Department of Agriculture November 20, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Request for a New Information Collection: Food Safety Behaviors and Consumer Education: Focus Group Research
Document Number: 2017-25099
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing its intention to collect information from focus groups on consumer food safety knowledge, attitudes, and practices and to elicit consumer responses to FSIS food safety messages and determine their impact on consumer food safety knowledge and behavior.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25094
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Announcement of Loan Application Procedures, and Deadlines for the Rural Energy Savings Program
Document Number: 2017-25089
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing funding availability and is soliciting letters of intent for loan applications under the Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP), announcing the application process for those loans and deadlines for applications from eligible entities. These loans are made available under the authority of Section 6407 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, as amended, (Section 6407) and the Title III, Section 769 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017. This notice describes the eligibility requirements, the application process and deadlines, the criteria that will be used by RUS to assess Applicants' creditworthiness, and how to obtain application materials.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-25066
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture