Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers, 43532 [2020-15495]

Download as PDF 43532 Notices Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 138 Friday, July 17, 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement, USDA. ACTION: Notice of conference call meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Department of Agriculture and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a public teleconference of the Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers (ACMF) will be held to discuss USDA outreach, technical assistance, and capacity building for and with minority farmers; the implementation of the Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmer and Rancher Grant Program (2501 Program); and methods of maximizing the participation of minority farmers and ranchers in the U.S. Department of Agriculture; and to plan mechanisms for best providing advice to the Secretary on the issues outlined above. DATES: The public portion of the conference call will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 12:15–1:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General information about the committee can also be found at https:// www.usda.gov/partnerships/advisorycommittee-on-minority-farmers. Any member of the public wishing to obtain information concerning this public meeting may contact Eston Williams, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at Eston.Williams@usda.gov or at (202) 596–0226. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Call-in Information: Conference call-in number: Dial-in: 888–251–2949 or 215– 861–0694 and Access Code: 2513486#. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jul 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 Please be advised that before placing them into the conference call, the operator will ask callers to provide their names, their organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so that callers may be notified of future meetings). Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the USDA will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free conference call-in number. Public Comments: Written comments for the Committee’s consideration may be submitted to email: ACMF@usda.gov. Written comments must be received by July 28, 2020. Availability of Materials for the Meeting: General information about the ACMF as well as any updates concerning the meeting announced in this notice, may be found on the ACMF website at https://www.usda.gov/ partnerships/advisory-committee-onminority-farmers Accessibility: USDA is committed to ensuring that all persons are included in our programs and events. If you are a person with a disability and require reasonable accommodations to participate in this meeting please contact Eston Williams at Eston.Williams@usda.gov or (202) 596– 0226. 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. Background: The Committee was established in the U.S. Department of Agriculture pursuant to section 14008 of the Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, Public Law 110–246, 122 Stat. 1651, 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2279). The Committee works in the interest of the public to ensure socially disadvantaged farmers have equal access to USDA programs. The Committee advises the Secretary on the implementation of section 2501 of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990; methods of maximizing the participation of minority farmers and ranchers in U.S. Department of Agriculture programs; and civil rights activities within the Department, as such activities relate to participants in such programs. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This meeting notice is being published less than 15 days in advance of the meeting due to limitations in leaderships schedule. Dated: July 14, 2020. Cikena Reid, USDA Committee Management Officer. 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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. 85, No. 138 / Friday, July 17, 2020 / 
Notices

[[Page 43532]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement


Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers

AGENCY: Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of conference call meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the 
rules and regulations of the Department of Agriculture and the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a public teleconference of the 
Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers (ACMF) will be held to discuss 
USDA outreach, technical assistance, and capacity building for and with 
minority farmers; the implementation of the Socially Disadvantaged and 
Veteran Farmer and Rancher Grant Program (2501 Program); and methods of 
maximizing the participation of minority farmers and ranchers in the 
U.S. Department of Agriculture; and to plan mechanisms for best 
providing advice to the Secretary on the issues outlined above.

DATES: The public portion of the conference call will be held on 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 12:15-1:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time 
(EST).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General information about the 
committee can also be found at https://www.usda.gov/partnerships/advisory-committee-on-minority-farmers. Any member of the public 
wishing to obtain information concerning this public meeting may 
contact Eston Williams, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at 
[email protected] or at (202) 596-0226.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Call-in Information: Conference call-
in number: Dial-in: 888-251-2949 or 215-861-0694 and Access Code: 
2513486#. Please be advised that before placing them into the 
conference call, the operator will ask callers to provide their names, 
their organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so 
that callers may be notified of future meetings). Callers can expect to 
incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the USDA 
will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for 
calls they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free 
conference call-in number.
    Public Comments: Written comments for the Committee's consideration 
may be submitted to email: [email protected]. Written comments must be 
received by July 28, 2020.
    Availability of Materials for the Meeting: General information 
about the ACMF as well as any updates concerning the meeting announced 
in this notice, may be found on the ACMF website at https://www.usda.gov/partnerships/advisory-committee-on-minority-farmers
    Accessibility: USDA is committed to ensuring that all persons are 
included in our programs and events. If you are a person with a 
disability and require reasonable accommodations to participate in this 
meeting please contact Eston Williams at [email protected] or 
(202) 596-0226.
    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.
    Background: The Committee was established in the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture pursuant to section 14008 of the Food Conservation and 
Energy Act of 2008, Public Law 110-246, 122 Stat. 1651, 2008 (7 U.S.C. 
2279).
    The Committee works in the interest of the public to ensure 
socially disadvantaged farmers have equal access to USDA programs. The 
Committee advises the Secretary on the implementation of section 2501 
of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990; methods 
of maximizing the participation of minority farmers and ranchers in 
U.S. Department of Agriculture programs; and civil rights activities 
within the Department, as such activities relate to participants in 
such programs.
    This meeting notice is being published less than 15 days in advance 
of the meeting due to limitations in leaderships schedule.

    Dated: July 14, 2020.
Cikena Reid,
USDA Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-15495 Filed 7-16-20; 8:45 am]
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