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 United States Department of Agriculture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ellsworth's interest in aiding agriculture was evident in his annual reports that called for a public depository to preserve and distribute the various new seeds and plants, a clerk to collect agricultural statistics, the preparation of statewide reports about crops in different regions, and the application of chemistry to agriculture.
In 1887, the House and Senate passed bills giving the Department of Agriculture and Labor, cabinet status but farm interests objected to the inclusion of labor, and the bill was killed in conference.
The Deparment of Agriculture was crucial to providing concerned persons with the assistance that they needed to make it through this difficult period, helping to ensure that food continued to be produced and distributed to those who needed it, assisting with loans for small landowners, and contributing to the education of the rural youth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USDA   (796 words)

 Agriculture Marketing Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In the United States of America, the Agriculture Marketing Act of 1929 established a Federal Farm Board, promoted the organization of agriculture and lent money for agricultural marketing cooperative s.
Texas Department of Agriculture State agency with agricultural marketing and regulatory responsibilities.
Food and Agricultural Marketing Publications and programmes of FAO's Agricultural Marketing Group, covering food, cash crop and farm input marketing.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Agriculture_Marketing_Act.html   (366 words)

 The Hindu : Other States / Jammu & Kashmir News : J&K to implement Agriculture Marketing Act
Maintaining that the agriculture was the mainstay of the state's economy, state agriculture minister Abdul Aziz Zarger said nearly 75 per cent people in the state are directly or indirectly related to agriculture.
Looking towards expanding the market for horticulture products, the minister said during the current financial year, 30 per cent of total apples were dispatched to terminal markets in India.
The government is establishing 17 satellite markets in the state at various places to ensure instant access to information of other mandis in India to the local growers, the minister said.
www.hindu.com /2004/07/10/stories/2004071007430300.htm   (494 words)

 Rajasthan energy policy has incentives for private sector:- - Business News - Webindia123.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Agriculture Produce Marketing Act would be amended for the purpose.
Agriculture Minister Prabhu Lal Saini said a new act would promote an alternative marketing system and contract farming.
In direct marketing, a farmer would be free to sell his produce directly to whoever quotes a better price.
news.webindia123.com /news/showdetails.asp?id=115958&cat=Business   (390 words)

 107th Congress
S.923 A bill to amend the Agricltural market Transition Act to extend the expansion of producers that are eligible for loan deficiency payments.
S, 997 (Sudden Oak Death Syndrome Control Act of 2001) A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct research, monitoring, management, treatment, and outreach activities relating to sudden oak death syndrome and to establish a Sudden Oak Death Syndrome Advisory Committee.
S.1973 A bill to amend the Richard B Russell National School Lunch Act to exclude certain basic allowances for housing of a member of a uniformed service from the determination of eligibility for free and reduced price meals of a child of the member.
agriculture.senate.gov /Legislation/107th_Congress/107th_congress.html   (3469 words)

 Statement of Dan Wiltse, President
Likewise, the Agriculture Committees should restore the barley PFC payment for the period of the next Farm Bill to the 27.2 cents/bushel affiliated with the 1999 Agriculture Marketing Transition Act (AMTA) level.
Once the Market Loss Support Payment is triggered, per-bushel or -unit payments would equal the difference between (1) the established Market Support Level for a commodity, and (2) the per-unit PFC-type payment and the higher of either the national average marketing loan level or the forecasted national average market price.
Because agricultural prices are not improving and production costs continue to escalate, NBGA believes it will be difficult to fully address the chronically ailing agriculture economy if Congress provides no more than $5.5 billion in assistance for the current crop year.
agriculture.senate.gov /Hearings/Hearings_2001/July_12__2001/712eva.htm   (2027 words)

