Opportunity for Designation in Owensboro, KY; Bloomington, IL; Iowa Falls, IA; Casa Grande, AZ; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks, ND and Plainview, TX; Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agencies Servicing These Areas, 43850-43852 [2013-17449]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 43850 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 140 / Monday, July 22, 2013 / Notices contained an incorrect telephone number for Keokuk. Correction: In the Federal Register Notice published on February 9, 2012 in FR Doc. 2012–6781, in the second column, the ‘‘Areas Open for Designation’’ ‘‘Kansas’’ paragraph is hereby corrected to include: The following grain elevators are not part of this geographic area assignment and are assigned to: Hastings Grain Inspection, Inc.: Farmers Coop and Big Springs Elevator, both in Big Springs, Deuel County, Nebraska. Correction: In the Federal Register Notice published on February 9, 2012 in FR Doc. 2012–6781, in the third column, the ‘‘Areas Open for Designation’’ ‘‘Minot’’ paragraph is hereby corrected to include: The following grain elevators are part of this geographic area assignment: In Grain Inspection, Inc.’s, area: Benson Quinn Company, Underwood, and Falkirk Farmers Elevator, Washburn, both in McLean County, North Dakota. Correction: In the Federal Register Notice published on May 30, 2012 in FR Doc. 2012–31830, in the third column, the ‘‘Areas Open for Designation’’ ‘‘Frankfort’’ paragraph is hereby corrected to include: The following grain elevators are not part of this geographic area assignment and are assigned to: Titus Grain Inspection, Inc.: The Andersons, Delphi, Carroll County; Frick Services, Inc., Leiters Ford, Fulton County; and Cargill, Inc., Linden, Montgomery County, Indiana. Correction: In the Federal Register Notice published on September 13, 2012 in FR Doc. 2012–56610, in the second column, the ‘‘Areas Open for Designation’’ ‘‘Omaha’’ paragraph is hereby corrected to include: The following grain elevators are part of this geographic area assignment: In Central Iowa Grain Inspection Service, Inc.’s, area: Scoular Elevator, Elliot, Montgomery County; and Scoular (2 elevators), Griswold, Cass County, Iowa. In Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Inc.’s, area: United Farmers Coop, Rising City, Butler County; and United Farmers Coop, Shelby, Polk County, Nebraska. In Lincoln Inspection Service, Inc.’s, area: Goode Seed Grain, McPaul, Fremont County, Iowa; and Haveman Grain, Murray, Cass County, Nebraska. The following grain elevators are not part of this geographic area assignment and are assigned to: Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Inc.: Farmers Cooperative, and Krumel Grain and Storage, both in Wahoo, Saunders County, Nebraska. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:15 Jul 19, 2013 Jkt 229001 Correction: In the Federal Register Notice published on September 13, 2012 in FR Doc. 2012–56610, in the first column, the ‘‘Areas Open for Designation’’ ‘‘Michigan’’ paragraph is hereby corrected to include: The following grain elevator is not part of this geographic area assignment and is assigned to: Northeast Indiana Grain Inspection, Inc.: Trupointe Elevator, Payne, Paulding County, Ohio. Correction: In the Federal Register Notice published on February 26, 2013 in FR Doc. 2013–13015, correct the ‘‘Headquarters locations and telephone’’ section for Keokuk to read: Keokuk, IA (319) 524–6482. In the February 26, 2013 Federal Register (78 FR 13015), GIPSA announced the designation of Michigan Grain Inspection Services, Inc. for the Marshall, MI geographic area effective April 1, 2013 and the Omaha Grain Inspection Service, Inc. for the Omaha, NE geographic area effective April 1, 2013; in the December 28, 2012, Federal Register (77 FR 76451), the designation of the Frankfort Grain Inspection, Inc. for the Frankfort, IN geographic area was announced by GIPSA effective January 1, 2013; and in the May 30, 2012, Federal Register (77 FR 31831), the designation of the Kansas Grain Inspection Service, Inc. was announced for the Topeka, KS geographic area effective July 1, 2012; and the Minot Grain Inspection, Inc. for the Minot, ND geographic area effective July 1, 2012. The geographic areas for these official agencies are corrected as provided in this Notice. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–17440 Filed 7–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Opportunity for Designation in Owensboro, KY; Bloomington, IL; Iowa Falls, IA; Casa Grande, AZ; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks, ND and Plainview, TX; Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agencies Servicing These Areas Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The designations of the official agencies listed below will end on March 31, 2014. We are asking SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 persons or governmental agencies interested in providing official services in the areas presently served by these agencies to submit an application for designation. In addition, we are asking for comments on the quality of services provided by the following designated agencies: J.W. Barton Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Barton); Central Illinois Grain Inspection, Inc. (Central Illinois); Central Iowa Grain Inspection Corporation (Central Iowa); Farwell Commodity and Grain Services, Inc. (Farwell SW); North Dakota Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (North Dakota); Northern Plains Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Northern Plains); and Plainview Grain Inspection and Weighing Service, Inc. (Plainview). DATES: Applications and comments must be received by August 21, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit applications and comments concerning this notice using any of the following methods: • Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISOnline (https:// fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/ default_home_FGIS.aspx) and then click on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. You will need to obtain an FGISOnline customer number and USDA eAuthentication username and password prior to applying. • Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov (http:// www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading comments are detailed on the site. • Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Eric J. Jabs, Chief, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, QADB, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. • Fax: Eric J. Jabs, 816–872–1257. • Email: Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov. Read Applications and Comments: All applications and comments will be available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric J. Jabs, 816–659–8408 or Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov. Section 79(f) of the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified area after determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79 (f)). Under section 79(g) of the USGSA, designations of official agencies are effective for three years unless terminated by the Secretary, but may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 140 / Monday, July 22, 2013 / Notices prescribed in section 79(f) of the USGSA. Areas Open for Designation: Barton Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area, in the States of Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee, is assigned to this official agency. In Indiana Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Jennings, Jefferson, Lawrence, Martin, Orange, Perry, Scott, Spencer, and Washington Counties. In Kentucky Bounded on the North by the northern Daviess, Hancock, Breckinridge, Meade, Hardin, Jefferson, Oldham, Trimble, and Carroll County lines; Bounded on the East by the eastern Carroll, Henry, Franklin, Scott, Fayette, Jessamine, Woodford, Anderson, Nelson, Larue, Hart, Barren, and Allen County lines; Bounded on the South by the southern Allen and Simpson County lines; and Bounded on the West by the western Simpson and Warren County lines; the southern Butler and Muhlenberg County lines; the Muhlenberg County line west to the Western Kentucky Parkway; the Western Kentucky Parkway west to State Route 109; State Route 109 north to State Route 814; State Route 814 north to U.S. Route Alternate 41; U.S. Route Alternate 41 north to the Webster County line; the northern Webster County line; the western McLean and Daviess County lines. In Tennessee Bounded on the North by the northern Tennessee State line from Sumner County east; Bounded on the East by the eastern Tennessee State line southwest; Bounded on the South by the southern Tennessee State line west to the western Giles County line; and Bounded on the West by the western Giles, Maury, and Williamson County lines North; the northern Williamson County line east; the western Rutherford, Wilson, and Sumner County lines north. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Central Illinois Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area, in the State of Illinois, is assigned to this official agency. In Illinois Bounded on the North by State Route 18 east to U.S. Route 51; U.S. Route 51 south to State Route 17; State Route 17 east to Livingston County; the Livingston County line east to State VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:15 Jul 19, 2013 Jkt 229001 Route 47; Bounded on the East by State Route 47 south to State Route 116; State Route 116 west to Pontiac, which intersects with a straight line running north and south through Arrowsmith to the southern McLean County line; Bounded on the South by the southern McLean County line; the eastern Logan County line south to State Route 10; State Route 10 west to the Logan County line; the western Logan County line; the southern Tazewell County line; and Bounded on the West by the western Tazewell County line; the western Peoria County line north to Interstate 74; Interstate 74 southeast to State Route 116; State Route 116 north to State Route 26; State Route 26 north to State Route 18. The following grain elevator is not part of this geographic area assignment and is assigned to: Champaign-Danville Grain Inspection Departments, Inc.: East Lincoln Farmers Grain Co., Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois. Central Iowa Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area, in the State of Iowa, is assigned to this official agency. In Iowa Bounded on the North by U.S. Route 30 east to N44; N44 south to E53; E53 east to U.S. Route 30; U.S. Route 30 east to the Boone County line; the western Boone County line north to E18; E18 east to U.S. Route 169; U.S. Route 169 north to the Boone County line; the northern Boone County line; the western Hamilton County line north to U.S. Route 20; U.S. Route 20 east to R38; R38 north to the Hamilton County line; the northern Hamilton County line east to Interstate 35; Interstate 35 northeast to C55; C55 east to S41; S41 north to State Route 3; State Route 3 east to U.S. Route 65; U.S. Route 65 north to C25; C25 east to S56; S56 north to C23; C23 east to T47; T47 south to C33; C33 east to T64; T64 north to B60; B60 east to U.S. Route 218; U.S. Route 218 north to Chickasaw County; the western Chickasaw County line; and the western and northern Howard County lines. Bounded on the East by the eastern Howard and Chickasaw County lines; the eastern and southern Bremer County lines; V49 south to State Route 297; State Route 297 south to D38; D38 west to State Route 21; State Route 21 south to State Route 8; State Route 8 west to U.S. Route 63; U.S. Route 63 south to Interstate 80; Interstate 80 east to the Poweshiek County line; the eastern Poweshiek, Mahaska, Monroe, and Appanoose County lines; Bounded on PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43851 the South by the southern Appanoose, Wayne, Decatur, Ringgold, and Taylor County lines; Bounded on the West by the western Taylor County line; the southern Montgomery County line west to State Route 48; State Route 48 north to M47; M47 north to the Montgomery County line; the northern Montgomery County line; the western Cass and Audubon County lines; the northern Audubon County line east to U.S. Route 71; U.S. Route 71 north to U.S. Route 30. The following grain elevators are part of this geographic area assignment. In D.R. Schaal Agency’s area: Agvantage F.S., Chapin, Franklin County and Five Star Coop, Rockwell, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. The following grain elevators are not part of this geographic area assignment and are assigned to: Sioux City Inspection and Weighing Service Company: West Central Coop, Boxholm, Boone County, Iowa; Omaha Grain Inspection Service, Inc.: Scoular Elevator, Elliot, Montgomery County and two Scoular elevators, Griswold, Cass County, Iowa. Farwell SW Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area, in the States of Arizona and California, is assigned to this official agency. In Arizona Maricopa, Pinal, Santa Cruz, and Yuma Counties. In California Imperial, Riverside, and San Diego Counties. Farwell Southwest’s assigned geographic area does not include the export port locations inside Farwell Southwest’s area, which are serviced by GIPSA. North Dakota Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area, in the States of Illinois, Minnesota and North Dakota, is assigned to this official agency. In Illinois Bounded on the East by the eastern Cumberland County line; the eastern Jasper County line south to State Route 33; State Route 33 east-southeast to the Indiana-Illinois State line; the IndianaIllinois State line south to the southern Gallatin County