Food Production Act, 1919: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Sixty-fifth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 11945, an Act to Enable the Secretary of Agriculture to Carry Out, During the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1919, the Purposes of the Act Entitled "An Act to Provide Further for the National Security and Defense by Stimulating Agriculture and Facilitating the Distribution of Agricultural Products." Printed for the Use of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry


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