Agriculture Marketing Service 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of 2008 National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program
Document Number: E8-22047
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Marketing Service, Agricultural Marketing Service
This Notice invites all States of the United States of America, its territories, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, (collectively hereinafter called States) to submit an Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424), and to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) for the allocation of National Organic Certification Cost-Share Funds. The AMS has allocated $22.0 million for this organic certification cost-share program commencing in Fiscal Year 2008. Funds are available under this program to interested States to assist organic producers and handlers certified under the National Organic Program (NOP), as appropriate. States interested in obtaining cost-share funds must submit an Application for Federal Assistance and enter into a cooperative agreement with AMS for allocation of funds.
National Organic Program; Amendment to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Livestock)
Document Number: E8-21785
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Marketing Service, Agricultural Marketing Service
This final rule amends the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) to reflect one recommendation submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) by the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) on May 22, 2008. Consistent with the recommendation from the NOSB, this final rule revises the annotation of one substance on the National List, Methionine, to extend its use in organic poultry production until October 1, 2010.
National Organic Program; Proposed Amendment to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Livestock)
Document Number: E8-15390
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Marketing Service, Agricultural Marketing Service
This proposed rule would amend the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) to reflect one recommendation submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) by the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) on May 22, 2008. Consistent with the recommendation from the NOSB, this proposed rule would revise the annotation of one substance on the National List, Methionine, to extend its use in organic poultry production until October 1, 2010.