line; Bounded on the South by the southern Gallatin, Saline, and Williamson County lines; the southern Jackson County line west to U.S. Route 51; U.S. Route 51 north to E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 43852 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 140 / Monday, July 22, 2013 / Notices State Route 13; State Route 13 northwest to State Route 149; State Route 149 west to State Route 3; State Route 3 northwest to State Route 51; State Route 51 south to the Mississippi River; and Bounded on the West by the Mississippi River north to the northern Calhoun County line; Bounded on the North by the northern and eastern Calhoun County lines; the northern and eastern Jersey County lines; the northern Madison County line; the western Montgomery County line north to a point on this line that intersects with a straight line, from the junction of State Route 111 and the northern Macoupin County line to the junction of Interstate 55 and State Route 16 (in Montgomery County); from this point southeast along the straight line to the junction of Interstate 55 and State Route 16; State Route 16 east-northeast to a point approximately 1 mile northeast of Irving; a straight line from this point to the northern Fayette County line; the northern Fayette, Effingham, and Cumberland County lines. Plainview Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area, in the State of Texas, is assigned to this official agency. In Minnesota In Texas Bounded on the North by the northern Deaf Smith County line east to U.S. Route 385; U.S. Route 385 south to FM 1062; FM 1062 east to State Route 217; State Route 217 east to Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River; Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River southeast to the Briscoe County line; the northern Briscoe County line; the northern Hall County line east to U.S. Route 287; U.S. Route 287 southeast to the eastern Hall County line south to the northern Cottle County line; the northern Cottle County line east to the northern Hardeman County line; Bounded on the East by the eastern Hardeman and Fourd County lines to the northern Baylor and Archer County lines to the eastern Archer, Throckmorton, Shacklelford, and Callahan County lines; Bounded on the South by the southern Calahan, Taylor, Nolan, Mitchell, Howard, Martin, and Andrews County lines; and Bounded on the West by the western Andrews, Gaines, and Yoakum County lines; the northern Yoakum and Terry county lines; the western Lubbock County line; the western Hale County line north to FM 37; FM 37 west to U.S. Route 84; U.S. Route 84 northwest to FM 303; FM 303 north to U.S. Route 70; U.S. Route 70 west to the Lamb County line; the western and northern Lamb County lines; the western Castro County line; the southern Deaf Smith County line west to State Route 214; State Route 214 north to the northern Deaf Smith County line. Kittson, Roseau, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Beltrami, Polk, Pennington, Red Lake, and Clearwater Counties. Opportunity for Designation Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for designation to In Minnesota Koochiching, St. Louis, Lake, Cook, Itasca, Norman, Mahnomen, Hubbard, Cass, Clay, Becker, Wadena, Crow Wing, Aitkin, Carlton, Wilkin, and Otter Tail Counties, except those export port locations within the State, which are serviced by GIPSA. In North Dakota Bounded on the North by the northern Steele County line from State Route 32 east; the northern Steele and Trail County lines east to the North Dakota State line; Bounded on the East by the eastern North Dakota State line; Bounded on the South by the southern North Dakota State line west to State Route 1; and Bounded on the West by State Route 1 north to Interstate 94; Interstate 94 east to the Soo Railroad line; the Soo Railroad line northwest to State Route 1; State Route 1 north to State Route 200; State Route 200 east to State Route 45; State Route 45 north to State Route 32; State Route 32 north. Northern Plains tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In North Dakota Bounded on the North by the North Dakota State line; Bounded on the East by the North Dakota State line south to the southern Grand Forks County line; Bounded on the South by the southern Grand Forks and Nelson County lines west to the western Nelson County line; the western Nelson County line north to the southern Benson County line, the southern Benson and Pierce County lines west to State Route 3; and Bounded on the West by State Route 3 north to the southern Rolette County line; the southern Rolette County line west to the western Rolette County line to the north to the North Dakota State line. Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area, in the States of Minnesota and North Dakota, is assigned to this official agency. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:15 Jul 19, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 provide official services in the geographic areas specified above under the provisions of section 79(f) of the USGSA and 7 CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic areas is for the period beginning April 1, 2014 and ending March 31, 2017. To apply for designation or for more information, contact Eric J. Jabs at the address listed above or visit GIPSA’s Web site at http://www.gipsa.usda.gov. Request for Comments We are publishing this notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by Barton, Central Illinois, Central Iowa, Farwell SW, North Dakota, Northern Plains, and Plainview official agencies. In the designation process, we are particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the applicants. Submit all comments to Eric J. Jabs at the above address or at http://www.regulations.gov. We consider applications, comments, and other available information when determining which applicants will be designated. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–17449 Filed 7–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Correction for the Cairo, IL and Belmond, IA Areas Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice and correction. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA), published a Federal Register Notice on December 28, 2012, announcing the opportunity for Designation for the Cairo, IL and Belmond, IA Areas. The Notice incorrectly omitted grain elevators assigned inside and/or outside of the geographical areas. ADDRESSES: Eric J. Jabs, Chief, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, QADB, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric J. Jabs, 816–659–8408 or Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 140 (Monday, July 22, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43850-43852]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-17449]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration


