Agricultural Act of 1948: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Eightieth Congress, Second Session, on S. 2318, a Bill to Provide for a Coordinated Agricultural Program
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - Agriculture and state - 468 pages
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Page 3 - An Act to provide for research into basic laws and principles relating to agriculture and to provide for the further development of cooperative agricultural extension work and the more complete endowment and support of land-grant colleges, approved June 29, 1935, (Public— No.
Page 7 - The Commission is authorized to secure directly from any executive department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, independent establishment, or instrumentality information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics for the purpose of this Act ; and each such department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, establishment, or instrumentality is authorized and directed to furnish such information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics directly to the Commission, upon request made by the...
Page 3 - An Act to provide for the further development of agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States receiving the benefits of...
Page 360 - ... practical demonstrations in agriculture and home economics to persons not attending or resident in said colleges in the several communities, and imparting to such persons information on said subjects through field demonstrations, publications, and otherwise ; and this work shall be carried on in such manner as may be mutually agreed upon by the Secretary of Agriculture and the State agricultural college or colleges receiving the benefits of this Act.
Page 7 - The Commission shall have power to appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel as it deems advisable, without regard to the provisions of the civil-service laws and the Classification Act of 1949, as amended.
Page 7 - No appropriation shall be made for any single loan under this subsection in excess of $250,000 unless such loan has been approved by resolutions adopted by the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry of the Senate and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives.
Page 14 - (1) Through the exercise of the powers conferred upon the Secretary of Agriculture under this title, to establish and maintain such orderly marketing conditions for agricultural commodities in interstate commerce...
Page 14 - Statutes (USC, title 31, sec. 712), and section 5 of the Act entitled 'An Act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes'.
Page 84 - If we don't do it here, they will do it on the floor of the Senate and on the floor of the House of Representatives, I am convinced of that.