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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-15117
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture
National School Lunch, Special Milk, and School Breakfast Programs, National Average Payments/Maximum Reimbursement Rates
Document Number: 2021-15107
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This Notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payments, the amount of money the Federal Government provides States for lunches, afterschool snacks, and breakfasts served to children participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs; to the maximum reimbursement rates, the maximum per lunch rate from Federal funds that a State can provide a school food authority for lunches served to children participating in the National School Lunch Program; and to the rate of reimbursement for a half-pint of milk served to non-needy children in a school or institution that participates in the Special Milk Program for Children. The annual payments and rates adjustments for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs reflect changes in the Food Away From Home series of the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers. The annual rate adjustment for the Special Milk Program reflects changes in the Producer Price Index for Fluid Milk Products. Further adjustments are made to these rates to reflect higher costs of providing meals in Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The payments and rates are prescribed on an annual basis each July. Overall, reimbursement rates this year for the National School Lunch, Breakfast Programs and the Special Milk Program either remained the same or increased compared to last year. Special Note: For the school year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022, school food authorities operating the National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option under Food and Nutrition Service- issued nationwide waivers #85 (Nationwide Waiver to Allow the Seamless Summer Option through School Year 2021-2022) and #86 (Nationwide Waiver to Allow Summer Food Service Program Reimbursement Rates in School Year 2021-2022) may receive the reimbursement rates prescribed for the Summer Food Service Program (85 FR 86901) in lieu of the reimbursement rates established in this notice. The Summer Food Service Program reimbursement rates made available to these school food authorities will similarly be updated effective January 1, 2022 through a future notice published in the Federal Register.
Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request; Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants
Document Number: 2021-15104
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Housing Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Rural Housing Service (RHS) to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-15063
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Inspection of Yak and Other Bovidae, Cervidae, and Camelidae Species
Document Number: 2021-15062
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is amending its regulations to define yak and include it among ``exotic animals'' eligible for voluntary inspection under 9 CFR part 352. This change is in response to a petition for rulemaking from a yak industry association, which FSIS granted in 2015. Additionally, FSIS is revising the definitions of antelope, bison, buffalo, catalo, deer, elk, reindeer, and water buffalo to make them more scientifically accurate. Moreover, FSIS is responding to comments on whether all farmed-raised species in the biological families Bovidae, Cervidae, and Camelidae, if not already subject to mandatory inspection, should be eligible for voluntary inspection, and whether any species in these families should be added to the list of amenable species requiring mandatory inspection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC); Food Delivery Portal (FDP)
Document Number: 2021-15051
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection to provide FNS and WIC State agencies with an ongoing/annual data set that can be used to assess State agencies' compliance with WIC vendor management requirements and estimate State agencies' progress in eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse.
Notice of Request for a New Information Collection: Overtime and Holiday Inspection Fees for Small and Very Small Establishments
Document Number: 2021-15012
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
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 request a new information collection to reduce overtime and holiday inspection fees for small and very small meat, poultry, and egg products establishments. This is a new information collection with an estimated annual burden of 724 hours. FSIS is reducing holiday and overtime fees under the American Rescue Plan Act, enacted on March 11, 2021. Through this legislation, Congress provided FSIS with $100 million in budget authority to reduce the costs of overtime inspection for small and very small official meat and poultry establishments and egg products plants.
Overtime and Holiday Inspection Fee Reductions for Small and Very Small Establishments
Document Number: 2021-15011
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
In the American Rescue Plan Act, enacted on March 11, 2021, Congress provided the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) with $100 million in budget authority to reduce the costs of overtime inspection for small and very small official meat and poultry establishments and egg products plants. FSIS will implement this provision by reducing overtime and holiday inspection fees for small establishments by 30 percent and very small establishments by 75 percent. FSIS has developed an Overtime/Holiday Rate Reduction form that official establishments will need to submit to request an overtime or holiday inspection fee reduction. FSIS will review the form to determine whether an establishment qualifies for the fee reduction. This notice contains information on how to complete and submit the form to FSIS and describes the procedures FSIS will follow to implement the American Rescue Plan Act's overtime and holiday inspection fee reduction provisions.
Establishing a Uniform Time Period Requirement and Clarifying Related Procedures for the Filing of Appeals of Agency Inspection Decisions or Actions
Document Number: 2021-14947
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is proposing to amend its regulations to establish a uniform time period requirement for the filing of appeals of certain Agency inspection decisions or actions.
