Rural Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1989: Agricultural programs


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Side 640 - That there is hereby established at the seat of Government of the United States a Department of Agriculture, the general design and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Side 150 - That appropriations hereunder shall be available for temporary employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 USC 2225), and not to exceed...
Side 590 - Va per centum, and (B) the allotment percentage for the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands shall be 75 per centum.
Side 739 - ASCS conducts its programs in the field through a number of offices. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation State and county committees are responsible for local administration of a variety of programs dealing directly with the farmer. Through the farmer-elected ASC county committees, the Service also obtains recommendations and advice in the formulation of program plans and policies. There are ASC State Committees in the SO States and a total of 3,053 county committees.
Side 143 - Mr. Chairman, this concludes my prepared remarks. I will be pleased to answer any questions you or other members of the Subcommittee may have.
Side 825 - Corporation is vested in a board of directors, subject to the general supervision and direction of the Secretary of Agriculture who Is an exofficip director and chairman of the board. The board consists of six members, in addition to the Secretary, who are appointed by the President of the United States by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Side 834 - Provisions of the Program The programs of the Commodity Credit Corporation cover a wide range of operations. A. The Commodity Credit Corporation is operated by the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service of' the Department of Agriculture. 1. Its functions are performed primarily by ASCS employees. 2. It is a corporate entity with...
Side 1107 - Engineering and other assistance are provided for preparation of contracts and Inspection of construction. When the local organization does the contracting, payments are made to them as the work progresses in accordance with the terms of the project agreement. When the local organization requests the SCS to do the contracting for works of improvement, the SCS makes payments directly to the contractor as the work progresses. Payments Include amounts financed from Federal funds and from local organizations...
Side 462 - Public law 95-113, as amended provides for support of continuing agricultural research at colleges eligible to receive funds under the Act of August 30, 1890, including Tuskegee University.
Side 1064 - ... treatment on the land. These districts are legal subdivisions of State government organized for the purpose of developing and carrying out local conservation programs to protect, conserve, and maintain the natural resource base of the Nation. Officials of conservation districts are local leaders In the development of appropriate land use and conservation treatment on private and other lands within district boundaries. They solicit local, State, and Federal participation to help carry out locally...