Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 35296 [2016-12989]

Download as PDF 35296 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 106 / Thursday, June 2, 2016 / Notices Type of Respondents: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 900. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Number of Responses: 900. Estimated Average Time per Responses: 0.25. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 225 hours. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection to help us to: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of FSA, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of FSA’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) 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. All responses to this notice, including name and addresses when provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Val Dolcini, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 2016–12947 Filed 6–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES May 26, 2016. 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 are requested regarding (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Jun 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 information to be collected; (4) 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 July 5, 2016 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: Vegetable Surveys. OMB Control Number: 0535–0037. Summary of Collection: The primary function of the National Agricultural Statistics (NASS) is to prepare and issue current official state and national estimates of crop and livestock production, prices and disposition. The Vegetable Surveys Program obtains basic agricultural statistics for fresh market and processing vegetables in major producing States. The vegetable program has two types of utilization: Some crops are processing only, some are fresh market only, and others are dual crops (both processing and fresh market). Vegetable processors are surveyed in August for acreage contracted and estimated yield. In late November, processors are asked for final acreage harvested, production, and value. The fresh market vegetable program consists of specialized growers who are surveyed at the conclusion of the growing season for estimates of crop production. Producers of onions, strawberries, and asparagus are surveyed in August to obtain forecasted acreage and production. NASS will collect information using surveys. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Need and Use of the Information: NASS will collect information to estimate acreage intended to plant, acreage planted, acreage harvested, yield/production, price, and utilization for the various crops. The estimates provide vital statistics for growers, processors, and marketers to use in making production and marketing decisions. Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 19,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually; Other (seasonally). Total Burden Hours: 5,838. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–12989 Filed 6–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business Cooperative Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request May 26, 2016. 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 are requested regarding (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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 July 5, 2016 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 20502. 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 E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

May 26, 2016.
    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 
are requested regarding (1) 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; (2) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of 
the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) 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 July 5, 
2016 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: Vegetable Surveys.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0037.
    Summary of Collection: The primary function of the National 
Agricultural Statistics (NASS) is to prepare and issue current official 
state and national estimates of crop and livestock production, prices 
and disposition. The Vegetable Surveys Program obtains basic 
agricultural statistics for fresh market and processing vegetables in 
major producing States. The vegetable program has two types of 
utilization: Some crops are processing only, some are fresh market 
only, and others are dual crops (both processing and fresh market). 
Vegetable processors are surveyed in August for acreage contracted and 
estimated yield. In late November, processors are asked for final 
acreage harvested, production, and value. The fresh market vegetable 
program consists of specialized growers who are surveyed at the 
conclusion of the growing season for estimates of crop production. 
Producers of onions, strawberries, and asparagus are surveyed in August 
to obtain forecasted acreage and production. NASS will collect 
information using surveys.
    Need and Use of the Information: NASS will collect information to 
estimate acreage intended to plant, acreage planted, acreage harvested, 
yield/production, price, and utilization for the various crops. The 
estimates provide vital statistics for growers, processors, and 
marketers to use in making production and marketing decisions.
    Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 19,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually; Other (seasonally).
    Total Burden Hours: 5,838.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-12989 Filed 6-1-16; 8:45 am]
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