Designation for the Cedar Rapids, Iowa Area, 49616 [2020-17851]

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AMS evaluated each application against the designation criteria in section 7(f) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined that Mid-Iowa is better able to provide official services in the geographic area specified in the Federal Register on February 10, 2020. The designation to provide official services in the specified area of MidIowa is effective July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023. Interested persons may obtain official services by contacting this agency at the following telephone number: Designation start Official agency Headquarters location and telephone Mid-Iowa ...................................................................... Cedar Rapids, IA, 319–363–0239 ............................. 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. 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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. 158 / Friday, August 14, 2020 / 
Notices

[[Page 49616]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc No. AMS-FGIS-20-0051]


Designation for the Cedar Rapids, Iowa Area

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing the 
designation of Mid-Iowa Grain Inspection, Inc. (Mid-Iowa), to provide 
official services under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA), 
as amended.

DATES: July 1, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Austyn Hughes, (816) 891-0456 or 
[email protected].
    Read Applications: If you would like to view the applications, 
please contact us at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the February 10, 2020, Federal Register 
(85 FR 7527), AMS requested applications for designation to provide 
official services in the geographic area presently serviced by Mid-
Iowa. Applications were due by March 11, 2020.
    AMS received two applications for designation. These applicants 
were Mid-Iowa and Midwest Grain Inspection, Inc (Midwest). Mid-Iowa is 
the current official agency in the assigned territory and has applied 
for the entire territory. Midwest is a new business, requesting 
designation in two counties in Iowa (Clinton and Jackson) and two 
counties in Illinois (Carroll and Whiteside) within the territory.
    AMS evaluated each application against the designation criteria in 
section 7(f) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(f)) and determined that Mid-Iowa 
is better able to provide official services in the geographic area 
specified in the Federal Register on February 10, 2020. The designation 
to provide official services in the specified area of Mid-Iowa is 
effective July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023.
    Interested persons may obtain official services by contacting this 
agency at the following telephone number:

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Mid-Iowa..................................  Cedar Rapids, IA, 319-363-0239....       07/01/2020        6/30/2023
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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.

Bruce Summers,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-17851 Filed 8-13-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-02-P