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Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Foreign Quarantine Notices
Document Number: 2021-18645
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations to prevent the introduction or spread of foreign plant pests and diseases into or within the United States.
Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2021-18605
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-30
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget for an extension of and revision to the currently approved information collection, ``Requirements Under Regulations Governing Inspection and Grading Services of Manufactured or Processed Dairy Products.''
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Contract Pilot and Aircraft Acceptance
Document Number: 2021-18602
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's (APHIS') intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the use of contract pilots and aircraft in APHIS' Plant Protection and Quarantine domestic, emergency, and biological control programs.
Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Special Need Requests Under the Plant Protection Act
Document Number: 2021-18599
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations to allow States to impose prohibitions or restrictions on specific articles in addition to those required by APHIS to help protect against the introduction and establishment of plant pests.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-18583
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Peanut Promotion, Research, and Information Order; Increase the Threshold of the Primary Peanut-Producing States and Adjustment of Membership
Document Number: 2021-18536
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-27
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposal invites comments on increasing the threshold for defining primary peanut-producing states as states that maintain a 3- year average production of at least 20,000 tons of peanuts instead of 10,000 tons of peanuts as currently prescribed in the Peanut Promotion, Research, and Information Order (Order). The Order is administered by the National Peanut Board (Board) with oversight by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). As a result of increasing the threshold, this proposal would decrease the Board's membership from 13 to 12 members and their respective alternates. This action would contribute to effective administration of the program.
National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection
Document Number: 2021-18523
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
Pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Department of Agriculture and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing a virtual meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI). The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of Agriculture concerning State and Federal programs with respect to meat, poultry and processed egg products inspection, food safety, and other matters that fall within the scope of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA), and the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA). The committee will convene virtually on September 27 and 28, 2021, in a public meeting where FSIS will present two sets of charges to the Committee: (1) To consider how FSIS should clarify the Agency's positions on the custom and retail exemptions to ensure that meat, poultry, and egg products produced under the exemptions are safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged and (2) to consider actions FSIS should take to prevent and reduce illnesses associated with the handling or consumption of frozen, raw, stuffed not ready-to- eat (NRTE) poultry products, which may be breaded and par-fried and may appear ready-to-eat (RTE) to consumers.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-18504
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Daniel Boone Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-18471
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Daniel Boone Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a virtual meeting by phone and/or video conference. 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 as well as make recommendations on recreation fee proposals for sites on the Daniel Boone National Forest, consistent with the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA). RAC information and virtual meeting information can be found at the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/dbnf/workingtogether/ advisorycommittees.
Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2021-18470
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Chief Financial Officer
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces NFC's intention to request a revision to and extension of an approved information collection for the Direct Premium Remittance System (DPRS), Form DPRS-2809, Request to Change FEHB Enrollment.
Northern Utah Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-18469
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Northern Utah Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a virtual meeting by phone and/or video conference. 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 as well as make recommendations on recreation fee proposals for sites on Ashley and Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests, consistent with the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. RAC information and meeting information can be found at the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/ashley/and https://www.fs.usda.gov/ uwcnf.
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2; Producers of Sale-Based Commodities and Contract Producers
Document Number: 2021-18423
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary
This rule amends the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) provisions related to assistance for producers of sales-based commodities and contract producers. This rule also announces the deadline for submitting CFAP 2 applications and clarifies general provisions related to equitable relief and refunds.
Cotton Board Rules and Regulations: Adjusting Supplemental Assessment on Imports (2020 Amendments)
Document Number: 2021-18322
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-26
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is amending the Cotton Board Rules and Regulations, decreasing the value assigned to imported cotton for the purposes of calculating supplemental assessments collected for use by the Cotton Research and Promotion Program. This amendment is required each year to ensure that assessments collected on imported cotton and the cotton content of imported products will be the same as those paid on domestically produced cotton. In addition, AMS is updating the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) statistical reporting numbers that were amended since the last assessment adjustment in 2020.
United States Standards for Beans
Document Number: 2021-18321
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-26
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This action is being taken under the authority of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended, (AMA). The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is adding the new criterion, Cotyledon Damage, in the Bean Inspection Handbook pertaining to the class chickpea/garbanzo beans in the U.S. Standards for Beans. Stakeholders in the dry bean processing/handling industry requested AMS to revise the Bean Inspection Handbook to include the criterion for the new damage factor, Cotyledon Damage, in chickpeas/garbanzo beans.
Domestic Dates Produced or Packed in Riverside County, California; Increased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2021-17912
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-26
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule would implement a recommendation from the California Date Administrative Committee to increase the assessment rate for the 2020-21 and subsequent crop years. The assessment rate would remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
United States Standards for Sorghum
Document Number: 2021-18319
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-25
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This action is being taken under the authority of the United States Grain Standards Act, as amended, (USGSA). The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is making no changes regarding the United States (U.S.) Standards for Sorghum under the USGSA.
