Notice of Intent To Suspend the Census of Agriculture Survey, 21780 [E9-10832]

Download as PDF 21780 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 89 / Monday, May 11, 2009 / Notices required). For this part, ranking will be based from most to least number of years. Finally, if there is still a tie, then a lottery system will be used. VII. Non-Discrimination Statement USDA prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720– 2600 (voice and TDD). 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Several follow-on census surveys will be conducted under independent OMB Control Numbers. NASS will suspend this information collection (2007 Census of Agriculture) as of May 11, 2009 due to the completion of the survey. Authority: These data were collected under authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204g. Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985 as amended, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. Estimate of Burden: There will be no further public reporting burden for this collection of information. Signed at Washington, DC, April 29, 2009. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–10832 Filed 5–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Notice of Intent To Suspend the Census of Agriculture Survey Notice of Meeting National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of suspension of data collection. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to suspend a currently approved information collection, the 2007 Census of Agriculture. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 2007 Census of Agriculture. OMB Control Number: 0535–0226. Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2009. Type of Request: To suspend a currently approved information collection. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:05 May 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid (ACVFA). Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m., times may be adjusted). Location: Jack Morton Auditorium, Media and Public Affairs Building, George Washington University, 805 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20052. Please note that this is the anticipated agenda and is subject to change. Keynote The Administrator-designate, or if there is not yet a designated nominee, the Acting Administrator, Alonzo Fulgham, will present an update from the front office of USAID on the current initiatives underway at USAID. Keynote Gayle Smith, Senior Director for Reconstruction, Stabilization, and Development at the National Security PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Council, will bring perspectives from the NSC. The primary focus of the meeting will be on monitoring and evaluation. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Suspend the Census of Agriculture Survey

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of suspension of data collection.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the intention of the National 
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to suspend a currently approved 
information collection, the 2007 Census of Agriculture.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate 
Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, (202) 720-4333.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: 2007 Census of Agriculture.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0226.
    Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2009.
    Type of Request: To suspend a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural 
Statistics Service is to prepare and issue State and national estimates 
of crop and livestock production, disposition, and prices. The 2007 
Census of Agriculture survey was conducted as a one time only survey to 
gather comprehensive agricultural information. The Census of 
Agriculture is conducted once every five years. A Paperwork Reduction 
Act packet will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for renewal in time for the 2012 Census of Agriculture. Several 
follow-on census surveys will be conducted under independent OMB 
Control Numbers. NASS will suspend this information collection (2007 
Census of Agriculture) as of May 11, 2009 due to the completion of the 
survey.
    Authority: These data were collected under authority of 7 U.S.C. 
2204g. Individually identifiable data collected under this authority 
are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985 as 
amended, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict 
confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents.
    Estimate of Burden: There will be no further public reporting 
burden for this collection of information.

    Signed at Washington, DC, April 29, 2009.
Joseph T. Reilly,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. E9-10832 Filed 5-8-09; 8:45 am]
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