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Download as PDF 67412 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 219 Thursday, November 13, 2014 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES November 7, 2014. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by December 15, 2014 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250–7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Nov 12, 2014 Jkt 235001 number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. National Agricultural Statistics Service Title: Organic Survey. OMB Control Number: 0535–0249. Summary of Collection: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Services (NASS) is to prepare and issue State and national estimates of crop and livestock production, prices, and disposition as well as economic statistics, farm numbers, land values, on-farm pesticide usage, pest crop management practices as well as the Census of Agriculture. General authority for these data collection activities is granted under 7 U.S.C. 2204. This census of organic farmers is required by law under the ‘‘Census of Agriculture Act of 1997,’’ Pubic Law 105–113, 7 U.S.C. 2204(g), as amended. Response to this survey will be mandatory. Need and Use of the Information: The information is vital to RMA in determining insurance payments to organic farmers. The Organic Survey will provide acreage, production, and sales data for a variety of organic crop and livestock commodities as well as to gather information on organic marketing practices. These data will be provided by certified organic farms, organic farms exempt from certification, and transitional farms in all 50 States. National and State estimates (where publishable) will be set for all items that are collected on the survey. The collected data will be used to enhance programs like the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) by providing accurate, detailed data for agricultural products produced using organic practices. Description of Respondents: Farmers and Ranchers. Number of Respondents: 17,500. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: One time. Total Burden Hours: 13,586. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–26911 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2014–0083] Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Mangoes From Australia Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment request. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations for the importation of mangoes from Australia. DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before January 12, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0083. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2014–0083, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may be viewed at http:// www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0083 or in our reading room, which is located in Room 1141 of the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 799–7039 before coming. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the importation of mangoes from Australia, contact Ms. Nicole Russo, Assistant Director, RCC, RPM, PHP, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 133, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–2159. For copies of more detailed information on the information collection, contact Ms. Kimberly Hardy, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 7, 2014.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by December 
15, 2014 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: 
Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office 
Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are 
encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: 
OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental 
Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-
7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-
8681.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

National Agricultural Statistics Service

    Title: Organic Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0249.
    Summary of Collection: The primary objective of the National 
Agricultural Statistics Services (NASS) is to prepare and issue State 
and national estimates of crop and livestock production, prices, and 
disposition as well as economic statistics, farm numbers, land values, 
on-farm pesticide usage, pest crop management practices as well as the 
Census of Agriculture. General authority for these data collection 
activities is granted under 7 U.S.C. 2204. This census of organic 
farmers is required by law under the ``Census of Agriculture Act of 
1997,'' Pubic Law 105-113, 7 U.S.C. 2204(g), as amended. Response to 
this survey will be mandatory.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information is vital to RMA in 
determining insurance payments to organic farmers. The Organic Survey 
will provide acreage, production, and sales data for a variety of 
organic crop and livestock commodities as well as to gather information 
on organic marketing practices. These data will be provided by 
certified organic farms, organic farms exempt from certification, and 
transitional farms in all 50 States. National and State estimates 
(where publishable) will be set for all items that are collected on the 
survey. The collected data will be used to enhance programs like the 
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) by providing accurate, 
detailed data for agricultural products produced using organic 
practices.
    Description of Respondents: Farmers and Ranchers.
    Number of Respondents: 17,500.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: One time.
    Total Burden Hours: 13,586.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-26911 Filed 11-12-14; 8:45 am]
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