Opportunity for Designation in the Urbana, Illinois; Sandusky, Michigan; Davenport, Iowa; Enid, Oklahoma; Keokuk, Iowa; Marshall, Michigan; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Fremont, Nebraska; Annapolis, Maryland; Amarillo, Texas; Cairo, Illinois; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Raleigh, North Carolina; Belmond, Iowa; and Ogden, Utah, Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agencies Servicing This Area, 10530-10531 [2021-03468]

Download as PDF 10530 Notices Federal Register Vol. 86, No. 33 Monday, February 22, 2021 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 Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc. No AMS–FGIS–20–0068] Opportunity for Designation in the Urbana, Illinois; Sandusky, Michigan; Davenport, Iowa; Enid, Oklahoma; Keokuk, Iowa; Marshall, Michigan; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Fremont, Nebraska; Annapolis, Maryland; Amarillo, Texas; Cairo, Illinois; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Raleigh, North Carolina; Belmond, Iowa; and Ogden, Utah, Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agencies Servicing This Area Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The designations of the official agencies listed in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below will end on the prescribed dates. We are asking persons or governmental agencies interested in providing official services in the areas presently served by these agencies to submit an application for designation. The Agricultural tkelley on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Marketing Service (AMS) encourages submissions from traditionally underrepresented individuals, organizations, and businesses to reflect the diversity of this industry. AMS encourages submissions from qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition, we are asking for comments on the quality of services provided by the following designated agencies: Champaign-Danville Grain Inspection Departments, Inc. (Champaign); Detroit Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Detroit); Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection and Weighing Service, Inc. (Eastern Iowa); Enid Grain Inspection Company, Inc. (Enid); Keokuk Grain Inspection Service (Keokuk); Michigan Grain Inspection Services, Inc. (Michigan); Omaha Grain Inspection Service, Inc. (Omaha); Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Inc. (Fremont); Maryland Department of Agriculture (Maryland); Amarillo Grain Exchange, Inc. (Amarillo); Cairo Grain Inspection Agency, Inc. (Cairo); Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (Louisiana); North Carolina Department of Agriculture (North Carolina); D.R. Schaal Agency, Inc. (Schaal); and Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (Utah). DATES: Applications and comments must be received by March 24, 2021. ADDRESSES: Submit applications and comments concerning this Notice using any of the following methods: • To apply for Designation: Use FGISonline (https:// fgisonline.ams.usda.gov) and then click on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. You will need to obtain an FGISonline customer number and USDA eAuthentication username and password prior to applying. • To submit Comments: Go to Regulations.gov (https:// www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading comments are detailed on the site. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments concerning this notice. All comments must be submitted through the Federal e-rulemaking portal at https:// www.regulations.gov and should reference the document number and the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. All comments submitted in response to this notice will be included in the record and will be made available to the public. Please be advised that the identity of the individuals or entities submitting comments will be made public on the internet at the address provided above. Read Applications and Comments: All comments will be available for public inspection online at https:// www.regulations.gov. If you would like to view the applications, please contact us at FGISQACD@usda.gov (7 CFR 1.27(c)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Diaz-Lopez, (816) 266–5240, or FGISQACD@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The designations of the official agencies listed below will end on the prescribed dates: Official agency Headquarters location and telephone Champaign-Danville Grain Inspection Department ................................................... Detroit Grain Inspection Service, Inc ........................................................................ Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection Company, Inc ........................................................... Enid Grain Inspection Company ............................................................................... Keokuk Grain Inspection Service .............................................................................. Michigan Grain Inspection Services, Inc ................................................................... Omaha Grain Inspection Service, Inc ....................................................................... Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Inc ............................................................... Maryland Department of Agriculture ......................................................................... Amarillo Grain Exchange, Inc .................................................................................... Cairo Grain Inspection Agency, Inc .......................................................................... Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry ................................................... North Carolina Department of Agriculture ................................................................. D.R. Schaal Agency, Inc ........................................................................................... Utah Department of Agriculture and Food ................................................................ Urbana, IL, 217–344–9306 ..................... Sandusky, MI, 810–404–3786 ................ Davenport, IA, 563–322–7149 ................ Enid, OK, 580–233–1122 ........................ Keokuk, IA, 319–524–4695 ..................... Marshall, MI, 269–781–2711 ................... Council Bluffs, IA, 712–256–2590 ........... Fremont, NE, 402–721–1270 .................. Annapolis, MD, 410–841–5769 ............... Amarillo, TX, 806–372–8511 ................... Cairo, IL, 618–734–0689 ......................... Baton Rouge, LA, 318–428–0116 ........... Raleigh, NC, 919–733–4491 ................... Belmond, IA, 641–444–3122 ................... Ogden, UT, 801–392–2292 ..................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:48 Feb 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 Designation end 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 3/31/2021 6/30/2021 6/30/2021 9/30/2021 9/30/2021 9/30/2021 9/30/2021 9/30/2021 9/30/2021 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 33 / Monday, February 22, 2021 / Notices Section 7(f) of the United States Grain Standards Act (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)). Under section 7(g) of the USGSA, designations of official agencies are effective for no longer than five years, unless terminated by the Secretary, and may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures prescribed in section 7(f) of the USGSA. tkelley on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES Areas Open for Designation Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan and Omaha: Areas of designation include Wisconsin and parts of Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Ohio and Nebraska. Please see the March 29, 2016, issue of the Federal Register (81 FR 17428–17431) for descriptions of the areas open for designation. Maryland and Fremont: Areas of designation include Maryland and parts of Iowa and Nebraska. Please see the March 29, 2016, issue of the Federal Register (81 FR 17431–17432) for descriptions of the areas open for designation. Amarillo, Cairo, Louisiana, and Utah: Areas of designation include Louisiana; Utah; and parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Please see the July 1, 2015, issue of the Federal Register (80 FR 37581 (only with respect to Utah)) and the August 24, 2016, issue of the Federal Register (81 FR 57882–57885) for descriptions of the areas open for designation. North Carolina and Schaal: Areas of designation include New Jersey, South Carolina, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, and parts of Iowa and Minnesota. Please see the June 3, 2020, issue of the Federal Register (85 FR 34160–34161) for descriptions of the areas open for designation. Opportunity for Designation Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for designation to provide official services in the geographic areas of the official agencies specified above under the provisions of section 7(f) of the USGSA and 7 CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic areas for Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan and Omaha begins April 1, 2021. Designation in the specified geographic areas for Fremont and Maryland begins July 1, 2021. Designation in the specified geographic areas for Amarillo, Cairo, Louisiana, North Carolina, Schaal, and Utah begins October 1, 2021. To apply for designation or to VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:48 Feb 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 request more information on the geographic areas serviced by these official agencies, contact Joshua DiazLopez at the address listed above. Request for Comments We are publishing this Notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, Omaha, Fremont, Maryland, Amarillo, Cairo, Louisiana, North Carolina, Schaal, and Utah official agencies. In the designation process, we are particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the applicant(s). Such comments should be submitted through the Federal e-rulemaking portal at https://www.regulations.gov. We consider applications, comments, and other available information when determining which applicants will be designated. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Bruce Summers, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2021–03468 Filed 2–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc No. AMS–FGIS–20–0061] 10531 reference the document number and the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. All comments submitted in response to this notice will be included in the record and will be made available to the public. Please be advised that the identity of the individuals or entities submitting comments will be made public on the internet at the address provided above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Weber, Analytical Chemistry Branch Chief, Technology and Science Division, Federal Grain Inspection Service, AMS, USDA; telephone (816) 891–0449; or email Thomas.A.Weber@ usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A notice seeking comments on proposed changes to mycotoxin test kit criteria was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 82427 on December 18, 2020. The original 30-day comment period provided in the notice closed on January 19, 2021. As of January 11, 2020, four stakeholders submitted comments requesting an extension of the comment period. AMS is reopening the comment period to ensure that interested persons have sufficient time to review and comment on the notice. The comment period is reopened for 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k, 7 U.S.C. 1621– 1627. Bruce Summers, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. Mycotoxin Test Kit Design Specifications and Performance Criteria [FR Doc. 2021–03469 Filed 2–19–21; 8:45 am] Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice; reopening of comment period. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the comment period is reopened for the notice that was published in the Federal Register on December 18, 2020. The publication invited comments on the changes that the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) proposes to its existing mycotoxin test kit criteria. DATES: Comments are due by March 24, 2021. ADDRESSES: To submit comments: Go to Regulations.gov (https:// www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading comments are detailed on the site. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments concerning this notice. 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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. 86, No. 33 / Monday, February 22, 2021 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc. No AMS-FGIS-20-0068]