Manti-La Sal National Forest; Utah; Revision of the Manti-La Sal National Forest Land Management Plan
Document Number: 2021-18309
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The USDA Forest Service is revising the Land Management Plan (LMP) for the Manti-La Sal National Forest and preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS). This notice describes the documents available for review and how to obtain them; summarizes the need for change to the existing LMP; identifies where a preliminary draft LMP (detailed proposed action) can be obtained; provides information concerning public participation and collaboration, including the process for submitting comments; provides an estimated schedule for the planning process, including the time available for comments; and includes the names and addresses of agency contacts who can provide additional information.
Notice of Request To Renew an Approved Information Collection: Petitions for Rulemaking
Document Number: 2021-18210
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-24
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 renew the approved information collection regarding petitions for rulemaking. The approval for this information collection will expire on December 31, 2021. FSIS is making no changes to the approved information collection.
Fiscal Year 2021 Raw Cane Sugar Tariff-Rate Quota Increase and Extension of the Entry Period
Document Number: 2021-18194
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (the Secretary) is providing notice of an increase in the fiscal year (FY) 2021 raw cane sugar tariff-rate quota (TRQ) of 90,100 metric tons raw value (MTRV) and an extension of the TRQ entry period.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-18155
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Stakeholder Listening Session and Request for Information on the Value-Added Producer Grant Program
Document Number: 2021-18136
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBCS) is hosting a listening session and opening a request for information for public input about the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. The VAPG program helps agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and marketing of new products. The goals of this program are to generate new products, create and expand marketing opportunities, and increase producer income. RBCS is currently considering how it can streamline the application process, clarify eligibility requirements concerning food safety, reduce the burden for meeting requirements, and implement such requirements.
Stakeholder Listening Session and Request for Information on the Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program
Document Number: 2021-18135
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBCS) is hosting a listening session and opening a request for information for public input about the Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) program. The RCDG program provides financial assistance to nonprofit corporations and/or institutions of higher education to start or expand cooperative development centers that provide technical and business development assistance to individuals and businesses to start, expand, or improve cooperatives and other mutually owned businesses. RBCS is currently considering how it can streamline application requirements, establish a multiyear award process, and provide more relevant performance metrics for the program.
Stakeholder Listening Sessions and Request for Information on the Agriculture Innovation Center Demonstration Program
Document Number: 2021-18134
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBCS) is hosting a listening session and opening a request for information for public input about the Agriculture Innovation Center Demonstration (AIC) Program. The AIC program provides grants to Centers that provide services to agricultural producers to assist them with marketing value- added agricultural products. RBCS is currently considering how it can streamline the application process, clarify eligibility requirements and reduce the burden for meeting them, revise the merit review process, and assess the program's performance.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Fish and Fishery Products
Document Number: 2021-18128
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The U.S Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on August 31, 2021. 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 35th Session of the Codex Committee on Fish and Fishery Products (CCFFP) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, which will meet by correspondence during the period of September 20-October 20, 2021 with report adoption on October 25, 2021. The U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius and the Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 35th Session of the CCFFP and to address items on the agenda.
Avocados Grown in South Florida; Increased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2021-18067
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule would implement an Avocado Administrative Committee recommendation to increase the assessment rate established for the 2021-22 and subsequent fiscal years. The proposed assessment rate would remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
National Organic Program; National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (2022 Sunset)
Document Number: 2021-17835
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-24
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service proposes amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) section of the USDA's organic regulations to implement recommendations submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) by the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). This rule proposes the removal from the National List of several substances currently allowed for various uses in organic crop production, livestock production, and manufacture of processed products.
Notice of Proposed New Fee Site
Document Number: 2021-17984
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Caribou-Targhee National Forest will be implementing a new $95 per night, expanded amenity recreation fee for Jensen Cabin. The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act directed the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a six-month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new recreation fee areas are established. An analysis of the nearby private rental cabins with similar amenities shows that the proposed fees are reasonable and typical of similar sites in the area.
Shasta County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-17927
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Shasta County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet virtually via Microsoft Teams. 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. RAC information can be found at the following website: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/stnf/workingtogether/advisorycommittees.
Ketchikan Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-17924
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Ketchikan Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a virtual meeting by phone and/or video conference. 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 as well as make recommendations on recreation fee proposals for sites on the Tongass National Forest within Ketchikan Borough, consistent with the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act.
Trinity County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-17923
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Trinity County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet virtually via Microsoft Teams. 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. RAC information can be found at the following website: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/stnf/workingtogether/advisorycommittees.
Siskiyou County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-17922
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Siskiyou County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet virtually via Microsoft Teams. 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. RAC information can be found at the following website: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/klamath/workingtogether/advisorycommitte es.
Information Collection; Forest Products Customer Satisfaction Survey
Document Number: 2021-17910
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the new information collection, Forest Products Customer Satisfaction Survey.
Revision of U.S. Standards for Grades of Watermelons
Document Number: 2021-17814
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-19
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) is revising the U.S. Standards for Grades of Watermelons. Changes will provide a common language for trade of watermelons.
