Notice of Intent To Resume the Agricultural Labor Survey and Farm Labor Reports., 38110 [2011-16249]

Download as PDF 38110 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 125 / Wednesday, June 29, 2011 / Notices Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by July 11, 2011, to be scheduled on the agenda. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to 4 Farm Colony Drive, Warren, Pennsylvania 16365, or by e-mail to kmohney@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to (814) 726–1462. Dated: June 23, 2011. Lois DeMarco, Acting Forest Supervisor. to carry out provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act. This collection was suspended on May 18, 2011 due to budget constraints. As a result of reimbursable funding, NASS will resume this information collection as of July 2011. 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, June 8, 2011. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2011–16249 Filed 6–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P [FR Doc. 2011–16264 Filed 6–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business-Cooperative Service National Agricultural Statistics Service Announcement of Small, SociallyDisadvantaged Producer Grant (SSDPG) Application Deadlines in Fiscal Year 2011 Notice of Intent To Resume the Agricultural Labor Survey and Farm Labor Reports. National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of resumption of data information collection and publication. AGENCY: This notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to resume a currently approved information collection, the Agricultural Labor 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 Labor Survey. OMB Control Number: 0535–0109. Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2012. 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 Agricultural Labor Survey provides quarterly statistics on the number of agricultural workers, hours worked, and wage rates. Number of workers and hours worked are used to estimate agricultural productivity; wage rates are used in the administration of the H–2A Program and for setting Adverse Effect Wage Rates. Survey data are also used mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Jun 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of funding availability. AGENCY: The Rural BusinessCooperative Service is seeking applications for the SSDPG program pursuant to section 310B(e) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1932). As provided in the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act of 2011 (H.R. 1473), approximately $3.456 million in competitive grant funds is available. USDA Rural Development Cooperative Programs hereby requests proposals from eligible cooperatives and associations of cooperatives for a competitively awarded grant to fund technical assistance to small, sociallydisadvantaged agricultural producers in rural areas. The maximum award per grant is $200,000. DATES: Completed applications for grants must be submitted on paper or electronically according to the following deadlines: Paper copies must be postmarked and mailed, shipped, or sent overnight no later than August 15, 2011, to be eligible for FY 2011 grant funding. Late applications are not eligible for FY 2011 grant funding. Electronic copies must be received by August 15, 2011, to be eligible for FY 2011 grant funding. Late applications SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will not eligible for FY 2011 grant funding. ADDRESSES: Application materials for the SSDPG program may be obtained at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/ BCP_SSDPG.html or by contacting the applicant’s USDA Rural Development State Office. Contact information for State Offices can be found at http:// www.rurdev.usda.gov/recd_map.html. Paper applications must be submitted to the USDA Rural Development State Office where the applicant is located. Electronic applications must be submitted through the Grants.gov Web site at http://www.grants.gov, following the instructions found on this Web site. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Visit the program Web site at http:// www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_SSDPG.html for application assistance or contact a USDA Rural Development State Office. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact their State Offices well in advance of the deadline to discuss their Projects and ask any questions about the application process. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Overview Federal Agency: USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service. Funding Opportunity Title: Small, Socially-Disadvantaged Producer Grant. Announcement Type: Initial announcement. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.771. DATES: Application Deadline: Completed applications for grants may be submitted on paper or electronically according to the following deadlines: Paper copies must be postmarked and mailed, shipped, or sent overnight no later than August 15, 2011, to be eligible for FY 2011 grant funding. Late applications are not eligible for FY 2011 grant funding. Complete electronic copies must be received by August 15, 2011, to be eligible for FY 2011 grant funding. Late applications are not eligible for FY 2011 grant funding. I. Funding Opportunity Description Formerly known as the Small, Minority Producer Grant Program, the primary objective of the SSDPG program is to provide technical assistance to small, socially-disadvantaged agricultural producers through eligible cooperatives and associations of cooperatives. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Resume the Agricultural Labor Survey and Farm 
Labor Reports.

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of resumption of data information 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 Agricultural Labor 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 Labor Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0109.
    Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2012.
    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 
Agricultural Labor Survey provides quarterly statistics on the number 
of agricultural workers, hours worked, and wage rates. Number of 
workers and hours worked are used to estimate agricultural 
productivity; wage rates are used in the administration of the H-2A 
Program and for setting Adverse Effect Wage Rates. Survey data are also 
used to carry out provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act. This 
collection was suspended on May 18, 2011 due to budget constraints. As 
a result of reimbursable funding, NASS will resume this information 
collection as of July 2011.

    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, June 8, 2011.
Joseph T. Reilly,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2011-16249 Filed 6-28-11; 8:45 am]
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