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Information Collection; Commodity Request (Food Aid Request Entry System (FARES))
Document Number: 2010-15945
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, Farm Service Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) are seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved information collection for the Food Aid Request Entry System (FARES). FSA and CCC procure various processed foods and commodities to be exported and donated for use in humanitarian food aid programs. Information related to this activity is collected and processed electronically through the FARES. The Web-Based Supply Chain Management system (WBSCM) is a new procurement system in development to replace FARES at a later date.
Specifications and Drawings for Construction of Direct Buried Plant
Document Number: 2010-15943
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) published a document in the Federal Register of June 8, 2010, at 75 FR 32313 regarding the request for comments on revising RUS Bulletin 1753F-150, Specifications and Drawings for Construction of Direct Buried Plant (Form 515a). This document corrects the Docket ID number.
Notice of a Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-15942
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice announces the Department's intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the Export Sales Reporting program.
Prince of Wales Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-15944
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Prince of Wales Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Craig, Alaska, August 3, 2010. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss potential projects under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2008.
Apricots Grown in Designated Counties in Washington; Increased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2010-15941
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule would increase the assessment rate established for the Washington Apricot Marketing Committee (Committee) for the 2010-11 and subsequent fiscal periods from $1.00 to $1.50 per ton for Washington apricots. The Committee is responsible for local administration of the marketing order regulating the handling of apricots grown in designated counties in Washington. Assessments upon handlers of apricots are used by the Committee to fund reasonable and necessary expenses of the program. The fiscal period for the marketing order begins April 1 and ends March 31. The assessment rate would remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended or terminated.
White River National Forest, Colorado, Oil and Gas Leasing Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2010-15871
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The White River National Forest (WRNF) is initiating the preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS). The EIS will disclose the potential effects of a proposal to revise the existing WRNF 1993 Oil and Gas Leasing and Final EIS and Record of Decision. The proposed revision includes the following: Changing what lands will be available for oil and gas leasing; changing or adding stipulations to be attached to oil and gas leases for the protection of other resources; and amending the WRNF Land and Resource Management Plan 2002 Revision (Forest Plan) to incorporate the revised oil and gas leasing decision. The EIS will document changed conditions and new information since the WRNF 1993 Oil and Gas Leasing Final EIS and Record of Decision and incorporate that information into the analysis of potential effects of leasing on other resources. Changes in conditions and information since the 1993 leasing EIS and decision include the completion of the WRNF Forest Plan; new and improved oil and gas drilling, completion, and production technology; an increase in demand and public need for oil and natural gas; the increasing rate of oil and gas development adjacent to and on the WRNF, and a projection of substantial increase in oil and gas development on the WRNF.
Lawrence County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-15870
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Lawrence County Resource Advisory committee will meet in Spearfish, SD. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is to review and vote on project proposals.
Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-15815
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
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 October 29, 2010.
Measuring Progress on Food Safety: Current Status and Future Directions; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2010-15813
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
This notice is announcing that the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are jointly hosting two public meetings to obtain stakeholder input. The first is on July 21, 2010, in Chicago, IL. The second will be held on October 20, 2010, in Portland, OR. The Agencies are requesting information from all stakeholders, including the regulated food industry, State regulators, and consumer groups, on appropriate metrics to be used to assess performance in food safety. The Agencies are also interested in input on stakeholders' understanding and perceptions of metrics currently being used by the Federal Agencies. Although the Agencies are primarily interested in obtaining stakeholder input, the Agencies will present a limited amount of background on the Food Safety Working Group's charge to create meaningful metrics to measure the effectiveness of the Nation's food safety system and the Agency's current thinking on these issues.
Nominations for Membership on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods
Document Number: 2010-15812
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety Inspection Service, Food Safety and Inspection Service
This notice announces that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting nominations for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF). This notice is being issued to fill eleven vacancies on the NACMCF that resulted because of a change in the member term limit. Appointments to the NACMCF for two-year terms will now be renewable for up to two consecutive terms instead of three consecutive terms.
Gallatin County Resource Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-15563
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Gallatin National Forest's Gallatin County Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Bozeman, Montana. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose is of the meeting is to determine parameters and timeframes for the first round of projects and Public Comments.
Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska-2010-11 and 2011-12 Subsistence Taking of Wildlife Regulations; Subsistence Taking of Fish on the Yukon River Regulations
Document Number: 2010-15195
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
This final rule establishes regulations for seasons, harvest limits, methods, and means related to taking of wildlife for subsistence uses in Alaska during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 regulatory years. The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) completes the biennial process of revising subsistence hunting and trapping regulations in even-numbered years and subsistence fishing and shellfish regulations in odd-numbered years; public proposal and review processes take place
Kiwifruit Grown in California; Order Amending Marketing Order No. 920
Document Number: 2010-15744
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule amends Marketing Order No. 920 (order), which regulates the handling of kiwifruit grown in California. The amendments are based on proposals by the Kiwifruit Administrative Committee (committee), which is responsible for local administration of the order. The amendments will redefine the grower districts into which the production area is divided and reallocate committee membership among the districts, revise the deadline for committee nominations, and revise committee meeting and voting procedures. The amendments were approved by kiwifruit growers in a referendum conducted from March 12 through March 26, 2010. The amendments are intended to improve the operation and administration of the California kiwifruit marketing order program. Proposed amendments that failed in referendum and are not effectuated in this final order include revising committee member terms of office, authorizing the Secretary to fill committee vacancies based upon committee recommendations, authorizing research and promotion programs and accepting voluntary contributions for such programs, and allowing substitute alternates to represent absent members at committee meetings.
Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection (Pathogen Reduction/HACCP)
Document Number: 2010-15743
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, this notice announces the Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS) intention to request a revision of an approved information collection regarding pathogen reduction and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems requirements because OMB approval will expire on December 31, 2010, and to include information on the use of video recordkeeping.
Exemption for Retail Store Operations
Document Number: 2010-15742
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing the dollar limitations on the amount of meat and meat food products, poultry and poultry products that a retail store can sell to hotels, restaurants, and similar institutions without disqualifying itself for exemption from Federal inspection requirements. In accordance with FSIS's regulations, for calendar year 2010, the dollar limitation for meat and meat food products remains at $60,200 but for poultry products is being increased from $49,400 to $50,200. FSIS is retaining or changing the dollar limitations from calendar year 2009 based on price changes for these products evidenced by the Consumer Price Index.
Notice of Revision and Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Animal Disease Traceability; Tribal Nations Using Systems for Location Identification
Document Number: 2010-15731
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to revise an information collection for Tribal Nations using systems for location identification for the animal disease traceability framework and to request extension of approval of the information collection.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-15690
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-15684
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service's intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) grant program.
Rogue-Umpqua Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-15611
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Rogue-Umpqua Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Roseburg, Oregon. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110- 343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is review and recommend projects for funding in fiscal year 2011.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Correction
Document Number: 2010-15553
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
The Rural Housing published a document in the Federal Register of June 16, 2010, concerning the extension of a currently approved information collection. The document contained incorrect information.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-15459
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Opportunity for Designation in the Amarillo, TX; Cairo, IL; and State of North Carolina Areas
Document Number: 2010-15458
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration
The designations of Amarillo Grain Exchange, Inc. (Amarillo); Cairo Grain Inspection Agency, Inc. (Cairo); and North Carolina Department of Agriculture (North Carolina) official agencies will end on September 30, 2010. In the March 31, 2010, Federal Register (71 FR 16068), GIPSA asked for applications from persons or governmental agencies interested in providing official services in the areas. Applications were due on or before April 30, 2010; GIPSA received no applications. GIPSA is again asking for applications from persons or governmental agencies interested in providing official services in the Amarillo, TX; Cairo, IL; and State of North Carolina Areas.
Determination of Pest-Free Areas in Mendoza Province, Argentina; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-15455
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public that we have received a request from the Government of Argentina to recognize additional areas as pest- free areas for Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) in Argentina. After reviewing the documentation submitted in support of this request, the Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has determined that these areas meet the criteria in our regulations for recognition as pest-free areas. We are making that determination, as well as an evaluation document we have prepared in connection with this action, available for review and comment.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Unshu Oranges
Document Number: 2010-15454
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with regulations for the importation of Unshu oranges from Kyushu Island, Honshu Island, and Shikoku Island, Japan.
Announcement of Rural Cooperative Development Grant Application Deadlines
Document Number: 2010-15428
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
USDA Rural Development announces the availability of approximately $7.924 million in competitive grant funds for the fiscal year (FY) 2010 Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) Program, as provided in the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub.L. 111-80). The intended effect of this notice is to solicit applications for FY 2010 and award grants on or before August 15, 2010. The maximum award per grant is $225,000 and matching funds are required. In accordance with section 310B(e)(6)(B) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1932(e)) as amended by section 6013 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, the Secretary has determined that a grant period of one year is in the best interest of the program at this time.
Olympic National Forest; Title II Resource Advisory Committee Meeting Advisory
Document Number: 2010-15310
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee will meet this July in Montesano, Washington. The purpose of this meeting will be to review project proposals and provide recommendations for Title II projects to be funded by the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self- Determination Act.
Humboldt Resource Advisory Committee (RAC)
Document Number: 2010-15308
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Humboldt Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Eureka, California. The committee meeting is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110- 343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is to orientate new committee members to the Secure Rural Schools Act, guidelines for Title II, and Federal Advisory Committees Act and receive public comment on the meeting subjects and proceedings.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Blood and Tissue Collection at Slaughtering and Rendering Establishments
Document Number: 2010-15301
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with regulations for blood and tissue collection at slaughtering and rendering establishments to enhance animal disease surveillance.
Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-15300
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request an extension and revision to a currently approved generic information collection for marketing orders covering fruit crops.
