Irish Potatoes Grown in Certain Designated Counties in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon; Continuance Referendum, 9253 [2021-02823]

Download as PDF 9253 Rules and Regulations Federal Register Vol. 86, No. 28 Friday, February 12, 2021 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510. The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service 7 CFR Part 945 [Doc. No. AMS–SC–20–0084; SC21–945–1 CR] Irish Potatoes Grown in Certain Designated Counties in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon; Continuance Referendum AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Referendum order. This document directs that a referendum be conducted among eligible producers of Irish potatoes grown in certain designated counties in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon, to determine whether they favor continuance of the marketing order regulating the handling of Irish potatoes grown in the production area. DATES: The referendum will be conducted from April 12 to April 30, 2021. To vote in this referendum, producers must have produced Irish potatoes for the fresh market within the designated production area in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon, during the period August 1, 2019, through July 31, 2020. ADDRESSES: Copies of the marketing order may be obtained from the office of the referendum agents at 1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Suite 305, Portland, OR 97204; Telephone: (503) 326–2724; or the Office of the Docket Clerk, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 0237, Washington, DC 20250–0237; Telephone: (202) 720–2491; or on the internet https://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory A. Breasher or Gary D. Olson, Northwest Marketing Field Office, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Specialty Crops Program, SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Feb 11, 2021 Jkt 253001 AMS, USDA, 1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Suite 305, Portland, OR 97204; Telephone: (503) 326–2724, or Email: Gregory.Breasher@usda.gov or GaryD.Olson@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Marketing Agreement and Order No. 945, as amended (7 CFR part 945), hereinafter referred to as the ‘‘Order,’’ and the applicable provisions of the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended (7 U.S.C. 601–674), hereinafter referred to as the ‘‘Act,’’ it is hereby directed that a referendum be conducted to ascertain whether continuance of the Order is favored by the producers. The referendum shall be conducted from April 12 to April 30, 2021, among eligible Irish potato producers in the production area. Only producers that were engaged in the production of Irish potatoes for the fresh market in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon, during the period of August 1, 2019, through July 31, 2020, may participate in the continuance referendum. USDA has determined that continuance referenda are an effective means for determining whether producers favor continuation of marketing order programs. The Order will continue in effect if at least twothirds of producers voting in the referendum, or producers of at least two-thirds of the volume of Irish potatoes represented in the referendum, favor continuance. In evaluating the merits of continuance versus termination, USDA will not exclusively consider the results of the continuance referendum. USDA will also consider all other relevant information concerning the operation of the Order and the relative benefits and disadvantages to producers, handlers, and consumers in order to determine whether continued operation of the Order would tend to effectuate the declared policy of the Act. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the ballots used in the referendum have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and have been assigned OMB No. 0581–0178—Vegetable and Specialty Crops. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents 
having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed 
to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published 
under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510.

The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. 

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Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 28 / Friday, February 12, 2021 / 
Rules and Regulations

[[Page 9253]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

7 CFR Part 945

[Doc. No. AMS-SC-20-0084; SC21-945-1 CR]


Irish Potatoes Grown in Certain Designated Counties in Idaho, and 
Malheur County, Oregon; Continuance Referendum

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Referendum order.

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SUMMARY: This document directs that a referendum be conducted among 
eligible producers of Irish potatoes grown in certain designated 
counties in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon, to determine whether 
they favor continuance of the marketing order regulating the handling 
of Irish potatoes grown in the production area.

DATES: The referendum will be conducted from April 12 to April 30, 
2021. To vote in this referendum, producers must have produced Irish 
potatoes for the fresh market within the designated production area in 
Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon, during the period August 1, 2019, 
through July 31, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the marketing order may be obtained from the 
office of the referendum agents at 1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Suite 305, 
Portland, OR 97204; Telephone: (503) 326-2724; or the Office of the 
Docket Clerk, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Specialty Crops 
Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 0237, Washington, 
DC 20250-0237; Telephone: (202) 720-2491; or on the internet https://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory A. Breasher or Gary D. Olson, 
Northwest Marketing Field Office, Marketing Order and Agreement 
Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, 1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Suite 
305, Portland, OR 97204; Telephone: (503) 326-2724, or Email: 
[email protected] or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Marketing Agreement and Order 
No. 945, as amended (7 CFR part 945), hereinafter referred to as the 
``Order,'' and the applicable provisions of the Agricultural Marketing 
Agreement Act of 1937, as amended (7 U.S.C. 601-674), hereinafter 
referred to as the ``Act,'' it is hereby directed that a referendum be 
conducted to ascertain whether continuance of the Order is favored by 
the producers. The referendum shall be conducted from April 12 to April 
30, 2021, among eligible Irish potato producers in the production area. 
Only producers that were engaged in the production of Irish potatoes 
for the fresh market in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon, during the 
period of August 1, 2019, through July 31, 2020, may participate in the 
continuance referendum.
    USDA has determined that continuance referenda are an effective 
means for determining whether producers favor continuation of marketing 
order programs. The Order will continue in effect if at least two-
thirds of producers voting in the referendum, or producers of at least 
two-thirds of the volume of Irish potatoes represented in the 
referendum, favor continuance. In evaluating the merits of continuance 
versus termination, USDA will not exclusively consider the results of 
the continuance referendum. USDA will also consider all other relevant 
information concerning the operation of the Order and the relative 
benefits and disadvantages to producers, handlers, and consumers in 
order to determine whether continued operation of the Order would tend 
to effectuate the declared policy of the Act.
    In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35), the ballots used in the referendum have been approved by 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and have been assigned OMB 
No. 0581-0178--Vegetable and Specialty Crops. It has been estimated 
that it will take an average of 20 minutes for each of the 
approximately 450 producers of Irish potatoes grown in Idaho, and 
Malheur County, Oregon, to cast a ballot. Participation is voluntary. 
Ballots postmarked after April 30, 2021, will not be included in the 
vote tabulation.
    Gregory A. Breasher and Gary D. Olson of the Northwest Marketing 
Field Office, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, are hereby designated 
as the referendum agents of the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct 
this referendum. The procedure applicable to the referendum shall be 
the ``Procedure for the Conduct of Referenda in Connection with 
Marketing Orders for Fruits, Vegetables, and Nuts Pursuant to the 
Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as Amended'' (7 CFR 
900.400-900.407).
    Ballots will be mailed to all producers of record and may also be 
obtained from the referendum agents, or from their appointees.

List of Subjects in 7 CFR Part 945

    Potatoes, Marketing agreements, Reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 601-674.

Bruce Summers,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-02823 Filed 2-11-21; 8:45 am]
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