Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1987: Agricultural programs

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Page 452 - 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 $115,000 shall be available for employment under 5 USC 3109: Provided further.
Page 952 - 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 446 - Research 1s conducted at numerous field locations In the States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and in several foreign countries. Much of the work Is conducted in direct cooperation with the State agricultural experiment stations, other State and Federal agencies, and private organizations. Central offices of ARS are 1n the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.
Page 230 - States farm products, $43,982,000; of which not less than $200,000 shall be available for investigation, determination and finding as to the effect upon the production of food and upon the agricultural economy of any proposed action affecting such subject matter pending before the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for presentation, in the public interest, before said Administrator, other agencies or before the courts...
Page 771 - 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.
Page 952 - ... 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 230 - ... analyses of supply and demand for farm products in foreign countries and their effect on prospects for United States exports, progress in economic development and its relation to sales of farm products, assembly and analysis of agricultural trade statistics and analysis of international financial and monetary programs and policies as they affect the competitive position of United...
Page 230 - 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 456 - ... of their nutrients; and to Improve the nutritional status of humans and the well-being of families by making techniques available for assessing the effectiveness of nutrition and home economics programs. 6. Integrating scientific knowledge of agricultural production, processing, and marketing Into systems that optimize resource management and facilitate transfer of technology to users.
Page 445 - We want to thank you, Mr. Chairman and members of this committee, for...