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Notices Federal Register

Vol. 72, No. 55

Thursday, March 22, 2007

This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER Dated: March 15, 2007. National Agricultural Statistics Service
contains documents other than rules or Joanne Paskar,
proposed rules that are applicable to the
Title: Field Crops Production.
Chief, Information and Records Division, OMB Control Number: 0535–0002.
public. Notices of hearings and investigations, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for
committee meetings, agency decisions and Summary of Collection: One of the
rulings, delegations of authority, filing of National Agricultural Statistics Services’
[FR Doc. 07–1399 Filed 3–21–07; 8:45 am]
petitions and applications and agency (NASS) primary functions is to prepare
statements of organization and functions are and issue current state and national
examples of documents appearing in this estimates of crop and livestock
section. production. The general authority for
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE collecting these NASS collects
information on field crops to monitor
agricultural developments across the
DEVELOPMENT Comment Request
country that may impact on the nation’s
March 19, 2007. food supply. To help set these estimates,
Notice of Public Information Collection
The Department of Agriculture has field crops production data is collected.
Requirements Submitted to OMB for NASS will collect information through
submitted the following information
Review the use of mail, telephone, and
collection requirement(s) to OMB for
review and clearance under the personnel interviews surveys.
SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. Need and Use of the Information:
Development (USAID) has submitted NASS collects information on field
L. 104–13. Comments regarding (a)
the following information collections to crops to monitor agricultural
Whether the collection of information is
OMB for review and clearance under the necessary for the proper performance of developments across the country that
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the functions of the agency, including may impact on the nation’s food supply.
Public Law 104–13. Comments whether the information will have The Secretary of Agriculture uses
regarding this information collection are practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimates of crop production to
best assured of having their full effect if agency’s estimate of burden including administer farm program legislation and
received within 30 days of this the validity of the methodology and to make decisions relative to the export-
notification. Comments should be sent assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance import programs. Collecting this
via e-mail to David_Rostker@ the quality, utility and clarity of the information less frequently would
omb.eop.gov or fax to 202–395–7285. information to be collected; (d) ways to eliminate the data needed to keep the
Copies of submission may be obtained minimize the burden of the collection of Department abreast of changes at the
by calling (202) 712–1365. information on those who are to State and national level.
respond, including through the use of Description of Respondents: Farms;
appropriate automated, electronic, Business or other for-profits.
OMB Number: OMB 0412–0565. mechanical, or other technological Number of Respondents: 350,075.
Form Number: N/A. collection techniques or other forms of Frequency of Responses: Reporting:
information technology should be Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Annually.
Title: Certification Agreement.
addressed to: Desk Officer for Total Burden Hours: 118,624.
Type of submissions: Reinstatement. Agriculture, Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Charlene Parker,
Purpose: The United States Agency
Management and Budget (OMB), Departmental Information Collection
for International Development (USAID) Clearance Officer.
needs to require applicants for OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or
fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental [FR Doc. E7–5231 Filed 3–21–07; 8:45 am]
assistance to certify that it does not and
will not engage in financial transactions Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail BILLING CODE 3410–20–P

with, and does not and will not provide Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250–
material support and resources to 7602. Comments regarding these
information collections are best assured DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
individuals or organizations that engage
in terrorism. The purpose of this of having their full effect if received
Forest Service
within 30 days of this notification.
requirement is to assure that USAID
Copies of the submission(s) may be Information Collection; Research Data
does not directly provide support to
obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. Archive Use Tracking
such organizations or individuals, and An agency may not conduct or
to assure that recipients are aware of sponsor a collection of information AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.
these requirements when it considers unless the collection of information
individuals or organizations are ACTION: Notice; Request for Comment.
displays a currently valid OMB control
subrecipients. number and the agency informs SUMMARY: In accordance with the
Annual reporting burden: potential persons who are to respond to Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the
rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES

Respondents: 2,000. the collection of information that such Forest Service is seeking comments
persons are not required to respond to from all interested individuals and
Total annual responses: 4,000. the collection of information unless it organizations on the new information
Total annual hours requested: displays a currently valid OMB control collection, Research Data Archive Use
1,500. number. Tracking.

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