Agricultural Marketing Service November 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Marketing Order Regulating the Handling of Sweet Cherries Grown in Designated Counties in Washington; Decreased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2019-25650
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule implements a recommendation from the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee (Committee) to decrease the assessment rate established for the 2019-2020 and subsequent fiscal periods. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
Almonds Grown in California; Revisions to the Accepted User Program Requirements and New Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-25661
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule implements a recommendation from the Almond Board of California (Board) to revise the almond accepted user program requirements currently prescribed under the Marketing Order for Almonds Grown in California (Order). This rule prohibits the transfer of inedible material between accepted users, implements a new information collection form and makes a conforming change to an existing form.
Dried Prunes Produced in California; Decreased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2019-25660
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule implements a recommendation from the Prune Marketing Committee (Committee) to decrease the assessment rate established for the 2019-20 and subsequent crop years from $0.28 to $0.25 per ton of salable dried prunes handled under the Marketing Order 993. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
Tart Cherries Grown in the States of Michigan, et al.; Decreased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2019-25651
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule would implement a recommendation from the Cherry Industry Administrative Board (Board) to decrease the assessment rate established for the 2019-20 and subsequent fiscal years. The proposed assessment rate would remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
Pecans Grown in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas; Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2019-25083
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-20
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule would implement a recommendation from the American Pecan Council (Council) to revise the reporting requirements prescribed under the Federal marketing order regulating the handling of pecans. This action would reduce the number of monthly reporting requirements, revise the requirements for inter-handler transfers, and make other conforming changes to the reporting requirements.
Cotton Classification and Market News Service: Notice of Request for an Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-24250
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-07
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget for an extension of and revision to the currently approved information collection Cotton Classification and Market News Service.
Tobacco Report: Notice of Request for an Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-24249
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-07
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget, for an extension and revision of the currently approved information collection for Tobacco Report (OMB No. 0581-0004).
Cotton Classing, Testing and Standards: Notice of Request for an Extension and Revision to a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-24248
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-07
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget, for an extension and revision to the currently approved information collection entitled Cotton Classing, Testing, and Standards.
Olives Grown in California; Proposed Amendments to the Marketing Order No. 932
Document Number: 2019-24224
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-11-06
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule invites comments on proposed amendments to Marketing Order No. 932, which regulates the handling of olives grown in California. The proposed amendment would change the California Olive Committee's (Committee) quorum requirements.
Tomatoes Grown in Florida; Modification of Handling Regulations
Document Number: 2019-21015
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-04
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule implements a recommendation from the Florida Tomato Committee (Committee) to change the handling regulations under the marketing order regulating the handling of tomatoes grown in Florida. This action removes the standard weight requirements for tomato containers under the handling regulations.