Meeting Notice of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board, 36373-36374 [2020-12966]

Download as PDF 36373 Notices Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 116 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 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. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Response to Comments; Open Innovation Competitions—Prizes, Challenges, Hackathons Center for Development Innovation (CDI), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). ACTION: Notice of response to information collection. AGENCY: The United States Agency for International Development sought comment on information contained in Federal Register Notice (Document Number: 2020–01961) and published Monday, February 3, 2020. One comment was received. The content of that comment was not germane to the subject of the information collection exercise. USAID/CDI will now request approval of this generic collection of information from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Jackson, USAID, Center for Development Innovations 202–216– 3467 or mjackson@usaid.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Open innovation competitions—Prizes, Challenges and hackathons. OMB Number: 2020–01961. Type of Review: Renewal of generic collection. Method of Collection: Electronic. Frequency of Response: Periodically. Affected Public: Open Innovation Competition contestants. Estimated Number of Respondents: Approximately 800 participants annually based on current year estimates. 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USAID/CDI solicited written comments from all interested persons about the proposed collection of information. USAID/CDI specifically sought information relevant to the following topics: • The necessity of the collection of information described for the proper performance of USAID/CDI’s functions, including its practical utility; • The accuracy of the estimation of the burden of the proposed collection; • Enhancing the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Using automation and forms of information technology to minimize the burden imposed by the collection of information. William Day, Grants Management Specialist, Center for Development Innovation, U.S. Agency for International Development. [FR Doc. 2020–12943 Filed 6–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P Act of 2018, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces a meeting of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board. The National Agricultural Research Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board will meet virtually by telephone conference on July 7–9, 2020, from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The public may file written comments before or up to July 23, 2020. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place virtually via Zoom. Dial-in options will be available. Web Preregistration: Participants wishing to participate may preregister by emailing the NAREEE Advisory Board at nareee@ars.usda.gov. Upon registration you will receive a unique link, call-in number, and access code. Written comments may be sent to The National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office, Room 332A, Whitten Building, United States Department of Agriculture, STOP 0321, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–0321. Due to COVID–19, we recommend you email comments to nareeeab@ars.usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Esch, Executive Director/ Designated Federal Official, or Shirley Morgan-Jordan, Program Support Coordinator, National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board; telephone: (202) 720–3684 or email: nareee@ ars.usda.gov. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Secretary Meeting Notice of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Research, Education, and Economics, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, and the Agriculture Improvement SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Purpose of the meeting: To provide advice and recommendations on the top priorities and policies for food and agricultural research, education, extension, and economics. The focus of this meeting will be on the deliberation of the report and recommendations of the relevance and adequacy review of the climate and energy needs programs of the USDA Research, Education, and Extension mission area and the Cooperative Extension activities of the land-grant university system. The Board will also hear from REE leadership and receive updates from the subcommittees of the Board. A detailed agenda may be received from the contact person identified in this notice or at https:// E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1 36374 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 116 / Tuesday, June 16, 2020 / Notices nareeeab.ree.usda.gov/meetings/ general-meetings. Tentative Agenda: On Tuesday, July 7, 2020 through Thursday, July 9, 2020, the meeting will be held from 11:00 a.m. EDT until 3:00 p.m. EDT. Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public via internet and telephone and any interested individuals wishing to attend. Opportunity for public comment will be offered. To attend the meeting via telephone and/or make oral statements regarding any items on the agenda, you must contact Michele Esch or Shirley Morgan-Jordan at email: nareee@ ars.usda.gov at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they sign up at the beginning of the meeting. The Chair will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Written comments by attendees or other interested stakeholders will be welcomed for the public record before and up to two weeks following the Board meeting (or by close of business Thursday, July 23, 2020). All written statements must be sent to Michele Esch, Designated Federal Officer and Executive Director, National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 332A, Jamie L. Whitten Building, Mail Stop 0321, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–0321; or email: nareee@ ars.usda.gov. All statements will become a part of the official record of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board and will be kept on file for public review in the Research, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office. Cikena Reid, Committee Management Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture. [FR Doc. 2020–12966 Filed 6–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Lassen County Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: lotter on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES ACTION: The Lassen County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a virtual meeting. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (the Act) and SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Jun 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 website: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/lassen/ workingtogether/advisorycommittees. DATES: The meeting will be held on July 23, 2020, starting at 10:00 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. The meeting will be held with virtual attendance only. For virtual meeting information, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. 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 Lassen National Forest Superivsor’s Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Gaston, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 505–252–6604 or via email at mark.gaston2@usda.gov. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to: 1. Approve minutes of last meeting, 2. Old Business; 3. Discuss membership outreach; 4. Call for project proposals; 5. Disuss Title II Funding for 2017, 2018, and 2019; 6. Committee Assignments; 7. Set next meeting dates; and 8. Time for public comments. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by July 16, 2020 to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments and requests for time to make oral comments must be sent to Mark Gaston, RAC Coordinator, Lassen National Forest Supervisor’s Office, 2550 Riverside Drive, Susanville, California 96130; by email to mark.gaston2@usda.gov, or via facsimile to 530–252–6428. 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. Cikena Reid, USDA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–12967 Filed 6–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Alaska Advisory Committee U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a meeting of the Alaska Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held at 12:00 p.m. Alaska Time (AKT) on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss which civil rights topic to examine; and to nominate and elect vice chair. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. AKT. Public Call Information: Dial: 888–394–8218. Conference ID: 8203613. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ana Victoria Fortes (DFO) at afortes@ usccr.gov or (202) 681–0857. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888–394–8218, conference ID number: 8203613. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 116 (Tuesday, June 16, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36373-36374]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-12966]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Office of the Secretary


