Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1979: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, Del 6


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Side 202 - Stat. 610), provide for installation of (1) mainstream works of improvement for the control of floods, for which the Department of the Army is responsible, and (2) watershed improvement measures to prevent floods; reduce floodwater...
Side 512 - Programs of assistance shall not be undertaken under this title during any calendar year which call for an appropriation to reimburse the Corporation of more than $600 million plus unused prior years' authorizations estimated at $1,325 million as of December 31, 1970.
Side 717 - Such facilities include commercial banks, growers' organizations, brokers, exporters, co-operative associations, warehousemen, and others. Although ASCS, through its personnel and facilities, administers support operations, the programs are authorized and financed by the Corporation. The principal activities carried out by the Corporation involve: 1. Support and related activities.
Side 705 - Management of the 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 557 - Agriculture has reason to believe that any article or articles are being or are practically certain to be imported into the United States under such conditions and in such quantities as to render or tend to render ineffective, or materially interfere with...
Side 190 - USC 1001-1008) provides for cooperation between the federal government and the states and their political subdivisions in a program to prevent erosion, floodwater, and sediment damages in the watersheds of rivers and streams and to further the conservation, development, utilization and disposal of water.
Side 717 - STATUS OF PROGRAM Introduction The Commodity Credit Corporation carries out operations on a nationwide basis involving many agricultural commodities. These actions have an economic impact on domestic and international markets.
Side 293 - TOBACCO Information gathered at these meetings also raises a serious question about the present United States policy of offering tobacco in world trade channels at 90 percent of parity levels. It indicates that tobacco may be going down the same road as cotton. While immediate effects may not be noticeable in the near future, this policy will eventually place the United States tobacco grower in the same disadvantageous position as the American cotton farmer. Over any length of time, the United States...
Side 176 - Service has leadership for administration of river basin planning work authorized under Section 6 of the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act, including the development of general principles, criteria, and procedures; determination of land resources availability and land uses; appraisals of physical problems and development needs; determination of development potential of upstream watersheds; and program coordination with the Water Resources Council and member agencies. The Forest Service...
Side 7 - Act if to promote the national welfare by improving the economic stability of agriculture through a sound system of crop insurance and providing the means for research and experience helpful in devising and establishing such Insurance.

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