Agricultural Marketing Service May 23, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

United States Standards for Grades of Pea Pods
Document Number: E6-7799
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-23
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the comment period on the proposed United States Standards for Grades of Pea Pods is reopened and extended.
Irish Potatoes Grown in Certain Designated Counties in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon; Modification of Handling Regulation
Document Number: 06-4748
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-05-23
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule removes the minimum quantity exemption for yellow fleshed Finnish-type potatoes from the handling regulations issued under the Idaho-Eastern Oregon potato marketing order. The marketing order regulates the handling of Irish potatoes grown in certain designated counties in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon, and is administered locally by the Idaho-Eastern Oregon Potato Committee (Committee). A minimum quantity shipment exemption of up to 200 hundredweight per day is provided for yellow fleshed Finnish-type potatoes. Because yellow fleshed Finnish-type potatoes are no longer produced in the production area covered under the marketing order, the exemption from handling and assessment regulations is no longer necessary.
Raisins Produced From Grapes Grown in California; Final Free and Reserve Percentages for 2005-06 Crop Natural (Sun-Dried) Seedless Raisins
Document Number: 06-4747
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-05-23
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule establishes final volume regulation percentages for 2005-06 crop Natural (sun-dried) Seedless (NS) raisins covered under the Federal marketing order for California raisins (order). The order regulates the handling of raisins produced from grapes grown in California and is locally administered by the Raisin Administrative Committee (Committee). The volume regulation percentages are 82.50 percent free and 17.50 percent reserve. The percentages are intended to help stabilize raisin supplies and prices, and strengthen market conditions.