 Federal And State Standards For Seed And Feed - AgEBB
The Association of Agriculture Products Produced Act- This act was created in 1977 as an administrative policy which controlled grain corporations from monopolizing markets and which intern effects the quality and price of the products for American consumers (7 USCA 291).
Agriculture Producer Market Act This act which has been revised last in 1969 and directly influences how farmers grow their crops today.
The court made reference to the Administration Procedure Act and Agriculture Marketing Agreement Act which are used to protect the growers from unfair regulation but still determine a uniform standard of quality that the grower must comply with.
agebb.missouri.edu /aglaw/aglaw10.htm   (978 words)

 Gore Inc. v. Glickman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It plainly is not an objective of the Act to require handlers to pay into the fund monies that they do not actually owe, nor to provide to producers windfalls to which they are not entitled.
Footnote: 2 The "market administrator" is selected by the Secretary, and heads the agency for the administration of a federal milk marketing order.
See 7 C.F.R. The market administrator for the Texas marketing area is required to establish and maintain "a separate fund known as the `producer-settlement fund,' into which he shall deposit the payments made by handlers.
lw.bna.com /lw/19980414/9750047.htm   (3536 words)

 Agriculture and Marketing Act
4 The Minister shall, at the close of each fiscal year, prepare a report of the administration of the agricultural affairs of the Province, and the amount expended for agricultural purposes for that year, and the report shall be laid before the Legislature.
17 All agricultural societies organized previous to the fifteenth day of April, 1939, and in good standing, shall be deemed to have been duly organized and shall be entitled, on complying with the requirements of this Act, to draw their respective proportions of the annual grants.
Agricultural Society; and we severally agree to pay annually to the Treasurer of the said Society for the purposes of the said Society a sum not less than $1.00.
www.gov.ns.ca /LEGISLATURE/LEGC/statutes/agric_m.htm   (8006 words)

A marketing plan and its cost needs to be determined before a limit is determined on a check- off.
Marketing Great Lakes whitefish and an update of the commercial fish marketing committee will be presented by Ed Mahoney (Michigan State University) and Ron Kinnunen (Michigan Sea Grant Extension).
It was a second generation, synthetic fiber the aramid Kevlar that came on the market in the 1970s that first posed a challenge to steel-wire ropes.
aquanic.org /newsltrs/state/michigan/mi1095.htm   (5003 words)

 National Livestock Producers Association -
The marketing plan submitted by the Committee of Fifteen was adopted unanimously at a conference held in Chicago on November 10-11, 1921.
President Hoover proposed an agricultural marketing act with a revolving fund of $500 million to assist in further organizing and developing farmer cooperative marketing associations.
Wilson was one of the 50 agricultural leaders honored as "Pioneer in Agricultural Marketing" by the American Marketing Association in 1963.
www.nlpa.org /html/nlpa_history.html   (3324 words)

 News from the House Committee on Agriculture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Most notably, a substitute amendment to modify the current mandatory law was defeated by a vote of 32-16.
The "Food Promotion Act of 2004,” will amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish the voluntary labeling of produce, meat (including beef, pork, veal, lamb) and seafood with country-of-origin information.
The bill is supported by 350 different groups and will allow producers to work with processors and retailers to provide labeling information in the marketplace in such a way that informs consumers and benefits producers.
agriculture.house.gov /press/108/pr040722-1.htm   (374 words)

 Agriculture Marketing Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the United States of America, the Agriculture Marketing Act of 1929 established a Federal Farm The original act was sponsored by President Herbert Hoover in an attempt to stop the downward spiral of crop prices.
The Agriculture Marketing Act was the precursor to F.D. Roosevelt's Agricultural Adjustment Act.
This page was last modified 01:11, 31 January 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Agriculture_Marketing_Act   (101 words)

 Nebraska Department of Agriculture - Nebraska Agricultural Products Marketing Act
It is necessary that the programs conducted by and for the various segments of the agricultural industry be efficiently coordinated, so that the marketing efforts expended on behalf of each commodity will complement the marketing programs in the state.
Agricultural product or commodity shall include all products resulting from the conduct of farming or ranching activities, dairying, beekeeping, aquaculture, poultry or egg production, or comparable activities, and any byproducts resulting from such activities.
Marketing shall include any and all activities intended to directly or indirectly facilitate the sale, exchange, or other distribution of a product or commodity in an economic, efficient, and profitable manner, including research, market development, publicity, promotion, education, product utilization, and comparable activities.
www.agr.state.ne.us /regulate/apd/actab.htm   (831 words)

 kda home
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is committed to teaching the young people of the Commonwealth about the importance of agriculture to their lives and to their future...
Find out how one day soon, federal and state agriculture officials will be able to trace a farm animal from its birth farm to every stop in its life within 48 hours if necessary to respond to a disease outbreak....
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is cooperating with federal and other state agencies to prevent an outbreak of avian influenza in the Commonwealth.
www.kyagr.com   (601 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
To amend the Agriculture Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 to allow a modified bloc voting by cooperative associations of milk producers in connection with the scheduled August referendum on Federal Milk Marketing Order reform.
The Act may be cited as the `Democracy for Dairy Producers Act of 1999'.
When ballots are tabulated by the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary shall adjust the vote of a cooperative association to reflect individual votes submitted by producers who are members of, stockholders in, or under contract with, the cooperative association.
www.agriculturelaw.com /legis/bills/s1416.htm   (216 words)

 AMS Act - Agriculture Marketing Success Act of 2005
H. To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to exempt certain identified varieties of tomatoes from agricultural marketing orders issued by the Secretary of Agriculture.
To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to exempt certain identified varieties of tomatoes from agricultural marketing orders issued by the Secretary of Agriculture.
This Act may be cited as the `Agriculture Marketing Success Act of 2005' or the `AMS Act'.
www.theorator.com /bills109/hr1135.html   (105 words)

 Agricultural Development Division - Montana Department of Agriculture
The Agriculture Marketing and Business Development Bureau is responsible for market enhancement and development through direct market development activities, grants, seed capital loan investments in new and innovative products or process, marketing, and product development.
Marketing and agri-business development personnel work closely with individuals and organizations to promote and enhance our agriculture industry.
The Montana Wheat and Barley Bureau is responsible for marketing, promoting and encouraging intensive scientific and practical research in all phases of wheat and barley culture and production under the guidelines and policies developed by the Wheat and Barley Committee.
agr.state.mt.us /dept/agDevDiv.asp   (284 words)

For payments to departments of agriculture, bureaus and departments of markets, and similar agencies for marketing activities under section 204(b) of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1623(b)), $3,847,000, of which not less than $2,500,000 shall be used to make a grant under this heading.
Of the funds made available by this Act, not more than $1,800,000 shall be used to cover necessary expenses of activities related to all advisory committees, panels, commissions, and task forces of the Department of Agriculture, except for panels used to comply with negotiated rule makings and panels used to evaluate competitively awarded grants.
Section 285 of the Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1638d) is amended by striking ``2006'' and inserting ``2008''.
www.rules.house.gov /109/text/hr2744/109hr2744cr_congrecord.htm   (5271 words)

 RI DEM/Division of Agriculture - Index Page
This unit in the Program of Agriculture and Resource Marketing enforces state laws and regulations, controls the spread of diseases that impact the livestock industry and also diseases, such as rabies, that can spread from animals to people.
Adequate control of tuberculosis in livestock allows farmers access to out-of-state markets that would be closed to them by federal law if the state could not certify that Rhode Island-raised livestock were disease-free.
Through agricultural promotion and market development programs, this unit carries out marketing initiatives and strategies designed to promote Rhode Island grown products and, thereby, increase the income of local farmers.
www.dem.ri.gov /programs/bnatres/agricult   (600 words)

