Dairy Industry Advisory Committee; Public Meeting, 14564-14565 [2010-6680]

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Jonathan Adelstein, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. 15:23 Mar 25, 2010 Jkt 220001 ACTION: SUMMARY: As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) announces a public meeting of the newly established Dairy Industry Advisory Committee (Dairy Committee) to review the current state of the dairy industry, discuss current dairy programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Federal dairy policy, hear proposals from the dairy industry, and hear public comments. The Dairy Committee is responsible for advising the Secretary on these issues. DATES: Public meeting: April 13 through April 15, 2010. Registration: To attend the meeting, register by April 6, 2010. Comments: We will consider comments that we receive by April 15, 2010. ADDRESSES: We invite you to participate in the meeting and to submit comments. The public meeting location is: The USDA headquarters, in the Jamie L. Whitten Building, Room 104–A, 12th Street SW. and Jefferson Drive, Washington, DC 20250. The meeting is open to the public. Instructions regarding registering for and attending the meeting are in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Online: Go to http:// www.fsa.usda.gov/DIAC. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments, • E-mail: DIAC@wdc.usda.gov, or • Orally at the meeting; please also provide a written copy of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Solomon Whitfield, Designated Federal Official; phone: (202) 720–9886; e-mail: solomon.whitfield@wdc.usda.gov. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should contact the USDA Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In August 2009, USDA established the Dairy Committee. The Dairy Committee will review the issues of farm milk price volatility and dairy farmer profitability. The Dairy Committee will provide recommendations to the Secretary on how USDA can best address these issues to meet the dairy industry’s needs. The Dairy Committee will hold its first meeting April 13 through April 15, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The purpose of the meeting is to: • Discuss the current state of the dairy industry, • Review current USDA programs and Federal dairy policy, • Hear proposals from dairy industry groups, and • Allow comments from the public. The meeting is open to the public. The dairy industry and public are invited to provide comments at either the meeting on April 15, 2010, or through any of the addresses listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Instructions for Attending the Meeting Space for attendance at the meeting is limited. Due to USDA headquarters security and space requirements, all persons wishing to attend the meeting must send an e-mail to DIAC@wdc.usda.gov by April 6, 2010, to register the names of those planning to attend. Registrations will be accepted until maximum room capacity is reached. Upon arrival at the USDA Whitten Building, registered persons must provide a valid photo ID in order to enter. Additional information about the public meeting, including directions and how to provide comments is available at the Dairy Committee Web site: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/DIAC. Meeting agenda, materials, and minutes will be made available on the Web site for meetings, as available. The Secretary of Agriculture selected a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons interested in providing suggestions and ideas on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the dairy industry’s needs. Equal opportunity practices were considered in all appointments to the Dairy Committee in accordance with USDA policies. The Secretary announced the members on January 6, 2010. Representatives include: producers and producer organizations, processors and processor organizations, consumers, academia, retailers, and a State representative. If you require special accommodations, such as a sign language interpreter, please use the contact information above. E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 58 / Friday, March 26, 2010 / Notices The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. Signed in Washington, DC on March 18, 2010. Jonathan W. Coppess, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. Dated in Washington, DC, March 23, 2010. Peter Minarik, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 58 (Friday, March 26, 2010)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-6680]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Dairy Industry Advisory Committee; Public Meeting

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 
the Farm Service Agency (FSA) announces a public meeting of the newly 
established Dairy Industry Advisory Committee (Dairy Committee) to 
review the current state of the dairy industry, discuss current dairy 
programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Federal dairy 
policy, hear proposals from the dairy industry, and hear public 
comments. The Dairy Committee is responsible for advising the Secretary 
on these issues.

DATES: Public meeting: April 13 through April 15, 2010.
    Registration: To attend the meeting, register by April 6, 2010.
    Comments: We will consider comments that we receive by April 15, 
2010.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to participate in the meeting and to submit 
comments. The public meeting location is: The USDA headquarters, in the 
Jamie L. Whitten Building, Room 104-A, 12th Street SW. and Jefferson 
Drive, Washington, DC 20250. The meeting is open to the public. 
Instructions regarding registering for and attending the meeting are in 
the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.
    You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Online: Go to http://www.fsa.usda.gov/DIAC. Follow the 
online instructions for submitting comments,
     E-mail: DIAC@wdc.usda.gov, or
     Orally at the meeting; please also provide a written copy 
of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Solomon Whitfield, Designated Federal 
Official; phone: (202) 720-9886; e-mail: 
solomon.whitfield@wdc.usda.gov. Persons with disabilities who require 
alternative means for communication (Braille, large print, audio tape, 
etc.) should contact the USDA Target Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice 
and TDD).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In August 2009, USDA established the Dairy 
Committee. The Dairy Committee will review the issues of farm milk 
price volatility and dairy farmer profitability. The Dairy Committee 
will provide recommendations to the Secretary on how USDA can best 
address these issues to meet the dairy industry's needs.
    The Dairy Committee will hold its first meeting April 13 through 
April 15, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The purpose of the 
meeting is to:
     Discuss the current state of the dairy industry,
     Review current USDA programs and Federal dairy policy,
     Hear proposals from dairy industry groups, and
     Allow comments from the public.
    The meeting is open to the public. The dairy industry and public 
are invited to provide comments at either the meeting on April 15, 
2010, or through any of the addresses listed above.

Instructions for Attending the Meeting

    Space for attendance at the meeting is limited. Due to USDA 
headquarters security and space requirements, all persons wishing to 
attend the meeting must send an e-mail to DIAC@wdc.usda.gov by April 6, 
2010, to register the names of those planning to attend. Registrations 
will be accepted until maximum room capacity is reached. Upon arrival 
at the USDA Whitten Building, registered persons must provide a valid 
photo ID in order to enter. Additional information about the public 
meeting, including directions and how to provide comments is available 
at the Dairy Committee Web site: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/DIAC.
    Meeting agenda, materials, and minutes will be made available on 
the Web site for meetings, as available.
    The Secretary of Agriculture selected a diverse group of members 
representing a broad spectrum of persons interested in providing 
suggestions and ideas on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the 
dairy industry's needs. Equal opportunity practices were considered in 
all appointments to the Dairy Committee in accordance with USDA 
policies. The Secretary announced the members on January 6, 2010. 
Representatives include: producers and producer organizations, 
processors and processor organizations, consumers, academia, retailers, 
and a State representative.
    If you require special accommodations, such as a sign language 
interpreter, please use the contact information above.

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    Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463).

    Signed in Washington, DC on March 18, 2010.
Jonathan W. Coppess,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
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