Department of Agriculture November 27, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Coarse Grains Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 2019-25862
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) amends the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Coarse Grains Crop Insurance Provisions (Crop Provisions). The intended effect of this action is to allow separate enterprise and optional units by the cropping practices Following Another Crop (FAC) and Not Following Another Crop (NFAC). The changes will be effective for the 2020 and succeeding crop years.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-25811
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Publication Method for Lists of Foreign Countries Eligible To Export Meat, Poultry, or Egg Products to the United States
Document Number: 2019-25750
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is amending its regulations to remove lists of foreign countries eligible to export meat, poultry, and egg products to the United States. FSIS will maintain a single list of eligible foreign countries on its website. The criteria FSIS uses to evaluate whether a foreign country is eligible to export meat, poultry, or egg products has not changed. This rule will allow FSIS to more efficiently and clearly communicate equivalence determinations by maintaining a single list of exporting countries on its website, rather than maintaining one list on the website and outdated lists in the codified regulations. In addition, the Agency is amending it regulations to remove references to the lists.
Marketing Order Regulating the Handling of Sweet Cherries Grown in Designated Counties in Washington; Decreased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2019-25650
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-27
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule implements a recommendation from the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee (Committee) to decrease the assessment rate established for the 2019-2020 and subsequent fiscal periods. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.