Opportunity for Designation in Owensboro, KY; Bloomington, IL; 
Iowa Falls, IA; Casa Grande, AZ; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks, ND and 
Plainview, TX; Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agencies 
Servicing These Areas

AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The designations of the official agencies listed below will 
end on March 31, 2014. We are asking persons or governmental agencies 
interested in providing official services in the areas presently served 
by these agencies to submit an application for designation. In 
addition, we are asking for comments on the quality of services 
provided by the following designated agencies: J.W. Barton Grain 
Inspection Service, Inc. (Barton); Central Illinois Grain Inspection, 
Inc. (Central Illinois); Central Iowa Grain Inspection Corporation 
(Central Iowa); Farwell Commodity and Grain Services, Inc. (Farwell 
SW); North Dakota Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (North Dakota); 
Northern Plains Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Northern Plains); and 
Plainview Grain Inspection and Weighing Service, Inc. (Plainview).

DATES: Applications and comments must be received by August 21, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications and comments concerning this notice 
using any of the following methods:
     Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISOnline 
(https://fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/default_home_FGIS.aspx) and then click 
on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. 
You will need to obtain an FGISOnline customer number and USDA 
eAuthentication username and password prior to applying.
     Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov 
(http://www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading 
comments are detailed on the site.
     Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Eric J. Jabs, Chief, USDA, 
GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, QADB, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 
64153.
     Fax: Eric J. Jabs, 816-872-1257.
     Email: Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov.
    Read Applications and Comments: All applications and comments will 
be available for public inspection at the office above during regular 
business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric J. Jabs, 816-659-8408 or 
Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 79(f) of the United States Grain 
Standards Act (USGSA) authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified 
applicant to provide official services in a specified area after 
determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant 
to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79 (f)). Under section 
79(g) of the USGSA, designations of official agencies are effective for 
three years unless terminated by the Secretary, but may be renewed 
according to the criteria and procedures

