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2004 Dairy Disaster Assistance Payment Program
Document Number: 05-10444
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
This proposed rule invites comments on a new program, the 2004 Dairy Disaster Assistance Payment Program, as authorized by the Military Construction Appropriations and Emergency Hurricane Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2005. The proposed program will provide up to $10 million in assistance for producers in counties declared a disaster by the President in 2004 due to hurricanes. Payments would be made for losses in the three month period, August- October 2004, only. This action is designed to provide financial assistance to producers who suffered dairy production and milk spoilage losses due to hurricanes in 2004.
Flexible Marketing Allotments for Sugar; Correction
Document Number: 05-9698
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
This document corrects the final regulations published on September 13, 2004 that amended the Sugar Program regulations of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) by revising several definitions used in the program and the sugar marketing allotment regulations with respect to the reassignment of processors' allocation deficits. A correction is needed to restore two paragraphs that were inadvertently removed and add a clarifying paragraph.
Information Collection; Standard Operating Agreement Governing Intermodal Transportation
Document Number: 05-9030
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revision of an approved information collection associated with the intermodal transportation services. The information collection supports the domestic and export food assistance program needs. Also, this information collection allows CCC to determine the availability of intermodal marketing companies to meet the intermodal transportation needs of CCC for the movement of its freight.
Revision and Extension of an Approved Information Collection; Standard Rules Tender Governing Motor Carrier Transportation
Document Number: 05-8643
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-02
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a revision and extension of the collection of information used in support of motor carrier transportation services needed to meet domestic and export food assistance program needs. This information collection will allow CCC to determine the availability of motor freight carriers to meet the motor carrier needs of CCC for the movement of its freight traffic.
Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Security Program
Document Number: 05-7793
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
The Natural Resources Conservation Service published in the Federal Register of March 25, 2005 (70 FR 15277), a document concerning the FY 2005 CSP sign-up process. The notice contained a typographic error that may impact program implementation. This document corrects that error.
Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Representations for CCC and FSA Loans and Authorization To File a Financing Statement
Document Number: 05-6540
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-04
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, Farm Service Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intent of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to request extension of the information collection currently used in support of the CCC and FSA Farm Loan Programs (FLP).
Tobacco Transition Payment Program
Document Number: 05-6455
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-04
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, Farm Service Agency
This rule provides regulations for the Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP), as required by Title VI of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (the 2004 Act), ending the tobacco marketing quota and price support loan programs. The TTPP will provide payments over a ten-year period to quota holders and producers of quota tobacco to help them make the transition from the federally-regulated program. This rule also removes from the Code of Federal Regulations obsolete tobacco program provisions at 7 CFR parts 723 and 1464.
Tree Assistance Program, Forest Timber Program, Pecan Tree Program; Notice of Fund Availability and Proposed Fund Availability
Document Number: 05-6364
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, Farm Service Agency
This document announces assistance under the Farm Service Agency's Tree Assistance Program (TAP) regulations in 7 CFR part 783 as authorized by the Military Construction and Appropriations Act, 2005. The first part of this notice announces the availability of assistance for claims under TAP related to Orchardists and Forest Land Owners. The second part proposes funding for special Tree Assistance Program benefits with respect to Pecan Tree Producers. The provisions in this notice for orchard and forest timber assistance are final. For pecan tree assistance, a period is allowed for comments since it is proposed that ``other appropriate activities'' allowed for assistance would only include those related to pruning and tree rehabilitation. This notice is intended to provide notice to those producers who may qualify for this assistance, and provide conditions for eligibility required by the Act under which it is funded.
Request for Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 05-6362
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) to request a revision and extension of a currently approved information collection. This collection is necessary to support the procurement of agricultural commodities for CCC's domestic and export food donation programs. CCC issues invitations to purchase or process commodities for food donation programs on a monthly, multi-month, quarterly, and yearly basis. Special invitations, however, are issued throughout the month.
Farm Service Agency Information Collection; Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
Document Number: 05-6360
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) are seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of an approved information collection associated with the acreage report for the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP). This information collection is needed to administer the program.
2003 and 2004 Livestock Assistance Program
Document Number: 05-6336
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
This rule sets forth the terms and conditions of the 2003/2004 Livestock Assistance Program (LAP) as provided for by the Military Construction Appropriations and Emergency Hurricane Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005. Under LAP, assistance will be available to livestock producers for either 2003 or 2004 grazing losses in a county that was designated as a primary disaster county by the President or the Secretary of Agriculture after January 1, 2003, for certain losses occurring through December 31, 2004. Assistance will be made available in the same manner as was provided under the 2002 LAP.
2003-2005 Crop Disaster Programs
Document Number: 05-6080
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
This rule implements portions of the Military Construction, Appropriations and Emergency Hurricane Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005 enacted October 13, 2004 (the 2004 Act), to authorize crop-loss disaster assistance for producers who suffered 2003, 2004, or 2005 crop losses caused by damaging weather and related conditions. Also included under this rule is authority for disaster assistance specifically for producers in Virginia, and producers of fruit and vegetable crops located in North Carolina that suffered losses due to adverse weather and related conditions that occurred in 2003.
