Designation for the Pocatello, ID; Evansville, IN; Salt Lake City, UT; and Columbia, SC Areas, 17432-17433 [2016-06987]

Download as PDF 17432 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2016 / Notices Jasper (south of U.S. Route 24), Newton (east of State Route 55 and south of U.S. Route 24), Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Warren (east of U.S. Route 41), and White Counties. The following grain elevators are part of this geographic area assignment: In Champaign-Danville Grain Inspection Department, Inc.’s area-Boswell Chase Grain, Inc., Boswell, Benton County, Indiana. In North Dakota Grain Inspection Service, Inc.’s area-The Andersons, Delphi, Carroll County; Frick Services, Inc., Leiters Ford, Fulton County; and Cargill, Inc./Valero Renewable Fuels, LLC., Linden, Montgomery County, Indiana. 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 in Cedar Rapids, IA is for the period beginning July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2020. Designation in the specified geographic areas in Fremont, NE; State of Maryland; and Lafayette, IN, is for the period beginning July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2021. To apply for designation or to request more information, contact Eric J. Jabs at the address listed above. Request for Comments We are publishing this Notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the Mid-Iowa, Fremont, Maryland, and Titus 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–06997 Filed 3–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:43 Mar 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Advisory Committee Meeting AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice of advisory committee meeting. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this constitutes notice of the upcoming meeting of the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) Grain Inspection Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee). The Advisory Committee meets annually to advise the GIPSA Administrator on the programs and services that GIPSA delivers under the U.S. Grain Standards Act. Recommendations by the Advisory Committee help GIPSA better meet the needs of its customers who operate in a dynamic and changing marketplace. DATES: May 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and May 18, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to noon. ADDRESSES: The Advisory Committee meeting will take place at GIPSA’s National Grain Center, 10383 N. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64153. Requests to orally address the Advisory Committee during the meeting or written comments may be sent to: Administrator, GIPSA, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., STOP 3601, Washington, DC 20250–3601. Requests and comments may also be faxed to (202) 690–2173. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terri L. Henry by phone at (202) 205– 8281 or by email at Terri.L.Henry@ usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the GIPSA Administrator with respect to the implementation of the U.S. Grain Standards Act (7 U.S.C. 71–87k). Information about the Advisory Committee is available on the GIPSA Web site at http://www.gipsa.usda.gov/ fgis/adcommit.html. The agenda will include service delivery overview and the grain standards act, quality assurance and compliance updates, field management overview, international program updates as they relate to outreach, and technology and science initiatives. For a copy of the agenda please contact Terri L. Henry by phone at (202) 205–8281 or by email at Terri.L.Henry@ usda.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public participation will be limited to written statements unless permission is received from the Committee Chairperson to orally address the Advisory Committee. The meeting will be open to the public. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication of program information or related accommodations should contact Terri L. Henry at the telephone number listed above. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–07004 Filed 3–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Designation for the Pocatello, ID; Evansville, IN; Salt Lake City, UT; and Columbia, SC Areas AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: GIPSA is announcing the designation of Idaho Grain Inspection Service (Idaho); Ohio Valley Grain Inspection, Inc. (Ohio Valley); Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (Utah); and South Carolina Department of Agriculture (South Carolina) to provide official services under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), as amended. DATES: Effective October 1, 2015. ADDRESSES: Eric J. Jabs, Deputy Director, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric J. Jabs, 816–659–8408 or Eric.J.Jabs@ usda.gov. Read Applications: All applications and comments are available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the July 1, 2015, Federal Register (80 FR 37581), GIPSA requested applications for designation to provide official services in the geographic areas presently serviced by Idaho, Ohio Valley, Utah, and South Carolina. Applications were due by July 31, 2015. The current official agencies, Idaho, Ohio Valley, Utah, and South Carolina, were the only applicants for designation to provide official services in these areas. As a result, GIPSA did not ask for additional comments. E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 17433 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2016 / Notices GIPSA evaluated the designation criteria in section 79(f) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined that Idaho, Ohio Valley, Utah, and South Carolina are qualified to provide official services in the geographic area specified in the Federal Register on July 1, 2015. This designation to provide official services in the specified areas of Idaho, Ohio Valley, and Utah is effective October 1, 2015, to September 30, 2018. This designation to provide official services in the specified area of South Carolina is effective October 1, 2015, to September 30, 2017. Interested persons may obtain official services by contacting these agencies at the following telephone numbers: Designation start Official agency Headquarters location and telephone Idaho ................................................ Ohio Valley ...................................... Utah ................................................. South Carolina ................................. Pocatello, ID, 208–233–8303 .................................................................... Evansville, IN, 812–423–9010 .................................................................. Salt Lake City, UT, 801–538–7100 ........................................................... Columbia, SC, 803–737–4597 .................................................................. Section 79(f) of the 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)). Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–06987 Filed 3–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent to Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Fruits, Nuts, and Specialty Crops Surveys. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sample design, minor changes in questionnaire design, the addition of several reimbursable surveys and an anticipated increase in response rates. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 31, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number 0535–0039, by any of the following methods: • Email: ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Include docket number above in the subject line of the message. • E-fax: (855) 838–6382. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:43 Mar 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 • Mail: Mail any paper, disk, or CD– ROM submissions to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 2024. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Hand deliver to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–2024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. Renee Picanso, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–2707. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from David Hancock, NASS—OMB Clearance Officer, at (202) 690–2388 or at ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Fruits, Nuts, and Specialty Crops Surveys. OMB Control Number: 0535–0039. Expiration Date of Approval: August 31, 2016. Type of Request: To revise and extend a currently approved information collection for a period of three years. Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is to collect, prepare and issue State and national estimates of crop and livestock production, prices, and disposition; as well as economic statistics, environmental statistics related to agriculture and also to conduct the Census of Agriculture. The Fruits, Nuts, and Specialty Crops survey program collects information on acreage, yield, production, price, and value of citrus and non-citrus fruits and nuts and other specialty crops in States with significant commercial production. The program provides data needed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other government agencies to administer programs and to set trade quotas and tariffs. Producers, processors, other industry representatives, State PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Designation end 10/1/2015 9/30/2018 10/1/2015 9/30/2018 10/1/2015 9/30/2018 10/1/2015 9/30/2017 Departments of Agriculture, and universities also use forecasts and estimates provided by these surveys. All questionnaires included in this information collection will be voluntary. Authority: These data will be 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 as amended, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to nonaggregated data provided by respondents. This Notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–113) and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320. NASS also complies with OMB Implementation Guidance, ‘‘Implementation Guidance for Title V of the E-Government Act, Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (CIPSEA),’’ Federal Register, Vol. 72, No. 115, June 15, 2007, p. 33362. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this information collection is based on approximately 75 individual surveys with expected response times of 5–65 minutes. The frequency of data collection for the different surveys will include annual, seasonal, quarterly, monthly, and one weekly survey. Estimated number of responses per respondent is 1.1. Publicity materials and instruction sheets will account for approximately 5 minutes of additional burden per respondent. Respondents who refuse to complete a survey will be allotted 2 minutes of burden per attempt to collect the data. Several new surveys have been added to this information collection to account for some specialty commodities in California. Respondents: Producers, processors, and handlers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 105,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 27,000 hours. E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 60 (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17432-17433]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06987]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration


