Designation for the Georgia Area Consisting of the Entire State of Georgia, 64311 [2018-27142]

Download as PDF 64311 Notices Federal Register Vol. 83, No. 240 Friday, December 14, 2018 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 authorized by the Secretary’s Memorandum dated November 14, 2017, eliminates the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) as a standalone agency. The grain inspection activities formerly part of GIPSA are now organized under AMS. DATES: Applicable Date: October 1, 2018. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ADDRESSES: Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc. No. AMS–FGIS–18–0076] Designation for the Georgia Area Consisting of the Entire State of Georgia Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing the designation of D.R. Schaal Agency, Inc. (Schaal) to provide official services under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), as amended. The realignment of offices within the U.S. SUMMARY: Designation start Official agency Headquarters location and telephone Schaal ........................................................................... Belmond, IA, 641–444–3122 ........................................ Section 7(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)). Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. [FR Doc. 2018–27142 Filed 12–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Dec 13, 2018 Jkt 247001 10/1/2016 Designation end 9/30/2021 Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA) can tailor programs and services to better meet the needs of the U.S. produce industry. [Document Number AMS–SC–18–0089] DATES: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Meeting of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: Dated: December 11, 2018. Greg Ibach, Under Secretary, Marketing and Regulatory Programs. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Sharon Lathrop, Compliance Officer, USDA, AMS, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Lathrop, 816–891–0415, Sharon.L.Lathrop@ams.usda.gov or FGISQACD@ams.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 April 17, 2017, Federal Register (82 FR 18101), AMS requested applications for designation to provide official services in the Georgia Area. The current official agency designated in the Georgia Area, the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA), and Schaal were the only applicants for designation to provide official services in the Georgia Area. As a result, AMS asked for additional comments in the July 24, 2017, Federal Register (82 FR 34276). On September 12, 2018, the GDA rescinded its application for designation to provide official services in the Georgia Area. This left Schaal as the only remaining applicant for designation to provide official services in the Georgia Area. AMS evaluated the designation criteria in section 7(f) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined that Schaal is qualified to provide official services in the geographic area specified in the Federal Register on April 17, 2017. The designation to provide official services in the Georgia Area is effective October 1, 2018, and will be incorporated into Schaal’s current designation which is effective from October 1, 2016, to September 30, 2021. Interested persons may obtain official services by contacting this agency at the following telephone number: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Committee will meet inperson on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), and Thursday, January 31, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., ET. Inperson oral comments will be heard on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, and possibly on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The deadline to submit written comments and/or sign up for oral comments is 11:59 p.m. ET, January 7, 2019. The Committee meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202. Detailed information pertaining to the meeting can be found at: https:// www.ams.usda.gov/about-ams/facasadvisory-councils/fviac. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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Notices
                                                Federal Register
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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. 83, No. 240 / Friday, December 14, 2018 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc. No. AMS-FGIS-18-0076]


Designation for the Georgia Area Consisting of the Entire State 
of Georgia

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing the 
designation of D.R. Schaal Agency, Inc. (Schaal) to provide official 
services under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), as 
amended. The realignment of offices within the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture authorized by the Secretary's Memorandum dated November 14, 
2017, eliminates the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards 
Administration (GIPSA) as a standalone agency. The grain inspection 
activities formerly part of GIPSA are now organized under AMS.

DATES: Applicable Date: October 1, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Sharon Lathrop, Compliance Officer, USDA, AMS, FGIS, QACD, 
10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Lathrop, 816-891-0415, 
[email protected] or [email protected].
    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 April 17, 2017, Federal Register (82 
FR 18101), AMS requested applications for designation to provide 
official services in the Georgia Area.
    The current official agency designated in the Georgia Area, the 
Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA), and Schaal were the only 
applicants for designation to provide official services in the Georgia 
Area. As a result, AMS asked for additional comments in the July 24, 
2017, Federal Register (82 FR 34276).
    On September 12, 2018, the GDA rescinded its application for 
designation to provide official services in the Georgia Area. This left 
Schaal as the only remaining applicant for designation to provide 
official services in the Georgia Area. AMS evaluated the designation 
criteria in section 7(f) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined 
that Schaal is qualified to provide official services in the geographic 
area specified in the Federal Register on April 17, 2017. The 
designation to provide official services in the Georgia Area is 
effective October 1, 2018, and will be incorporated into Schaal's 
current designation which is effective from October 1, 2016, to 
September 30, 2021.
    Interested persons may obtain official services by contacting this 
agency at the following telephone number:

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                                                    Headquarters location and       Designation     Designation
                Official agency                             telephone                  start            end
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Schaal........................................  Belmond, IA, 641-444-3122.......       10/1/2016       9/30/2021
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    Section 7(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)).

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71-87k.

    Dated: December 11, 2018.
Greg Ibach,
Under Secretary, Marketing and Regulatory Programs.
[FR Doc. 2018-27142 Filed 12-13-18; 8:45 am]
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