[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 156 (Friday, August 14, 2009)]
[Pages 41109-41110]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-19484]



Natural Resources Conservation Service

RIN 0578-AA48

Conservation Practice Technical Assistance

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States 
Department of Agriculture.

ACTION: Notice; reopening of public comment period.


SUMMARY: On June 12, 2009, the Natural Resources Conservation Service 
(NRCS) published in the Federal Register a notice for the purpose of: 
(1) Notifying the public about the results of NRCS compliance with 
section 1242(h) of the Food Security Act of 1985, as amended; and (2) 
to solicit public comment about how to improve agency conservation 
practice standards. The public comment period closed on August 11, 
2009. NRCS is hereby reopening the public comment period and amending 
the closing date September 14, 2009 to ensure the agency has received 
comments from a broad segment of the agriculture sector.

DATES: Submit comments on or before September 14, 2009.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments using any of the following methods:
     Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending comments 
     Mail: Norman Widman, National Agronomist, Ecological 

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Division, Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation 
Service, Conservation Practice Standard Comments, PO Box 2890, 
Washington, DC 20013.
     Fax: (202) 720-5334.
     E-mail: [email protected].
     Hand Delivery: USDA South Building, 1400 Independence 
Avenue, SW., Room 5234, Washington, DC 20250, between 9 a.m. and 4 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Please ask the 
guard at the entrance to the South Building to call (202) 720-4630 in 
order to be escorted into the building.
     This notice may be accessed via Internet. Users can access 
the NRCS homepage at: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/ gov/; select the Farm Bill 
link from the menu; select the Notices link under the heading Farm Bill 
Public Comments Links. Persons with disabilities who require 
alternative means for communication (Braille, large print, audio tape, 
etc.) should contact the USDA TARGET Center at: (202) 720-2600 (voice 
and TDD).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norman Widman, National Agronomist, 
Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250; Phone: (202) 720-3783; 
Fax: (202) 720-2646; or e-mail: [email protected].

    Signed this 7th day of August, 2009, in Washington, DC.
Virginia L. Murphy,
Acting Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service.
[FR Doc. E9-19484 Filed 8-13-09; 8:45 am]