Grapes Grown in a Designated Area of Southeastern California; Increased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2021-14731
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule implements a recommendation from the California Desert Grape Administrative Committee (Committee) to increase the assessment rate established for the 2021 and subsequent fiscal periods. The assessment rate will remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-15003
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-14962
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Information Collection; Clearance for the Stewardship Mapping and Assessment Project (STEW-MAP)
Document Number: 2021-14857
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
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 extension without revisions of a currently approved information collection, Information Collection Clearance for the Stewardship Mapping and Assessment Project (STEW-MAP).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-14829
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Directive Publication Notice
Document Number: 2021-14807
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The USDA Forest Service provides direction to employees through issuances in its Directive System, comprised of the Forest Service Manual and Forest Service Handbooks. The Agency must provide public notice of and opportunity to comment on any directives that formulate standards, criteria, or guidelines applicable to Forest Service programs. Once per quarter, the Agency provides advance notice of proposed and interim directives that will be made available for public comment during the next 3 months and notice of final directives issued in the last 3 months. No directives are planned for publication for public comment between July 1, 2021, and September 30, 2021.
Increase in Fiscal Year 2021 Specialty Sugar Tariff-Rate Quota
Document Number: 2021-14726
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture (the Secretary) is providing notice of an increase in the fiscal year (FY) 2021 specialty sugar tariff-rate quota (TRQ) of 40,000 metric tons raw value (MTRV).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-14672
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Streamlining Electric Program Procedures
Document Number: 2021-14358
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), a Rural Development agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is revising several regulations to streamline its procedures for Electric Program borrowers, including its loan application requirements, approval of construction work plans, contract bidding procedures, contact approval procedures, system operation and maintenance reviews, long-range engineering plans and system design procedures. Additionally, unnecessary sections in the regulations will be removed.
Availability of Revised Compliance Guidelines for Controlling Salmonella and Campylobacter in Raw Poultry
Document Number: 2021-14554
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing the availability of revised guidelines to assist poultry establishments in controlling Salmonella and Campylobacter in raw poultry. The Agency has revised the content of the guidelines in light of new scientific and technical information, public comments received on the 2015 guideline, and the Agency's decision to issue two separate guidelines one on controlling Salmonella and the other on controlling Campylobacter. The guidelines provide ``best practice'' recommendations that poultry establishments may follow to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter contamination of raw products.
Proposed New Fee Site
Document Number: 2021-14541
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Payette National Forest is proposing to charge a new fee at four cabins including Paddy Flat, Burgdorf, Warren Bunkhouse, and Warren Ranger cabins. These units are currently not in use by the public. Rentals of other cabins on the Payette National Forest have shown people appreciate and enjoy the availability of rental cabins.
Oral Rabies Vaccine Program; Availability of a Supplemental Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2021-14442
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
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 supplemental environmental assessment (EA) relative to a 2019 EA of an oral rabies vaccination (ORV) program in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. This supplement analyzes the proposed expanded use of ONRAB vaccine-baits throughout the ORV distribution zone in Pennsylvania in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service. We are making the supplemental EA available to the public for review and comment.
Child and Adult Care Food Program: National Average Payment Rates, Day Care Home Food Service Payment Rates, and Administrative Reimbursement Rates for Sponsoring Organizations of Day Care Homes for the Period July 1, 2021 Through June 30, 2022
Document Number: 2021-14435
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payment rates for meals and snacks served in child care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, at-risk afterschool care centers, and adult day care centers; the food service payment rates for meals and snacks served in day care homes; and the administrative reimbursement rates for sponsoring organizations of day care homes, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index. Further adjustments are made to these rates to reflect the higher costs of providing meals in Alaska and Hawaii. The adjustments contained in this notice are made on an annual basis each July, as required by the laws and regulations governing the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
Notice of Request for Revision of an Approved Information Collection: Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation Survey for FSIS Public Health Partners
Document Number: 2021-14415
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
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 revise the approved information collection regarding partner collaboration in response to illness outbreaks associated with FSIS-regulated food products. The Agency has increased the burden estimate by 48 hours due to an increase in the number of respondents and a longer estimated response time. The purpose of this information collection continues to inform FSIS partner outreach efforts to effectively investigate and prevent foodborne illnesses. The approval for this information collection will expire on February 28, 2022.
Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling
Document Number: 2021-14347
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The U.S Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on September 1, 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 46th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling (CCFL) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, to be held virtually, September 27-October 1, 2021 with the report adoption on October 7, 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 46th Session of the CCFL and to address items on the agenda.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Emergency Allotments (COVID-19)
Document Number: 2021-14303
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This collection is an extension, without change, of a currently approved collection for activities associated with administering emergency allotments (EA) waivers. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, enacted March 18, 2020, includes a general provision that allows the Department of Agriculture to issue emergency allotments (EA) waivers based on a public health emergency declaration by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under section 319 of the Public Health Service Act related to an outbreak of COVID-19 when a State has also issued an emergency or disaster declaration.
Pecans Grown in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas; Continuance Referendum; Reopening of Voting Period
Document Number: 2021-14280
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This document reopens the voting period for the referendum being conducted among eligible growers of pecans grown in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas to determine whether they favor continuance of the marketing order regulating the handling of pecans produced in the production area. The voting period has been reopened for an additional 25 days from June 29, 2021, to July 23, 2021.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-14278
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA or Department) proposes to create a new system of records titled ``Department of Agriculture Forest Service Application Cloud Environment (FS ACE).'' ACE is a general support system owned by the Forest Service Chief Information Officer (CIO) and operated by the Data Center Services Branch of the Forest Service CIO Operations Division. The system is located and managed in two geographically separated USDA Digital Infrastructure Services Centers (DISC), Class 4 data centers: One in Kansas City, MO; and the other in St. Louis, MO. Each provide alternate processing and data storage services in support of disaster recovery activities. Additionally, DISC-Kansas City provides off-site tape storage in Lenexa, KS, through a third-party vendor, Recall. All three locations are addressed within the DISC authorization boundaries.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-14277
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-108, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA or Department) proposes to modify the current system of records entitled ``Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, FS- 33Law Enforcement and Investigative Records'' (LEIRS). This system allows Law Enforcement and Investigations to record claims and criminal activities in the National Forests which include verified violations of criminal statutes and/or Agency policy, as well as situations that may result in civil claims for or against the government. This information helps the Agency meet its objective of contributing to Officers, Forest Service employees, and National Forest visitor safety.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-14276
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA or Department) proposes to modify and reissue the current system of records entitled ``Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Mineral Lessees and Permittees.'' This system allows the Forest Service Minerals and Geology program to support Forests and Grasslands to manage locatable minerals and mineral materials. This information helps the Agency meet its objectives to explore, develop, and produce mineral resources.
Information Collection; Pesticide-Use Proposal
Document Number: 2021-14262
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
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 renewal of a currently approved information collection, Pesticide-Use Proposal.
Addition of Malaysia to the List of Regions Affected With African Swine Fever
Document Number: 2021-14255
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public that we have added Malaysia to the list of regions that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service considers to be affected with African swine fever (ASF). We have taken this action because of confirmation of ASF in Malaysia.
OneRD Annual Notice of Guarantee Fee Rates, Periodic Retention Fee Rates, Loan Guarantee Percentage and Fee for Issuance of the Loan Note Guarantee Prior to Construction Completion for Fiscal Year 2022
Document Number: 2021-14193
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Rural Housing Service, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBCS), Rural Housing Service (RHS), and the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), agencies of the Rural Development mission area within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), hereinafter collectively referred to as the Agency, offer loan guarantees through four programs: Community Facilities (CF) administered by RHS; Water and Waste Disposal (WWD) administered by the RUS; and Business and Industry (B&I) and Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) administered by the RBCS. This notice provides applicants with the Guarantee Fee rates, Guarantee percent for Guaranteed Loans, the Periodic Retention Fee, and Fee for Issuance of the Loan Note Guarantee Prior to Construction Completion for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, to be used when applying for guaranteed loans under the aforementioned guaranteed loan types. This notice is being published prior to the passage of a FY 2022 appropriation. Should the fees need to be adjusted after passage of the FY 2022 appropriation bill, the agency will publish a subsequent notice in the Federal Register.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-14178
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Notice of Intent To Request To Conduct a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2021-14169
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to seek approval to conduct a new information collection to gather data related to the motivations of targeted operators to adopt conservation practices.
