Agricultural Marketing Service April 18, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Onions Grown in South Texas; Increased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 08-1149
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-18
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule increases the assessment rate established for the South Texas Onion Committee (Committee) for the 2007-08 and subsequent fiscal periods from $0.02 to $0.03 per 50-pound equivalent of onions handled. The Committee locally administers the marketing order which regulates the handling of onions grown in South Texas. Assessments upon onion handlers are used by the Committee to fund reasonable and necessary expenses of the program. The fiscal period begins August 1 and ends July 31. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.