Raisins Produced From Grapes Grown in California; Final Free and Reserve Percentages for 2009-10 Crop Natural (Sun-Dried) Seedless Raisins
Document Number: 2010-15298
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) is adopting, as a final rule, without change, an interim rule that established final volume regulation percentages of 85 percent free and 15 percent reserve for the 2009-10 crop of Natural (sun-dried) Seedless (NS) raisins covered under the Federal marketing order for California raisins (order). The percentages are intended to help stabilize raisin supplies and prices, and strengthen market conditions.
Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-15297
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request an extension for and revision to a currently approved generic information collection for vegetables and specialty crop marketing order programs.
Milk in the Northeast and Other Marketing Areas; Correction.
Document Number: 2010-15296
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This document contains a correction to the proposed rule that was published in the June 14, 2010, Federal Register (75 FR 33534). The proposed rule inadvertently used the word ``or'' rather than ``and'' in the proposed amendment to Sec. 1000.15 paragraph (b)(1) that provides exceptions to the fluid milk product definition. This document corrects the proposed rule by revising that section and directs that a referendum be conducted on the proposed amendments in the corrected proposed rule.
Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households Program
Document Number: 2010-15265
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is issuing a regulation to establish the Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households (SEARCH) Program as authorized by Section 306(a)(2) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (CONACT) (7 U.S.C. 1926(a)(2)). The amendment added the new SEARCH grant program under which the Secretary is authorized to make predevelopment planning grants for feasibility studies, design assistance, and technical assistance to financially distressed communities in rural areas with populations of 2,500 or fewer inhabitants for water and waste disposal projects.
Snohomish County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-15102
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Snohomish County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Everett, Washington on July 7, 2010. The committee is meeting to review and prioritize 2009/2010 Snohomish County RAC Project Proposals for funding.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-15063
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the above-named Agency to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the Community Facilities Grant Program.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-15055
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Cotton Ginning Survey. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License
Document Number: 2010-15049
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-22
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 KGK Synergize Inc. of London, Ontario, Canada, a partially exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 6,987,125, ``Compositions and Methods of Treating, Reducing and Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases and Disorders with Polymethoxyflavones,'' issued on January 17, 2006. This will be the second license granted for this invention. The Agricultural Research Service intends to grant no additional licenses.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-15048
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service's intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for Fire and Rescue Loans.
Implementation of Regulations Required Under Title XI of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008; Conduct in Violation of the Act
Document Number: 2010-14875
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration
The Department of Agriculture (USDA), Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is proposing to add several new sections to the regulations under the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, as amended and supplemented (P&S Act).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-14905
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-14900
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-14891
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Salt Lake City, Utah. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Secure Schools and Community Self- Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose is to hold the first meeting of the newly formed committee.
Conservation Stewardship Program
Document Number: 2010-14847
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation
The Natural Resources Conservation Service is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of June 3, 2010 (75 FR 31653). The document 2010-12699, concerning the Conservation Stewardship Program, contained an error in the words of ``issuance'' at the end of the preamble.
Notice of Proposed Change to Section IV of the Virginia State Technical Guide
Document Number: 2010-14846
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
It has been determined by the NRCS State Conservationist for Virginia that changes must be made in the NRCS State Technical Guide specifically in the following practice standards: 386, Field Border, 393, Filter Strip, and 655, Forest Trails and Landings. These practices will be used to plan and install conservation practices.
Walnuts Grown in California; Changes to the Quality Regulations for Shelled Walnuts
Document Number: 2010-14845
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule invites comments on revisions to the quality regulations for shelled walnuts under the Federal marketing order for California walnuts (order). The order regulates the handling of walnuts grown in California and is administered locally by the California Walnut Board (Board). This rule would require inspection and certification of shelled walnut products after manufacturing instead of before manufacturing. It would also establish a process to specify that manufactured products smaller than eight sixty-fourths of an inch in diameter are derived from walnut pieces that have been inspected and certified to U.S. Commercial grade standards. These changes would result in more efficient and cost-effective handler operations, and would certify the final size and grade of all manufactured walnut pieces.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-14844
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Aquaculture Surveys. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Invitation for Nominations to the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics
Document Number: 2010-14843
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, this notice announces an invitation from the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture for nominations to the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics.
Notice of Opportunity To Submit Content Request for the Agricultural Energy Program Surveys
Document Number: 2010-14842
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is currently conducting the 2009 On-farm Renewable Energy Production (OREP) survey as a follow-on to the 2007 Census of Agriculture. Respondents who answered that they generated energy or electricity in 2007 are eligible for the follow-on survey to determine types of selected energy produced and associated information. NASS is currently accepting stakeholder feedback on future energy related topics and questionnaire content for development of an annual agricultural energy survey.
New Mexico Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Technical Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2010-14762
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The New Mexico Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Technical Advisory Panel will meet in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The purpose of the meeting is to provide recommendations to the Regional Forester, USDA Forest Service Southwestern Region, on which forest restoration grant proposals submitted in response to the Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Request For Applications best meet the objectives of the Community Forest Restoration Act (Title VI, Pub. L. 106-393).
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-14823
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Ch. 35, as amended), the Rural Housing Service (RHS) invites comments on this information collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested. The intention is to request a revision for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for 7 CFR part 1927-B, Real Estate Title Clearance and Loan Closing.