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Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture; Nominations
Document Number: 05-20478
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-13
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Research Service is requesting nominations for qualified persons to serve as members of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21). The charge for the AC21 is two-fold: to examine the long-term impacts of biotechnology on the U.S. food and agriculture system and USDA; and to provide guidance to USDA on pressing individual issues, identified by the Office of the Secretary, related to the application of biotechnology in agriculture.
Office of the Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics; Notice of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture Meeting
Document Number: 05-20334
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, Agricultural Research Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. II, the United States Department of Agriculture announces a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21).
National Agricultural Library; Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Collect Information
Document Number: 05-19197
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-27
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, this notice announces the National Agricultural Library's intent to request an extension of currently approved information collection form related to the Animal Welfare Information Center's (AWIC) workshop, Meeting the Information Requirements of the Animal Welfare Act. This workshop registration form requests the following information from participants: contact information, affiliation, and database searching experience. Participants include principal investigators, members of Institutional Animal Care and Use committees, animal care technicians, facility managers, veterinarians, and administrators of animal use programs.
National Arboretum
Document Number: 05-18991
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-23
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) is modifying the rules of conduct at the United States National Arboretum (USNA) and the schedule of fees to be charged for certain uses of the facilities, grounds, and services at the USNA.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 05-18380
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR Part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection, Information Collection For Document Delivery Services at the National Agricultural Library (NAL), that expires February 28, 2006.
Office of the Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics; Notice of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture Meeting
Document Number: 05-13515
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-11
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. II, 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: 05-12398
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-23
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant iSoy Technologies Corporation of Cary, Illinois, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 6,346,236, ``Sunscreens from Vegetable Oil and Plant Phenols,'' issued on February 12, 2002. Notice of Availability of this invention for licensing was published in the Federal Register on March 13, 2001.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 05-8985
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-05
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), intends to grant to CoBatCo Inc. of Peoria, Illinois, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 5,676,994, ``Non-Separable Starch-Oil Compositions,'' issued on October 14, 1997 and to U.S. Patent No. 5,882,713, ``Non-Separable Compositions of Starch and Water-Immiscible Organic Materials,'' issued on March 16, 1999, for all animal food and feed applications, including but not limited to livestock feed and pet food. ARS also intends to grant to CoBatCo Inc. a license for all human food ingredient and food product applications. This is the third license granted by ARS for these inventions in this field of use. ARS intends to grant no additional licenses in this field of use. U.S. Patent No. 5,676,994 is a continuation of U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 08/233,173, and U.S. Patent No. 5,882,713 is a continuation-in-part of U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 08/233,173. Notice of Availability for U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 08/233,173 was published in the Federal Register on October 24, 1994.
Notice of Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture
Document Number: 05-8978
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-05
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary, Agricultural Research Service
The Office of the Secretary of Agriculture announces members appointed to fill 9 vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21), in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Those appointed are as follows: Richard Crowder, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Seed Trade Association, in Alexandria, Virginia; Duane Grant, Farmer, in Rupert, Idaho; Robert Herdt, Adjunct International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York; Josephine Hunt, Program Manager, Global Science and Regulatory Affairs, Kraft Foods, in Glenview, Illinois; Gregory Jaffe, Director, Biotechnology Project, Center for Science in the Public Interest, in Washington, DC; Patricia Layton, Professor, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Clemson University, in Clemson, South Carolina (AC21 Chair); Bradley Shurdut, Global Leader, Government Relations, Regulatory Affairs, and Science Policy, Dow AgroSciences LLC, in Washington, DC; Alison Van Eenennaam, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of California in Davis, California; and Lisa Zannoni, Director, Global Regulatory Affairs and Government Relations, BASF Corporation, in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 05-8357
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-27
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR Part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of USDA's Biological Control Documentation Program dealing with documenting the importation and release of foreign biological control agents.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Collect Information; Correction
Document Number: 05-8031
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
This document corrects the National Agricultural Library's Notice of Intent to Seek Approval to Collect Information. The notice was published in the Federal Register of March 28, 2005. This correction provides the correct e-mail address for submitting comments to the National Library.
United States National Arboretum (USNA); Notice of Intent To Renew Expired Information Collection
Document Number: 05-6133
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-29
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) seeks comments on the intent of the USNA to renew an information collection that expires on May 31, 2005. The information collection serves as a means to collect fees to be charged for certain uses of the facilities, grounds, and services. This includes fees for use of the grounds and facilities, as well as for commercial photography and cinematography. Fees generated will be used to defray USNA expenses or to promote the missions of the USNA.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Collect Information
Document Number: 05-6026
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-28
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the National Agricultural Library's intent to request approval for new information collection relating to the information needs of Library customers and potential customers, and customers' satisfaction with current Library services. This voluntary survey gives current and potential customers the opportunity to provide feedback that will assist Library staff in revising current services or creating new ones to meet customers' information needs more effectively.
Office of the Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics; Notice of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture Meeting
Document Number: 05-1233
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-24
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. II, the United States Department of Agriculture announces a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture (AC21).
Notice of Federal Invention Available for Licensing and Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 05-915
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-18
Agency: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Notice is hereby given that the Federally owned invention, U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 10/973,274 entitled ``Yeast Transformation System'' is available for licensing and that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, intends to grant to Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) of Madison, Wisconsin, an exclusive license for this invention.