Agricultural Marketing Service July 7, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Raisins Produced From Grapes Grown in California; Final Free and Reserve Percentages for 2007-08 Crop Natural (Sun-Dried) Seedless Raisins
Document Number: E8-15293
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-07-07
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) is adopting, as a final rule, without change, an interim final rule that established final volume regulation percentages for the 2007-08 crop of 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 85 percent free and 15 percent reserve. The percentages are intended to help stabilize raisin supplies and prices, and strengthen market conditions.