National Agricultural Statistics Service 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Revise and Extend a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E8-29950
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-17
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 request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Stocks Reports. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E8-28760
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-04
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 request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Mink Survey. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, and/or questionnaire length. The target population will be pulled from positive data reported on the 2007 Census of Agriculture, once it is finalized. The questionnaire that NASS is planning to use is the same as what was used in previous years. Any changes to the questionnaire would result from requests by industry data users.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E8-28758
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-04
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 request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Agricultural Labor Survey. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E8-25565
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-27
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 request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection for Field Crop Production. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Conduct an Information Collection
Document Number: E8-18793
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-14
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 two new information collections, the 2008 On-Farm Renewable Energy Production Survey and the 2008 Organic Production and Marketing Survey.
Notice of Intent To Request Approval To Revise and Extend an Information Collection
Document Number: E8-17039
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-25
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 request approval to revise and extend a currently approved information collection, the Milk and Milk Products Surveys. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sample design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Invitation for Nominations to the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics
Document Number: E8-16190
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, this notice announces an invitation from the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture for nominations to the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics. On April 3, 2007, the Secretary of Agriculture re-established the Advisory Committee charter for another 2 years. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on the scope, timing, content, etc., of the periodic censuses and surveys of agriculture, other related surveys, and the types of information to obtain from respondents concerning agriculture. The Committee also prepares recommendations regarding the content of agriculture reports and presents the views and needs for data of major suppliers and users of agriculture statistics.
Notice of Intent To Seek Reinstatement of an Information Collection
Document Number: E8-4987
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-13
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 request approval for reinstatement and revision of an information collection, the Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey. Revision to previous burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Intent to Seek Approval To Conduct an Information Collection
Document Number: E8-4985
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-13
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, the Generic Clearance for Survey Research Studies.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Revise and Extend an Information Collection
Document Number: E8-4082
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-04
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 revise and extend a currently approved information collection, the Agricultural Resources Management Survey and Chemical Use Surveys. The following two scheduling changes will be requested. First, chemical use surveys are only requested for fall 2010 to include fruit and postharvest. Thus, no vegetable chemical use survey will be requested. Second, in 2008 only, in lieu of the fall ARMS Phase II Survey, additional questions will be requested for the ARMS Phase III Cost and Returns Report. These questions will focus on a) bio-energy crop adoption and production expenses, and b) impact of tobacco program changes on tobacco marketing. Thus, in 2009, NASS will not publish the 2008 Field Crops Chemical Use report which would have resulted from a 2008 ARMS Phase II Survey.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Revise and Extend an Information Collection
Document Number: 08-840
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-26
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 request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Field Crops Objective Yield Surveys. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Intent To Revise and Extend a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E8-2757
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intent of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the National Childhood Injury and Occupational Injury Survey of Farm Operators. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of Intent To Request Approval To Revise and Extend an Information Collection
Document Number: E8-2041
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intent of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Livestock Slaughter Survey. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.
Notice of the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics Meeting
Document Number: E8-1243
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-25
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announces a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics.