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Download as PDF 31934 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 11, 2017 / Notices must submit separate agreements if they desire to participate in both programs. Description of Respondents: State and local government. Number of Respondents: 56. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annual. Total Burden Hours: 600. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–14509 Filed 7–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request July 6, 2017. The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 on or after the date of publication of this notice. 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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC; 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. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received by August 10, 2017. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Jul 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 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. Agricultural Marketing Service Title: USDA Farmers Market Application. OMB Control Number: 0581–0229. Summary of Collection: The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1622(n) authorizes the Secretary to conduct services and to perform activities that will facilitate the marketing and utilization of agricultural products through commercial channels. The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is authorized to implement established regulations and procedures under 7 CFR part 170 for AMS to operate the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers Market, specify vendor criteria and selection procedures, and define guidelines to be used for governing the USDA Farmers Market annually. Need and Use of the Information: Information will be collected on form TM–28, ‘‘USDA Farmers Market Application.’’ The application was developed to ensure a uniform and fair process for deciding which farm operations are allowed to participate in the market, as well as ensure diversity of product for consumers. The Program has expanded to a year-round market. The Summer/Outdoor market season is from June through November and the Winter/Indoor market season operates from December through May. AMS will collect information to review the type of products available for sale and selecting participants for the annual market season. The information collected consists of (1) certification that the applicant is the owner or a representative of the farm or business; (2) name(s), address, telephone number and email address; (3) farm or business location; (4) types of products grown; (5) business practices; and (6) insurance coverage. Two new forms are being included in this renewal submission. The ‘‘USDA Farmers Market Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire’’ to learn who our customers are and their preferences in order to improve the Farmers Market. Taught by USDA subject matter experts, free fruit and vegetable education classes called VegU take place weekly at the Farmers Market. The ‘‘VegUcation Questionnaire’’ will be used to learn how familiar attendees are with the PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 featured fruit or vegetable, if they found the class valuable, and if their attendance affected their market purchases. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms; Individuals. Number of Respondents: 588. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 284. Agricultural Marketing Service Title: USDA Web Based Supply Chain Management System (WBSCM). OMB Control Number: 0581–0273. Summary of Collection: Section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935, as amended (Section 32 Pub. L. 74–320; 7 U.S.C. 612c); Sections 6(a) and (e), 13, and 17 of the National School Lunch Act, as amended, (42 U.S.C. 1751, 1761, and 1766) in addition to several other acts authorize the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Procurement Branches to prepare and issue announcements for the purchase and sale of perishable agricultural commodities. AMS purchases agricultural commodities for the Section 32 and 6a & e National School Lunch Program/Child & Adult Care Food Program; Nutrition Service Incentive Program; Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations; Commodity Supplemental Food Program; The Emergency Food Assistance Program and Disaster Feeding in addition to providing support for commodity markets with surplus inventory. Need and Use of the Information: AMS issues solicitation for offers in order to solicit bids for commodities for delivery to domestic nutrition assistance programs. Vendors respond by making electronic offers using the secure Web Based Supply Chain Management System (WBSCM). Vendors must be registered, and have an ID and password, in order to submit bids electronically through WBSCM via the Internet. The information will change in response to the needs of the domestic feeding programs and each solicitation. Information collected has been consolidated into three processes—a New Vendor Application, Bid Solicitation, and Contract Delivery, Invoice Submission and Inspection Results. The data collected from vendors assists AMS with making a determination whether a business is viable and capable of supplying product to the Federal government. Description of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Farms. Number of Respondents: 330. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Weekly; Monthly; Quarterly. E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 11, 2017 / Notices operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose Agricultural Marketing Service of the committee is to improve Title: Data Collection for Container collaborative relationships and to Availability. provide advice and recommendations to OMB Control Number: 0581–0276. the Forest Service concerning projects Summary of Collection: Section 203(g) and funding consistent with the Act. of the Agricultural Marketing Act of RAC information can be found at the 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621–1627) directs and following Web site: https:// authorizes the collection and www.fs.usda.gov/main/pts/ dissemination of marketing information specialprojects/racs. including adequate outlook information, DATES: The meeting will be held on July on a market area basis, for the purpose 28, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. of anticipating and meeting consumer All RAC meetings are subject to requirements aiding in the maintenance cancellation. For status of meeting prior of farm income and to bring about a to attendance, please contact the person balance between production and listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION utilization. As part of the Agricultural CONTACT. Marketing Service (AMS), the ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Transportation Services Division (TSD) the Coconino National Forest (NF) informs, represents, and assists Supervisor’s Office, 1824 South agricultural shippers and government Thompson Street, Flagstaff, Arizona. policymakers through: Market reports, Written comments may be submitted representation, analysis, assistance, and as described under SUPPLEMENTARY responses to inquiries. Need and Use of the Information: TSD INFORMATION. All comments, including collects data for its analysis from public names and addresses when provided, resources as well as unique data sources are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and to help the agricultural exporters make copying. The public may inspect the most out of the transportation comments received at the Coconino NF options available. The Data Collection for Container Availability provides U.S. Supervisor’s Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. agricultural exporters with weekly data detailing the availability of containers at FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brady Smith, RAC Coordinator, by select locations around the country. phone at 928–527–3490 or via email at AMS will collect these data on a bradysmith@fs.fed.us. voluntary basis from ocean container Individuals who use carriers and then provide these up-totelecommunication devices for the deaf date data in an aggregate report on its (TDD) may call the Federal Information Web site. Description of Respondents: Business Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., or other for-profit. Eastern Standard Time, Monday Number of Respondents: 21. through Friday. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Weekly. purpose of the meeting is to: Total Burden Hours: 1,759. 1. Introduce new members to one Charlene Parker, another, Departmental Information Collection 2. Elect a chairperson, Clearance Officer. 3. Review the charter, [FR Doc. 2017–14487 Filed 7–10–17; 8:45 am] 4. Establish ground rules, 5. Discuss future meeting dates, BILLING CODE 3410–02–P deadlines, and meeting processes. The meeting is open to the public. The DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or Forest Service less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing Coconino County Resource Advisory by July 21, 2017, to be scheduled on the Committee agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA. the committee may file written ACTION: Notice of meeting. statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written SUMMARY: The Coconino County comments and requests for time to make Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) oral comments must be sent to Brady will meet in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Smith, RAC Coordinator, Coconino NF committee is authorized under the Supervisor’s Office, 1824 South Secure Rural Schools and Community Thompson Street, Flagstaff, Arizona Self-Determination Act (the Act) and mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Total Burden Hours: 48,376. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Jul 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31935 86001; or by email to bradysmith@ fs.fed.us. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Leslie C. Weldon, Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2017–14419 Filed 7–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Coconino County Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coconino County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Flagstaff, Arizona. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with the Act. RAC information can be found at the following Web site: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/pts/ specialprojects/racs. DATES: The meeting will be held on August 21, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Coconino County Health Department, 2625 N. King Street, Flagstaff, Arizona. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Coconino National Forest (NF) Supervisor’s Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 131 (Tuesday, July 11, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