Conservation Security Program
Document Number: 05-5895
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, Natural Resources Conservation Service
This document announces the sign-up CSP-05-01 for the Conservation Security Program (CSP). This sign-up will be open from March 28, 2005, through May 27, 2005, in selected 8-digit watersheds in all 50 States and the Caribbean.
Conservation Security Program
Document Number: 05-5894
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, Natural Resources Conservation Service
This document establishes an amendment to the interim final rule governing activities under the Conservation Security Program (CSP) which is administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The CSP sets forth a mechanism to provide financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers who, in accordance with certain requirements, conserve and improve the quality of soil, water, air, energy, plant and animal life, and support other conservation activities. The CSP regulations implement provisions of the Food Security Act of 1985, as amended by the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, and are intended to assist agricultural producers in taking actions that will provide long-term beneficial effects to our Nation.
Environmental Quality Incentive Program
Document Number: 05-5556
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-03-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Under the regulations of the Commodity Credit Corporation for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will review and update national priorities for implementation based upon information gained from state and national listening sessions and response to this document. This document requests the public to provide input to NRCS about which resource concerns should be given national priority in the implementation of EQIP for FY 2006 and thereafter.
Extension of Repayment Period for Advance Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program Payments
Document Number: 05-5462
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
This notice extends until October 31, 2005, the period in which CCC will automatically reduce any Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payments (DCP) to satisfy a producer's obligation to repay unearned 2003-crop advance counter-cyclical payments. Scheduled payments received during this period include 2004-crop final direct payments, 2004-crop advance counter-cyclical payments, and 2005-crop advance direct payments.
2004 Dairy Disaster Assistance Payment Program (DDAP)
Document Number: 05-2941
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the United States Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations regarding a new information collection. This collection is necessary to add information collections on a new form that will be used to gather specific information from producers on their dairy production and spoilage losses suffered as a result of the 2004 hurricanes. The information collected will be used to establish eligibility and to determine payment amounts.
Tobacco Transition Assessments
Document Number: 05-2552
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
This rule provides regulations for the manner in which assessments are to be made on various domestic manufacturers or importers of tobacco products to fund the tobacco transition payment program as required by Title VI of the America Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (the 2004 Act).
Nonrecourse Marketing Assistance Loan and Loan Deficiency Payment Regulations for Honey
Document Number: 05-1050
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-01-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
This rule adopts as a final rule, an interim rule published on August 25, 2004. The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) uses these regulations to provide marketing assistance loans (MAL) and loan deficiency payments (LDP) for honey pledged as loan collateral. This final rule does not change the interim rule, thus, it is adopted as a final rule without change.
Notice of Funds Availability: Inviting Applications for the Foreign Market Development Cooperator Program
Document Number: 05-725
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces that it is inviting proposals for the 2006 Foreign Market Development Cooperator (Cooperator) Program. The intended effect of this notice is to solicit applications from eligible applicants and award funds in June 2005. The Cooperator Program is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
Notice of Funds Availability: Inviting Applications for the Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops Program
Document Number: 05-724
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces the availability of funding for the 2005 Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC) Program. The intended effect of this notice is to solicit applications from the private sector and from government agencies for participation in the FY 2005 TASC Program. The TASC Program is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
Notice of Funds Availability: Inviting Applications for the Market Access Program
Document Number: 05-723
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces that it is inviting proposals for the 2005/2006 Market Access Program (MAP). The intended effect of this notice is to solicit applications from eligible applicants and award funds in June 2005. The MAP is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
Notice of Funds Availability: Inviting Applications for Emerging Markets Program
Document Number: 05-722
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces the availability of approximately $8 million in funding for the Emerging Markets Program (EMP) for fiscal year (FY) 2005. The intended effect of this notice is to solicit applications from the private sector and from government agencies for FY 2005 and awards funds in early July 2005. The EMP is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
Notice of Funds Availability: Inviting Applications for the Quality Samples Program
Document Number: 05-687
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces the availability of $2.5 million in funding for the 2005 Quality Samples Program (QSP). The intended effect of this notice is to solicit applications and award funds in June 2005. The QSP is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). This notice supercedes any prior notices concerning the QSP.
Environmental Quality Incentives Program; Conservation Innovation Grants
Document Number: 05-511
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-01-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
In this document, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) affirms, with changes, the provisions of an interim final rule that added provisions regarding Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The regulations implement statutory provisions designed to provide competitive grants to eligible Indian Tribes; State or local units of government; non- governmental organizations; and individuals. The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural production.
Emerging Markets Program
Document Number: 05-39
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-01-04
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
This final rule establishes regulations applicable to the Emerging Markets Program (EMP). The regulations provide details concerning program administration, including participant eligibility, application requirements, review and allocation process, reimbursement rules and procedures, financial reporting and project evaluation requirements, appeal procedures, and program controls.