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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

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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 the Louisiana Crawfish Farmers Association on behalf of farm-raised crawfish producers in Louisiana. The Administrator will determine within 40 days whether or not increasing imports of crawfish contributed importantly to a greater than 15 percent decrease in the national average price of crawfish compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. If a determination is affirmative, producers who produce and market farm-raised crawfish in Louisiana will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for technical assistance at no cost and cash benefits.

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Trade Adjustment Assistance Staff, FAS, USDA, at (202) 720-0638, or by e-mail at: Additional program information can be obtained at the Web site for the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers program. The URL is​itp/​taa.

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Dated: April 27, 2010.

John D. Brewer,

Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.

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[FR Doc. 2010-10269 Filed 4-30-10; 8:45 am]