National Agricultural Statistics Service 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Conduct an Information Collection
Document Number: E9-22593
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-21
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 2009 On-Farm Renewable Energy Production Survey.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-20925
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
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 Nursery and Floriculture Chemical Use Survey. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length. We will also be discontinuing the Nursery and Christmas Tree Production Survey for this approval cycle. NASS will be able to use production data from the Census of Horticulture (0535-0236) to calculate weights and expansions for the chemical use data.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-20926
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-31
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 Honey Survey. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to an increase in the size of the target population, sample design, and slight improvements to the questionnaire to accommodate changes within the industry.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-20924
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-31
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 Fruits, Nuts, and Specialty Crops Surveys. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sample design, minor changes in questionnaire design and an anticipated increase in response rates.
Notice of Opportunity To Submit Content Request for the 2010 Census of Aquaculture
Document Number: E9-19347
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is currently accepting stakeholder feedback in the form of content requests for the 2010 Census of Aquaculture. This census is required by law under the ``Census of Agriculture Act of 1997,'' Public Law No. 105-113 (7 U.S.C. 2204g).
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-18927
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-07
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Cold Storage Survey. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, expected increases in response rates, and modes of data collection. The questionnaires have had some minor modifications to accommodate changes in the products stored by the industry, and to make the questionnaires easier to complete. The entire target population for cold storage operators will be contacted for this data on a monthly basis. Fruit storage operations are contacted on a seasonal basis. The capacity survey is conduced once every other year. These surveys are voluntary, except for operations that store certain manufactured dairy products that are required by Public Law No. 106-532 and 107-171 to respond.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-18849
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Agricultural Prices 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 Seek Approval To Conduct an Information Collection
Document Number: E9-16635
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-14
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 reinstatement of an information collection, the Census of Horticultural Specialties.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-15667
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-02
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 request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Vegetable Surveys Program. Revision to burden hours may be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length. Some of the vegetable production surveys will incorporate sampling of the total population of producers, while the processing surveys will involve a total enumeration of the entire population. Minor changes are being made to some of the questionnaires to accommodate changes in the industry and to make the questionnaires easier for the respondent to complete. This should help to reduce respondent burden and improve the overall response rates.
Notice of Intent To Resume the Fruit Chemical Use Survey Along With Its Associated Publication
Document Number: E9-11634
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
This notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to resume a currently approved information collection, the Fruit Chemical Use Survey, and its associated publication.
Notice of Opportunity To Submit Content Request for the 2012 Census of Agriculture
Document Number: E9-11622
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is currently accepting stakeholder feedback in the form of content requests for the 2012 Census of Agriculture. This census is required by law under the ``Census of Agriculture Act of 1997,'' Public Law No. 105-113 (7 U.S.C. 2204g).
Notice of Intent To Suspend the Census of Agriculture Survey
Document Number: E9-10832
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-11
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
This notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to suspend a currently approved information collection, the 2007 Census of Agriculture.
Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Reinstate an Information Collection
Document Number: E9-10125
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-04
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 reinstatement of an information collection, the Census of Agriculture Content Test.
Notice of Intent To Suspend the Distiller's Grains Survey and Reports
Document Number: E9-9483
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service
This notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to suspend a currently approved information collection, the Distiller's Grains Survey, and its associated publication.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-6725
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-26
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 List Sampling Frame 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 Seek Approval To Revise and Extend a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-6255
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-23
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 Egg, Chicken, and Turkey Surveys.
Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-6254
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-23
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 the Floriculture 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: E9-1314
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-26
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.