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" 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... "
The American Year Book - Page 470
edited by - 1914
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Making Science Pay: The Economics of Agricultural R&D Policy

Julian M. Alston, Philip G. Pardey - Business & Economics - 1996 - 375 pages
...on the discovery and diffusion of knowledge as the primary function of the new department, which was to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the...States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and...
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Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations ..., Part 2

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies - Government publications - 1996
...established the USDA, Congress called for "the general design and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected to agriculture and rural development." Subsequently, nutrition was specified as one such subject. The...
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Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations for ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies - United States - 1996
...established the USDA, Congress called for "the general design and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected to agriculture and rural development." Subsequently, nutrition was specified as one such subject. The...
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The Business of Benevolence: Industrial Paternalism in Progressive America

Andrea Tone - Social Science - 1997 - 264 pages
...Bureau was incorporated into the newly organized Department of Labor, whose task was "to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with labor . . . especially upon its relation to capital . . . hours of labor, the earnings of laboring...
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Advances in Soil and Water Conservation

Francis J. Pierce - Technology & Engineering - 1998 - 300 pages
...establishment of the USDA. Language in the Act establishing the USDA assigned the USDA responsibility "to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the...States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture. rural development. aquaculture. and human nutrition. in most general and comprehensive...
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Letter from Washington, 1863-1865

L. B. Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 369 pages
...had been in the Patent Office.3" The mission of the new department as stated in the enabling act was "to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful knowledge on subjects connected with agriculture . . . and to procure, propagate, and distribute...
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Principles of Public and Private Infrastructure Delivery

John B. Miller - Business & Economics - 2000 - 654 pages
...creates the Department of 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...
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The Forging of Bureaucratic Autonomy: Reputations, Networks, and Policy ...

Daniel Carpenter - Political Science - 2001 - 479 pages
...of the United States a Department of Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the...States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense ofthat word, and to procure, propagate, and...
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Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations for ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies - United States - 2002 - 948 pages
...US Department of Agriculture in 1862, it said the department's "general designs and duties shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the...States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of the word." The Office of Communications...
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S. 803, E-government Act of 2001: Hearing Before the Committee on ...

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs - Chief information officers - 2002 - 389 pages
...for a standard clause, the provision in 7 USC 2201 that directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to "...diffuse among the people of the United States, useful information on subjects connected with Agriculture..." reflects the spirit of the Commission's recommendation. The Commission urges the Committee...
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