Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Conduct an Information Collection, 72781 [E5-6987]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 234 / Wednesday, December 7, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Risk Management Agency Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Conduct an Information Collection Risk Management Agency, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Risk Management Agency to request approval for the collection of information in support of the agency’s mission under section 522(d) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act to develop and implement risk management tools for producers of agricultural commodities through partnership agreements. DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of business February 6, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments to Virginia Guzman, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Research and Evaluation Division, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Risk Management Agency, 6501 Beacon Drive, Mail Stop 813, Kansas City, MO 64133. Written comments may also be submitted electronically to: RMARED— PRA@rm.fcic.usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Virginia Guzman or David Fulk, at the Kansas City, MO address listed above, telephone (816) 926–6343. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Organic Price Project. OMB Number: 0563–NEW. Type of Request: New Information Collection. Abstract: The Risk Management Agency intends to collect price information on selected organic commodities from major regional distributors of organic products in support of a partnership agreement with the Rodale Institute to develop an organic price reporting system. Prices will be collected once each week by various means including e-mail, telephone, fax, and from Web sites in whatever form is customarily used by the distributor to post prices. The price information that is collected will be posted on an existing Web site maintained by the Rodale Institute to assist organic producers and allied interests in price discovery. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve this information collection activity for 3 years. VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:01 Dec 06, 2005 Jkt 208001 The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public concerning the information collection activities. These comments will help us: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other collection technologies, e.g. permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 minute per response for a total annual burden of 53 hours. Respondents/Affected Entities: Individuals and businesses involved in the production of organic crops: academia, including individuals or representatives of universities and colleges who are involved in research and issues of American agriculture and risk management. Estimated annual number of respondents: 60. Estimated annual number of responses: 3,120 or 52 per respondent. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 53 hours. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Signed in Washington, DC, on November 30, 2005. Eldon Gould, Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. [FR Doc. E5–6987 Filed 12–6–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–08–P PO 00000 72781 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–428–839 A–489–814 A–570–902 Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations: Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Germany, Turkey, and the People’s Republic of China Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 7, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tyler Weinhold (Germany), John Drury (Turkey), or Matthew Renkey (People’s Republic of China), AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1121, (202) 482–0195 and (202) 482–2312, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: INITIATION OF INVESTIGATIONS The Petitions On November 10, 2005, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) received Petitions (‘‘the Petitions’’) concerning imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (‘‘CASWR’’) from Germany (‘‘German Petition’’), Turkey (‘‘Turkish Petition’’), and the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’)(‘‘PRC Petition’’) filed in proper form by Connecticut Steel Corp., Gerdau Ameristeel U.S. Inc., Keystone Consolidated Industries, Inc., ISG Georgetown, Inc. (Mittal Steel U.S.A. Georgetown), and Rocky Mountain Steel Mills (‘‘Petitioners’’) on behalf of the domestic industry producing CASWR. The period of investigation (‘‘POI’’) for Germany and Turkey is October 1, 2004, through September 30, 2005. The POI for the PRC is April 1, 2005, through September 30, 2005. In accordance with section 732(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), Petitioners alleged that imports of CASWR from Germany, Turkey and the PRC are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value within the meaning of section 731 of the Act, and that such imports are materially injuring and threaten to injure an industry in the United States. Scope of Investigations The merchandise subject to this scope is certain hot–rolled products of carbon steel and alloy steel, in coils, of Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07DEN1.SGM 07DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 234 (Wednesday, December 7, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 72781]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Risk Management Agency


Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Conduct an Information 
Collection

AGENCY: Risk Management Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the Risk Management Agency to request 
approval for the collection of information in support of the agency's 
mission under section 522(d) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act to 
develop and implement risk management tools for producers of 
agricultural commodities through partnership agreements.

DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of 
business February 6, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments to 
Virginia Guzman, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 
Research and Evaluation Division, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, 
Risk Management Agency, 6501 Beacon Drive, Mail Stop 813, Kansas City, 
MO 64133. Written comments may also be submitted electronically to: 
RMARED--PRA@rm.fcic.usda.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Virginia Guzman or David Fulk, at the 
Kansas City, MO address listed above, telephone (816) 926-6343.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Organic Price Project.
    OMB Number: 0563-NEW.
    Type of Request: New Information Collection.
    Abstract: The Risk Management Agency intends to collect price 
information on selected organic commodities from major regional 
distributors of organic products in support of a partnership agreement 
with the Rodale Institute to develop an organic price reporting system. 
Prices will be collected once each week by various means including e-
mail, telephone, fax, and from Web sites in whatever form is 
customarily used by the distributor to post prices. The price 
information that is collected will be posted on an existing Web site 
maintained by the Rodale Institute to assist organic producers and 
allied interests in price discovery. We are asking the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to approve this information collection 
activity for 3 years.
    The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public 
concerning the information collection activities. These comments will 
help us:
    1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information;
    3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other collection technologies, e.g. 
permitting electronic submission of responses.
    Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for this collection 
of information is estimated to average 1 minute per response for a 
total annual burden of 53 hours.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Individuals and businesses involved 
in the production of organic crops: academia, including individuals or 
representatives of universities and colleges who are involved in 
research and issues of American agriculture and risk management.
    Estimated annual number of respondents: 60.
    Estimated annual number of responses: 3,120 or 52 per respondent.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 53 hours.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of 
public record.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on November 30, 2005.
Eldon Gould,
Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.
 [FR Doc. E5-6987 Filed 12-6-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-08-P