Agricultural Appropriation Bill, 1927, Hearings Before ... 69-1. on H.R. 8264

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Page 138 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and 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 149 - Washington, DC The subcommittee met, pursuant to adjournment, at 10.30 o'clock am in the committee room, Capitol, Senator Charles L.
Page 67 - Has familiarity with the regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture under the United States cotton standards act and with the agreement with the European cotton exchanges for the adoption of the universal standards.
Page 119 - Estimates, studies of the behavior of vegetables while in the processes of marketing and in commercial storage, and the study of landscape and vegetable gardening, floriculture, and related subjects, $115,000.
Page 43 - An act for the protection of game in Alaska, and for other purposes," including salaries, traveling expenses of game wardens, and all other necessary expenses, $20,000, to be expended under the direction of the governor of Alaska.
Page 89 - To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to carry into effect the provisions of the Act entitled
Page 34 - ... to cooperate with associations and scientific societies in the revision of the United States Pharmacopoeia and development of methods of analysis, and for investigating the character of the chemical and physical tests which are applied to American food products in foreign countries, and for inspecting the same before shipment when desired by the shippers or owners of these products intended for countries where chemical and physical tests are required before the said products are allowed to be...
Page 50 - For the purpose of preserving the living and growing timber and promoting the younger growth on forest reservations, the Secretary of the Interior, under such rules and regulations as he shall prescribe, may cause to be designated and appraised so much of the dead, matured, or large growth of trees found upon such forest reservations as may be compatible with the utilization of the forests thereon...
Page 29 - ... able to lead the people in that section. The CHAIRMAN. And who has had some experience in irrigation? Mr. POWELL. Yes. He may be a young man in the thirties : yet in a very short time he may be a leader of the practical workers in that community. The CHAIRMAN. We will pass to the next paragraph : " For the investigation and improvement of fruits and the methods of fruit growing, harvesting,
Page 50 - For the construction of sanitary facilities and for fire-preventive measures on public camp grounds within the national forests when necessary for the protection of the public health or the prevention of forest fires, $57,000; For the purchase and maintenance of necessary field, office, and laboratory supplies, instruments, and equipments: $130,000.

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