Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 51747 [05-17272]

Download as PDF 51747 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 168 Wednesday, August 31, 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request August 25, 2005. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to VerDate Aug<18>2005 21:04 Aug 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency [Number DA–03–07] Title: Emergency Conservation Program. OMB Control Number: 0560–0082. Summary of Collection: The Farm Service Agency (FSA), in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Forest Service, and other agencies and organizations, provides eligible producers and landowners cost-share incentives and technical assistance through several conservation and environmental programs to help farmers, ranchers, and other eligible landowners and operators conserve soil, improve water quality, develop forests, and rehabilitate farmland severely damaged by natural disasters. The authorities to collect information for this collection are found under the Food Security Act of 1985, as amended, and the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2201–2205). Need and Use of the Information: FSA will collect information using forms AD–245, Practice Approval and Payment Application and FSA–18, Applicant’s Agreement to Complete an Uncompleted Practice. The collected information will be used to determine if the person, land, and practices are eligible for participation in the respective program and to receive costshare assistance. Description of Respondents: Farms. Number of Respondents: 100,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 75,040. Milk for Manufacturing Purposes and Its Production and Processing: Requirements Recommended for Adoption by State Regulatory Agencies Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–17272 Filed 8–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agricultural Marketing Service Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Final notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document is a final notice that modifies the recommended manufacturing milk requirements (Recommended Requirements) by establishing provisions for sheep milk, modifying follow-up procedures when plant-commingled milk in storage tanks exceeds the maximum allowable bacterial estimate, and defining heattreated cream. The notice to modify the Recommended Requirements was requested by the Dairy Division of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA). This document makes certain other changes to the Recommended Requirements for clarity and consistency. Also, a second notice published in error on August 18, 2005, in the Federal Register is withdrawn. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 1, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reginald Pasteur, Marketing Specialist, Standardization Branch, Dairy Programs, AMS, USDA, telephone (202) 720–7473 or email Reginald.Pasteur@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1621– 1627), the United States Department of Agriculture maintains a set of model regulations relating to quality and sanitation requirements for the production and processing of manufacturing grade milk. These Recommended Requirements are developed by AMS and recommended for adoption and enforcement by the various States that regulate manufacturing grade milk. The purpose of the model requirements is to promote uniformity in State dairy laws and regulations relating to manufacturing grade milk. In consultation with representatives from NASDA, State regulatory agencies, E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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Notices
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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. 168 / Wednesday, August 31, 2005 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 25, 2005.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA--Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or 
fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, 
Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these 
information collections are best assured of having their full effect if 
received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the 
submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8681.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Farm Service Agency

    Title: Emergency Conservation Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0082.
    Summary of Collection: The Farm Service Agency (FSA), in 
cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Forest 
Service, and other agencies and organizations, provides eligible 
producers and landowners cost-share incentives and technical assistance 
through several conservation and environmental programs to help 
farmers, ranchers, and other eligible landowners and operators conserve 
soil, improve water quality, develop forests, and rehabilitate farmland 
severely damaged by natural disasters. The authorities to collect 
information for this collection are found under the Food Security Act 
of 1985, as amended, and the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 
2201-2205).
    Need and Use of the Information: FSA will collect information using 
forms AD-245, Practice Approval and Payment Application and FSA-18, 
Applicant's Agreement to Complete an Uncompleted Practice. The 
collected information will be used to determine if the person, land, 
and practices are eligible for participation in the respective program 
and to receive cost-share assistance.
    Description of Respondents: Farms.
    Number of Respondents: 100,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 75,040.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-17272 Filed 8-30-05; 8:45 am]
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