Agriculture, rural development, and related agencies appropriations for 1985: hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, Parte3

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Very in depth look at Agriculture, and the problems faced, but from a different perspective. Read it each night. Fell asleep instantly.

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Página 88 - Prime farmland is land that has the best combination of physical and chemical characteristics for producing food, feed, forage, fiber, and oilseed crops and is also available for these uses (the land could be cropland, pastureland, rangeland, forest land, or other land, but not urban built-up land or water). It has the soil quality, growing season, and moisture supply needed to produce, economically, sustained high yields of crops when treated and managed, including water management, according to...
Página 770 - Government employee, participates personally and substantially as a Government officer or employee, through decision, approval, disapproval, recommendation, the rendering of advice, investigation, or otherwise, in a judicial or other proceeding, application, request for a ruling or other determination, contract, claim, controversy, charge, accusation, arrest, or other particular matter in which, to his knowledge, he, his spouse, minor child, partner, organization in which he is serving as officer,...
Página 361 - Provided, That none of the funds contained in this Act shall be used to make indemnity payments to any farmer whose milk was removed from commercial markets as a result of his willful failure to follow procedures prescribed by the Federal Government: Provided further, That this amount shall be transferred to the Commodity Credit Corporation: Provided further.
Página 770 - ... and receives in advance a written determination made by such official that the interest is not so substantial as to be deemed likely to affect the integrity of the services which the Government may expect from...
Página 156 - Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available for field employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 USC 2225), and not to exceed...
Página 766 - ... tendered in recognition of active field service in time of combat operations or awarded for other outstanding or unusually meritorious performance, subject to the approval of the employing agency of such employee. Without this approval, the decoration is deemed to have been accepted on behalf of the United States...
Página 769 - Department shall participate directly or indirectly in any transaction concerning the purchase or sale of corporate stocks or bonds, commodities, or other property for speculative purposes if such action might tend to interfere with the proper and impartial performance of his duties or bring discredit upon the Department.
Página 761 - supervisor" means any individual having authority, in the interest of the employer, to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline other employees, or responsibly to direct them, or to adjust their grievances, or effectively to recommend such action, if in connection with the foregoing the exercise of such authority is not of a merely routine or clerical nature, but requires the use of independent judgment.
Página 420 - Corporation is vested in a board of directors, subject to the general supervision and direction of the Secretary of Agriculture who is an exofficio director and chairman of the board. The board consists of six members, in addition to the Secretary, who are appointed by the President of the United States by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Página 398 - Its purpose is to encourage the development, management, and protection of nonindustrial, private forest lands to increase the production of timber and enhance other forest resources.

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