Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.
The Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), today accepted a petition, and began a review of a petition, for trade adjustment assistance by Birches Cranberry Company on behalf of cranberry producers in New Jersey. The Administrator will determine within 40 days whether or not increasing imports of cranberries contributed importantly to a greater than 15 percent decrease in the national average price of cranberries compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. If a determination is affirmative, producers who produce and market cranberries in New Jersey will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for technical assistance at no cost and cash benefits.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Trade Adjustment Assistance Staff, FAS, USDA, at (202) 720-0638, or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional program information can be obtained at the Web site for the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers program. The URL is http://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa.Start Signature
Dated: April 27, 2010.
John D. Brewer,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-10263 Filed 4-30-10; 8:45 am]
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