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" 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,... "
Official Congressional Directory - Page 298
by United States. Congress - 1914
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Reorganization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Hearings ..., Part 2

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Department Operations and Nutrition - 1994
...of information. USDA was created by an Act of Congress in 1X62 ..... "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 on the word." Today USDA creates information...
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Scientific Information in Wartime: The Allied-German Rivalry, 1939-1945

Pamela Spence Richards - History - 1994 - 177 pages
...establishing the Department of Agriculture in 1862 gave as its mission "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 the word," and its library and the published...
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Nomination Hearing of Daniel R. Glickman Nomination: Hearing Before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States - Agricultural price supports - 1995 - 178 pages
...better. It means: "The general designs 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." I wish I could tell you I phrased...
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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
...knowledge as the primary function of the new department, which was 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...
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The Business of Benevolence: Industrial Paternalism in Progressive America

Andrea Tone - Social Science - 1997 - 264 pages
...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 men and...
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Advances in Soil and Water Conservation

Francis J. Pierce - Technology & Engineering - 1998 - 300 pages
...in the Act establishing the USDA assigned the USDA responsibility "to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United 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
...it, says: "The general designs and duties of this Department 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...
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Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - United States - 2000
...stated that, "The general design and duties of the Bureau of Labor shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information...comprehensive sense of that word, and especially upon its relation to capital, the hours of labor, social, intellectual, and moral prosperity." The Labor Force...
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Principles of Public and Private Infrastructure Delivery

John B. Miller - Business & Economics - 2000 - 654 pages
...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
...Department of Agriculture, the general designs 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 ofthat word, and to procure, propagate, and...
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