Meeting of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee, 10770 [2019-05431]

Download as PDF 10770 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 56 Friday, March 22, 2019 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–19–0024] Meeting of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. 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 (USDA) can tailor programs and services to better meet the needs of the U.S. produce industry. DATES: The Committee will meet inperson on Thursday, May 9, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), and Friday, May 10, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., ET. In-person oral comments will be heard on Thursday, May 9, 2019, and possibly on Friday, May 10, 2019. The deadline to submit written comments and/or sign up for oral comments is 11:59 p.m. ET, April 17, 2019. ADDRESSES: 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darrell Hughes, Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee, USDA, AMS, Specialty Crop Programs, 1400 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Mar 21, 2019 Jkt 247001 Independence Avenue SW, Room 2083– S, STOP 0235, Washington, DC 20250– 0235; Telephone: (202) 378–2576; Email: SCPFVIAC@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 reestablished in March 2018 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. Agenda items may include, but are not limited to, welcome and introductions, administrative matters, consideration of topics for potential working group discussion and proposal, and presentations by subject matter experts as requested by the Committee. Public Comments: Comments should address specific tops noted on the meeting agenda. Written Comments: Written public comments will be accepted on or before 11:59 p.m. ET on April 17, 2019, via http://www.regulations.gov: Document #AMS–SC–19–0024. Comments submitted after this date will be provided to AMS, but the Committee may not have adequate time to consider those comments prior to the meeting. AMS-Specialty Crop Programs strongly prefers that comments be submitted electronically. However, written comments may also be submitted (i.e. postmarked) via mail to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by or before the deadline. Oral Comments: The Committee is providing the public an opportunity to provide oral comments and will accommodate as many individuals and PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 organizations as time permits. Persons or organizations wishing to make oral comments must pre-register by 11:59 p.m. ET, April 17, 2019, and can register for only one speaking slot. Instructions for registering and participating in the meeting can be found by contacting the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by or before the deadline. Meeting Accommodations: The Hyatt Regency Crystal City is ADA compliant and the USDA provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting, please notify the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Determinations for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis. Dated: March 18, 2019. Bruce Summers, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2019–05431 Filed 3–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Commodity Credit Corporation Office of The Secretary; Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Department of Agriculture, USDA. ACTION: Notice of a modified system of records. AGENCY: This notice proposes to revise to the Privacy Act System of Records titled Farm Records File (Automated) USDA, which includes information for certain Farm Service Agency under (FSA) Farm Programs and certain Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) programs that are administered by FSA on behalf of CCC. The records include information about the majority of agricultural producers in the United States. In general, USDA is modifying the system of records to add three new routine uses and make updates to one routine use to comply with recent requirements. SUMMARY: DATES: Comment Date: We will consider comments that we receive by April 22, E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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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. 84, No. 56 / Friday, March 22, 2019 / 
Notices

[[Page 10770]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Document Number AMS-SC-19-0024]


Meeting of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: 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 (USDA) can tailor programs and 
services to better meet the needs of the U.S. produce industry.

DATES: The Committee will meet in-person on Thursday, May 9, 2019, from 
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), and Friday, May 10, 2019, 
from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., ET. In-person oral comments will be heard 
on Thursday, May 9, 2019, and possibly on Friday, May 10, 2019. The 
deadline to submit written comments and/or sign up for oral comments is 
11:59 p.m. ET, April 17, 2019.

ADDRESSES: 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/facas-advisory-councils/fviac.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darrell Hughes, Fruit and Vegetable 
Industry Advisory Committee, USDA, AMS, Specialty Crop Programs, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW, Room 2083-S, STOP 0235, Washington, DC 20250-
0235; Telephone: (202) 378-2576; Email: SCPFVIAC@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 reestablished in March 2018 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.
    Agenda items may include, but are not limited to, welcome and 
introductions, administrative matters, consideration of topics for 
potential working group discussion and proposal, and presentations by 
subject matter experts as requested by the Committee.
    Public Comments: Comments should address specific tops noted on the 
meeting agenda.
    Written Comments: Written public comments will be accepted on or 
before 11:59 p.m. ET on April 17, 2019, via http://www.regulations.gov: 
Document #AMS-SC-19-0024. Comments submitted after this date will be 
provided to AMS, but the Committee may not have adequate time to 
consider those comments prior to the meeting. AMS-Specialty Crop 
Programs strongly prefers that comments be submitted electronically. 
However, written comments may also be submitted (i.e. postmarked) via 
mail to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section by or before the deadline.
    Oral Comments: The Committee is providing the public an opportunity 
to provide oral comments and will accommodate as many individuals and 
organizations as time permits. Persons or organizations wishing to make 
oral comments must pre-register by 11:59 p.m. ET, April 17, 2019, and 
can register for only one speaking slot. Instructions for registering 
and participating in the meeting can be found by contacting the person 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by or before the 
deadline.
    Meeting Accommodations: The Hyatt Regency Crystal City is ADA 
compliant and the USDA provides reasonable accommodations to 
individuals with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a 
reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting, please 
notify the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section. Determinations for reasonable accommodations will be made on a 
case-by-case basis.

    Dated: March 18, 2019.
Bruce Summers,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2019-05431 Filed 3-21-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-02-P