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Comments are requested regarding: 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; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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. 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Title: Pecans Grown in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas. OMB Control Number: 0581–0291. Summary of Collection: Under the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 (7 U.S.C. 601 et seq.; Act), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has authority to promulgate and oversee marketing orders to regulate the handling of an agricultural commodity placed in interstate or foreign commerce. Marketing orders are proposed and voted in by producers and apply to handlers who place the product in commercial channels. Need and Use of the Information: The rules and regulations authorize USDA and the Council to collect certain information from producers and handlers on the volume of pecans moving through their operations and into commercial channels. Collection of this information enables the Council to calculate assessments owed by each handler. 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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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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

June 10, 2019.
    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: 
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; the accuracy of the agency's 
estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and 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: 
[email protected] 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 July 15, 2019. 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: Pecans Grown in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, 
California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, 
North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas.
    OMB Control Number: 0581-0291.
    Summary of Collection: Under the Agricultural Marketing Agreement 
Act of 1937 (7 U.S.C. 601 et seq.; Act), the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA) has authority to promulgate and oversee marketing 
orders to regulate the handling of an agricultural commodity placed in 
interstate or foreign commerce. Marketing orders are proposed and voted 
in by producers and apply to handlers who place the product in 
commercial channels.
    Need and Use of the Information: The rules and regulations 
authorize USDA and the Council to collect certain information from 
producers and handlers on the volume of pecans moving through their 
operations and into commercial channels. Collection of this information 
enables the Council to calculate assessments owed by each handler. 
Gaining the authority to collect nationwide data on pecan inventories, 
shipments and foreign deliveries and acquisitions was the primary 
reason the U.S. pecan industry approached AMS for a Federal marketing 
order.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for profit.
    Number of Respondents: 2,750.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Other (when forms 
are requested).
    Total Burden Hours: 2,931.

    Title: National Sheep Industry Improvement Center.
    OMB Control Number: 0581-0263.
    Summary of Collection: The National Sheep Industry Improvement 
Center (NSIIC) was initially authorized under the Consolidated Farm and 
Rural Development Act (Act) (Pub. L. 104-127). The initial legislation 
included a provision that privatized the NSIIC 10 years after its 
ratification. Subsequently, the NSIIC was privatized on September 30, 
1996. In 2008, the NSIIC was re-established under Title XI of the Food, 
Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 also known as the 2008 Farm Bill. 
Section 11009 of the 2008 Farm Bill repealed the requirement in section 
375(e)(6) of the Act to privatize the NSIIC. The management of the 
NSIIC is vested in a Board of Directors (Board) that is appointed by 
the Secretary of Agriculture. The primary objective of the NSIIC is to 
assist U.S. sheep and goat industries by strengthening and enhancing 
the production and marketing of sheep, goats, and their products in the 
United States.
    Need and Use of the Information: Information is collected using the 
forms ``Nominations for Appointments;'' ``Background Information, AD-
755;'' and ``Nominee's Agreement to Serve.'' AMS accepts nominations 
for membership on the Board from national organizations that (1) 
consist primarily of active sheep or goat producers in the United 
States and (2) have the primary interest of sheep or goat production in 
the United States. The information collection requirements in the 
request are essential to carry out the intent of the enabling 
legislation.
    Description of Respondents: National Organizations consisting 
primarily of active sheep or goat producers in the U.S.
    Number of Respondents: 10.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 6.

Kimble Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-12485 Filed 6-12-19; 8:45 am]
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