Docket Number: AMS–SC–20–0095
Comments Due: November 8, 2021
This rule invites comments on the proposed termination of the Federal marketing order regulating the handling of Irish potatoes grown in Washington, and the rules and regulations issued thereunder. The marketing order is administered locally by the State of Washington Potato Committee (Committee), which unanimously recommended its termination at a meeting held on June 11, 2020. This recommendation is based on the Committee's determination that the marketing order is no longer an effective marketing tool for the Washington potato industry and that termination would best serve the current needs of the industry by eliminating the cost associated with its operation.
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments concerning this proposal. Comments must be submitted to the Docket Clerk electronically by Email: MarketingOrderComment@usda.gov or internet: https://www.regulations.gov. All comments should reference the document number and the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register and can be viewed at: https://www.regulations.gov. All comments submitted in response to this proposal will be included in the record and will be made available to the public. Please be advised that the identity of the individuals or entities submitting comments will be made public on the internet at the address provided above.
Gregory A. Breasher, Marketing Specialist, or Gary Olson, Regional Director, Northwest Marketing Field Office, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA; Telephone: (503) 326-2054 or Email: Gregory.Breasher@usda.gov or GaryD.Olson@usda.gov.