Meeting Notice of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, 
Education, and Economics Advisory Board

AGENCY: Research, Education, and Economics, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 
1977, and the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, the United States 
Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces a meeting of the National 
Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory 
Board.

DATES: The National Agricultural Research Extension, Education, and 
Economics Advisory Board will meet virtually by telephone conference on 
July 7-9, 2020, from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). 
The public may file written comments before or up to July 23, 2020.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place virtually via Zoom. Dial-in 
options will be available.
    Web Preregistration: Participants wishing to participate may 
preregister by emailing the NAREEE Advisory Board at 
[email protected]. Upon registration you will receive a unique link, 
call-in number, and access code.
    Written comments may be sent to The National Agricultural Research, 
Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office, Room 332A, 
Whitten Building, United States Department of Agriculture, STOP 0321, 
1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-0321. Due to COVID-
19, we recommend you email comments to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Esch, Executive Director/
Designated Federal Official, or Shirley Morgan-Jordan, Program Support 
Coordinator, National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and 
Economics Advisory Board; telephone: (202) 720-3684 or email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose of the meeting: To provide advice and recommendations on 
the top priorities and policies for food and agricultural research, 
education, extension, and economics. The focus of this meeting will be 
on the deliberation of the report and recommendations of the relevance 
and adequacy review of the climate and energy needs programs of the 
USDA Research, Education, and Extension mission area and the 
Cooperative Extension activities of the land-grant university system. 
The Board will also hear from REE leadership and receive updates from 
the subcommittees of the Board. A detailed agenda may be received from 
the contact person identified in this notice or at https://

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nareeeab.ree.usda.gov/meetings/general-meetings.
    Tentative Agenda: On Tuesday, July 7, 2020 through Thursday, July 
9, 2020, the meeting will be held from 11:00 a.m. EDT until 3:00 p.m. 
EDT.
    Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public via 
internet and telephone and any interested individuals wishing to 
attend. Opportunity for public comment will be offered. To attend the 
meeting via telephone and/or make oral statements regarding any items 
on the agenda, you must contact Michele Esch or Shirley Morgan-Jordan 
at email: [email protected] at least 5 business days prior to the 
meeting. Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they 
sign up at the beginning of the meeting. The Chair will conduct the 
meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Written comments 
by attendees or other interested stakeholders will be welcomed for the 
public record before and up to two weeks following the Board meeting 
(or by close of business Thursday, July 23, 2020). All written 
statements must be sent to Michele Esch, Designated Federal Officer and 
Executive Director, National Agricultural Research, Extension, 
Education, and Economics Advisory Board, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Room 332A, Jamie L. Whitten Building, Mail Stop 0321, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-0321; or email: 
[email protected]. All statements will become a part of the official 
record of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and 
Economics Advisory Board and will be kept on file for public review in 
the Research, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office.

Cikena Reid,
Committee Management Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
[FR Doc. 2020-12966 Filed 6-15-20; 8:45 am]
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