Importation of Fresh Apple and Pear Fruit Into the Continental United States From Certain Countries in the European Union
We are reopening the comment period for our proposed rule that would amend the regulations to allow the importation of fresh apple and pear fruit from certain countries in the European Union into the continental United States, provided that the fruit is produced in accordance with a systems approach, as an alternative to importation under the current preclearance program. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments.
Notice of Request for Applications for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is announcing the release of the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) request for applications. General information regarding the VMLRP can be obtained at: www.nifa.usda.gov/vmlrp. The Request for Applications (RFA) can be obtained at: http:// nifa.usda.gov/vmlrp-request-applications-rfa.
Central Idaho Resource Advisory Committee
The Central Idaho Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Challis, Idaho. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/ minutes can be found at the following Web site: http://www.fs.usda.gov/ main/scnf/workingtogether/advisorycommittees.
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Meeting
This is a notice to inform the public of the next meetings of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. The meetings are being organized by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to discuss matters of animal health.