Department of Agriculture February 25, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Request for Revision To and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Animal Disease Traceability
Document Number: 2014-04191
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
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 a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with the animal disease traceability framework.
Dow AgroSciences LLC; Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Herbicide Resistant Corn and Soybeans; Comment Period
Document Number: 2014-04188
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
The comment period for a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) on environmental impacts that may result from the potential approval of petitions seeking a determination of nonregulated status of three cultivars of herbicide resistant corn and soybeans produced by Dow AgroSciences LLC will remain open until March 11, 2014. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-03944
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-03943
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Tart Cherries Grown in the States of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin; Continuance Referendum
Document Number: 2014-03908
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This document directs that a referendum be conducted among eligible growers and processors of tart cherries grown in the States of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin to determine whether they favor continuance of the marketing order that regulates the handling of tart cherries produced in the production area.
Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection for Voluntary Grading.
Document Number: 2014-03856
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
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 approval, from the Office of Management and Budget, for an extension of and revision to the currently approved information collection in support of the Regulations for Voluntary Grading of Shell Eggs7 CFR Part 56. With this submission we will merge the burden and forms of the 0581-0127 Regulations for Voluntary Grading of Poultry Products and Rabbit Products; 7 CFR Part 70, approved on December 26, 2013; and 0581-0128 Regulations Governing the Voluntary Grading of Shell Eggs, 7 CFR Part 56, approved on June 4, 2011. With this merge we will change the title to Regulations for Voluntary Grading of Shell Eggs, Poultry Products, and Rabbit Products7 CFR Part 56 and 70.
Notice of Request for a Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection: Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2014-03853
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
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 approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), for a revision to and an extension of approval of an information collection associated with qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback on service delivery by ANS.
Irish Potatoes Grown in Certain Designated Counties in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon; Decreased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2014-03852
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule would decrease the assessment rate established for the Idaho-Eastern Oregon Potato Committee (Committee) for the 2014-2015 and subsequent fiscal periods from $0.0045 to $0.0025 per hundredweight of potatoes handled. The Committee locally administers the marketing order, which regulates the handling of potatoes grown in certain designated counties in Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon. Assessments upon potato handlers are used by the Committee to fund reasonable and necessary expenses of the program. The fiscal period begins August 1 and ends July 31. The assessment rate would remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.