building, Room 309​​7/7/2020 10:00 AM


Peach & Nectarine

Meeting
​Location
​Time
​PA Peach & Nectarine Meeting - Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
​Hershey Lodge - Cocoa Board Room
​1/29/2020 7:00 AM
​Peach & Nectarine Board Meeting - Conference Call
PDA Building, Room 310
​7/8/2020 9:00 AM


Potato

Meeting
​Location
​Time
​PA Potato Meeting - Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
​Hershey Lodge - Cocoa Suite 6
​1/30/2020 7:30 AM
​PA Potato Board Meeting
PSU Research Center, State College
​7/9/2020 8:00 AM


Vegetable

Meeting
​Location
​Time
​PA Vegetable Meeting - Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
​Hershey Lodge - Wild Rose A
​1/29/2020 6:00 PM
​PA Vegetable Marketing & Research Program Board Meeting
PDA Building, Room 309
​3/16/2020 9:00 AM
​PA Vegetable Marketing & Research Program Board Meeting
​PDA Building, Room 310
​​6/2/2020 9:00 AM
​PA Vegetable Research Board Meeting
​PDA Building, Room 405
​11/10/2020 8:00 AM
​PA Vegetable Marketing & Research Program Board Meeting
​​PDA Building, Room 202
​11/10/2020 9:00 AM


Wine

Meeting
​Location
​Time
Emergency Wine Board Meeting - Conference Call
Skype Meeting
​1/4/2020 10:00 AM
PA Wine Marketing & Research Board Meeting
PDA Building, Room 405
​2/18/2020 10:00 AM
PA Wine Marketing & Research Board Meeting
PDA Building, Room 405

​​3/24/2020 10:00 AM
​PA Wine Marketing & Research Board Meeting​PDA Building, Room 202
​5/5/2020 10:00 AM
​PA Wine Marketing & Research Board Meeting​PDA Building, Room 405​6/30/2020 10:00 AM
​PA Wine Marketing & Research Board Meeting​PDA Building, Room 309
​9/1/2020 10:00 AM
​PA Wine Marketing & Research Board Meeting​PDA Building, Room 405​11/17/2020 10:00 AM


Malt & Brewed Beverage

Meeting
​Location
​Time
​PA Beer Board Meeting - Conference Call
​PDA Building, Room 310
​4/15/2020 10:00 AM
​PA Beer Board Meeting
PDA Building, Room 309
​8/26/2020 10:00 AM
​​PA Beer Board Meeting​PDA Building, Room 309​​10/28/2020 9:00 AM