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prescribed in section 79(f) of the USGSA.
    Areas Open for Designation:

Barton

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic area, in the States of Indiana, Kentucky, 
and Tennessee, is assigned to this official agency.

In Indiana

    Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Jennings, Jefferson, 
Lawrence, Martin, Orange, Perry, Scott, Spencer, and Washington 
Counties.

In Kentucky

    Bounded on the North by the northern Daviess, Hancock, 
Breckinridge, Meade, Hardin, Jefferson, Oldham, Trimble, and Carroll 
County lines; Bounded on the East by the eastern Carroll, Henry, 
Franklin, Scott, Fayette, Jessamine, Woodford, Anderson, Nelson, Larue, 
Hart, Barren, and Allen County lines; Bounded on the South by the 
southern Allen and Simpson County lines; and Bounded on the West by the 
western Simpson and Warren County lines; the southern Butler and 
Muhlenberg County lines; the Muhlenberg County line west to the Western 
Kentucky Parkway; the Western Kentucky Parkway west to State Route 109; 
State Route 109 north to State Route 814; State Route 814 north to U.S. 
Route Alternate 41; U.S. Route Alternate 41 north to the Webster County 
line; the northern Webster County line; the western McLean and Daviess 
County lines.

In Tennessee

    Bounded on the North by the northern Tennessee State line from 
Sumner County east; Bounded on the East by the eastern Tennessee State 
line southwest; Bounded on the South by the southern Tennessee State 
line west to the western Giles County line; and Bounded on the West by 
the western Giles, Maury, and Williamson County lines North; the 
northern Williamson County line east; the western Rutherford, Wilson, 
and Sumner County lines north.

Central Illinois

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic area, in the State of Illinois, is 
assigned to this official agency.

In Illinois

    Bounded on the North by State Route 18 east to U.S. Route 51; U.S. 
Route 51 south to State Route 17; State Route 17 east to Livingston 
County; the Livingston County line east to State Route 47; Bounded on 
the East by State Route 47 south to State Route 116; State Route 116 
west to Pontiac, which intersects with a straight line running north 
and south through Arrowsmith to the southern McLean County line; 
Bounded on the South by the southern McLean County line; the eastern 
Logan County line south to State Route 10; State Route 10 west to the 
Logan County line; the western Logan County line; the southern Tazewell 
County line; and Bounded on the West by the western Tazewell County 
line; the western Peoria County line north to Interstate 74; Interstate 
74 southeast to State Route 116; State Route 116 north to State Route 
26; State Route 26 north to State Route 18.
    The following grain elevator is not part of this geographic area 
assignment and is assigned to: Champaign-Danville Grain Inspection 
Departments, Inc.: East Lincoln Farmers Grain Co., Lincoln, Logan 
County, Illinois.

