Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, 41430 [2010-17337]

Download as PDF 41430 Notices Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 136 Friday, July 16, 2010 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. qualify for certification for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720–0638, or (202) 690–0633; or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: https:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Dated: July 8, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. Foreign Agricultural Service [FR Doc. 2010–17336 Filed 7–15–10; 8:45 am] Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers BILLING CODE 3410–10–P srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has denied a petition (No. 2010014) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for apples that was filed by the New York Apple Association and accepted for review by USDA on May 4, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To qualify under the program, Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107– 210) states that petitions must demonstrate, using data for the most recent, full marketing year or full official marketing season, a greater than 15-percent decline in at least one of the following factors: national average price, quantity of production, value of production, or cash receipts. According to the statute, it is also necessary for the petition to demonstrate that an increase in imports of articles like or directly competitive, during the same marketing period, contributed importantly to the decrease in one of the above factors for the agricultural commodity. All petitions were analyzed by USDA’s Economic Research Service and reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service and Foreign Agricultural Service. After a review, the Administrator determined that the import data did not meet the regulatory requirement for the most recent, official USDA full marketing year or full marketing season data. Because the petition was unable to meet this regulatory requirement, it did not VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Jul 15, 2010 Jkt 220001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has denied a petition (No. 2010017) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for apples that was filed by the Minnesota Apple Growers Association, Inc. (MAGA) and accepted for review by USDA on May 4, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To qualify under the program, Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107– 210) states that petitions must demonstrate, using data for the most recent, full marketing year or full official marketing season, a greater than 15-percent decline in at least one of the following factors: national average price, quantity of production, value of production, or cash receipts. According to the statute, it is also necessary for the petition to demonstrate that an increase in imports of articles like or directly competitive, during the same marketing period, contributed importantly to the decrease in one of the above factors for the agricultural commodity. All petitions were analyzed by USDA’s Economic Research Service and reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and Foreign Agricultural Service. After a review, the Administrator determined that the petition was unable to demonstrate an increase in fresh apple imports during the August–December 2009/2010 marketing season. Instead, it demonstrated that imports of fresh apples declined 30 percent during this period, compared to the previous 3-year average. For this reason, the petition does not meet the regulatory requirements for certification for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720–0638, or (202) 690–0633; or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: https:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 8, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–17337 Filed 7–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has denied a petition (No. 2010006) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for prunes and dried plums that was filed by the Prune Bargaining Association and accepted for review by USDA on May 4, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To qualify under the program, Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107– 210) states that petitions must demonstrate, using data for the most recent, full marketing year or full official marketing season, a greater than 15-percent decline in at least one of the following factors: national average price, quantity of production, value of production, or cash receipts. According to the statute, it is also necessary for the petition to demonstrate that an increase in imports of articles like or directly competitive, E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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    The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has 
denied a petition (No. 2010017) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) 
for apples that was filed by the Minnesota Apple Growers Association, 
Inc. (MAGA) and accepted for review by USDA on May 4, 2010.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To qualify under the program, Subtitle C of 
Title I of the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-210) states that 
petitions must demonstrate, using data for the most recent, full 
marketing year or full official marketing season, a greater than 15-
percent decline in at least one of the following factors: national 
average price, quantity of production, value of production, or cash 
receipts.
    According to the statute, it is also necessary for the petition to 
demonstrate that an increase in imports of articles like or directly 
competitive, during the same marketing period, contributed importantly 
to the decrease in one of the above factors for the agricultural 
commodity.
    All petitions were analyzed by USDA's Economic Research Service and 
reviewed by the TAA for Farmers Review Committee, comprised of 
representatives from USDA's Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service 
Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service and Foreign Agricultural 
Service. After a review, the Administrator determined that the petition 
was unable to demonstrate an increase in fresh apple imports during the 
August-December 2009/2010 marketing season. Instead, it demonstrated 
that imports of fresh apples declined 30 percent during this period, 
compared to the previous 3-year average. For this reason, the petition 
does not meet the regulatory requirements for certification for Fiscal 
Year (FY) 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for 
Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720-0638, or (202) 690-0633; 
or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for 
Farmers' Web site: https://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa.

    Dated: July 8, 2010.
John D. Brewer,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-17337 Filed 7-15-10; 8:45 am]
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