Department of Agriculture February 25, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues
Document Number: 2019-03176
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The U.S Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on March 7, 2019. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions to be discussed at the 51st Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, in Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China, April 8-13, 2019. The U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius and the Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 51st Session of the CCPR and to address items on the agenda.
Broadband Pilot Program-ReConnect Program
Document Number: 2019-03163
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) announced its general policy and application procedures for funding under the eConnectivity Pilot Program (ReConnect Program) on December 14, 2018, in the Federal Register. The Reconnect Program will provide loans, grants, and loan/ grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in rural areas. In facilitating the expansion of broadband services and infrastructure, ReConnect will fuel long-term rural economic development and opportunities in rural America. The awards made under this program will bring high speed broadband to the farms which will allow them to increase productivity. This Notice amends the original application window closing dates that were published in the December 14, 2018, Federal Register Notice and provides the anticipated date that the opening application window will be announced.
Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03162
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-03133
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture