Department of Agriculture August 29, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Request for Revision to and Reinstatement of an Expired Information Collection; Bees and Related Articles
Document Number: 2013-21131
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-29
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 request a revision to and reinstatement of an expired information collection associated with the regulations for the importation of bees and related articles into the United States.
Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program for Fiscal Year 2013
Document Number: 2013-21059
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
The Rural Housing Service (RHS) is amending a Notice published May 23, 2013 (78 FR 30854-30860). This action is taken to extend the eligible properties to include Rural Development financed Farm Labor Housing properties. This amendment is to ensure that all eligible properties are included.
Notice of Funds Availability Under the Intermediary Relending Program
Document Number: 2013-21058
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
The Rural Business-Cooperative Service announces that the funds available under the Intermediary Relending Program (IRP) to provide direct loans to intermediaries that establish programs for the purpose of providing loans to ultimate recipients for business facilities and community developments in a rural area. Total funding available for fiscal year 2013 is $17,420,358.93 which includes $1,524,631.71 for Rural Economic Area Partnership (REAP) Zone loans, $2,590,602.37 for Native American loans and $5,756,894.50 for Mississippi Delta Region Counties loans.
National Organic Program; Proposed Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (Crops and Processing); Correction
Document Number: 2013-21049
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This document contains a correction to the proposed rule that was published on August 22, 2013, 78 FR 52100. In the proposed rule, the Regulatory Information Number (RIN) appears as RIN 0581-AD33. This number is incorrect. The correct number is 0581-AD32. This document corrects the proposed rule.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Forage Seed Crop Provisions
Document Number: 2013-20802
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to add a provision to its regulations that provides forage seed insurance. The provisions will be used in conjunction with the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions (Basic Provisions), which contain standard terms and conditions common to most crop programs. The intended effect of this action is to convert the Forage Seed pilot crop insurance program to a permanent insurance program for the 2015 and succeeding crop years.