National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee; Notice of Intent To Reestablish, 67594 [E7-23198]

Download as PDF 67594 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 229 / Thursday, November 29, 2007 / Notices rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES 501 of the Fair Act was amended (7 U.S.C. 7401) to exempt any person that produces and markets solely 100 percent organic products, and that does not produce any conventional or nonorganic products, from paying assessments under a commodity promotion law with respect to any agricultural commodity that is produced on a certified organic farm as defined in section 2103 of the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected on form FV–649, is necessary to assist the applicants in making their certifications and the committees or boards to determine an applicant’s eligibility, to properly administer the assessment exemption and to verify compliance. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; farms. Number of Respondents: 103. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; reporting: On occasion; annually. Total Burden Hours: 52. Agricultural Marketing Service Title: Lamb Promotion, Research, and Information Program: Referendum Procedures. OMB Control Number: 0581–0227. Summary of Collection: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has the responsibility for the national commodity research and promotion programs. The authority for the Lamb Promotion, Research, and Information Order is established under the Commodity Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 1996 (Act) (7 U.S.C. 7411 et seq.). This Act establishes procedures to conduct a referendum among persons subject to assessments who, during a representative period announced by the Secretary of Agriculture, have engaged in the production, feeding, handling, or slaughter of lamb or the exportation of lamb or lamb products. Need and Use of the Information: The referendum, using form LS–86, is to determine whether the persons subject to assessments favor the continuation, suspension, or termination of the Order. Provision is made for voting in-person, facsimile or by mail at Farm Service Agency county offices only during the period of the referendum. Description of Respondents: Farms; business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 69,761. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 2,093. Agricultural Marketing Service Title: Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP). VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:32 Nov 28, 2007 Jkt 211001 OMB Control Number: 0581–0235. Summary of Collection: The purposes of the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) are to increase domestic consumption of agricultural commodities by improving and expanding, assisting in the improvement and expansion, and to develop or aid in the development of new domestic farmers’ markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs, and other direct producer-to-consumer infrastructure. The Farmer-to-Consumer Marketing Act of 1976 (Act) directs USDA to encourage the direct marketing of agricultural commodities from farmers to consumers, and to promote the development and expansion of direct marketing of agricultural commodities from farmers to consumers. The recently authorized Farmer’s Market Promotion Program (FMPP) (7 U.S.C. 3005), section 6 of 7 U.S.C. 3004 directs the Secretary of Agriculture to ‘‘carry out a program to make grants to eligible entities for projects to establish, expand, and promote farmers’ markets.’’ Need and Use of the Information: The Agricultural Marketing Service will review grant application information to determine eligibility of applicants for participation in FMPP, evaluate goals, objectives, work-plans, expected results and budget for the project. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 400. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: One time. Total Burden Hours: 3,944. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–23157 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2007–0071] National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee; Notice of Intent To Reestablish Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture intends to reestablish the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee for a 2year period. The Secretary has determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ms. Joanne Garrett, Director, Operational Support Staff, WS, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 87, Riverdale, MD 20737– 1234; (301) 734–7921. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee (Committee) is to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on policies, program issues, and research needed to conduct the Wildlife Services program. The Committee also serves as a public forum enabling those affected by the Wildlife Services program to have a voice in the program’s policies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Done in Washington, DC, this 21st day of November 2007. Boyd K. Rutherford, Assistant Secretary for Administration. [FR Doc. E7–23198 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Roosevelt/Duchesne and Flaming Gorge Ranger Districts Travel Management Plan, Ashley National Forest; Duchesne, Daggett, and Summit Counties, UT and Sweetwater County, WY; Correction Forest Service, USDA. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Forest Service published a document the Federal Register of November 9, 2007, concerning request for comments on the proposed action for the Roosevelt/Duchesne and Flaming Gorge Ranger Districts Travel Management Plan. The document identified a 45-day comment period from the date of publication. The closing date corresponds with December 24, 2007. In order to avoid the scoping comment period closing during the holidays, we are extending the comment period to 60 days from the date of the original publication, which corresponds with January 8, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kris Rutledge, 435–781–5196. In the Federal Register of November 9, 2007, in FR Doc. 72–217, on page 63548, in the first and second column correct the DATES caption to read: DATES: The comment period on the proposed action will extend 60 days from the date of the Notice of Intent is published in the Federal Register. The draft environmental impact statement is expected July 2008 and the final environmental impact statement is expected November 2008. E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 229 (Thursday, November 29, 2007)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E7-23198]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2007-0071]


National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee; Notice of Intent 
To Reestablish

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture intends 
to reestablish the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee for a 
2-year period. The Secretary has determined that the Committee is 
necessary and in the public interest.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Joanne Garrett, Director, 
Operational Support Staff, WS, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 87, 
Riverdale, MD 20737-1234; (301) 734-7921.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the National Wildlife 
Services Advisory Committee (Committee) is to advise the Secretary of 
Agriculture on policies, program issues, and research needed to conduct 
the Wildlife Services program. The Committee also serves as a public 
forum enabling those affected by the Wildlife Services program to have 
a voice in the program's policies.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 21st day of November 2007.
Boyd K. Rutherford,
Assistant Secretary for Administration.
 [FR Doc. E7-23198 Filed 11-28-07; 8:45 am]
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