Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee, 14865 [2017-05785]

Download as PDF 14865 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 55 Thursday, March 23, 2017 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 Agricultural Marketing Service [Document Number AMS–SC–17–0019] Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing a meeting of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (Committee). The meeting is being convened to examine the full spectrum of fruit and vegetable industry issues and provide recommendations and ideas to the Secretary of Agriculture on how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) can tailor programs and services to better meet the needs of the U.S. produce industry. The meeting is open to the public. This notice sets forth the schedule and location for the meeting. DATES: Tuesday, May 9, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The Committee meeting will be held in the Potomac Rooms V and VI on the Ballroom Level at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marlene Betts, USDA, AMS, Specialty Crops Program; Telephone: (202) 720– 5057; Email: Marlene.Betts@ams.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. 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The meeting is open to the public. Public Comments: All written public comments must be submitted electronically by April 14, 2017, for the Committee’s consideration to Marlene Betts at marlene.betts@ams.usda.gov or to www.regulations.gov or mailed to 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 2077-South, STOP 0235, Washington, DC 20250–0235. The meeting will be recorded, and information about obtaining a transcript will be provided at the meeting. Agenda items may include, but are not limited to, welcome and introductions, administrative matters, progress reports from committee working groups chairs and/or vice chairs, potential working group recommendations discussion and proposal, and presentations by subject matter experts as requested by the Committee. Meeting Accommodations: The Hyatt Regency Crystal City is ADA complaint and provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities where appropriate. 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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. 82, No. 55 / Thursday, March 23, 2017 / 
Notices

[[Page 14865]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Document Number AMS-SC-17-0019]


Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing a meeting of the 
Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (Committee). The 
meeting is being convened to examine the full spectrum of fruit and 
vegetable industry issues and provide recommendations and ideas to the 
Secretary of Agriculture on how the U.S. Department of Agriculture 
(USDA) can tailor programs and services to better meet the needs of the 
U.S. produce industry. The meeting is open to the public. This notice 
sets forth the schedule and location for the meeting.

DATES: Tuesday, May 9, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 
and Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The Committee meeting will be held in the Potomac Rooms V 
and VI on the Ballroom Level at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, 
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marlene Betts, USDA, AMS, Specialty 
Crops Program; Telephone: (202) 720-5057; Email: 
Marlene.Betts@ams.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2), the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) 
established the Committee in 2001 to examine the full spectrum of 
issues faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and to provide 
suggestions and ideas to the Secretary on how USDA can tailor its 
programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry's needs. The 
committee was re-chartered in July 2015 for a two-year period.
    The AMS Deputy Administrator for the Specialty Crops Program serves 
as the Committee's Executive Secretary, leading the effort to 
administer the Committee's activities. Representatives from USDA 
mission areas and other government agencies affecting the fruit and 
vegetable industry are periodically called upon to participate in the 
Committee's meetings as determined by the Committee. AMS is giving 
notice of the Committee meeting to the public so that they may attend 
and present their views. The meeting is open to the public.
    Public Comments: All written public comments must be submitted 
electronically by April 14, 2017, for the Committee's consideration to 
Marlene Betts at marlene.betts@ams.usda.gov or to www.regulations.gov 
or mailed to 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 2077-South, STOP 0235, 
Washington, DC 20250-0235. The meeting will be recorded, and 
information about obtaining a transcript will be provided at the 
meeting.
    Agenda items may include, but are not limited to, welcome and 
introductions, administrative matters, progress reports from committee 
working groups chairs and/or vice chairs, potential working group 
recommendations discussion and proposal, and presentations by subject 
matter experts as requested by the Committee.
    Meeting Accommodations: The Hyatt Regency Crystal City is ADA 
complaint and provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with 
disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation 
to participate in this public meeting, please notify Marlene Betts at 
marlene.betts@ams.usda.gov or (202) 720-5057, by April 14, 2017. 
Determinations for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-
case basis.

    Dated: March 20, 2017.
Bruce Summers,
Acting Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2017-05785 Filed 3-22-17; 8:45 am]
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