Designation for the Pocatello, ID; Evansville, IN; Salt Lake 
City, UT; and Columbia, SC Areas

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: GIPSA is announcing the designation of Idaho Grain Inspection 
Service (Idaho); Ohio Valley Grain Inspection, Inc. (Ohio Valley); Utah 
Department of Agriculture and Food (Utah); and South Carolina 
Department of Agriculture (South Carolina) to provide official services 
under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), as amended.

DATES: Effective October 1, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Eric J. Jabs, Deputy Director, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 
10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric J. Jabs, 816-659-8408 or 
Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov.
    Read Applications: All applications and comments are available for 
public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 
CFR 1.27(c)).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the July 1, 2015, Federal Register (80 FR 
37581), GIPSA requested applications for designation to provide 
official services in the geographic areas presently serviced by Idaho, 
Ohio Valley, Utah, and South Carolina. Applications were due by July 
31, 2015.
    The current official agencies, Idaho, Ohio Valley, Utah, and South 
Carolina, were the only applicants for designation to provide official 
services in these areas. As a result, GIPSA did not ask for additional 
comments.

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    GIPSA evaluated the designation criteria in section 79(f) of the 
USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined that Idaho, Ohio Valley, Utah, 
and South Carolina are qualified to provide official services in the 
geographic area specified in the Federal Register on July 1, 2015. This 
designation to provide official services in the specified areas of 
Idaho, Ohio Valley, and Utah is effective October 1, 2015, to September 
30, 2018. This designation to provide official services in the 
specified area of South Carolina is effective October 1, 2015, to 
September 30, 2017.
    Interested persons may obtain official services by contacting these 
agencies at the following telephone numbers:

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Idaho......................................  Pocatello, ID, 208-233-8303........       10/1/2015       9/30/2018
Ohio Valley................................  Evansville, IN, 812-423-9010.......       10/1/2015       9/30/2018
Utah.......................................  Salt Lake City, UT, 801-538-7100...       10/1/2015       9/30/2018
South Carolina.............................  Columbia, SC, 803-737-4597.........       10/1/2015       9/30/2017
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    Section 79(f) of the 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)).

Larry Mitchell,
Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-06987 Filed 3-28-16; 8:45 am]
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