DATES: Effective Date: September 18, 2014.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth R. Payne, Director, Research and Promotion Division, Livestock, Poultry, and Seed Program; Telephone 202/720-5705; Fax: 202/720-1125; or email Kenneth.Payne@ams.usda.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This action affirms the interim rule (79 FR 31843) published in the Federal Register on June 3, 2014, which redesignates the statutory authority for the program from section 375 (7 U.S.C. 2008j) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to section 210 of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621-1627).