Department of Agriculture January 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Irish Potatoes Grown in Colorado; Handling Regulation for Area No. 2
Document Number: 2019-00553
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule invites comments on a recommendation to revise the size requirements currently prescribed under the federal marketing order for Irish potatoes grown in Colorado. This action would revise the minimum size requirement for U.S. No. 2 or better grade round potatoes to align with the current size requirements for all other types of U.S. No. 2 or better grade potatoes. In addition, this rule would revise the size requirements for smaller size profile U.S. Commercial grade or better potatoes.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection for Commodities Covered by the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act of 1999
Document Number: 2019-00548
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the currently approved information collection used to compile and generate cattle, swine, lamb, boxed beef, and wholesale pork Market News reports under the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act of 1999 (1999 Act) (OMB 0581-0186).
Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska-2020-21 and 2021-22 Subsistence Taking of Wildlife Regulations
Document Number: 2019-00424
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
This proposed rule would establish regulations for hunting and trapping seasons, harvest limits, and methods and means related to taking of wildlife for subsistence uses during the 2020-21 and 2021-22 regulatory years. The Federal Subsistence Board is on a schedule of completing the process of revising subsistence taking of wildlife regulations in even-numbered years and subsistence taking of fish and shellfish regulations in odd-numbered years; public proposal and review processes take place during the preceding year. The Board also addresses customary and traditional use determinations during the applicable cycle. When final, the resulting rulemaking will replace the existing subsistence wildlife taking regulations. This rule would also amend the general regulations on subsistence taking of fish and wildlife.