DATES: July 6, 2017.

    The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information 
collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 on or after the date 
of publication of this notice. 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 should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC; 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.
    Comments regarding these information collections are best assured 
of having their full effect if received by August 10, 2017. 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.

Agricultural Marketing Service

    Title: USDA Farmers Market Application.
    OMB Control Number: 0581-0229.
    Summary of Collection: The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 
U.S.C. 1622(n) authorizes the Secretary to conduct services and to 
perform activities that will facilitate the marketing and utilization 
of agricultural products through commercial channels. The Agricultural 
Marketing Service (AMS) is authorized to implement established 
regulations and procedures under 7 CFR part 170 for AMS to operate the 
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers Market, specify vendor 
criteria and selection procedures, and define guidelines to be used for 
governing the USDA Farmers Market annually.
    Need and Use of the Information: Information will be collected on 
form TM-28, ``USDA Farmers Market Application.'' The application was 
developed to ensure a uniform and fair process for deciding which farm 
operations are allowed to participate in the market, as well as ensure 
diversity of product for consumers. The Program has expanded to a year-
round market. The Summer/Outdoor market season is from June through 
November and the Winter/Indoor market season operates from December 
through May. AMS will collect information to review the type of 
products available for sale and selecting participants for the annual 
market season. The information collected consists of (1) certification 
that the applicant is the owner or a representative of the farm or 
business; (2) name(s), address, telephone number and email address; (3) 
farm or business location; (4) types of products grown; (5) business 
practices; and (6) insurance coverage.
    Two new forms are being included in this renewal submission. The 
``USDA Farmers Market Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire'' to learn 
who our customers are and their preferences in order to improve the 
Farmers Market. Taught by USDA subject matter experts, free fruit and 
vegetable education classes called VegU take place weekly at the 
Farmers Market. The ``VegUcation Questionnaire'' will be used to learn 
how familiar attendees are with the featured fruit or vegetable, if 
they found the class valuable, and if their attendance affected their 
market purchases.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms; 
Individuals.
    Number of Respondents: 588.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 284.

Agricultural Marketing Service

    Title: USDA Web Based Supply Chain Management System (WBSCM).
    OMB Control Number: 0581-0273.
    Summary of Collection: Section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935, as 
amended (Section 32 Pub. L. 74-320; 7 U.S.C. 612c); Sections 6(a) and 
(e), 13, and 17 of the National School Lunch Act, as amended, (42 
U.S.C. 1751, 1761, and 1766) in addition to several other acts 
authorize the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Procurement Branches 
to prepare and issue announcements for the purchase and sale of 
perishable agricultural commodities. AMS purchases agricultural 
commodities for the Section 32 and 6a & e National School Lunch 
Program/Child & Adult Care Food Program; Nutrition Service Incentive 
Program; Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations; Commodity 
Supplemental Food Program; The Emergency Food Assistance Program and 
Disaster Feeding in addition to providing support for commodity markets 
with surplus inventory.
    Need and Use of the Information: AMS issues solicitation for offers 
in order to solicit bids for commodities for delivery to domestic 
nutrition assistance programs. Vendors respond by making electronic 
offers using the secure Web Based Supply Chain Management System 
(WBSCM). Vendors must be registered, and have an ID and password, in 
order to submit bids electronically through WBSCM via the Internet. The 
information will change in response to the needs of the domestic 
feeding programs and each solicitation. Information collected has been 
consolidated into three processes--a New Vendor Application, Bid 
Solicitation, and Contract Delivery, Invoice Submission and Inspection 
Results. The data collected from vendors assists AMS with making a 
determination whether a business is viable and capable of supplying 
product to the Federal government.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Farms.
    Number of Respondents: 330.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Weekly; Monthly; 
Quarterly.

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    Total Burden Hours: 48,376.

Agricultural Marketing Service

    Title: Data Collection for Container Availability.
    OMB Control Number: 0581-0276.
    Summary of Collection: Section 203(g) of the Agricultural Marketing 
Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621-1627) directs and authorizes the collection 
and dissemination of marketing information including adequate outlook 
information, on a market area basis, for the purpose of anticipating 
and meeting consumer requirements aiding in the maintenance of farm 
income and to bring about a balance between production and utilization. 
As part of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), the Transportation 
Services Division (TSD) informs, represents, and assists agricultural 
shippers and government policymakers through: Market reports, 
representation, analysis, assistance, and responses to inquiries.
    Need and Use of the Information: TSD collects data for its analysis 
from public resources as well as unique data sources to help the 
agricultural exporters make the most out of the transportation options 
available. The Data Collection for Container Availability provides U.S. 
agricultural exporters with weekly data detailing the availability of 
containers at select locations around the country. AMS will collect 
these data on a voluntary basis from ocean container carriers and then 
provide these up-to-date data in an aggregate report on its Web site.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 21.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Weekly.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,759.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-14487 Filed 7-10-17; 8:45 am]
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