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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Agricultural Resource Management (ARMS), Chemical Use, and Post-harvest Chemical Use Surveys. OMB Control Number: 0535–0218. Expiration Date of Approval: December 31, 2011. Type of Request: To resume 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 Fruit Chemical Use Survey collects data regarding chemical usage (herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides) and pest management practices used on targeted fruit crop(s). Information from these data collection efforts is used extensively by government agencies in planning, farm policy analysis, scientific research, and program administration. This collection was suspended on April 4, 2007 due to budget constraints. NASS will resume this information collection and will 16:48 May 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 Authority: These data are collected under authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. Signed at Washington, DC, March 17, 2009. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–11634 Filed 5–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P AGENCY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 publish the Agricultural Chemical Usage 2009 Fruit Summary on July 28, 2010. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Opportunity To Submit Content Request for the 2012 Census of Agriculture AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service. ACTION: Notice and request for stakeholder input. 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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 
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Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 95 / Tuesday, May 19, 2009 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Resume the Fruit Chemical Use Survey Along 
With Its Associated Publication

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of resumption of data collection and publication.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the intention of the National 
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to resume a currently approved 
information collection, the Fruit Chemical Use Survey, and its 
associated publication.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Agricultural Resource Management (ARMS), Chemical Use, and 
Post-harvest Chemical Use Surveys. OMB Control Number: 0535-0218.
    Expiration Date of Approval: December 31, 2011.
    Type of Request: To resume 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 Fruit 
Chemical Use Survey collects data regarding chemical usage (herbicides, 
insecticides, and fungicides) and pest management practices used on 
targeted fruit crop(s). Information from these data collection efforts 
is used extensively by government agencies in planning, farm policy 
analysis, scientific research, and program administration. This 
collection was suspended on April 4, 2007 due to budget constraints. 
NASS will resume this information collection and will publish the 
Agricultural Chemical Usage 2009 Fruit Summary on July 28, 2010.

    Authority:  These data are collected under authority of 7 U.S.C. 
2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this 
authority are governed by section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 
1985, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict 
confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents.

    Signed at Washington, DC, March 17, 2009.
Joseph T. Reilly,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. E9-11634 Filed 5-18-09; 8:45 am]
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