Opportunity for Designation in the Urbana, Illinois; Sandusky, 
Michigan; Davenport, Iowa; Enid, Oklahoma; Keokuk, Iowa; Marshall, 
Michigan; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Fremont, Nebraska; Annapolis, Maryland; 
Amarillo, Texas; Cairo, Illinois; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Raleigh, 
North Carolina; Belmond, Iowa; and Ogden, Utah, Areas; Request for 
Comments on the Official Agencies Servicing This Area

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The designations of the official agencies listed in 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below will end on the prescribed dates. We 
are asking persons or governmental agencies interested in providing 
official services in the areas presently served by these agencies to 
submit an application for designation. The Agricultural Marketing 
Service (AMS) encourages submissions from traditionally 
underrepresented individuals, organizations, and businesses to reflect 
the diversity of this industry. AMS encourages submissions from 
qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, age, sex, sexual 
orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability 
status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected 
by law. In addition, we are asking for comments on the quality of 
services provided by the following designated agencies: Champaign-
Danville Grain Inspection Departments, Inc. (Champaign); Detroit Grain 
Inspection Service, Inc. (Detroit); Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection and 
Weighing Service, Inc. (Eastern Iowa); Enid Grain Inspection Company, 
Inc. (Enid); Keokuk Grain Inspection Service (Keokuk); Michigan Grain 
Inspection Services, Inc. (Michigan); Omaha Grain Inspection Service, 
Inc. (Omaha); Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Inc. (Fremont); 
Maryland Department of Agriculture (Maryland); Amarillo Grain Exchange, 
Inc. (Amarillo); Cairo Grain Inspection Agency, Inc. (Cairo); Louisiana 
Department of Agriculture and Forestry (Louisiana); North Carolina 
Department of Agriculture (North Carolina); D.R. Schaal Agency, Inc. 
(Schaal); and Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (Utah).

DATES: Applications and comments must be received by March 24, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications and comments concerning this Notice 
using any of the following methods:
     To apply for Designation: Use FGISonline (https://fgisonline.ams.usda.gov) and then click on the Delegations/Designations 
and Export Registrations (DDR) link. You will need to obtain an 
FGISonline customer number and USDA eAuthentication username and 
password prior to applying.
     To submit Comments: Go to Regulations.gov (https://www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading comments 
are detailed on the site. Interested persons are invited to submit 
written comments concerning this notice. All comments must be submitted 
through the Federal e-rulemaking portal at https://www.regulations.gov 
and should reference the document number and the date and page number 
of this issue of the Federal Register. All comments submitted in 
response to this notice will be included in the record and will be made 
available to the public. Please be advised that the identity of the 
individuals or entities submitting comments will be made public on the 
internet at the address provided above.
    Read Applications and Comments: All comments will be available for 
public inspection online at https://www.regulations.gov. If you would 
like to view the applications, please contact us at [email protected] 
(7 CFR 1.27(c)).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Diaz-Lopez, (816) 266-5240, or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The designations of the official agencies 
listed below will end on the prescribed dates:

