Notice of Intent To Suspend the July Sheep and Goat Survey, and Postpone the Renewal of the Census of Aquaculture, and the Tenure, Ownership and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) Surveys, 39377 [2011-16803]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 129 / Wednesday, July 6, 2011 / Notices and discuss current Glenn/Colusa RAC projects for monitoring purposes. Public wishing to attend the monitoring trip will need to provide own transportation to the project sites. The meeting will be held on July 25, 2011 from 8 a.m. and end at approximately 4:30 p.m. Dated: June 29, 2011. Lori Cayo, Acting District Ranger. [FR Doc. 2011–16851 Filed 7–5–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DATES: The meeting will be held in the field during the monitoring trip beginning at the Mendocino NF Supervisor’s Office, 825 North Humboldt Ave., Willows, CA. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at 825 N. Humboldt Ave., Willows, CA 95988. 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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 18, 2011 to be scheduled on the agenda. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Randy Jero, Committee Coordinator, USDA, Mendocino National Forest, Grindstone Ranger District, 825 N. Humboldt Ave, Willows, CA 95988 or by e-mail to rjero@fs.fed.us or via facsimile to 530–934–1212. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:17 Jul 05, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Suspend the July Sheep and Goat Survey, and Postpone the Renewal of the Census of Aquaculture, and the Tenure, Ownership and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) Surveys National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of suspension of data collection and publication. AGENCY: This notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to suspend one currently approved information collection, (July Sheep and Goat Survey), and to indefinitely postpone the renewal of two periodic data collections (Census of Aquaculture and the Tenure, Ownership and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey formerly known as the Agricultural Economics and Land Ownership Survey (AELOS)) and their associated publications due to budgetary cutbacks. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Suspension of July Sheep and Goat Survey and postponement of Census of Aquaculture and TOTAL surveys. OMB Control Numbers: 0535–0213, 0535–0237, 0535–0240. Expiration Dates of Approval: July Sheep and Goat survey—March 31, 2014, Census of Aquaculture and TOTAL are both currently inactive. Type of Request: To suspend one currently approved information collection and to indefinitely postpone the renewal of two periodic data collections. Abstract: The primary functions of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) include the collection of data and the preparation and issuance of State and national estimates of crop and livestock production, disposition, prices, and environmental and economic factors. The July Sheep and Goat survey is a follow on survey to the January Sheep and Goat survey. These two surveys are SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39377 included in a larger group of monthly and quarterly crop and livestock surveys included in the Agricultural Surveys Program (0535–0213) docket. Only the July Sheep and Goat survey will be suspended from this docket. The Census of Aquaculture is a follow on survey to the Census of Agriculture. This survey is normally conducted every five years. The last time this survey was conducted was in 2006 for the reference year of 2005. NASS will postpone the renewal of this data collection indefinitely. The Tenure, Ownership and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey, (formerly known as the Agricultural Economics and Land Ownership Survey (AELOS) is also a follow on survey to the Census of Agriculture. This survey is normally conducted once about every ten years. The last time this survey was conducted was in 2000 for the reference year of 1999. NASS will suspend these information collections as of July 6, 2011 due to budget constraints. NASS will not publish the Sheep and Goat report for July or any reports for the Census of Aquaculture or TOTAL survey unless there is a change in the anticipated budget shortfall. Authority: These data were 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. Estimate of Burden: There will be no further public reporting burden for any of these three information collections. Signed at Washington, DC, on June 16, 2011. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2011–16803 Filed 7–5–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; 2012 Survey of Income and Program Participation Event History Calendar (SIPP–EHC) Instrument—Computer Audio Recorded Interviewing (CARI) Field Test U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 129 (Wednesday, July 6, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Suspend the July Sheep and Goat Survey, and 
Postpone the Renewal of the Census of Aquaculture, and the Tenure, 
Ownership and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) Surveys

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of suspension of data collection and publication.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the intention of the National 
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to suspend one currently 
approved information collection, (July Sheep and Goat Survey), and to 
indefinitely postpone the renewal of two periodic data collections 
(Census of Aquaculture and the Tenure, Ownership and Transition of 
Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey formerly known as the Agricultural 
Economics and Land Ownership Survey (AELOS)) and their associated 
publications due to budgetary cutbacks.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate 
Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, (202) 720-4333.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Suspension of July Sheep and Goat Survey and postponement of 
Census of Aquaculture and TOTAL surveys.
    OMB Control Numbers: 0535-0213, 0535-0237, 0535-0240.
    Expiration Dates of Approval: July Sheep and Goat survey--March 31, 
2014, Census of Aquaculture and TOTAL are both currently inactive.
    Type of Request: To suspend one currently approved information 
collection and to indefinitely postpone the renewal of two periodic 
data collections.
    Abstract: The primary functions of the National Agricultural 
Statistics Service (NASS) include the collection of data and the 
preparation and issuance of State and national estimates of crop and 
livestock production, disposition, prices, and environmental and 
economic factors.
    The July Sheep and Goat survey is a follow on survey to the January 
Sheep and Goat survey. These two surveys are included in a larger group 
of monthly and quarterly crop and livestock surveys included in the 
Agricultural Surveys Program (0535-0213) docket. Only the July Sheep 
and Goat survey will be suspended from this docket.
    The Census of Aquaculture is a follow on survey to the Census of 
Agriculture. This survey is normally conducted every five years. The 
last time this survey was conducted was in 2006 for the reference year 
of 2005. NASS will postpone the renewal of this data collection 
indefinitely.
    The Tenure, Ownership and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) 
survey, (formerly known as the Agricultural Economics and Land 
Ownership Survey (AELOS) is also a follow on survey to the Census of 
Agriculture. This survey is normally conducted once about every ten 
years. The last time this survey was conducted was in 2000 for the 
reference year of 1999.
    NASS will suspend these information collections as of July 6, 2011 
due to budget constraints. NASS will not publish the Sheep and Goat 
report for July or any reports for the Census of Aquaculture or TOTAL 
survey unless there is a change in the anticipated budget shortfall.
    Authority: These data were 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.
    Estimate of Burden: There will be no further public reporting 
burden for any of these three information collections.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on June 16, 2011.
Joseph T. Reilly,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2011-16803 Filed 7-5-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-20-P