Agricultural Marketing Service July 10, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Grapes Grown in a Designated Area of Southeastern California; Increased Assessment Rate
Document Number: E7-13342
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-07-10
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule increases the assessment rate established for the California Desert Grape Administrative Committee (committee) for the 2007 and subsequent fiscal periods from $0.0175 to $0.0200 per 18-pound lug of grapes handled. The committee locally administers the marketing order, which regulates the handling of grapes grown in a designated area of southeastern California. Assessments upon desert grape handlers are used by the committee to fund reasonable and necessary expenses of the program. The fiscal period began January 1 and ends December 31. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.