Exceptions to Geographic Boundaries
Document Number: 2021-17609
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-19
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This notice of proposed rulemaking invites public input on proposed revisions to Federal Grain Inspection regulations. The Agricultural Marketing Service is required to revise the regulations as a result of 2018 Farm Bill amendments to the U.S. Grain Standards Act. Revised regulations would allow designated official agencies to perform grain inspections outside their geographic areas under certain additional conditions. Proposed revisions are based on industry input and are intended to provide additional flexibility to the industry.
Decision To Revise the Requirements for the Importation of Fresh Citrus Fruit From Australia Into the Continental United States
Document Number: 2021-17709
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public of our decision to revise the requirements for the importation of citrus from Australia in order to authorize the importation into the continental United States of citrus from additional areas of production. Based on the findings of a pest risk analysis, which we made available to the public for review and comment through a previous notice, we have determined that the application of one or more designated phytosanitary measures will be sufficient to mitigate the risks of introducing or disseminating plant pests or noxious weeds via the importation of citrus from these additional authorized areas of production in Australia.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-17569
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 and Office of Management and Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-108, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposes to create a new system of records, USDA/OASCR-2, Civil Rights Management System (CRMS). The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (OASCR) maintains CRMS, which contains program discrimination complaints, alleging unlawful discrimination arising within programs or activities conducted or assisted by USDA. The notice also conveys updates to the system location, categories of records, routine uses (one of which permits records to be provided to the National Archives and Records Administration), storage, safeguards, retention and disposal, system manager and address, notification procedures, records access, and contesting procedures.
BASF Corporation; Availability of a Draft Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Draft Environmental Assessment for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Plant-Parasitic Nematode-Protected and Herbicide Tolerant Soybean
Document Number: 2021-17558
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has prepared a draft plant pest risk assessment and draft environmental assessment regarding a request from BASF Corporation seeking a determination of nonregulated status for soybean event GMB151, which has been developed using genetic engineering for resistance to the plant-parasitic nematode, soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines), and for tolerance to 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD-4) inhibitor herbicides. We are making these documents available for public review and comment.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-17548
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Dry Pea Crop Insurance Provisions and Dry Beans Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 2021-17300
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
On June 24, 2021, the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation revised the Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Dry Pea and Dry Beans Crop Insurance Provisions. That final rule inadvertently omitted the term ``you'' in the Dry Beans Crop Insurance Provisions and is being added in this correction.
Definitions of the European Union and the United Kingdom
Document Number: 2021-16900
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are amending the animal and animal product import regulations in order to reflect the exit of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). The revised regulations will treat as separate entities Great Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales) (GB) and Northern Ireland in various lists and definitions. We are also announcing that, for an interim period, during which the UK will transition to and implement their new animal health laws and policies, the current Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service import conditions for animals and animal products from the UK will continue to apply to imports from GB. In addition, we are announcing that because of Northern Ireland's stated intent to continue to follow EU animal health regulations and policies, we intend to consider the animal health statuses of Northern Ireland to be the same animal health statuses of equivalent EU Member States, wherever appropriate. We are also updating our definition of the EU, where necessary, to include Croatia. Lastly, we are further amending the regulations to update the names of staff offices and websites, and we are making other minor changes.
Dried Prunes Produced in California; Increased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2021-17267
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule implements a recommendation from the Prune Marketing Committee to increase the assessment rate established for the 2020-21 and subsequent crop years. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
Olives Grown in California; Increased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2021-17237
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule implements a recommendation from the California Olive Committee to increase the assessment rate for the 2021 fiscal year. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
Avocados Grown in South Florida and Imported Avocados; Change in Maturity Requirements
Document Number: 2021-17235
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule would change the maturity requirements currently prescribed under the Florida avocado marketing order. The order regulates the handling of avocados grown in South Florida and is administered locally by the Avocado Administrative Committee (Committee). The proposed change would establish beginning and end dates for the annual maturity shipping schedule. A corresponding change would be made to the avocado import regulation as required under section 8e of the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-17232
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The American Rescue Plan Act Emergency Rural Health Care Grant Program
Document Number: 2021-17199
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
The Rural Housing Service (RHS), a Rural Development agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announces the availability of up to $500 million in grant funding, appropriated under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, for the establishment of the Emergency Rural Health Care (ERHC) Grant Program. As authorized under Section 1002 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, funds will be made available and distributed between two tracks of funding to eligible applicants: Track One, Recovery grants to offer support for rural health care services in the form of immediate relief to address the economic conditions arising from the COVID-19 emergency; and Track Two, Impact grants to offer longer-term funding to advance ideas and solutions to support long-term sustainability of rural health.
Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comments Requested.
Document Number: 2021-17101
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which RUS intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Swine Hides, Bird Trophies, and Deer Hides
Document Number: 2021-17069
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with the importation of swine hides, bird trophies, and deer hides.
General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan; Virtual Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-17068
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are giving notice that the General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan will be holding a virtual public meeting.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-17020
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-16996
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-10
Agency: Department of Agriculture