 FR Doc 05-16863
Current revenue projections for FPB's destination market inspection work during FY 2005 are $14.6 million with costs projected at $20.9 million and an end-of-year reserve balance of $16.4 million.
The AMA of 1946 provides that reasonable fees be collected from the users of the services to cover, as nearly as practicable, the cost of the services rendered.
These funds were established to build up the terminal market inspection reserve fund and for infrastructure improvements including development and maintenance of the inspector training center, workplace and technological improvements, including digital imaging and automation of the inspection process.
a257.g.akamaitech.net /7/257/2422/01jan20051800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2005/05-16863.htm   (2717 words)

 H.R. 2646, Farm Security Act of 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
These lower costs would be partially offset by increased costs of about $2.2 billion over five years and $3 billion over 10 years for similar programs for corn and other crops, as growers switched their planting preferences away from soybeans and other oilseeds.
Marketing loan gains and loan deficiency payment provisions would apply to these commodities and would be subject to a separate $75,000 payment limitation.
Peanut marketing quotas, and support rates for peanuts produced within the marketing quotas would be eliminated.
www.cbo.gov /showdoc.cfm?index=3039&sequence=0&from=6   (5745 words)

 www.eco-labels.org | Focus of the Month
For these reasons, we share the concerns of other groups and ask that the Agricultural Marketing Service postpone finalizing meat marketing label standards at this time.
Section 203 of the Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946, as amended, directs and authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture “to encourage uniformity and consistency in commercial practices." We are concerned that by leaving poultry out of the scope of this proposed rule, consumers will be increasingly confused and misled.
For these reasons, we share the concerns of other groups and ask that the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service postpone finalizing meat marketing label standards at this time.
www.eco-labels.org /focus.cfm?FocusID=8   (2897 words)

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Public Law 538 (H. 730): "To amend section 8 of the Act entitled 'An Act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein and for other purposes.'" Seventy-first Congress (July 8, 1930).
Petition: To Agricultural Committees of the House and the Senate: Demanding Consideration of the Garber Bill (H. 12687) and the Norbeck Bill (S. F 12: Agriculture - Marketing Act (Farm Board) (1929-1930, 1932).
Jensen: "Observations on the Agricultural Marketing Act" (n.d., 1929?).
www.ou.edu /special/albertctr/archives/GarberInventory/garb01.htm   (4559 words)

 Enzi inducing Senate support for food labeling
Washington, D.C. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraged by the Senate Agriculture Committee's passage of a farm bill that includes a country-of-origin food labeling proposal he helped author and he is urging Senate colleagues to help him move the measure to a vote on the Senate floor.
Enzi is an original cosponsor of S. 280, which would amend the Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946 to require retailers of beef, lamb, pork, and perishable agricultural commodities to inform consumers, at the final point of sale to consumers, of the country of origin of the commodities.
We are encouraged by language in the Senate Agriculture Committee-passed farm bill that requires mandatory country-of-origin labeling for fresh fruits and vegetables, meat products including beef, lamb, pork, peanuts and farm-raised fish.
www.senate.gov /~enzi/fdlbl.htm   (563 words)

 H.R. 2646, Farm Security Act of 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The 2002-2006 amounts are CBO's current-law baseline levels, which assume that assistance under the Federal Agricultural Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-127) is continued under the terms of that law when it expires at the end of 2002.
The 2001 level is the amount appropriated that year for affected agricultural trade promotion, nutrition, credit assistance, and rural development,and research programs.
Under the Agriculture Committee version of the legislation, the Food for Peace Program would be authorized at about $1.1 billion annually, subject to appropriation.
www.cbo.gov /showdoc.cfm?index=3039&sequence=0&from=6   (5745 words)

 Federal Regulation of the Food Industry: Part 2, Federal Regulatory Agencies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Drawing authority from the Public Health Service Act, the CDC works cooperatively with local and state health officials in the investigation and epidemiology of food-borne illness outbreaks, maintains a nationwide system of surveillance and reporting of food-borne illness, and conducts research and education programs in food-borne illness.
EPA regulations impact the agricultural and food industries in two general categories: environmental and anti-pollution regulations, and pesticide regulations.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /FS121   (3108 words)

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