Board of Directors Executive Session Meeting, 5164 [2013-01396]

Download as PDF 5164 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 16 Thursday, January 24, 2013 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. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION Board of Directors Executive Session Meeting Meeting: African Development Foundation, Board of Directors Executive Session Meeting Time: Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Place: 1400 Eye Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, D.C. 20005 Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Status: 1. Open session, Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. 2. Closed session, Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Shari Berenbach, President/CEO, USADF. [FR Doc. 2013–01396 Filed 1–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc. No. AMS–NOP–12–0057; NOP–12–15] Notice of Agricultural Management Assistance Organic Certification CostShare Program AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of Funds Availability: Inviting Applications From State Departments of Agriculture for the Agricultural Management Assistance Organic Certification Cost-Share Program. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Jan 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Atkins, Agricultural Marketing Specialist, NOP, USDA/AMS/NOP, Room 2648-South, Ag Stop 0268, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0268; Telephone: (202) 720–3252. Email: Patricia.Atkins@ams.usda.gov. This Organic Certification Cost-Share Program is part of the Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA) Program authorized under the Federal Crop Insurance Act (FCIA), as amended, (7 U.S.C. 1524). Under the applicable FCIA provisions, USDA is authorized to provide cost-share assistance to organic SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice invites the following eligible States: Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming, to submit an Application for Federal SUMMARY: Assistance (Standard Form 424), and to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) for the allocation of organic certification cost-share funds. The AMS has allocated $1.425 million for this organic certification cost-share program. Funds are available to 16 designated States to provide cost-share assistance to organic crop and livestock producers certified under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Organic Standards (7 CFR 205) that either receive organic certification or incur expenses for continued certification during the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. Eligible States interested in obtaining cost-share funds for their organic producers must submit an Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424) via http:// www.grants.gov and enter into a Cooperative Agreement with AMS for the allocation of funds. DATES: Completed Applications for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424) and signed Cooperative Agreements must be received by February 7, 2013. ADDRESSES: Applications for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424) must be submitted via Grants.Gov. Paper applications will not be accepted. Instructions and additional information are available on the NOP Web site at http://www.ams.usda.gov/ NOPCostSharing. Signed cooperative agreements should be sent via express mail to Patricia Atkins, Agricultural Marketing Specialist, National Organic Program, USDA/AMS/NOP, Room 2648-South, Ag Stop 0268, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 0268. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 producers in the States of Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming. The AMS has allocated $1.425 million for this year’s organic certification costshare program. This program provides financial assistance to organic producers certified under the USDA Organic Regulations (7 CFR 205), which were authorized under the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990, as amended (7 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.). To participate in the program, eligible States, through their State Departments of Agriculture, must complete an Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424) and enter into a written Cooperative Agreement with AMS. State Departments of Agriculture refers to agencies, commissions, or departments of State government responsible for implementing regulation, policy or programs on agriculture within their State. The program will provide cost-share assistance, through participating States, to organic crop and livestock producers receiving certification or incurring expenses for the continuation of certification by a USDA accredited certifying agent during the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. USDA has determined that payments will be limited to 75% (seventy-five percent) of an individual producer’s certification costs, up to a maximum of $750 (seven-hundred and fifty dollars). To receive cost-share assistance, organic crop and livestock producers should contact their State agencies. Procedures for applying are outlined in the cost share policies and procedures at http://1.usa.gov/OrganicCostShare. The total amount of cost-share payments provided to any eligible producer under all AMA programs cannot exceed $50,000. How To Submit Applications: To receive fund allocations to provide costshare assistance, a State Department of Agriculture must complete an Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424), and enter into a written Cooperative Agreement with AMS. Interested States must submit the Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424) electronically via Grants.gov, the Federal grants Web site, E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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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. 78, No. 16 / Thursday, January 24, 2013 / 
Notices

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AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION


Board of Directors Executive Session Meeting

    Meeting: African Development Foundation, Board of Directors 
Executive Session Meeting
    Time: Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Place: 1400 Eye Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, D.C. 20005
    Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Status:
    1. Open session, Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
    2. Closed session, Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 
p.m.

Shari Berenbach,
President/CEO, USADF.
[FR Doc. 2013-01396 Filed 1-23-13; 8:45 am]
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