Agricultural Research Service 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-29550
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-07
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to City Center Farms, LLC of Phoenix, Arizona, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 6,613,378, ``SUGAR-BASED EDIBLE ADHESIVES'', issued on September 2, 2003.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-29549
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-07
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Schillinger Genetics, Inc. of West Des Moines, Iowa, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 7,951,537, ``Development of Low Allergen Soybean Seeds Using Molecular Markers for the P34 Allele,'' issued on May 31, 2011.
Notice of Intent To Seek Reinstatement of an Information Collection
Document Number: 2012-26616
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-30
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 3) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intent to seek reinstatement of the ARS Animal Health National Program Assessment Survey, which seeks input on the impact of the Animal Health National Research Program through the completion of an electronic evaluation form. This voluntary information collection will give the beneficiaries of ARS research the opportunity to provide input on the impact of the research conducted by ARS in the last national program cycle. This input will be used for planning the research agenda for the next 5-year program cycle.
Notice of Intent To Seek OMB Approval To Collect Information: Forms Pertaining to the Peer Review of ARS Research Projects
Document Number: 2012-23474
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and OMB implementing regulations. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2012-22201
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-10
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection, Form AD-761, USDA Patent License Application for Government Invention that expires February 28, 2013.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-20126
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-16
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to the University of Mississippi of University, Mississippi, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/463,442, ``Anti- Obesity Properties of Pterostilbene'', filed on May 3, 2012.
Notice of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture Meeting; Correction
Document Number: 2012-19652
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-15
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The notice announced the USDA's August 27-28 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21). The notice was published in the Federal Register on August 6, 2012.
Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture Research and Development Strategic Plan
Document Number: 2012-17051
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-12
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA and U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) announce on behalf of the Federal Interagency Working Group on Aquaculture under the Office of Science and Technology Policy that a draft National Aquaculture Research and Development Strategic Plan (R&D Plan) for the United States is being made available for public review and comment. This plan will provide a framework for federal agencies to develop programs for research and development that affect the production of aquatic organisms such as finfish, crustaceans, mollusks, and algae. We are soliciting public comment in regard to priorities, vision, and goals. Please be specific regarding what section or content in the R&D plan your comment refers. The draft R&D plan can be found at http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/programs/ programs.htm?npcode=106&docid=22641.
Revision of Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2012-16610
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-09
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary
This rule makes a number of miscellaneous amendments to delegations of authority by adding new authorities, correcting references, and removing obsolete authorities.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-14835
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to US Agriseeds of San Luis Obispo, California, an exclusive license to the variety of pepper described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Number 200700006, ``TigerPaw-NR'', issued on August 20, 2009.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-14834
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the blueberry variety named ``Perpetua.''
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-14833
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-19
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln of Lincoln, Nebraska, an exclusive license to the wheat variety named ``Mattern''.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2012-8212
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intention to seek approval to collect information in support of research and related activities.
Notice of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture Meeting
Document Number: 2012-4349
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the United States Department of Agriculture announces a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21).
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-3850
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-21
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to North Carolina State University of Raleigh, North Carolina, an exclusive license to the soybean variety named ``N7003CN''.
Modification of Interlibrary Loan Fee Schedule
Document Number: 2012-1251
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-23
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Research Service amends its regulations on the fee schedule for interlibrary loan from the collections of the National Agricultural Library (NAL). The revised fee schedule is based on the method of payment used (traditional invoicing through the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) or payment through the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) network's Interlibrary Fee Management program, a debit/credit program for interlibrary loan) and eliminates the current billing surcharge, which is instead incorporated into the revised flat fee.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2012-1102
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-20
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Oregon State University of Corvallis, Oregon, an exclusive license to the variety of blackberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 12/660,189, ``Blackberry Plant Named `Onyx','' filed on February 22, 2010 and to the variety of red raspberry described in U.S. Plant Patent Application Serial No. 13/199,578, ``Red Raspberry Plant Named `Vintage','' filed on September 2, 2011.