Information Collection; Conservation Reserve Program Hunting and Wildlife, Viewing, Other Recreation, Revenue Survey, 15913 [E9-7764]

Download as PDF 15913 Notices Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 66 Wednesday, April 8, 2009 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 Commodity Credit Corporation Information Collection; Conservation Reserve Program Hunting and Wildlife, Viewing, Other Recreation, Revenue Survey rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation and Farm Service Agency, USDA. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA), on behalf of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension, with revision, of a currently approved information collection. The survey in this information collection is designed to analyze the effect of the CCC’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on opportunities for recreational activities, including hunting and fishing in accordance with the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (the 2008 Farm Bill). DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by June 8, 2009. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include the date, volume, and page number of this issue of Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Mail: Farm Service Agency, USDA, Skip Hyberg, Agricultural Economist, USDA/FSA/EPAS, STOP–0519, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250. • E-mail: Skip.Hyberg@wdc.usda.gov. • Fax: (202) 690–2186. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:05 Apr 07, 2009 Jkt 217001 information collection may be obtained from Skip Hyberg at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Skip Hyberg, Agricultural Economist, (202) 720–9222. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Information Collection Title: Conservation Reserve Program Reserve Program, Hunting and Wildlife, Viewing Revenue Survey. OMB Number: 0560–0259. Type of Request: Revision. Abstract: The survey is needed in implementing section 2606 of the 2008 Farm Bill (Pub. L. 110–246) to find out how CRP participants are providing recreational activities on their lands, how such activities affect the CRP program, and what revenues are generated by such activities. FSA, on behalf of the Commodity Credit Corporation, provides services to landowners under the CRP to help them conserve and improve soil, water, and wildlife resources on their lands. Some landowners have used their lands, enrolled in the CRP, to provide recreational activities (hunting, fishing, hiking, viewing and other activities) to outdoor recreationists. Respondents: Landowners with land enrolled in the CRP. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 3000. Estimated Annual Number of Forms Per Person: 1. Estimated Average Time to Respond: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 250. Comments Are Invited Regarding: (1) 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; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumption used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. All comments will be summarized and included in the submission for OMB approval. Dennis J. 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The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), announces the availability of approximately $900,000 (subject to availability of funds) for Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions (the Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program). The purpose of this cooperative partnership agreement program is to deliver training and information in the management of production, marketing, and financial risk to U.S. agricultural producers. The program gives priority to educating producers of crops currently not insured under Federal crop insurance, specialty crops, and underserved commodities, including livestock and forage. A maximum of 90 cooperative partnership agreements will be funded, with no more than nine in each of the ten E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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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. 74, No. 66 / Wednesday, April 8, 2009 / 
Notices

[[Page 15913]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation


Information Collection; Conservation Reserve Program Hunting and 
Wildlife, Viewing, Other Recreation, Revenue Survey

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation and Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Farm Service Agency (FSA), on behalf of the Commodity Credit 
Corporation (CCC), is seeking comments from all interested individuals 
and organizations on an extension, with revision, of a currently 
approved information collection. The survey in this information 
collection is designed to analyze the effect of the CCC's Conservation 
Reserve Program (CRP) on opportunities for recreational activities, 
including hunting and fishing in accordance with the Food, Conservation 
and Energy Act of 2008 (the 2008 Farm Bill).

DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by June 8, 2009.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your 
comments, include the date, volume, and page number of this issue of 
Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following 
methods:
     Mail: Farm Service Agency, USDA, Skip Hyberg, Agricultural 
Economist, USDA/FSA/EPAS, STOP-0519, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20250.
     E-mail: Skip.Hyberg@wdc.usda.gov.
     Fax: (202) 690-2186.
    You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may 
be obtained from Skip Hyberg at the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Skip Hyberg, Agricultural Economist, 
(202) 720-9222.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Description of Information Collection

    Title: Conservation Reserve Program Reserve Program, Hunting and 
Wildlife, Viewing Revenue Survey.
    OMB Number: 0560-0259.
    Type of Request: Revision.
    Abstract: The survey is needed in implementing section 2606 of the 
2008 Farm Bill (Pub. L. 110-246) to find out how CRP participants are 
providing recreational activities on their lands, how such activities 
affect the CRP program, and what revenues are generated by such 
activities. FSA, on behalf of the Commodity Credit Corporation, 
provides services to landowners under the CRP to help them conserve and 
improve soil, water, and wildlife resources on their lands. Some 
landowners have used their lands, enrolled in the CRP, to provide 
recreational activities (hunting, fishing, hiking, viewing and other 
activities) to outdoor recreationists.
    Respondents: Landowners with land enrolled in the CRP.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 3000.
    Estimated Annual Number of Forms Per Person: 1.
    Estimated Average Time to Respond: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 250.
    Comments Are Invited Regarding:
    (1) 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;
    (2) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumption used;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) 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.
    All comments received in response to this notice, including names 
and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. All 
comments will be summarized and included in the submission for OMB 
approval.

Dennis J. Taitano,
Acting Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation.
[FR Doc. E9-7764 Filed 4-7-09; 8:45 am]
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