Notice of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Meeting, 61692 [2010-25064]

Download as PDF 61692 Notices Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 193 Wednesday, October 6, 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Secretary Notice of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Meeting Research, Education, and Economics, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App 2, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces a meeting of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board. SUMMARY: The National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board will meet October 27–29, 2010. The public may file written comments before or up to two weeks after the meeting with the contact person. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Hotel Palomar, 2121 P Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037. Written comments from the public may be sent to the Contact Person identified in this notice at: The National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office, Room 3901 South Building, United States Department of Agriculture, STOP 0321, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0321. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Robert Burk, Executive Director or Shirley Morgan-Jordan, Program Support Coordinator, National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board; telephone: (202) 720–3684; fax: (202) 720–6199; or e-mail: Robert.Burk@ars.usda.gov or Shirley.Morgan@ars.usda.gov. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES DATES: The Honorable Secretary of Agriculture Tom SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:00 Oct 05, 2010 Jkt 223001 Vilsack, and the Under Secretary of Research, Education, and Economics have been invited to provide brief remarks and welcome the new Board members during the meeting. On Wednesday, October 27, 2010, an orientation session for new members and interested incumbent members will be held from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. (noon). The full Advisory Board will convene at 12 p.m. (noon) with introductory remarks by the Chair of the Advisory Board. The afternoon session will include: Brief introductions of new Board members, incumbents, and guests; comments from a variety of distinguished leaders, experts, and departmental personnel; items of board business; and will conclude with comments from the public. Specific items on the afternoon session will include the return on investment in USDA and partnering institution’s research, extension, education, and economic programs and their impact on the productivity of agriculture. The meeting will adjourn by 5 p.m. On Thursday, October 28, 2010, the Board will reconvene at 8:30 a.m. Presentations and discussions throughout the day will include congressional staff and agency administrators, and will focus on the evaluation of the trajectory and focus of funding for the Research, Education, and Economics mission area. Agency leaders will provide information for the Board to consider while developing recommendations regarding future funding directions. The meeting will adjourn by 5 p.m. On Friday, October 29, 2010, the Board plans to reconvene at 8:30 a.m. to discuss initial recommendations resulting from the meeting and future planning for the Board, and to finalize Board business for the meeting. Opportunity for public comment will be offered each day of the meeting. The Board Meeting will adjourn by 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, October 29, 2010. Written comments by attendees or other interested stakeholders will be welcomed for the public record before and up to two weeks following the Board meeting (by close of business Friday, November 12, 2010). All statements will become a part of the official record of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board and will be kept on file for public PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 review in the Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office. Done at Washington, DC, September 29, 2010. 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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. 75, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 6, 2010 / 
Notices

[[Page 61692]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Office of the Secretary


Notice of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, 
Education, and Economics Advisory Board Meeting

AGENCY: Research, Education, and Economics, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 
U.S.C. App 2, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
announces a meeting of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, 
Education, and Economics Advisory Board.

DATES: The National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and 
Economics Advisory Board will meet October 27-29, 2010. The public may 
file written comments before or up to two weeks after the meeting with 
the contact person.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Hotel Palomar, 2121 P 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037. Written comments from the public may 
be sent to the Contact Person identified in this notice at: The 
National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics 
Advisory Board Office, Room 3901 South Building, United States 
Department of Agriculture, STOP 0321, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-0321.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Robert Burk, Executive Director or 
Shirley Morgan-Jordan, Program Support Coordinator, National 
Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory 
Board; telephone: (202) 720-3684; fax: (202) 720-6199; or e-mail: 
Robert.Burk@ars.usda.gov or Shirley.Morgan@ars.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Honorable Secretary of Agriculture Tom 
Vilsack, and the Under Secretary of Research, Education, and Economics 
have been invited to provide brief remarks and welcome the new Board 
members during the meeting.
    On Wednesday, October 27, 2010, an orientation session for new 
members and interested incumbent members will be held from 9 a.m.-12 
p.m. (noon). The full Advisory Board will convene at 12 p.m. (noon) 
with introductory remarks by the Chair of the Advisory Board. The 
afternoon session will include: Brief introductions of new Board 
members, incumbents, and guests; comments from a variety of 
distinguished leaders, experts, and departmental personnel; items of 
board business; and will conclude with comments from the public. 
Specific items on the afternoon session will include the return on 
investment in USDA and partnering institution's research, extension, 
education, and economic programs and their impact on the productivity 
of agriculture. The meeting will adjourn by 5 p.m.
    On Thursday, October 28, 2010, the Board will reconvene at 8:30 
a.m. Presentations and discussions throughout the day will include 
congressional staff and agency administrators, and will focus on the 
evaluation of the trajectory and focus of funding for the Research, 
Education, and Economics mission area. Agency leaders will provide 
information for the Board to consider while developing recommendations 
regarding future funding directions. The meeting will adjourn by 5 p.m.
    On Friday, October 29, 2010, the Board plans to reconvene at 8:30 
a.m. to discuss initial recommendations resulting from the meeting and 
future planning for the Board, and to finalize Board business for the 
meeting. Opportunity for public comment will be offered each day of the 
meeting. The Board Meeting will adjourn by 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, 
October 29, 2010.
    Written comments by attendees or other interested stakeholders will 
be welcomed for the public record before and up to two weeks following 
the Board meeting (by close of business Friday, November 12, 2010). All 
statements will become a part of the official record of the National 
Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory 
Board and will be kept on file for public review in the Research, 
Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office.

    Done at Washington, DC, September 29, 2010.
Ann Bartuska,
Acting Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics.
[FR Doc. 2010-25064 Filed 10-5-10; 8:45 am]
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