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                                       Headquarters
         Official agency               location and      Designation end
                                        telephone
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Champaign-Danville Grain           Urbana, IL, 217-344-        3/31/2021
 Inspection Department.             9306.
Detroit Grain Inspection Service,  Sandusky, MI, 810-          3/31/2021
 Inc.                               404-3786.
Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection      Davenport, IA, 563-         3/31/2021
 Company, Inc.                      322-7149.
Enid Grain Inspection Company....  Enid, OK, 580-233-          3/31/2021
                                    1122.
Keokuk Grain Inspection Service..  Keokuk, IA, 319-524-        3/31/2021
                                    4695.
Michigan Grain Inspection          Marshall, MI, 269-          3/31/2021
 Services, Inc.                     781-2711.
Omaha Grain Inspection Service,    Council Bluffs, IA,         3/31/2021
 Inc.                               712-256-2590.
Fremont Grain Inspection           Fremont, NE, 402-           6/30/2021
 Department, Inc.                   721-1270.
Maryland Department of             Annapolis, MD, 410-         6/30/2021
 Agriculture.                       841-5769.
Amarillo Grain Exchange, Inc.....  Amarillo, TX, 806-          9/30/2021
                                    372-8511.
Cairo Grain Inspection Agency,     Cairo, IL, 618-734-         9/30/2021
 Inc.                               0689.
Louisiana Department of            Baton Rouge, LA,            9/30/2021
 Agriculture and Forestry.          318-428-0116.
North Carolina Department of       Raleigh, NC, 919-           9/30/2021
 Agriculture.                       733-4491.
D.R. Schaal Agency, Inc..........  Belmond, IA, 641-           9/30/2021
                                    444-3122.
Utah Department of Agriculture     Ogden, UT, 801-392-         9/30/2021
 and Food.                          2292.
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    Section 7(f) of the United States Grain Standards Act (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)). Under section 7(g) of the USGSA, 
designations of official agencies are effective for no longer than five 
years, unless terminated by the Secretary, and may be renewed according 
to the criteria and procedures prescribed in section 7(f) of the USGSA.

Areas Open for Designation

    Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan and Omaha: 
Areas of designation include Wisconsin and parts of Michigan, Illinois, 
Iowa, Indiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Ohio and Nebraska. Please see the March 
29, 2016, issue of the Federal Register (81 FR 17428-17431) for 
descriptions of the areas open for designation.
    Maryland and Fremont: Areas of designation include Maryland and 
parts of Iowa and Nebraska. Please see the March 29, 2016, issue of the 
Federal Register (81 FR 17431-17432) for descriptions of the areas open 
for designation.
    Amarillo, Cairo, Louisiana, and Utah: Areas of designation include 
Louisiana; Utah; and parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Kentucky, and 
Tennessee. Please see the July 1, 2015, issue of the Federal Register 
(80 FR 37581 (only with respect to Utah)) and the August 24, 2016, 
issue of the Federal Register (81 FR 57882-57885) for descriptions of 
the areas open for designation.
    North Carolina and Schaal: Areas of designation include New Jersey, 
South Carolina, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, and parts of Iowa 
and Minnesota. Please see the June 3, 2020, issue of the Federal 
Register (85 FR 34160-34161) for descriptions of the areas open for 
designation.

Opportunity for Designation

    Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for 
designation to provide official services in the geographic areas of the 
official agencies specified above under the provisions of section 7(f) 
of the USGSA and 7 CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic 
areas for Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan and 
Omaha begins April 1, 2021. Designation in the specified geographic 
areas for Fremont and Maryland begins July 1, 2021. Designation in the 
specified geographic areas for Amarillo, Cairo, Louisiana, North 
Carolina, Schaal, and Utah begins October 1, 2021. To apply for 
designation or to request more information on the geographic areas 
serviced by these official agencies, contact Joshua Diaz-Lopez at the 
address listed above.

Request for Comments

    We are publishing this Notice to provide interested persons the 
opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the 
Champaign, Detroit, Eastern Iowa, Enid, Keokuk, Michigan, Omaha, 
Fremont, Maryland, Amarillo, Cairo, Louisiana, North Carolina, Schaal, 
and Utah official agencies. In the designation process, we are 
particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and 
pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the 
applicant(s). Such comments should be submitted through the Federal e-
rulemaking portal at https://www.regulations.gov.
    We consider applications, comments, and other available information 
when determining which applicants will be designated.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71-87k.

Bruce Summers,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-03468 Filed 2-19-21; 8:45 am]
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