Agricultural Marketing Service November 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

United States Standards for Beans
Document Number: 2020-26207
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-27
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the comment period for a notice for comment published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2020 is reopened. The publication invited comments on the revision to the method of interpretation for determining ``sample grade criteria,'' as it pertains to the class ``Blackeye beans,'' in the U.S. Standards for Beans under the United States Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA).
United States Standards for Split Peas
Document Number: 2020-25808
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-27
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the comment period for a notice for comment published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2020 is reopened. The publication invited comments on the revision to the method of interpretation for determining ``whole peas'' under the authority of the Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA).
Notice of Request for a New Collection To Populate an Agritourism Directory
Document Number: 2020-25774
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-24
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 of a new collection, entitled: Agritourism Directory, from the Office of Management and Budget. Upon approval, we request that this collection be merged into OMB 0581-0169, Local Food Directories and Survey, which was approved January 29, 2020.
United States Standards for Lentils
Document Number: 2020-25809
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-23
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the comment period for a notice for comment published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2020 is reopened. The publication invited comments on the revision to the method of interpretation for determining the special grade ``Green,'' as it pertains to the class ``Lentils,'' under the authority of the AMA.
Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2020-25596
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-19
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35)(PRA), 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 in support of the reporting and recordkeeping requirements under the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921, as amended and supplemented (P&S Act). This approval is required under the PRA.
Tart Cherries Grown in the States of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin; Changes to Subcommittee Size and Addition of Term Limits
Document Number: 2020-24910
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-19
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule implements a recommendation from the Cherry Industry Administrative Board (Board) to change subcommittee size and add term limits under the marketing order for tart cherries grown in the States of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.
Tomatoes Grown in Florida; Amendments to the Marketing Order No. 966
Document Number: 2020-23590
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-16
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule amends Marketing Order No. 966, which regulates the handling of Florida Tomatoes. The amendments will change the Florida Tomato Committee's (Committee) size, length of the terms of office, and quorum requirements.
Lamb Promotion, Research, and Information Order; Correction
Document Number: 2020-24754
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-11-09
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This document corrects the Supplementary Information to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register on October 5, 2020, regarding amendments to the Lamb Promotion, Research, and Information Order. This correction clarifies the assessment remittance process described in Examples 1 and 2 and removes the first paragraph in Example 5.
National Organic Program; Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances per October 2018 NOSB Recommendations (Crops and Handling)
Document Number: 2020-22784
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-05
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule amends the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) section of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) organic regulations. This rule adds non-organic tamarind seed gum as an allowed ingredient in organic products when certified organic tamarind seed gum is not commercially available.