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Ga. Dept. of Agriculture partners with the Mohawk Group

MARIETTA, GA.—The Mohawk Group’s carpet is gaining the attention of Georgia’s leaders in sustainability and agriculture. SmartStrand Contract is now the featured carpet incorporated into the design of the Georgia Department of Agriculture building in Atlanta. The partnership comes at the same time the Department of Agriculture is revamping its Georgia Grown campaign, which helps retailers promote locally grown produce and locally manufactured goods to consumers. Continue reading Ga. Dept. of Agriculture partners with the Mohawk Group

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DOA seeks comment on Lacey Act provisions

On June 30, the Department of Agriculture (DOA) published “Implementation of Revised Lacey Act Provisions” in the Federal Register (Vol. 76, No. 126).

Floor Covering News has posted DOA’s filing because it could potentially have an impact on the flooring industry. The department is seeking comment on composite products (which would affect the engineered flooring industry) and products made of reused materials (which would affect reclaimed flooring). Continue reading DOA seeks comment on Lacey Act provisions