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The Tehama County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Red Bluff, California. Agenda items to be covered include: (1) introductions, (2) approval of minutes, (3) Public Comment, (4) Chairman Report (5) Reports from committees, (6) General discussion, (7) Next Agenda.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this technical amendment revises the control numbers assigned by the Office of Management and Budget approving our information collection activities. The purpose of this action is to update the control numbers in the Code of Federal Regulations. This amendment brings the regulations up to date with
December 23, 2003.
The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 10413. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency,
This rule proposes to establish procedures for a guarantee program for cooperatives and other notforprofit lenders that make loans eligible for assistance under the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (the RE Act). Criteria for eligibility of lenders and transactions are set forth in the rule together with application procedures. Program
The Department of Agriculture is adopting this final rule to amend regulations concerning the Roadless Area Conservation Rule (hereinafter, referred to as the roadless rule) to temporarily exempt the Tongass National Forest (hereinafter, referred to as the Tongass) from prohibitions against timber harvest, road construction, and reconstruction in
This proposal invites comments on the establishment of final free and restricted percentages for the 20032004 crop year. The percentages are 75 percent free and 25 percent restricted and would establish the proportion of cherries from the 2003 crop which may be handled in commercial outlets. The percentages are intended to stabilize supplies and
Notice is hereby given that the comment period on the proposal to exempt producers and marketers from assessments for marketing promotion activities under marketing order programs is extended.
This decision proposes the issuance of a marketing agreement and order (order) for pistachios grown in California, and provides growers with the opportunity to vote in a referendum to determine if they favor promulgation of the order. The proposed order would set standards for the quality of pistachios produced and handled in California by
The Office of Procurement and Property Management of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposes to amend its procedures for the acquisition and transfer of excess personal property to 1994 Institutions (as defined in section 532 of the Equity in Education Land Grant Status Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103382; 7 U.S.C. 301 note)); any HispanicServing
[FR Doc 03-31790] 10.Milk in the Pacific Northwest and Arizona-Las Vegas Marketing Areas; Reconvening
This notice announces the reconvening of the public hearing begun on September 23, 2003, in Tempe, Arizona, and reconvened on November 17, 2003, in Seattle, Washington, to consider proposals to amend the producerhandler provisions of the ArizonaLas Vegas and Pacific Northwest orders and to consider elimination of the ability to simultaneously pool the
The analysis area of 41,420 acres is located in the North and South Cottonwood Creek watershed on the Big Piney Ranger District of the BridgerTeton National Forest. It is approximately 25 miles north of Big Piney, Wyoming on the east slope of the Wyoming Range. All lands within the analysis area are National Forest System lands, within Sublette
The Eastern Washington Cascades Provincial Advisory Committee and the Yakima Provincial Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, January 14, 2004, at the Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests Headquarters Office, 215 Melody Lane, Wenatchee, Washington. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. During this meeting we will
Pursuant to the authorities in the Federal Advisory Committees Act (Pub. L. 92463) and under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106393) the Lassen National Forest's Lassen County Resource Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, January 8, 2004, in Susanville, California for business meetings. The meetings
Pursuant to the authorities in the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92463) and under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106393) the Lolo National Forest's Mineral County Resource Advisory Committee will meet on January 6, 2004 at 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. in Superior, Montana for a business meeting. The
The Southwest Oregon Province Advisory Committee will meet on January 21, 2004 in Brookings, Oregon in the Best Western Beachfront Inn at 16008 Boat Basin Road. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. Agenda items to be covered include: (1) Development of Work Plan; (2) Public Forum; (3) Update on BLM Resource Management Plan
We are proposing to establish a herd certification program to eliminate chronic wasting disease from captive cervids in the United States. Participating deer and elk herds would have to follow program requirements for animal identification, testing, herd management, and movement of animals into and from herds. After 5 years of enrollment with no
USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has revised its Food Stamp Program Application for Meal Services, Form FNS2522. The form was revised to make it easier to read and to simplify information collected from meal services during the application process. In addition, FNS has developed a new, abbreviated addendum to the revised retailer
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection in support of the export of animals and animal products from the United States.
The Forest Service published on December 16, 2003 (68 FR 69986), a notice of issuance of a final directive to Forest Service Manual (FSM) Title 7700Engineering, Chapter 7710Transportation Atlas, Records, and Analysis, as Amendment 770020032. The notice contained an incorrect World Wide Web/Internet address.
Notice is hereby given for proposals for FY 2004 grant funds under the FederalState Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP). FSMIP anticipates that approximately $1.3 million will be available for support of this program in FY 2004. States interested in obtaining funds under the program are invited to submit proposals. While only State Departments
The Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is sponsoring a public meeting on January 15, 2004, to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items that will be discussed at the Tenth Session of the Codex Committee on Meat Hygiene, which will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, on
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will hold a public meeting on January 13, 2004, to discuss the development and use of new food safety technologies to enhance public health.
On October 30, 2003, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published a proposed rule (68 FR 61944) for the mandatory country of origin labeling program as mandated by the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Farm Bill) and the 2002 Supplemental Appropriations Act (Appropriations Act), which amended the Agricultural Marketing Act of
The Del Norte County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet on January 6, 2004, in Crescent City, California. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the selection of title II projects under Pub. L. 106393, H.R. 2389, the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act of 2000, also called the ``Payments to States'' Act.
The Shasta County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet on the following dates in Redding, California. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss committee actions and to review projects to nominate for approval consideration.