Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, 9267 [05-3755]

Download as PDF 9267 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 37 Friday, February 25, 2005 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. Dated: February 16, 2005. A. Ellen Terpstra, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 05–3755 Filed 2–24–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Plumas County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) Foreign Agricultural Service AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. The Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), today accepted a petition filed by a group of Concord grape producers in Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio for trade adjustment assistance. A public hearing to review the merits of the petition will be held in Room 5066–S, South Agricultural Building, Washington, DC, on March 3, 2005, at 11 a.m. e.t. The petition maintains that increasing imports of grape juice contributed importantly to a decline in the average purchase price for Concord grapes offered by domestic juice processors in the most recent marketing year. The producers have submitted the price sheets of grape juice processors serving the region to support their petition. Having accepted this petition, the Administrator has 40 days to determine whether or not Concord grape producers in Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio are eligible for trade adjustment assistance. If the determination is positive, they will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for technical assistance at no cost and adjustment assistance payments. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jean-Louis Pajot, Coordinator, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, FAS, USDA, (202) 720–2916, e-mail: trade.adjustment@fas.usda.gov. VerDate jul<14>2003 19:31 Feb 24, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service ACTION: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers AGENCY: BILLING CODE 3410–10–P Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meetings. SUMMARY: The Plumas County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold meetings on February 25 and March 25, 2005 in Quincy, California. The purpose of the February 25 meeting is to review the Plumas County Fire Assessment and Strategy, discuss project monitoring and the long-term Payments to States legislation in addition to taking a short field trip. The purpose of the March 25 meeting is to review the preapplications or concept papers for the last funding cycle (five) authorized by the Payments to States legislation. Outreach for the last funding cycle started in January 2005 for projects funded in 2006. DATES AND ADDRESSES: The February 25 meeting will take place from 9:30 a.m.– 3 p.m., in the Mineral Building at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, 204 Fairgrounds Road, Quincy, California. The March 25 meeting will take place in the same location and will run from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lee Anne Schramel Taylor, Forest Coordinator, USDA, Plumas National Forest, P.O. Box 1150, 159 Lawrence Street, Quincy, CA 95971; (530) 283– 7850; or by e-mail eataylor@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda items for the February 25 meeting include; (1) Review RAC Committee placement needs; (2) Discuss potential delegates for national RAC meeting in Reno in March; (3) Update on long-term Payments to States legislation; (4) Review financial monitoring summary; (5) Discuss possibility of RAC monitoring project and application; (6) Updates on the Plumas County Fire Assessment & Strategy; (7) Fieldtrip to Plumas County Unified School District Greenhouse, and; (8) Future meeting schedule/logistics/agenda. Agenda PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 items for the March 25 meeting include: (1) Review Cycle (funding) concept papers, and; (2) Future meeting schedule/logistics/agenda. The meetings are open to the public and individuals may address the Committee after being recognized by the Chair. Other RAC information including previous meeting agendas and minutes may be obtained at https://www.fs.fed.us/payments. Information on Plumas County RAC Cycle 5 Funding can be obtained at http:www.fs.fed.us/r5/plumas/rac. Dated: February 17, 2005. ˜ James M. Pena, Deputy Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 05–3632 Filed 2–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Rural Business-Cooperative Service Rural Utilities Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service (RHS), Rural Utilities Service (RUS), and Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS), USDA. AGENCIES: Proposed collection; comments requested. ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the above-named Agencies to request an extension for the currently approved information collection in support of the servicing of Community and Direct Business Programs Loans and Grants. Comments on this notice must be received by April 26, 2005 to be assured of consideration. DATES: For inquiries on the Information Collection Package, contact Tracy Givelekian, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692–0039. For program content, contact Beth Jones, Senior Loan Specialist, Community Programs Servicing and Special Authorities Branch, RHS, USDA, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Mail Stop 0787, Washington, DC 20250–0787, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 37 / Friday, February 25, 2005 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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    The Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), today 
accepted a petition filed by a group of Concord grape producers in 
Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio for trade adjustment assistance. A 
public hearing to review the merits of the petition will be held in 
Room 5066-S, South Agricultural Building, Washington, DC, on March 3, 
2005, at 11 a.m. e.t.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The petition maintains that increasing 
imports of grape juice contributed importantly to a decline in the 
average purchase price for Concord grapes offered by domestic juice 
processors in the most recent marketing year. The producers have 
submitted the price sheets of grape juice processors serving the region 
to support their petition. Having accepted this petition, the 
Administrator has 40 days to determine whether or not Concord grape 
producers in Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio are eligible for trade 
adjustment assistance. If the determination is positive, they will be 
eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for technical assistance 
at no cost and adjustment assistance payments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jean-Louis Pajot, Coordinator, Trade 
Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, FAS, USDA, (202) 720-2916, e-mail: 
trade.adjustment@fas.usda.gov.

    Dated: February 16, 2005.
A. Ellen Terpstra,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 05-3755 Filed 2-24-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-10-P