Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, 63437 [2010-26008]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 199 / Friday, October 15, 2010 / Notices the meeting. Public input sessions are provided and individuals who made written requests by May 17, 2010 have the opportunity to address the committee at those sessions. Dated: October 6, 2010. Eduardo Olmedo, Designated Federal Official, Glenn/Colusa County RAC Meeting Agenda. The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has denied a petition (No. 2011032) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for blueberries filed under the fiscal year (FY) 2011 program by three producers on behalf of blueberry producers in New Hampshire. The petition was accepted for review by USDA on August 13, 2010. [FR Doc. 2010–26010 Filed 10–14–10; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Del Norte Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) Forest Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Del Norte Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Crescent City, California. The committee meeting is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination (SRS) Act (Pub. L. 110– 343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. DATES: The meeting will be held November 9, 2010, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Del Norte County Unified School District, Redwood Room, 301 West Washington Boulevard, Crescent City, California 95531. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Ranieri, Committee Coordinator, Six Rivers National Forest, at (707) 441– 3673; e-mail: jranieri@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of this meeting is to vote on which projects the RAC will recommend for funding. Public input opportunity will be provided and individuals will have the opportunity to address the Committee at that time. SUMMARY: Dated: October 8, 2010. Tyrone Kelley, Forest Supervisor. Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Program Staff, Office of Trade Programs, FAS, USDA, at (202) 720– 0638, or (202) 690–0633, or by e-mail at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov, or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site at: https://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Oct 14, 2010 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 like or directly competitive articles, 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 Program Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and FAS. After a review, the Administrator determined that the petition was unable to demonstrate the ‘greater than 15-percent decline’ criterion, because it showed a 26.4percent increase in production quantity for 2009, instead of the required decrease, when compared to the previous 3-year period. Because the petition was unable to meet the ‘greater than 15-percent decline’ criterion, the Administrator was not able to certify it, making blueberry producers in New Hampshire ineligible for trade adjustment assistance in FY 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2010–25970 Filed 10–14–10; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 63437 Jkt 223001 Dated: October 6, 2010. Susanne Hale, Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–26008 Filed 10–14–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has denied a petition (No. 2011016) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) for northeast multi-species fish filed under the fiscal year (FY) 2011 program by the New Hampshire Commercial Fisherman’s Association. The petition was accepted for review by USDA on August 16, 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 15percent 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 like or directly competitive articles, 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 Program Review Committee, comprised of representatives from USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and FAS. After a review, the Administrator determined that the petition was able to demonstrate the ‘‘greater than 15-percent decline’’ criterion, because it showed a 17percent decline in the average annual price for 2009, when compared to the previous 3-year period. However, the import data provided for the same time period showed a 5.8-percent decrease, instead of the required increase, under the program. Because the petition was unable to meet the ‘‘increase in imports’’ criterion, the Administrator was not able to certify the petition, making northeast multispecies fish producers in Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island ineligible for trade adjustment assistance in FY 2011. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 199 (Friday, October 15, 2010)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-26008]


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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. 2011032) for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) 
for blueberries filed under the fiscal year (FY) 2011 program by three 
producers on behalf of blueberry producers in New Hampshire. The 
petition was accepted for review by USDA on August 13, 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 like or directly competitive 
articles, 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 Program Review Committee, comprised of 
representatives from USDA's Office of the Chief Economist, Farm Service 
Agency, Agricultural Marketing Service, and FAS. After a review, the 
Administrator determined that the petition was unable to demonstrate 
the `greater than 15-percent decline' criterion, because it showed a 
26.4-percent increase in production quantity for 2009, instead of the 
required decrease, when compared to the previous 3-year period.
    Because the petition was unable to meet the `greater than 15-
percent decline' criterion, the Administrator was not able to certify 
it, making blueberry producers in New Hampshire ineligible for trade 
adjustment assistance in FY 2011.

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

    Dated: October 6, 2010.
Susanne Hale,
Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
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