Central Iowa

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic area, in the State of Iowa, is assigned 
to this official agency.

In Iowa

    Bounded on the North by U.S. Route 30 east to N44; N44 south to 
E53; E53 east to U.S. Route 30; U.S. Route 30 east to the Boone County 
line; the western Boone County line north to E18; E18 east to U.S. 
Route 169; U.S. Route 169 north to the Boone County line; the northern 
Boone County line; the western Hamilton County line north to U.S. Route 
20; U.S. Route 20 east to R38; R38 north to the Hamilton County line; 
the northern Hamilton County line east to Interstate 35; Interstate 35 
northeast to C55; C55 east to S41; S41 north to State Route 3; State 
Route 3 east to U.S. Route 65; U.S. Route 65 north to C25; C25 east to 
S56; S56 north to C23; C23 east to T47; T47 south to C33; C33 east to 
T64; T64 north to B60; B60 east to U.S. Route 218; U.S. Route 218 north 
to Chickasaw County; the western Chickasaw County line; and the western 
and northern Howard County lines. Bounded on the East by the eastern 
Howard and Chickasaw County lines; the eastern and southern Bremer 
County lines; V49 south to State Route 297; State Route 297 south to 
D38; D38 west to State Route 21; State Route 21 south to State Route 8; 
State Route 8 west to U.S. Route 63; U.S. Route 63 south to Interstate 
80; Interstate 80 east to the Poweshiek County line; the eastern 
Poweshiek, Mahaska, Monroe, and Appanoose County lines; Bounded on the 
South by the southern Appanoose, Wayne, Decatur, Ringgold, and Taylor 
County lines; Bounded on the West by the western Taylor County line; 
the southern Montgomery County line west to State Route 48; State Route 
48 north to M47; M47 north to the Montgomery County line; the northern 
Montgomery County line; the western Cass and Audubon County lines; the 
northern Audubon County line east to U.S. Route 71; U.S. Route 71 north 
to U.S. Route 30.
    The following grain elevators are part of this geographic area 
assignment. In D.R. Schaal Agency's area: Agvantage F.S., Chapin, 
Franklin County and Five Star Coop, Rockwell, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.
    The following grain elevators are not part of this geographic area 
assignment and are assigned to: Sioux City Inspection and Weighing 
Service Company: West Central Coop, Boxholm, Boone County, Iowa; Omaha 
Grain Inspection Service, Inc.: Scoular Elevator, Elliot, Montgomery 
County and two Scoular elevators, Griswold, Cass County, Iowa.

Farwell SW

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic area, in the States of Arizona and 
California, is assigned to this official agency.

In Arizona

    Maricopa, Pinal, Santa Cruz, and Yuma Counties.

In California

    Imperial, Riverside, and San Diego Counties.
    Farwell Southwest's assigned geographic area does not include the 
export port locations inside Farwell Southwest's area, which are 
serviced by GIPSA.

North Dakota

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic area, in the States of Illinois, 
Minnesota and North Dakota, is assigned to this official agency.

In Illinois

    Bounded on the East by the eastern Cumberland County line; the 
eastern Jasper County line south to State Route 33; State Route 33 
east-southeast to the Indiana-Illinois State line; the Indiana-Illinois 
State line south to the southern Gallatin County line; Bounded on the 
South by the southern Gallatin, Saline, and Williamson County lines; 
the southern Jackson County line west to U.S. Route 51; U.S. Route 51 
north to

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State Route 13; State Route 13 northwest to State Route 149; State 
Route 149 west to State Route 3; State Route 3 northwest to State Route 
51; State Route 51 south to the Mississippi River; and Bounded on the 
West by the Mississippi River north to the northern Calhoun County 
line; Bounded on the North by the northern and eastern Calhoun County 
lines; the northern and eastern Jersey County lines; the northern 
Madison County line; the western Montgomery County line north to a 
point on this line that intersects with a straight line, from the 
junction of State Route 111 and the northern Macoupin County line to 
the junction of Interstate 55 and State Route 16 (in Montgomery 
County); from this point southeast along the straight line to the 
junction of Interstate 55 and State Route 16; State Route 16 east-
northeast to a point approximately 1 mile northeast of Irving; a 
straight line from this point to the northern Fayette County line; the 
northern Fayette, Effingham, and Cumberland County lines.