Implementation of Revised Lacey Act Provisions
Document Number: 2021-14155
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-02
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 amended the Lacey Act to provide, among other things, that importers submit a declaration at the time of importation for certain plants and plant products. Enforcement of the declaration requirement began on April 1, 2009, and products requiring a declaration are being phased-in. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of a change in the date of implementation for Phase VI of the enforcement schedule.
National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee; Intent To Reestablish
Document Number: 2021-14032
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) intends to reestablish the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee (the Committee) for a 2-year period. The Secretary has determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Rescission of Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents: Notice of Vacatur
Document Number: 2021-14045
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
This final rule removes from the Code of Federal Regulations the final rule published on December 5, 2019, titled ``Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents.'' This action responds to a decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that vacated the rule.
Information Collection: Forest Service Law Enforcement & Investigations Ride-Along Program
Document Number: 2021-13977
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the USDA Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the renewal of a currently approved information collection, Forest Service Law Enforcement & Investigations Ride-Along Program.
Area Risk Protection Insurance Regulations and Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions
Document Number: 2021-13939
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) amends the Area Risk Protection Insurance (ARPI) Regulations and Common Crop Insurance Policy (CCIP), Basic Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to improve unit provisions and organic farming practice provisions, revise the definition of veteran farmer or rancher, and clarify provisions. The changes to the policy made in this rule are applicable for the 2022 and succeeding crop years for crops with a contract change date on or after June 30, 2021. For all other crops, the changes to the policy made in this rule are applicable for the 2023 and succeeding crop years.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-13909
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bayer; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Determination of Nonregulated Status for Maize Developed Using Genetic Engineering for Dicamba, Glufosinate, Quizalofop, and 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid Resistance, With Tissue-Specific Glyphosate Resistance Facilitating the Production of Hybrid Maize Seed; Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: 2021-13904
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are reopening the comment period for our notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement regarding a request from Bayer seeking a determination of nonregulated status for maize developed using genetic engineering for dicamba, glufosinate, quizalofop, and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid resistance with tissue- specific glyphosate resistance facilitating the production of hybrid maize seed. This action will allow interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments.
Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.; Availability of a Request, a Draft Plant Pest Risk Similarity Assessment, and Preliminary Determination for an Extension of Determination of Nonregulated Status for Non-Browning Apple
Document Number: 2021-13901
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has received a request from Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF) to extend our determination of nonregulated status of GD743 apple and GS784 apple to PG451 apple which has been developed using genetic engineering to resist browning. We are making the OSF extension request, the preliminary determination, and the draft plant pest risk similarity assessment available for public comment.
Notice of Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2021-12736
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) intends to request a revision of a currently approved information collection for Sugar Import Licensing Programs.
Information Collection Request; Direct Loan Servicing-Special
Document Number: 2021-13874
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved information collection that supports Direct Loan ServicingSpecial. The information is used in eligibility and feasibility determinations on borrower requests for disaster set-aside, primary loan servicing, buyout at market value, and homestead protection, as well as liquidation of security.
White Pine-Nye Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-13798
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The White Pine-Nye 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 Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest within White Pine, Nye, Lander and Eureka Counties, consistent with the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. RAC information and virtual meeting information can be found at the following website: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/htnf/.
El Dorado County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-13796
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The El Dorado County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a virtual meeting. 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 the Act. RAC information can be found at the following website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/eldorado/ workingtogether/advisorycommittees.
Information Collection; Grazing Permit Administration Forms
Document Number: 2021-13795
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-29
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 extension (with no revision) of a currently approved information collection, Grazing Permit Administration Forms.
Ketchikan Resource Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2021-13794
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-29
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.
Del Norte County Resource Advisory Committee: Meeting
Document Number: 2021-13793
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Del Norte County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a series of virtual meetings (with a call-in option). 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 (FACA). 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: www.fs.usda.gov/main/srnf/workingtogether/ advisorycommittee.
Tomatoes Grown in Florida; Reapportionment of Membership
Document Number: 2021-13705
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-06-28
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This proposed rule would adjust the number of member seats apportioned to each district represented on the Florida Tomato Committee (Committee). The Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking this action based on an amendatory change to the marketing order for tomatoes grown in Florida, which reduced the size of the Committee from 12 members to 10. This action would reduce the member seats in each of the two districts from six members and their alternates to five members and their alternates.