Rural Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1988: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, Part 2

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Page 285 - 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...
Page 704 - 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.
Page 511 - Not less than 52 percent shall be allotted to the States as follows: One-half In an amount proportionate to the relative rural population of each State to the total rural population of all States, and One-half in an amount proportionate to the relative farm population of each State to the total farm population of all States.
Page 1 - That, in addition to any other authority that the Secretary may have to defer principal and interest and forego foreclosure, the Secretary may permit, at the request of the borrower, the deferral of principal and interest on any outstanding loan made, insured, or held by the Secretary under this title, or under the provisions of any other law administered by the Farmers Home Administration, and may forego foreclosure of any such loan, for such period as the Secretary deems necessary upon a showing...
Page 704 - ... to acquire and preserve In his Department all information concerning agriculture which he can obtain by means of books and correspondence and by practical and scientific experiments (accurate records of which experiments shall be kept In his office), by the collection of statistics, and by any other appropriate means within his power...
Page 253 - And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades of grass grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
Page 59 - Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 USC 2225), and not to exceed...
Page 332 - He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Page 107 - Service in conducting statistical reporting and service work, including crop and livestock estimates, statistical coordination and improvements, and...
Page 698 - Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, I welcome this opportunity to appear before you to discuss the proposed 1981 Budget for Technical Information Systems, or TIS.

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