In Minnesota

    Koochiching, St. Louis, Lake, Cook, Itasca, Norman, Mahnomen, 
Hubbard, Cass, Clay, Becker, Wadena, Crow Wing, Aitkin, Carlton, 
Wilkin, and Otter Tail Counties, except those export port locations 
within the State, which are serviced by GIPSA.

In North Dakota

    Bounded on the North by the northern Steele County line from State 
Route 32 east; the northern Steele and Trail County lines east to the 
North Dakota State line; Bounded on the East by the eastern North 
Dakota State line; Bounded on the South by the southern North Dakota 
State line west to State Route 1; and Bounded on the West by State 
Route 1 north to Interstate 94; Interstate 94 east to the Soo Railroad 
line; the Soo Railroad line northwest to State Route 1; State Route 1 
north to State Route 200; State Route 200 east to State Route 45; State 
Route 45 north to State Route 32; State Route 32 north.

Northern Plains

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic area, in the States of Minnesota and 
North Dakota, is assigned to this official agency.

In Minnesota

    Kittson, Roseau, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Beltrami, Polk, 
Pennington, Red Lake, and Clearwater Counties.

In North Dakota

    Bounded on the North by the North Dakota State line; Bounded on the 
East by the North Dakota State line south to the southern Grand Forks 
County line; Bounded on the South by the southern Grand Forks and 
Nelson County lines west to the western Nelson County line; the western 
Nelson County line north to the southern Benson County line, the 
southern Benson and Pierce County lines west to State Route 3; and 
Bounded on the West by State Route 3 north to the southern Rolette 
County line; the southern Rolette County line west to the western 
Rolette County line to the north to the North Dakota State line.

Plainview

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic area, in the State of Texas, is assigned 
to this official agency.

In Texas

    Bounded on the North by the northern Deaf Smith County line east to 
U.S. Route 385; U.S. Route 385 south to FM 1062; FM 1062 east to State 
Route 217; State Route 217 east to Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red 
River; Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River southeast to the Briscoe 
County line; the northern Briscoe County line; the northern Hall County 
line east to U.S. Route 287; U.S. Route 287 southeast to the eastern 
Hall County line south to the northern Cottle County line; the northern 
Cottle County line east to the northern Hardeman County line; Bounded 
on the East by the eastern Hardeman and Fourd County lines to the 
northern Baylor and Archer County lines to the eastern Archer, 
Throckmorton, Shacklelford, and Callahan County lines; Bounded on the 
South by the southern Calahan, Taylor, Nolan, Mitchell, Howard, Martin, 
and Andrews County lines; and Bounded on the West by the western 
Andrews, Gaines, and Yoakum County lines; the northern Yoakum and Terry 
county lines; the western Lubbock County line; the western Hale County 
line north to FM 37; FM 37 west to U.S. Route 84; U.S. Route 84 
northwest to FM 303; FM 303 north to U.S. Route 70; U.S. Route 70 west 
to the Lamb County line; the western and northern Lamb County lines; 
the western Castro County line; the southern Deaf Smith County line 
west to State Route 214; State Route 214 north to the northern Deaf 
Smith County line.

Opportunity for Designation

    Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for 
designation to provide official services in the geographic areas 
specified above under the provisions of section 79(f) of the USGSA and 
7 CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic areas is for the 
period beginning April 1, 2014 and ending March 31, 2017. To apply for 
designation or for more information, contact Eric J. Jabs at the 
address listed above or visit GIPSA's Web site at http://www.gipsa.usda.gov.

Request for Comments

    We are publishing this notice to provide interested persons the 
opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by Barton, 
Central Illinois, Central Iowa, Farwell SW, North Dakota, Northern 
Plains, and Plainview official agencies. In the designation process, we 
are particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and 
pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the 
applicants. Submit all comments to Eric J. Jabs at the above address or 
at http://www.regulations.gov.
    We consider applications, comments, and other available information 
when determining which applicants will be designated.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71-87k.

Larry Mitchell,
Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-17449 Filed 7-19-13; 8:45 am]
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